Michelle Yeoh on Oscar nom: ‘Shocking, overwhelming and very emotional’

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Michelle Yeoh attends the 2nd Annual Academy Museum Gala held at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles on October 15, 2022. Photo by Shutterstock.

Michelle Yeoh is the first Asian woman to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her performance in the sci-fi action-fantasy “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” an unexpected feat for the veteran.

In this extended conversation, she talks about the film and its success, and delves back into her life-long career spanning from her aspirations to becoming a ballerina as a child, to the evolution of acceptance for Asian-represented movies.

First, Disney CEO Bob Iger has announced he is open to selling Hulu, just a day after the company’s Q1 earnings call.



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