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Justin Chon          

Filmmaker, Writer, Director & Actor, Known for the "Twilight" Franchise

Justin Chon is an American writer, director, and actor.

Chon most recently wrote, directed, produced the upcoming film Blue Bayou, in which he also stars opposite Alicia Vikander. The film premiered at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival to critical acclaim and is set to be released by Focus Features on September 17, 2021. Blue Bayou tells moving and timely story of a uniquely American family fighting for their future. Antonio LeBlanc (Chon), a Korean adoptee raised in a small town in the Louisiana bayou, is married to the love of his life Kathy (Vikander) and step-dad to their beloved daughter, Jessie. Struggling to make a better life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his past when he discovers that he could be deported from the only country he has ever called home.

As a filmmaker, Chon burst onto the scene with his film Gook, which he wrote, directed, and starred in. The film won the NEXT Audience Award at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, and Chon was awarded the Kiehl’s Someone to Watch Award at the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards. His 2019 film, Ms. Purple, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. Dramatic Competition and was released by Oscilloscope Laboratories.

As an actor, Chon is known worldwide for playing Eric Yorkie in all five installments of the Twilight franchise.


'Revenge of the Green Dragons' Star Justin Chon Signs With APA ...
Revenge of the Green Dragons star Justin Chon has signed with APA, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. Executive produced by Martin Scorsese ...

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