Coverage: John Cho on The Late Late Show with James Corden


Written by Mouza on November 19

John stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden a couple of days ago where he got to talk about Cowboy Bebop and his injury during filming.

 

Photos: Vulture Festival 2021


Written by Mouza on November 19

I’ve updated the gallery with photos of John & his Cowboy Bebop co-stars attending the 2021 Vulture Festival in Los Angeles.

Photos: “Cowboy Bebop” Los Angeles Premiere


Written by Mouza on November 12

2021 have finally blessed us by having John Cho step out for the premiere of his new Netflix series “Cowboy Bebop: The Lost Session” on Thursday evening (November 11) at Goya Studios in Los Angeles.

Photos: 92nd Annual Academy Awards Nominations Announcement


Written by Mouza on January 14

Happy new year everyone!

We have our first event of the year as John announced alongside Issa Rae the 92nd Annual Academy Awards Nominations yesterday. It’s so good to see him post the injury looking great.

Feature: John Cho for the NY Times


Written by Mouza on April 21

Whenever North Korea makes the news, John Cho is overcome with sadness and by what he calls a sliding-doors effect — an eerie vision of a parallel life had his parents not escaped to the South.

“I mean, there but for the grace of God go I,” he said.

The Korean War, which erupted five years after the country was divided in 1945 — the United States supporting the South, and the Soviet Union the North — was rarely discussed in front of the young Cho, who at 6 emigrated with his family to America from Seoul.

But its shadow still looms, and he leapt at the offer to narrate “Korea: The Never-Ending War,” a two-hour chronicle of Korean Peninsula history airing April 29 on PBS (check local listings).

“My life was very much changed and strangely continues to be shaped by this event,” he said. “It’s the defining experience of modern Koreans.”

“Korea” is the second part of a weirdly wonky Cho double-bill in the coming days: On April 25, he’ll play a presidential campaign strategist in “The Wunderkind,” an episode of Jordan Peele’s revival of “The Twilight Zone” on CBS All Access.

In 2016, Cho — then best known as the stoner Harold Lee in the “Harold & Kumar” comedies and Hikaru Sulu in the “Star Trek” franchise — became the unwitting beneficiary of #StarringJohnCho, a social movement that imagined Cho standing in for, say, Tom Cruise in “Mission: Impossible” and Daniel Craig in “Spectre” as part of a wider calling for diversity in entertainment, and an Asian-American leading man.

Hollywood has responded. In 2018, he became the first Asian-American actor to head a mainstream thriller in “Searching” — with a performance that A.O. Scott of The Times deemed Oscar-caliber.

More recently, Cho was tagged to helm a motley crew of bounty hunters as Spike Spiegel in “Cowboy Bebop,” the coming Netflix live-action spin on the space Western anime in which he’ll flex some martial-arts skills.

In a phone interview fresh from a training session in Los Angeles, where he lives with his wife, the actress and director Kerri Higuchi, and their two children, Cho, 46, spoke about coming to America and how Hollywood has surprised him. [More at Source]


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