Simu Liu covers the TIME 100 list: 'He is our superhero'
‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Knocking Out ‘Uncut Gems’ To Become A24’s Highest Grossing Movie Ever
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Simu Liu covers the TIME 100 list: 'He is our superhero' — “It’s been amazing to see how beautifully he’s balancing representing our community and staying true to himself. I saw Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings three times. I was so pleased to see Simu exercise his comedy chops, his fighting skills, his gravitas. I love his ability to poke fun at himself. And, of course, the guy looks great in a suit.”
“Simu has been working hard to get through closed doors, and now he wants to hold those doors open for others. You see him doing that through the way he speaks out against hateful violence, his openness about his own experiences of isolation and discrimination, his professional choices. He’s our superhero.”
‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Knocking Out ‘Uncut Gems’ To Become A24’s Highest Grossing Movie Ever At Domestic Box Office With $50M+ — The arthouse never died. If you want to keep it alive, just make more jaw-dropping, outrageous fare which can excite the 18-34 crowd.
That’s the trick, and that’s what A24 did with the Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert directed martial arts family fantasy feature, Everything Everywhere All at Once, which by Sunday will become A24’s highest grossing movie ever at the domestic box office with a take between $50M-$52M. Yesterday, the movie with a running total of $49.1M became A24’s second-highest grossing movie ever stateside, taking over the Oscar-nominated Lady Bird which ended its U.S./Canada run at $48.95M.
Everything Everywhere All at Once‘s domestic B.O. by Sunday will easily unseat A24’s previous highest grossing movie stateside, the 2019 Safdie Brothers directed Adam Sandler caper, Uncut Gems which finaled at $50M after 13 weekends. Everything Everywhere All at Once crosses the studio’s milestone in its ninth weekend. Booked in 1,576 theaters, the expectation is that the Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Lee Curtis, Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan film grosses more or less $3M over the next three days.