The event is hosted by Kore Asian Media
Jon M Chu, John Cho and Sandra Oh will be honored at Kore Asian Media’s 2018 Unforgettable Gala.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, this year’s Unforgettable Gala will honor Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M Chu, Searching actor John Cho and Killing Eve star Sandra Oh.
Hosted by Kore Asian Media, the 17th annual Unforgettable Gala marks the longest-running awards show for Asian Americans in entertainment.
For 2018, the show has created gender-neutral categories for its honorees.
Oh, who became the first Asian woman to be nominated for a Lead Actress Emmy, will be honored with the Actor in Television award for her role in Killing Eve.
Cho will be recognized in the Film category for Searching and Jon M Chu will receive Director Honors for Crazy Rich Asians.
The cast of Crazy Rich Asians will be recognized in a category of its own with the Vanguard award.
“This annual gathering is a chance for our community to celebrate the success and progress we’ve made this year — in TV, film, culture, sports and beyond,” Kore Asian Media publisher James Ryu said Monday in a statement.
“We are thrilled to recognize the honorees and all the hard work they’ve done to pave the way for generations to come.”
The Unforgettable Gala will be held on 8 December at the Beverly Hilton. The list of honorees announced so far isL
Actor in Television: Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
Actor in Film: John Cho, Searching
Breakout in Television: Manny Jacinto, The Good Place
Director: Jon M. Chu, Crazy Rich Asians
Vanguard: Crazy Rich Asians cast
Changemaker: Tan France, Queer Eye
Culture – Social Justice: Amanda Nguyen, Rise founder
Culture – Lifestyle: Ben Baller, celebrity jeweler
Athlete on Another Level: Naomi Osaka, U.S. Open winner
Culture Ambassador: Livi Zheng, Bali: Beats of Paradise
Digital Influencer: Cassey Ho, Blogilates