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‘Shang-Chi’s Michelle Yeoh & Destin Daniel Cretton Reunite For Disney+ Series ‘American Born Chinese’; Chin Han, Yeo Yann Yann & Daniel Wu Also Star

EXCLUSIVE: After teaming in the Disney/Marvel film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Michelle Yeoh is set to top an international cast for the Destin Daniel Cretton-directed Disney+ fantastical series American Born Chinese. She will star alongside Ben Wang (MacGyver), Yeo Yann Yann (Wet Season), Chin Han (Mortal Kombat), Daniel Wu (Reminiscence), Ke Huy Quan (Finding Ohana), former Taekwondo champion Jim Liu and Sydney Taylor (Just Add Magic). Produced by 20th Television for Disney Branded Television, American Born Chinese will begin production this month in Los Angeles. The genre-hopping action comedy is adapted from Gene Luen Yang’s graphic novel by...
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Disney+ Original Series AMERICAN BORN CHINESE Full Cast Includes Michelle Yeoh and Daniel Wu

Disney Branded Television has announced casting for the Disney+ original series “American Born Chinese,” the genre-hopping action-comedy based on the graphic novel of the same name by Gene Luen Yang. The cast features talented international stars Michelle Yeoh (Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”), Ben Wang (“MacGyver”), two-time International EmmyÒ Award nominee Yeo Yann Yann (“Wet Season”), Chin Han (“Mortal Kombat”), Daniel Wu (“Reminiscence”), Ke Huy Quan (“Finding ‘Ohana”), former Taekwondo champion Jim Liu and Sydney Taylor (“Just Add Magic”). A Disney Branded Television series, “American Born Chinese” is produced by 20th Television and will begin production later this month in Los Angeles.
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Daniel Wu Interview on Reminiscence, Into the Badlands, and Hugh Jackman

Reminiscence is the feature film debut for director Lisa Joy, the co-showrunner for HBO’s sci-fi Westworld series. Set in the future, people can revisit their memories thanks to a machine built by war veteran Nick, played by Hugh Jackman (X-Men). He meets a mysterious woman named Mae (Rebecca Ferguson) and falls for her, but when she disappears, Nick is determined to find her at all costs. Daniel Wu (Into the Badlands) is Mae’s previous love interest who runs an underground organization that sells drugs, allowing people to escape. Nerd Reactor had the chance to chat with the actor about the film, his character, working with Hugh Jackman, and understanding his importance as an Asian-American actor in Hollywood.

Daniel Wu on Playing a Seductive Villain in ‘Reminiscence’ and His Favorite Jackie Chan Movie and Stunt

With writer-director Lisa Joy’s feature directorial debut, Reminiscence, arriving in theaters and streaming on HBO Max this weekend, I recently spoke to Daniel Wu about making the science-fiction thriller. If you haven’t seen the trailers, Hugh Jackman plays a private investigator of the mind whose life is forever changed when a new client (Rebecca Ferguson) steps into his office. As he obsesses over what happened to her, he uncovers a violent conspiracy and is forced to decide how far he’s willing to go to uncover the truth. Thandiwe Newton plays his business partner and the film also stars Cliff Curtis, Nico Parker, Angela Sarafyan, Natalie Martinez, Marina de Tavira, and Mojean Aria.

Reminiscence Star Daniel Wu Talks Playing Heroes and Villains, Shares Love For the Silver Surfer

Daniel Wu is a star with a vast filmography who will be seen next in Reminiscence, the new sci-fi thriller starring Hugh Jackman that was helmed by Westworld's Lisa Joy. Wu has played both heroes and villains throughout his career, this time taking on the role of bad guy Saint Joe. ComicBook recently had the chance to chat with Wu, and we asked if he had a preference. While the actor has more fun playing villains, there is one character with both an antagonist and heroic history he'd be interested in playing: Fantastic Four's Silver Surfer.

Reminiscence: Hugh Jackman, Lisa Joy, and Daniel Wu Break Down Movie’s Underwater Scenes

Reminiscence is hitting theatres and HBO Max at the end of the month, and it's set to be Westworld creator Lisa Joy's directorial feature debut. The sci-fi thriller stars Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Thandiwe Newton, Cliff Curtis, and Daniel Wu. The upcoming movie has some neat underwater scenes, which really put Jackman through the wringer. Not only does the X-Men alum have to fight underwater in the movie, but he also nearly gets drowned in a giant fish tank. Recently, had the chance to chat with Jackman, Joy, and Wu and they all talked about the water scenes.

Actors Daniel Dae Kim and Daniel Wu address violent attacks on Asian Americans

A suspect is in custody in California after being linked to a series of violent attacks on Asian-Americans in Oakland's Chinatown. He was apprehended after Asian-American actors Daniel Dae Kim and Daniel Wu shared social media posts offering a $25,000 reward for any information about the assailant. They both join CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss their efforts to raise awareness for the issue.
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Suspect Charged After Daniel Dae Kim and Daniel Wu Offer $25k Reward to Find Man Attacking Asian Americans

Police have arrested a man in connection with three attacks targeting Asian Americans in Oakland's Chinatown last month, CBS San Francisco reported. Yahya Muslim, 28, was charged with assault, battery, elder abuse and a special allegation while on bail, according to Alameda County Sheriff's Office. The office also said Muslim had two prior felony assault convictions.

Daniel Dae Kim, Daniel Wu Offer Reward for Information on Assault of Elderly Asian Man

Daniel Dae Kim and Daniel Wu are currently offering $25,000 as a reward for information regarding the January 31 assault of a 91-year-old man in Oakland’s Chinatown, following two similar incidents also targeting elderly Asian residents. “The number of hate crimes against Asian Americans continues to skyrocket, despite our repeated pleas for help,” the Hawaii Five-O actor posted to Instagram Friday, along with video of the assault. “The crimes are too often ignored and even excused. Remember #VincentChin. Remember #VinchaRatanapakdee.”