Political-ish

The Rise of a Global Action Hero ft. Maggie Q

Episode Summary

Politicalish is pleased to welcome action star Maggie Q! In part 1 we learn about her journey to Hollywood, starting from her childhood in Hawaii, why she moved to Hong Kong with only a phone number, getting chosen by Jackie Chan to be part of his new wave of action stars, how her career-changing meeting with J.J. Abrams was nearly derailed by illness, and why certain actors get constant work and other don’t.

Episode Notes

Politicalish is pleased to welcome action star Maggie Q!  In part 1 we learn about her journey to Hollywood, starting from her childhood in Hawaii, why she moved to Hong Kong with only a phone number, getting chosen by Jackie Chan to be part of his new wave of action stars, how her career-changing meeting with J.J. Abrams was nearly derailed by illness, and why certain actors get constant work and other don’t.