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Sandra Oh gleams in orange sequin dress at the Toronto premiere of Pixar’s puberty film Turning Red

Hometown pride: 12-time Emmy nominee Sandra Oh gleamed in an orange sequin dress for the Canadian premiere of Turning Red, which took place at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto on Tuesday
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12-time Emmy nominee Sandra Oh gleamed in an orange sequin dress for the Canadian premiere of Turning Red, which took place at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto on Tuesday.

The Korean-Canadian-American 50-year-old looked elegant in the embellished short-sleeve frock and silver heels selected by styling duo Jill Lincoln + Jordan Johnson.

Hairstylist Lisa Vella curled Sandra’s raven fringed bob and make-up artist Simone Otis applied her bright red pout for the film festivities.

Hometown pride: 12-time Emmy nominee Sandra Oh gleamed in an orange sequin dress for the Canadian premiere of Turning Red, which took place at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto on Tuesday

Hometown pride: 12-time Emmy nominee Sandra Oh gleamed in an orange sequin dress for the Canadian premiere of Turning Red, which took place at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto on Tuesday

At one point, Oh took out her phone for a red carpet selfie alongside producer Lindsey Collins and filmmaker Domee Shi, who made her feature directorial debut with Turning Red.

The four-time SAG Award winner voices overprotective and strict mother Ming Lee in Pixar’s animated puberty comedy, which premieres this Friday on Disney+.

‘Hey, all girls have periods. So let’s normalize that – and celebrate it!’ Sandra told the BBC on Monday.

‘I was just so happy there was a film about it. Storytelling wise, I don’t think we really mention it enough, so to be a part of a film that embraced puberty was important to me.’

Pretty: The Korean-Canadian-American 50-year-old looked elegant in the embellished short-sleeve frock and silver heels

She relies on styling duo Jill Lincoln + Jordan Johnson

Pretty: The Korean-Canadian-American 50-year-old looked elegant in the embellished short-sleeve frock and silver heels selected by styling duo Jill Lincoln + Jordan Johnson

Ready for her close-up!  Hairstylist Lisa Vella curled Sandra's raven fringed bob and make-up artist Simone Otis applied her bright red pout for the film festivities

Ready for her close-up! Hairstylist Lisa Vella curled Sandra’s raven fringed bob and make-up artist Simone Otis applied her bright red pout for the film festivities

Feminist flick: At one point, Oh took out her phone for a red carpet selfie alongside producer Lindsey Collins (M) and filmmaker Domee Shi (R), who made her feature directorial debut with Turning Red

Feminist flick: At one point, Oh took out her phone for a red carpet selfie alongside producer Lindsey Collins (M) and filmmaker Domee Shi (R), who made her feature directorial debut with Turning Red

'Has the red peony blossomed?'  The four-time SAG Award winner voices overprotective and strict mother Ming Lee in Pixar's animated puberty comedy, which premieres this Friday on Disney+

‘Has the red peony blossomed?’ The four-time SAG Award winner voices overprotective and strict mother Ming Lee in Pixar’s animated puberty comedy, which premieres this Friday on Disney+

Sandra told the BBC on Monday: 'Hey, all girls have periods.  So let's normalize that - and celebrate it!  I was just so happy there was a film about it.  Storytelling wise, I don't think we really mention it enough, so to be a part of a film that embraced puberty was important to me'

Sandra told the BBC on Monday: ‘Hey, all girls have periods. So let’s normalize that – and celebrate it! I was just so happy there was a film about it. Storytelling wise, I don’t think we really mention it enough, so to be a part of a film that embraced puberty was important to me’

Oh then joined Shi and Collins as well as her young castmates Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and Rosalie Chiang onstage for a Q&A.

16-year-old Rosalie was only 12 when she was cast as Meilin Lee, the 13-year-old Chinese-Canadian schoolgirl whose Hulk-like emotions transform her into a giant red panda.

20-year-old Maitreyi – who voices Meilin’s deadpan gal pal Priya – donned a mint off-the-shoulder belted dress and white heels selected by stylist Joseph Cassell Falconer.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped by virtually to congratulate the cast and crew during the premiere.

Reunited: Oh then joined (from LR) Shi and Collins as well as her young castmates Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and Rosalie Chiang onstage for a Q&A

Reunited: Oh then joined (from LR) Shi and Collins as well as her young castmates Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and Rosalie Chiang onstage for a Q&A

Sandra's onscreen daughter: 16-year-old Rosalie was only 12 when she was cast as Meilin Lee, the 13-year-old Chinese-Canadian schoolgirl whose Hulk-like emotions transform her into a giant red panda

Sandra’s onscreen daughter: 16-year-old Rosalie was only 12 when she was cast as Meilin Lee, the 13-year-old Chinese-Canadian schoolgirl whose Hulk-like emotions transform her into a giant red panda

Fifties retro: 20-year-old Maitreyi - who voices Meilin's deadpan gal pal Priya - donned a mint off-the-shoulder belted dress and white heels selected by stylist Joseph Cassell Falconer

Fifties retro: 20-year-old Maitreyi – who voices Meilin’s deadpan gal pal Priya – donned a mint off-the-shoulder belted dress and white heels selected by stylist Joseph Cassell Falconer

'Surprise!'  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped by virtually to congratulate the cast and crew during the premiere

‘Surprise!’ Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped by virtually to congratulate the cast and crew during the premiere

Turning Red currently holds an impressive ‘certified fresh’ 95% critic approval rating (out of 92 reviews) on Rotten Tomatoes.

The fantasy family flick marks Oh’s fourth Disney movie after Raya and the Last Dragon (2021), Mulan II (2004), and The Princess Diaries (2001).

Turning Red is the first Pixar film to be solely directed by a woman, the first by a woman of color, the first to take place in Canada, and the second to feature an Asian lead character after Up.

'A Rainbow in Beige Boots': The Grey's Anatomy alum currently executive produces and stars as the titular MI5 officer Eve Polastri in the fourth and final season of spy thriller Killing Eve, which airs Sundays on BBC America and AMC

‘A Rainbow in Beige Boots’: The Grey’s Anatomy alum currently executive produces and stars as the titular MI5 officer Eve Polastri in the fourth and final season of spy thriller Killing Eve, which airs Sundays on BBC America and AMC

'A mother's love never dies': Audiences can also catch Sandra as Korean immigrant and farmer Amanda in Iris K. Shim's supernatural horror flick Umma, which hits US theaters March 18 and UK theaters March 25

‘A mother’s love never dies’: Audiences can also catch Sandra as Korean immigrant and farmer Amanda in Iris K. Shim’s supernatural horror flick Umma, which hits US theaters March 18 and UK theaters March 25

On February 28, Disney announced that the movie would not be released in Russia in response to the authoritarian country’s invasion of Ukraine.

The Grey’s Anatomy alum currently executive produces and stars as the titular MI5 officer Eve Polastri in the fourth and final season of spy thriller Killing Eve, which airs Sundays on BBC America and AMC.

Audiences can also catch Sandra as Korean immigrant and farmer Amanda in Iris K. Shim’s supernatural horror flick Umma, which hits US theaters March 18 and UK theaters March 25.

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