Michelle Yeoh

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Michelle Yeoh cast in Avatar sequels

16 Apr 2019

Film gossip

Michelle Yeoh has been cast in the 'Avatar' sequels. The 'Crazy Rich Asians' star will take on the major role of scientist Dr. Karina Mogue in the next instalments of the blockbuster sci-fi movies. The franchise's director, James Cameron…

Crazy Rich Asians

10 Sep 20183 stars

Important addition to the rom-com genre that freshens-up the formula

Although Hollywood has of late been talking the talk when it comes to representation, it's only just starting to walk the walk, and by walk we mean baby steps. So Crazy Rich Asians marks an encouraging milestone – a film that leaves the romantic comedy…

Morgan

30 Aug 20163 stars

Visceral, intelligent science fiction with terrific performances that is let down by a disappointing third act

Like his filmmaker siblings Jake and Jordan, feature debutant Luke Scott should probably be applauded for even picking up a camera. It can't be easy being the son of Ridley Scott, director of everything from Alien and Blade Runner to recent runaway hit…

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel confirmed

17 May 2013

Film gossip

The Weinstein Company has officially announced a 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' sequel. The movie studio has confirmed its long-rumoured sequel - titled 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny' - to the hit martial arts film, with…

'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' sequel in the works

18 Feb 2013

Film gossip

A sequel to 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' is in the "early stages". Michelle Yeoh - who starred in the Academy Award-winning martial arts action film with Chow Yun Fat and Zhang Ziyi - has revealed that a follow-up to the Ang Lee-directed…

Reign of Assassins

11 Feb 20133 stars

Deft martial art flick starring Michelle Yeoh and produced by John Woo

The worldwide sensation of Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon seemed to promise that the martial arts styling of the ‘wuxia’ would spawn an internationally popular sub-genre. But after an initial flurry including House of Flying Daggers and Hero…

Interview: Michelle Yeoh on filming The Lady

21 Dec 2011

Luc Besson biopic of iconic pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi

Former Malaysian beauty queen Michelle Yeoh started her acting career co-starring with Jackie Chan in the likes of Supercop. She made her English-language debut opposite Pierce Brosnan’s James Bond in Tomorrow Never Dies before returning to China to…

The Lady

9 Dec 20112 stars

Aung San Suu Kyi biopic does nothing to alleviate Luc Besson's downward course

(TBC) tbcmin Luc Besson is best known for his action adventures such as The Fifth Element, The Big Blue and Leon. The French director’s career has been in decline in recent years and this jump into serious drama has done nothing to alleviate this…

Far North

11 Dec 20084 stars

(15) 89min After an auspicious debut with The Warrior, writer-director Asif Kapadia went to Hollywood with disastrous results in the form of super-lame Sarah Michelle Gellar horror flick The Return. Adapted from the short story True North by Sara…

Also Released - Film

21 Aug 2008

Babylon AD (12A) 90min •• Post-apocalyptic thriller starring Vin Diesel as Russian mercenary Toorop who is escorting a very special woman (Michelle Yeoh) to China. This woman carries inside her the possibility of a spiritual future for all mankind.

French honour for Crouching Tiger actress Yeoh

5 Oct 2007

The actress Michelle Yeoh has been made a ‘Knight’ of the Legion of Honour at a ceremony in Malaysia. The star of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Tomorrow Never Dies was presented the award in Kuala Lumpur by French ambassador to Malaysia, Alain…