Richard Wong Talks About The Cast In The Valet [Exclusive Interview]

Samara Weaving as Olivia and Eugenio Derbez as Antonio in The Valet | Photo by: Dan McFadden/Hulu)

Richard Wong is the director of Hulu’s upcoming original film, The Valet. Wong is also co-producer along with Eugenio Derbez. A remake of the popular French film.

The Synopsis

In “The Valet,” world famous movie star, Olivia (Samara Weaving, “Ready or Not”) faces a PR disaster when a paparazzi snaps a photo of her with her married lover, Vincent (Max Greenfield, “New Girl”). The hard-working valet Antonio (Eugenio Derbez, “Coda”) accidentally appears in the same photo and is enlisted to pose as Olivia’s new boyfriend as a cover up. This ruse with Olivia thrusts Antonio into the spotlight and unexpected chaos. In this fish out of water romantic comedy, two worlds and cultures collide as both Olivia and Antonio start to see themselves more clearly than ever before.

The Valet
Eugenio Derbez as Antonio and Samara Weaving as Olivia in The Valet

In 2006 Richard Wong made his directorial feature debut with Colma: The Musical. For which he was also the writer, cinematographer, editor, sound designer and producer. Other projects he is known for include China Town Project, Yes, We’re Open and Come As You Are.

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Eugenio Derbez as Antonio in The Valet

I spoke to Richard Wong via Zoom to talk about The Valet. He talked about also being co-producer of the film and the participation of Eugenio Derbez. In addition to giving some insight on Derbez and having the late Carmen Salinas in the film and more!

The Valet premieres May 20th, 2022 on Hulu, Disney+ internationally, and Star+ in Mexico, and Latin America.

Source: LRMOnline, Hulu

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