Ke Huy Quan Impressive Awards Season and Celebrating Return to Hollywood at End2018 Oscars and his Indiana Jones and the Joy of the Temple of Doom Hugs co-star Harrison Ford .
Ford, its latest Indiana Jones adventure Dial Destiny is coming out this June and hosts the Best Picture category people annual gala. So when Quan accepted the win with his teammates and the creative team of Everything Everywhere All at Once he was already on stage up.
Turned out to be emotional moment as two elated stars cuddled together in celebration
According to Entertainment Weekly , this reunion is not limited to the stage, the two Group Reconnect – Added a handshake between Ford and EEAO Co-Director Daniel Kwan – as Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel gave his closing remarks.
the entire 2021 Awards Season Quan, as Wan Li – a young Shanghai pickpocket nicknamed “Little Yuan” who happened to target Ford’s Indiana before the two bonded — reconnecting, he and Ford are seen celebrating several times. “I’m so happy for him. He’s a great guy,” Ford said in January Entertainment Tonight said in interview. “He was a great actor. He was a kid and still is.”
Accepted in December
interview Uproxx, Ford said right to the New York Critics Circle Award supporting cast and potential Oscar nomination “well deserved!”
“I had a chance to see this movie. He is in his Really awesome. I’m so excited to meet him…and what he has to be ,” Ford added. “I’m so happy for him.”
This question is in response to duo The first reunion, spent on D World Expo in September. Quan attended the promotion of Season 2 Disney+ series Loki , Ford also has Marvel’s Captain America: The New World Order.
“When I got closer, he turned and pointed at me, and he had that classic, famous, grumpy Harrison Ford look,” New York Times about the reunion. “I thought, ‘Oh my gosh, he probably thinks I’m a fan and he’s going to tell me not to go near him.’ But he looked at me, pointed at me and said, ‘Are you short round? ” Immediately, I was teleported back to 2023, when I was a kid, I said, ‘Yes, Indy. And he said, ‘Come here,’ and gave me a big hug.”
Reminiscing about their relationship while filming Raiders of the Lost Ark movie, Quan added that while he didn’t know who Ford was, no Watched Star Wars or Raiders of the Lost Ark until they After finishing the shared movie, “He’s an amazing guy.”
“in this way Down to earth, so humble, and really generous as an actor,” he says of how they bonded. “He also taught me to swim. We were just hanging out in the pool at the Sri Lankan hotel and he said, ‘Ke, can you swim? I don’t, so he said, ‘Come on, I’ll teach you.'”
Their reunion highlights Quan’s long journey with Hollywood, where the lack of opportunity sees the Vietnamese-born actor step back from screen roles to work behind the scenes.
“I don’t remember a single audition for a whole year,” Quan told The Guardian in November of his early acting experience04s. “I thought: ‘What am I doing? I can’t wait for the phone to ring every day. I was 20 At the time. I was lost. I just didn’t see myself as an actor future.”
until 1984, when — as he recalled many times during awards season — gold The success of Romance made him hope that Asian actors would have a chance in Hollywood.
Oscar night also saw Quan with his Encino Man Co-stars reunite, Brendan Fraser 1235349224 also won an Academy Award on Sunday, with his Indiana Jones and The Goonies Directed by Spielberg. The two marveled at their victory 32 years later Encino Man , with Quan narrating 1235349224 GMA Oscar statuette backstage: “One of the best things about this season is seeing this guy again, seeing him hold that.”
Include THR, the Goonies star added, “During one of the commercials, I ran up to Steven Spielberg , and he gave me a big hug. He said, ‘Ke, you’re an Oscar-winning actor now,’ hearing him say it meant the world to me. I still can’t believe it. I was young My own self wouldn’t know all the struggles I went through to get here because he was just enjoying his childhood, being on set, going down the water slide on the pirate ship. [Goonies castmates] Corey Feldman, Kerri Green, Jeff Cohen, every Personally happy. Sean [Austin] reached out. Josh [Brolin], Martha [Plimpton] and we will always be family. The Goonies never say never.”