Actor Jimmy Wong’s animated character Din in Netflix’s new Wish Dragon. Photo: SPAI
Actor Jimmy Wong’s animated character Din in Netflix’s new Wish Dragon. Photo: SPAI

Netflix’s Wish Dragon is a Chinese take on Aladdin: star Jimmy Wong talks anti-Asian hate, Disney’s Mulan controversy – and why he idolises the film’s producer Jackie Chan

  • Wong says not being able to act with Constance Wu or John Cho in person made playing Din in Wish Dragon harder, but that voice over work does have its benefits
  • He prefers animation because it speaks for itself: ‘You don’t get distracted staring at Brad Pitt the whole time because he’s so hot’, the actor jokes

Actor Jimmy Wong’s animated character Din in Netflix’s new Wish Dragon. Photo: SPAI
Actor Jimmy Wong’s animated character Din in Netflix’s new Wish Dragon. Photo: SPAI
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