February 21, 2024 6:46 am

Everything Everywhere All at Once Co-Director Talks Swapping Jackie Chan for Michelle Yeoh
Everything Everywhere All at Once Co-Director Talks Swapping Jackie Chan for Michelle Yeoh

Everything Everywhere All at Once Co-Director Talks Swapping Jackie Chan for Michelle Yeoh

One of the year’s most talked about films is A24’s sleeper hit Everything Everywhere All at Once. Though Marvel Studios had been exploring their own multiverse with much bigger budgets through movies like Spider-Man: No Way Home and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, there was something about Everything Everywhere All at Once, with a budget of less than $15 million, that really connected with viewers. The movie grossed over $100 million to become A24’s highest-earning film at the box office, and better yet, it was met with universal praise, boasting a 95% fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes.

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​Jackie Chan was originally wanted by the filmmakers to play the protagonist, but Michelle Yeoh took his spot as the actor was unavailable. Read More