It’s a morning Ke Huy Quan will never forget.
On Jan. 24, the Everything Everywhere All at Once star and his co-stars got together on Zoom to see the 2023 Oscar nominations. When Rice Ahmed and Alison Williams announced the contenders, and the cast began to cheer when Quan’s name was picked up in the Best Actor in a Supporting Role category.
“When I found out about the nomination, I jumped up and down,” he told Good Morning America. “I’ve always loved watching the Oscars. Every year I would imagine what it would feel like to be in that room, but for this dream, that dream only existed in my imagination.”
Now it’s becoming a reality as the cast of Everything Everywhere All at Once celebrates 11 nominations including Best Picture.
“I’m thrilled that this is actually happening,” Quan continued. “What a true honor. Thank you to the Academy.”