AFI Film Membership : ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE – a contemporary romantic comedy starring Ali Wong and Randall Park

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This was such an sudden deal with. I used to be fairly accustomed to Randall Park’s work – Ali Wong’s not a lot. After watching ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE, a contemporary romantic comedy with an hysterical cameo by Keanu Reeves as his personal alter ego, I turned very accustomed to Wong’s physique of labor – very sharp and poignant.

Right here’s what American Movie Institute has to say:

Along with huge and assorted roles on movie and tv – showing in character and as herself – ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE co-writer, producer and star Ali Wong can also be an acclaimed slapstick comedian, identified for her two Netflix stand-up specials, BABY COBRA and HARD KNOCK WIFE.

ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE is presently streaming on Netflix and I wholeheartedly suggest it. Wong and Park play off one another so nicely…after which there’s Reeves’ efficiency to not miss.

However wait there’s extra……

In line with Ali Wong, the casting of Keanu Reeves was aspirational, although she didn’t assume that the manufacturing would have the ability to safe a cameo by the A-list star. The manufacturing despatched him the script – and have been shocked when Reeves agreed to satisfy with Wong and director Nahnatchka Khan. On the assembly, he stated that he was a fan of Wong’s stand-up particular BABY COBRA.

DID YOU KNOW? Randall Park beforehand starred on FRESH OFF THE BOAT, a groundbreaking ABC sitcom developed from the autobiography of movie star chef Eddie Huang. The collection was created and developed for tv by ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE director Nahnatchka Khan – and ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE co-writer, producer and star Ali Wong has served as a narrative editor and author. 

DID YOU KNOW? ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE co-stars Ali Wong and Randall Park each supplied voices for THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE in 2017. 

DID YOU KNOW? In line with Ali Wong, the casting of Keanu Reeves was aspirational, although she didn’t assume that the manufacturing would have the ability to safe a cameo by the A-list star. The manufacturing despatched him the script – and have been shocked when Reeves agreed to satisfy with Wong and director Nahnatchka Khan. On the assembly, he stated that he was a fan of Wong’s stand-up particular BABY COBRA. 

DID YOU KNOW? AFI Conservatory graduate and ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE cinematographer, Tim Suhrstedt, had beforehand labored with Keanu Reeves on the star’s 1989 breakout hit, BILL AND TED’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE, three many years previous to reuniting on ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE. 

DID YOU KNOW? In ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE, Randall Park’s character performs within the hip-hop band, Whats up Peril – which was impressed by Park’s personal real-life musical expertise rapping in a bunch known as Ailing Once more.

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