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John Cho, Katherine Waterston to Star in ‘They Listen’ Horror Pic

John Cho and Katherine Waterston are set to star in They Listen, a horror pic from writer-director Chris Weitz, who was behind American Pie and About a Boy. Blumhouse and Sony Pictures are backing the Depth of Field production that marks the 11th collaboration between Cho and Weitz. Story details are scarce, but They Listen is […]

‘Don’t Make Me Go’ Stars and Director on the Film’s Big Twist and Getting John Cho to Sing Karaoke

[This story contains major spoilers from Don’t Make Me Go.] In Don’t Make Me Go, teen lead and young narrator Wally — played by burgeoning star Mia Isaac — is just beginning to grapple with the idea that her father might not be around forever when the unthinkable happens. The bittersweet road-trip film sees John […]

Next Big Thing: Mia Isaac on the Advice John Cho Gave Her While Filming Debut ‘Don’t Make Me Go’

In a Hollywood where the average onscreen high schooler is played by an actor a decade removed from homeroom, Mia Isaac and her lively performance in Don’t Make Me Go stand out. Isaac turned 17 on the first day of filming for the Hannah Marks-directed coming-of-age movie. She plays Wally, the teenage daughter who begrudgingly […]

‘Don’t Make Me Go’: Film Review | Tribeca 2022

A father (John Cho) takes his teenage daughter (Mia Isaac) on a road trip to impart life lessons and reunite her with the mother who left her as a baby in this Amazon drama.

John Cho, Mia Isaac and ‘Don’t Make Me Go’ Director Hannah Marks on the Film’s Exploration of Single Parenthood

[This story contains spoilers for Don’t Make Me Go.] In Don’t Make Me Go, a father, Max (John Cho), and his daughter Wally (Mia Isaac) take a cross-country road trip to attend his 20-year college reunion. At least that’s what Max tells his teen daughter. In reality, he has a terminal condition that gives him […]

‘Don’t Make Me Go’ Trailer Takes Stars John Cho and Mia Isaac on Emotional Family Road Trip

John Cho is a father on a mission in the first trailer for Amazon Studios’ Don’t Make Me Go. Directed by Hannah Marks (After Everything, Mark, Mary and Some Other People) and written by Vera Herbert (This Is Us), the film follows Cho’s single father Max and his daughter Wally, played by Mia Isaac, as […]

John Cho to Speak at L.A. Uprising 30th Anniversary Event From Korean American Leaders of Hollywood

John Cho, The Good Doctor‘s Will Yun Lee and Rep. Marilyn Strickland will convene in Koreatown on May 1 for LA Stories: Sa-I-Gu, an evening to mark the 30th anniversary of the civil unrest that rocked Los Angeles in 1992 and made headlines across the nation. Hosted by the advocacy organization Korean American Leaders in […]

13 Hollywood YA and Children’s Book Authors on the Importance of Libraries

Idina Menzel, John Lithgow, R.L. Stine, Becky Albertalli and more celebrity authors and writers spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about the role libraries have played in their lives and why children should always have access to the books that line their shelves.

John Cho’s ‘Troublemaker’ Wants to Offer a Deeper Understanding of the L.A. Uprising

It was a Tuesday morning in February and John Cho was listening to a podcast as he exercised. He’d selected an episode detailing the night former President Donald Trump posed with a Bible for a “photo op” in front of the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C. To get the picture, U.S. Park Police […]

‘Cowboy Bebop’ Team Reacts to Netflix Cancellation: “Had So Much Cool Sh** Planned”

Members of the Cowboy Bebop team are offering their thoughts as the show rides off into the sunset. On Thursday, The Hollywood Reporter learned exclusively that Netflix canceled its highly anticipated anime adaptation starring John Cho, Mustafa Shakir and Daniella Pineda as a trio of bounty hunters. The space Western series launched Nov. 19. This […]

John Cho Says After Torn ACL, ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Considered Using CGI to Avoid Production Pause

A stool and CGI were nearly brought in to avoid a production shutdown after John Cho tore his ACL while filming Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop. The star of the live-action adaptation of the popular anime appeared on The Late Late Show on Wednesday night and revealed what the show had considered doing to avoid suspending filming. […]

Netflix’s ‘Cowboy Bebop’: TV Review

John Cho, Mustafa Shakir and Daniella Pineda lead a live-action adaptation of the classic anime series about a ragtag band of intergalactic bounty hunters in the year 2071.