Michelle Yeoh, lead actress in A24’s highest-grossing film “Everything Everywhere All At Once“ (“Everything everywhere at the same time”), is preparing to compete for the Oscar for Best Actress. Other nominees include Kate Blanchett (“Tár”), Ana de Armas (“Blonde”), Michelle Williams (“The Fabelmans”) and Andrea Riseborough (“To Leslie”).
Yeoh’s first acting job was in a TV commercial he shared with Jackie Chan in 1984. Unlike the established artist, Yeoh did not have a martial arts training, but he did have an arduous discipline in ballet that helped him complement himself with fight choreography in films like “Yes, Madame!” from 1985.
Initially, she played the archetype of a police officer who got involved in corruption and organized crime schemes, but throughout her career she diversified her roles, such as in “Memoirs of a Geisha” (2005) or “Kung Fu Panda 2″ ( 2011), a film where she gives voice to the Guess, an old goat that reveals the origin of the protagonist.
His filmography includes films such as: “Royal Warriors” (1986), “Police Story 3: Supercop” (1992), “Heroic Trio” (1993), “Wing Chun” (1994), “The Secret of the Talisman” ( 2002), “Sunshine” (2007),“The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor” (2008)“Reign of Assassins” (2010), “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” (2021), among other.
Nevertheless, The most important film he starred in was “The Tiger and the Dragon” from the year 2000, in which she plays Yu Shu Lien, the keeper of a magical sword left behind by Li Mu Bai, a powerful warrior who is secretly in love with her. Directed by Ang Lee, this film earned her three nominations for Best Actress at the Taipei Golden Horse Awards, the Hong Kong Film Award, and the Baftas.
Now he is looking forward to it thanks to the movie “Everything Everywhere All At Once” by directors Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert who will take her for the first time to the film ceremony most anticipated by the general public.