Loki Star Ke Huy Quan Might Dethrone Keanu Reeves’ Legacy With Upcoming Action Flick By John Wick Fight Coordinator

After receiving the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, Huy Quan may now be looking for an award for the leading star with his action film.

Loki Star Ke Huy Quan Might Dethrone Keanu Reeves’ Legacy With Upcoming Action Flick By John Wick Fight Coordinator

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  • Ke Huy Quan made his Hollywood return with his Oscar-winning role in Everything Everywhere All at Once.
  • The star is now looking to lead the upcoming Universal action film titled With Love.
  • The film is set to be directed by John Wick stunt coordinator Jonathan Eusebio.
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The last year has been one amazing ride for actor Ke Huy Quan, especially with his Academy Award win for the sci-fi film Everything Everywhere All at Once after a 20-year-long hiatus from the cinematic landscape. Since then, the star has made his presence felt in the industry, yet again following the trend of his days as a child actor.

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Ke Huy Quan as Data in a still from The Goonies
Ke Huy Quan as Data in a still from The Goonies

And with his return to the film industry, the star has created waves that no one could’ve even dreamed of. Thus, continuing this trend, the star has reportedly signed on with Universal to create an upcoming action film titled With Love, directed by John Wick stunt coordinator Jonathan Eusebio.

Ke Huy Quan Will Be Part Of The Upcoming Action Film With Love By Universal And 87North

Ke Huy Quan in a still from Everything Everywhere All At Once
Ke Huy Quan in a still from Everything Everywhere All at Once

Once known as a prominent child actor in the industry working with stars like Harrison Ford in the iconic Indiana Jones franchise, Ke Huy Quan was almost forgotten in obscurity until directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert brought him back into the limelight with their film Everything Everywhere All at Once, which won him his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2023.

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And now, the star is making the rounds in the industry as the re-emerging talent who the people almost forgot, and to fulfill his return, he will be leading an upcoming action film by Universal Studios titled With Love. As reported by Deadline, this film is backed by David Leitch and Kelly McCormick’s 87North Productions.

The film is also being directed by Jonathan Eusebio, making his debut in filmmaking. The debuting director is best known for being a longtime 2nd unit director and stunt coordinator, most notable for working on the John Wick franchise and projects like the Disney+ Star Wars show Obi-Wan Kenobi. 

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While production and plot details are still a mystery, many fans would be delighted to hear Huy Quan leading a new cinematic project in the future.

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What’s In Store For Ke Huy Quan?

Ke Huy Quan in a still from Loki
Ke Huy Quan in a still from Loki

After his Oscar-winning performance in the sci-fi action film, Ke Huy Quan was seen playing the role of the TVA’s friendly in-house repairman Ouroboros, or O.B. as known popularly, for which he was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award.

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As for what’s next, the star has already made his place among the cast of the upcoming Kung Fu Panda 4, along with being featured in the Disney+ show American Born Chinese alongside Michelle Yeoh. Apart from that, it’s also being reported that the star will be working with The Russo Brothers in their upcoming graphic novel adaptation of The Electric State for the streaming giant Netflix.

Everything Everywhere All at Once, streaming on Prime Video.

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