Asian excellence was on full display at the red carpet premiere of Turning Red, Pixar’s first Asian-led film. Here are all the Asian stars who were present

Turning Red is set to make history when it premieres on March 11 as Pixar’s first Asian-led movie, the first solely directed by a woman and the first to have an all-women leadership team.

At its premiere in the El Capitan Theatre, Los Angeles on March 1, the cast, crew and many other Asian stars were present to celebrate the movie.

Here are some of the Asian stars who were present on the red carpet.

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Rosaline Chiang

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01: Rosalie Chiang attends the Los Angeles Premiere of Disney's "Turning Red" at El Capitan Theatre on March 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/WireImage)
Above Rosalie Chiang attends the Los Angeles Premiere of Disney's "Turning Red" at El Capitan Theatre on March 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/WireImage)

Rosaline Chiang plays the titular character Meilin ‘Mei’ Lee, a 13-year-old girl who suddenly transforms into a giant red panda whenever she gets too emotional.

Chiang is a newcomer, having only starred in two short films, Soiled and The Interns. She also appeared in the TV series, Clique Wars.

Sandra Oh

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01:  Sandra Oh attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Above Sandra Oh attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

Sandra Oh is playing Ming Lee, Mei’s overprotective mother. Oh is best known for her role as Cristina Yang in Grey’s Anatomy for which she received multiple Emmy Award nominations.

Oh is currently starring as Eve Polastri in the fourth season of Killing Eve.

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Domee Shi

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01: Domee Shi attends the Los Angeles Premiere of Disney's "Turning Red" at El Capitan Theatre on March 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
Above Domee Shi attends the Los Angeles Premiere of Disney's "Turning Red" at El Capitan Theatre on March 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Domee Shi is the director of Turning Red as well as the Oscar-winning short film, Bao. Turning Red is her first directorial debut and is also the first Pixar film to be solely directed by a woman.

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Maitreyi Ramarkrishnan

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01:  Maitreyi Ramakrishnan attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
Above Maitreyi Ramakrishnan attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

Never Have I Ever breakout star, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan plays Priya, one of Mei’s friends. Turning Red is the actress’ first film after the teen Netflix series.

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Topher Ngo

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01:  Topher Ngo attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
Above Topher Ngo attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

Topher Ngo is playing one of the members of 4Town, the original boy band created solely for the movie. Ngo is a Vietnamese American voiceover artist, bass vocalist and actor.

Tristan Allerick Chen

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01:  Tristan Allerick Chen attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Above Tristan Allerick Chen attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

Tristan Allerick Chen is taking on the role of Tyler, Mei’s classmate. The young actor previously worked on Ron’s Gone Wrong and Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

Hyein Park

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01: Hyein Park attends the Los Angeles Premiere of Disney's "Turning Red" at El Capitan Theatre on March 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/WireImage)
Above Hyein Park attends the Los Angeles Premiere of Disney's "Turning Red" at El Capitan Theatre on March 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/WireImage)

Hyein Park is taking on the role of Abby, one of Mei’s friends. Park is a comic artist and story artist at Pixar, having worked on the animation for Soul, Toy Story 4, Bao and even Turning Red.

Grayson Villanueva

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01: Grayson Villanueva (L) and guest attend the Los Angeles Premiere of Disney's "Turning Red" at El Capitan Theatre on March 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/WireImage)
Above Grayson Villanueva (L) and guest attend the Los Angeles Premiere of Disney's "Turning Red" at El Capitan Theatre on March 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/WireImage)

Grayson Villanueva is playing another member of 4Town. In addition to voice acting, Villanueva is also a singer, music producer and vocal arranger.

Julia Cho

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01: Julia Cho attends the Los Angeles Premiere of Disney's "Turning Red" at El Capitan Theatre on March 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/WireImage)
Above Julia Cho attends the Los Angeles Premiere of Disney's "Turning Red" at El Capitan Theatre on March 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/WireImage)

Julia Cho is a playwright and an alumna of Juilliard School and New York University. Some of Cho’s plays include Durango, The Winchester House and Aubergine. Her work has been produced in numerous theatres including East West Players, The Vineyard Theatre and New York Theatre Workshop.

Jimmy O Yang

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01: (L-R) Jimmy O. Yang and Bri Kimmel attend the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
Above (L-R) Jimmy O. Yang and Bri Kimmel attend the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

Jimmy O Yang is a Hong Kong-born American actor, best known for his role as Jian-Yang in the comedy series, Silicon Valley. He also plays Chan Kaifeng in the Netflix series, Space Force. Recently, he starred in his first romantic leading role in Love Hard.

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Sherry Cola

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01:  Sherry Cola attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Above Sherry Cola attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

Sherry Cola is a comedian and actress who portrays Alice Kwan in Good Trouble. She will be seen next in Crazy Rich Asians screenwriter, Adele Lim’s upcoming R-rated comedy.

Michele Selene Ang

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01:  Michele Selene Ang attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
Above Michele Selene Ang attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

Michele Selene Ang is best known for starring as Courtney Crimsen in the Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why.

Angelica Song

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01:  Angelica Song attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
Above Angelica Song attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

Angelica Song is a TikTok influencer, YouTuber and digital creator. Her content often gives advice to future and current college students.

AJ Rafael and Alyssa Navarro

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01: (L-R) AJ Rafael and Allyssa Navarro attend the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Above (L-R) AJ Rafael and Allyssa Navarro attend the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

AJ Rafael is a singer, songwriter and YouTuber. He’s best known for uploading covers of existing songs as well as original ones he composes.

His girlfriend, Alyssa Navarro is a film producer and currently works at The Walt Disney Studios, specialising in representation and inclusion strategies.

Mia Tagano

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01: Mia Tagano attends the Los Angeles Premiere of Disney's "Turning Red" at El Capitan Theatre on March 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
Above Mia Tagano attends the Los Angeles Premiere of Disney's "Turning Red" at El Capitan Theatre on March 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Mia Tagano is an actress, voiceover coach and theatre performer. She’s voicing Aunt Lily in Turning Red.

Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 01: (L-R) Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Above (L-R) Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani attends the world premiere of Disney and Pixar's Turning Red at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 01, 2022 to celebrate the launch on Disney+ on March 11th. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

The Shibutani twins are Olympic skaters best known as the Shib Sibs. The ice-skating duo is the 2018 Olympic bronze medallist and a two-time US national champion.

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