- Korean Canadian actor Sandra Oh is set to narrate PBS’ documentary “Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March.”
- The documentary, produced by Repartee Films LLC in association with the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), examines “the rise of anti-Asian racism and documents a growing movement to fight back and stop the hate” following the events of the 2021 Atlanta spa shootings.
- “The tragedy of the Atlanta shootings and the events of the past two years have compelled a deep reflection within the community about our place in the American polity. It has galvanized the Asian American community to speak up and speak out," director Titi Yu said in a recent press release.
- “Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March” is set to premiere on Oct. 17 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS.
“Killing Eve” star Sandra Oh has been tapped to narrate “Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March,” a PBS documentary exploring the rising anti-Asian hate in the United States following the 2021 spa shootings in Atlanta that left eight people dead.
The documentary, which will premiere on Oct. 17, examines “the rise of anti-Asian racism and documents a growing movement to fight back and stop the hate” following the events of last year’s Atlanta spa shootings where six Asian women were killed.
- Sandra Oh revealed in a recent interview that she had originally pitched for her own character, Eve Polastri, to die in the season finale of her spy thriller TV series “Killing Eve.”
- Fans were left devastated last month after witnessing the unexpected death of Villanelle, the main antagonist and Polastri’s love interest, in the show’s fourth and final season.
- In an interview with Deadline’s chief film critic and awards columnist Pete Hammond, Oh revealed that this was not her preferred ending: “Honestly, it was going to be the other way around. … I was like, you should kill my character. I thought that was going to be the strongest and most interesting [ending].”
- The COVID-19 pandemic changed everything, and the show’s writers told Oh that Eve had to live.
- “Eve is the way into this world, she’s our everywoman,” Oh explained. “So it’s kind of really super depressing if she dies. So we switched it around and Jodie [Comer] was very much on board with that.”
- “Killing Eve” follows the story of bored M15 security officer Eve Polastri, played by Oh. When Polastri is recruited by a special British investigation team and tasked with catching psychopathic assassin Villanelle, played by Jodie Comer, she is thrown into an all-consuming game of cat and mouse.
Warning: This article contains “Killing Eve” Season 4 finale spoilers.
Sandra Oh revealed in a recent interview that she had originally pitched a very different ending for her spy thriller TV series “Killing Eve.”
Sandra Oh has officially become the most nominated Asian performer in the 70-year history of the Primetime Emmy Awards.
On Tuesday, Oh received her second consecutive Lead Actress in a Drama Series nomination for her role as Eve Polastri on BBC America’s “Killing Eve,” as well as Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for hosting “Saturday Night Live” in March.
If you still haven’t heard of the BBC America hit “Killing Eve,” honestly, where the hell have you been? Sandra Oh made history as the first Asian actress to win two Golden Globes by winning Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series — Drama for her role as Eve Polastri in this BBC America series and, dare I say, it’s her best work yet.
For those living under a rock, “Killing Eve” is a television series that follows a London-based MI6 operative, Eve Polastri played by Sandra Oh, who has been hired to track down the charismatic, psychopathic assassin, Villanelle, played by Jodie Comer.
The duo previously presented an award together at the Emmy Awards this September, where they received “praise for their chemistry,” according to The Independent.