Feature: John Cho for GQ


Written by Mouza on August 16

   

But it doesn’t stop people from asking him the same questions. The actor talks about being a focal point for Asian-American representation and why nobody wanted him to do his new movie Searching.

After reading dozens of interviews with John Cho, I realize not a single one of them doesn’t ask the 46-year-old actor about Asian-American representation—the lack of it, the future of it, how being a handsome Korean American with a lengthy IMDb page puts him at the center of that conversation. After all, he’s #StarringJohnCho, the guy that had his face Photoshopped by fans in place of white actors in the name of representation. But maybe he needs a break from that responsibility. Everyone does. So, going into our interview, I think, Okay, I’m just going to talk to John Cho about his new movie. No Asian stuff this time.

Then, slouched across a gray couch after his GQ photo shoot, the first thing John Cho says to me: “I’ve been thinking about white supremacy a lot.”

So much for that. Instead of talking about Searching, the twisty thriller that takes place entirely across computer and phone screens, the one he’s here to promote, we start talking about the return of Nazis. And eventually we get to Searching, and move onto Asian-American stuff, which Cho speaks about thoughtfully, wading through it like the muddy, messy subject that it is. (It’s obvious he thinks about it a lot.) But first, I have one very pressing question… [More at Source]

Coverage: The Late Late Show with James Corden


Written by Mouza on August 10

John stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden Thursday (August 09) to talk about Searching. Check out the photo and video coverage.

   


Photos: Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Grants Banquet


Written by Mouza on August 10

John stepped out to attend 2018 Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Grants Banquet on Thursday night (August 9) at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The event is hosted annually to support members of the film and television community with grants scholarships and fellowships. I’ve updated the gallery with photos of John during the event.

   

Coverage: John Cho visits Jimmy Kimmel Live


Written by Mouza on August 09

John stopped by Jimmy Kimmel a couple of days ago to talk about the upcoming release of Searching. Check out the photo and video coverage.

   

Coverage: “Searching” Press Conference


Written by Mouza on August 03

John spent a couple of days last week doing a round of press interviews in Los Angeles & New York. Check out the photo coverage in the gallery and make sure to watch the videos below the ‘read more’ cut.

   
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