The “Searching” actor told The New York Times that it was "a great trauma to move countries and ... be made fun of for the way I looked and talked."
The actor will play bounty hunter Spike Spiegel in the Netflix adaptation of the anime Western.
Crew love at February's Vanity Fair party.
"Crazy Rich" director Chu and "Searching" star Cho sat down to discuss Asian-Americans' place in Hollywood's landscape.
“There was really, really no part of this process that looks remotely similar to a live-action movie,” director Aneesh Chaganty said of his thriller starring John Cho.
If the horror genre is defined by trends, then this John Cho-led addition — playing out entirely on screens — is the latest pivot toward a fresh source of fear.
The #SeeAsAmStar campaign asks how this can still be a radical shift.
Cho's comments highlight a greater issue in Hollywood.