Ali Wong and Randall Park’s Usually Be My Perhaps is entire of priceless times and comedic gold, but maybe its most important gem of them all is observed in Keanu Reeves.
“I nonetheless can not consider he did it,” Wong tells Jimmy Kimmel about signing on for a cameo in the Netflix rom-com. “And we didn’t know if he was going to show up to the premiere.”
The Hollywood mainstay portrays an eccentric, heightened version of himself on screen opposite Sasha (Wong) as her tall, dark, and handsome rebound really like fascination. Reeves is acknowledged for his additional severe side — from his legendary motion purpose as John Wick to ”Sad Keanu” memes — so his cameo in the movie is a hilarious departure that has promptly escalated to viral standing (see Twitter site “keanu reeves walking to music”).
Even now incredulous that Reeves even agreed to the film in the to start with put, Wong points out that she was both pleasantly stunned and nervous when he rolled up to the purple carpet for its debut celebration.
“He hadn’t found any of the other scenes in the film ‘cause he shot with us for four times — he only shot [his] scenes — and he hadn’t seen any footage of the motion picture, so we did not know how he was gonna respond,” states Wong. “He happened to be sitting down ideal at the rear of me throughout the film and the complete time I could listen to him go ‘ha-ha-ha’,” mimicking what seems like a compelled, sporadic stomach giggle for a good 5 seconds.
“That seems incredibly disingenuous, but if you commit time with Keanu, that’s his snicker,” clarifies Wong.
Look at the online video above to see Wong talk about all this and extra, from shooting like scenes in Normally Be My Maybe with Park, her costar and shut friend of 16 several years, to putting her notorious striped gown from Baby Cobra on display at the Smithsonian.
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