Michelle Yeoh Web Theatre
News January - June, 2018

Current News

Jun. 17th
- Comicbook: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Emmy Awards Submission Details Revealed

- Photos: Michelle with some of the Star Trek: Discovery writers.

(photos courtesy: Ted Sullivan)

Jun. 10th
- South China Morning Post: Dressing the Crazy Rich Asians: how costume designer Mary Vogt shaped look of film's stars - with help of Michelle Yeoh's jewellery

- Some earlier photos of Michelle, Henry Jacques Boutique, Singapore.

Jun. 6th
- UNDP video: UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh's message on World Environment Day   (00:44)

- "That blade through the heart -when you die for a scene, it's interesting how much research has to go into it," says Yeoh. "I always have to weigh, 'Do I die with my eyes open or shut?' It's so beautiful when you see the last minute of breath, and the eyes glaze over -but it's difficult not to flicker. The actor above me had this mask on, and there was a lot of [sweat and saliva] coming out of the holes, and when he tipped his head, it all came gushing out. Thank God there was a rehearsal first."   -- Michelle Yeoh on Capt. Philippa Georgiou's death scene   (LA Times)   #Star Trek: Discovery

May 25th
- ITF video: Plenary Session: Innovation for safe and secure transport   (Michelle's part at 06:30-13:50)

- More photos from Leipzig, Germany. Michelle has flown to America from Europe.

opening remarks on the plenary session, May 24

International Transport Forum, May 23
(photos from "ITF" and "Piarc")

May 24th
- Photos: Michelle attending the 2018 International Transport Forum (ITF) Summit, "Transport Safety and Security" (May 23 - 25), in Leipzig, Germany. She will be one of the speakers.

  ITF video: UNDP Ambassador Michelle Yeoh on road safety - #ITF18   (02:20)

Leipzig, Germany, May 23rd
(photos from "ITF" and "FIA")

May 20th
- News photos: Michelle attending the 5th Annual Vulture Festival at Milk Studios in New York City, May 20th.   #Star Trek: Discovery

with co-star Sonequa Martin-Green

(L-R) Gretchen J. Berg, Sonequa Martin-Green, Michelle, Mary Wiseman, and Mary Chieffo speak onstage during
"Star Trek Discovery: The Future is Definitely Female" on Day Two of the Vulture Festival presented by AT&T

(2) (L-R) Gretchen J. Berg, Michelle, Sonequa Martin-Green, Mary Wiseman, and Mary Chieffo of Star Trek Discovery

(photos from "Getty", "Newscom", and "Vulture")

May 18th
- UNDP video: UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh on fashion and sustainability   (00:57)

  Michelle will launch "Made in Forests", a short story on sustainable fashion, at UN's High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on July 16 in New York.

May 15th
- From Boss Level filming in Atlanta.

(1-2) a fight with American actor Frank Grillo  
(3) with Ken Jeong who also co-starred with Michelle in Crazy Rich Asians

May 14th
- CBS Emmy Screeners Show Push For 'Star Trek: Discovery' Nominations

May 8th
- Michelle will be a honorary chair for this year's amfAR benefit Gala during the Cannes International Film Festival, May 17th.

- With director Joe Carnahan of Boss Level which has been filming in Atlanta, Georgia.

Apr. 29th
- News photos: Michelle and Jean Todt at the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, Paris, France, April 28th.

(photos from "Getty" and "FIA")

Apr. 25th
- UNDP video: UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh addresses the UN General Assembly   (09:35)

- News photos: Michelle attending the Time 100 Gala 2018, Lincoln Center, New York City, April 24th.

(1-2) Michelle with Kevin Kwan, Singaporean novelist/writer of the "Crazy Rich Asians" novel

(photos from "Getty" and "Newscom")

Apr. 24th
- Michelle, UNDP Goodwill Ambassador, speaks during the High-level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace at United Nations Headquarters in New York, April 24.

(3) with Miroslav Lajcak, President of the UN General Assembly

(photos from "Getty", "AP", "CTK", "Chinanews", and "UNDP")

Apr. 23rd
- Video: Crazy Rich Asians official trailer   (02:18)

Apr. 21st
- Michelle will be speaking at the United Nations General Assembly High-level Meeting on Peacebuilding & Sustaining Peace on April 24th in New York.   (Press Release)

- Michelle in Ipoh celebrating her mother's 78th birthday.

Apr. 20th
- Hollywood Reporter: Selina Lo, Michelle Yeoh Join Mel Gibson in Thriller 'Boss Level'
  Variety: Selina Lo, Michelle Yeoh Join Cast of 'Boss Level'

Apr. 19th
- Video: Crazy Rich Asians teaser trailer   (00:23)

Apr. 15th
- News photos: Michelle attending Rome E-Prix, Rome, Italy, April 14-15.

(photos from "Getty", "AFP" and "Newscom")

Apr. 11th
- Biella, Italy, April 10th.

("AP Studio" photos)

- Photos: Michelle at the opening ceremony of the MOMU Motor Sport Museum in Estonia, April 6.

("Momu" photos)

Apr. 6th
- Photos: Michelle and Jean Todt in Estonia for road safety, April 5-6.

(photos from "Postimees", "Ohtuleht" and "ERR")

Mar. 27th
- News photos: Michelle attending the amfAR Hong Kong Gala 2018, Shaw Studios, Hong Kong, March 26th.

("Getty" photos)

Mar. 24th
- In Star Trek: Discovery: bonus scene video from Season 1 Finale.

Mar. 21st
- More photos from Cambodia.

  ThmeyThmey Media Video: Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh launches "Road Safety" in Siem Reap   (03:22)

(photos from "Business Cambodia" , "Cambodia China Times", and "ThmeyThmey")

Mar. 19th
- Photos: Michelle during the Road Safety Starting From You campaign launch at Krous Primary School, Siem Reap city, Cambodia, March 19th.

with Cambodian Transport Minister Sun Chanthol
(photos from "AKP" and "Khmer Times")

Mar. 15th
- Star Trek: Discovery received 5 nominations at the 44th Saturn Awards. Michelle has been nominated for the Best Guest-Starring Performance on Television.

Mar. 9th
- Photos: Michelle and Jean Todt promoting road safety at the Geneva International Motor Show, Switzerland, March 7th.

(photos from "FIA" and "Anne Hidalgo")

Mar. 8th
- UN Video: Wild for Life: Michelle Yeoh is a tiger   (00:21)

Mar. 5th
- News photos: Michelle attending the Shiatzy Chen show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2018/2019 on March 5, Paris, France.

  Video   (01:44 in Mandarin)

(photos from "Getty" and "Sina")

Mar. 4th
- March 4: Michelle attending the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry's conference and dinner, Singapore.

(photos from "Instagram", "SCCCCI" and "twitter")

Feb. 28th
- More photos from San Franccisco's Chinese New Year parade last weekend.

(photos from "Warner Bros", "Allied San Francisco" and "Flickr")

Feb. 25th
- SFexaminer: Film star Michelle Yeoh grand marshal of SF Chinese New Year parade
  Twitter video   (00:19)

Michelle as the first celebrity grand marshal of the San Franccisco Chinese New Year parade, February 24th
(photos from "ChineseParade", "AFnewsfeed", "AsAmnews", and "Instagram")

- Media interview in Los Angeles, February 21st.

("littleleafyuko" photos)

Feb. 19th
- Happy Year of the Dog everyone! Here is some culture reading if you are interested ;-)
  An Introduction to Chinese New Year 2018: The Year of the Dog
  Famous People Born in the Year of the Dog

- More photos from South Korea, February 6-13. Michelle has left Asia and returned to Europe. She will be the Parade Marshall for the 2018 Southwest Chinese New Year Parade in San Franccisco, February 24th.

(3) at the opening ceremony of the Alibaba Pavilion for PyeongChang 2018, February 10

Michelle and Jean Todt as VIP guests to the Korea Automobile Racing Association, February 6
(photos from "Kara", "AFP", "Instagram")

- Updates in Star Trek: Discovery.

Feb. 10th
- At the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic, South Korea.

(1) with Michelle Kwan, former American figure skater and two-time Olympic medalist
(2) at the Slovenian open house

IOC President's Dinner ahead of the Olympic Games, February 8th
(3-4) (L to R) Michelle, IOC President Thomas Bach and his wife Claudia Bach, Jean Todt

("Getty" photos)

- New York Post: Michelle Yeoh: Georgiou 'gets under everybody's skin' in 'Star Trek' finale
  Video: Jason Isaacs and Michelle Yeoh #Star Trek: Discovery   (00:22)
  Indiewire: Michelle Yeoh Reveals Why She Almost Turned Down Playing Georgiou, and Why She's Thrilled to Be Back

  See Star Trek: Discovery for more behind scenes photos.

Feb. 8th
- Photos: Michelle attending the Global Engagement & Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Development in Seoul, South Korea.

(photos from "FIA" and "Instagram")

Feb. 3rd
- Photos: Michelle at wildlife conservation in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, February 3rd.
  New Straits Times: Michelle Yeoh gives thumbs up to Sabah Wildlife Department

last photo: Michelle on an airplane from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
(photos from "Sabah Tourism Board", "Bornean Sun Bear Conservation", "New Straits Times" and Twitter)

- See Star Trek: Discovery for more stills and behind scenes photos.

Philippa Georgiou

Jan. 31st
- January 31st: at a Parfums Henry Jacques event, Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore.

(1) with Richard Mille

- News photos: Michelle promoting road safety in SJKC Choong Wen Elementary School, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 30th.
  Video: Michelle Yeoh Promoting Road Safety at Choong Wen School   (01:07)
  Malay Mail: Teach children importance of road safety, Michelle Yeoh says

(photos from "Choong Wen" and "ChinaPress")

Jan. 29th
- See Star Trek: Discovery for more stills.

Jan. 28th
- ABC: Hollywood star Yeoh calls Rohingya condition 'despicable'
  Video: Visiting Malaysian field hospital in Cox's Bazar   (00:39)

(photos from "AP", "Bernama", "Malaysiand Digest", "The Sun", and "ChannelNewsAsia")

Jan. 26th
- Michelle joins a special delegation to Bangladesh on Malaysia's Rohingya Humanitarian Aid Mission, January 27th.
  Malay Mail: Michelle Yeoh joins Malaysian delegation to Rohingya camp in Bangladesh
  Video   (00:36)

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak flagging off Malaysia's Humanitarian Assistance to the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
(photos from "H2O","Malaysiand Digest", and "Royal Malaysian Navy")

Jan. 25th
- January 23rd: Michelle gave opening remarks at the "Her Story" film festival in Beijing, organised by UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) and Visual China to promote gender equality in the workplace.

(photos from "Sina", "UNDP" and "35urban")

- January 21st: Michelle visiting Innovation Center for Women in Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China.

("Weibo" photos)

Jan. 24th
- Watch #OscarNoms video: An introduction to Visual Effects, with Michelle Yeoh   (00:27)

Jan. 22nd
- Michelle will be one of the actors who introduce this year's Oscar nominations.
  90th Oscars Nominations Announcement

Michelle behind the scenes of the #OscarNoms shoot ("The Academy" photos)

- Photos: Michelle, as UNDP Goodwill Ambassador, visited the Yi ethnic minority in Yunnan, China, January 20th.
  Video (00:43)  

("UNDP" photos)

Jan. 18th
- New stills.   #Star Trek: Discovery   #EmperorGeorgiou

  Videos: 1 (01:40)   2 (00:30)  

Jan. 17th
- More set photos from Star Trek: Discovery:

(1) Michelle with director T.J. Scott

(photos shared by supervising producer Ted Sullivan)

Jan. 15th
- Captain, ... uh... Emperor, Georgiou, is, back.   #Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek Discovery

Jan. 11th
- Meeting with Miroslav Lajcak, president of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, on global road safety, UN headquarters in NYC, January 11th.

Jan. 10th
- New York, January 10th.

(1) Kai Sauer, PR of Finland to UN, Jean Todt, Michelle, ..   (2) with PR of Malaysia to UN Shahrul Ikram

(1) with Frantisek Ruzicka (R2) Chef de Cabinet, President, to the 72nd UN General Assembly

- Scroll to the end part of this Vulture interview with Filipino-American actor Nico Santos (Crazy Rich Asians)

Jan. 9th
- Hollywood Reporter: Michelle Yeoh Welcomes Global Spread of #MeToo Movement

- Videos from Macao, December 2017:
  Interview With Actress In Focus Michelle Yeoh   (in Cantonese, 00:35)
  In Conversation With Michelle Yeoh   (English, 01:23)

Jan. 4th, 2018
- Happy 2018 Everyone!  

- Some photos from the new year holiday in Bali, Indonesia:

("Facebook" photos)

- Star: Year of Champions: How 2017 treated actress Michelle Yeoh

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