Lee additionally particulars his expertise working with director Kelly Reichardt and co-star John Magaro.
One of many movies that has been flying below the radar this awards season is A24’s First Cow from writer-director Kelly Reichardt. The movie boasts a 95 p.c recent score from critics on Rotten Tomatoes, and almost each evaluation has singled out Orion Lee for his terrific efficiency as King-Lu, a Chinese language immigrant on the run for killing a Russian man, who additionally desires of proudly owning his personal farm at some point.
Born in Hong Kong, Lee has been appearing for greater than a decade now, making appearances in blockbusters like Justice League and Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Final Jedi, and recurring on the FX sequence Tyrant. After years of paying his dues onscreen, Lee lastly landed a job he might actually sink his tooth into with First Cow, for which he was nominated for a Gotham Award for breakthrough actor, in addition to an Impartial Spirit Award for his supporting flip within the movie.
With the voting deadline for Oscar nominations approaching quickly, Collider’s For Your Consideration host Scott Mantz sat down with Lee and requested him about working with Reichardt, filming in Oregon with co-star John Magaro, and why First Cow was such a gratifying mission to be part of. Try the total video interview on the prime of this text, and ensure to maintain him in your radar, as he is certain to get extra work off of First Cow.
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