Jake Choi

Jake Choi is an American actor born and raised in Elmhurst, Queens, New York. Choi received his training at The Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. He also took classes at T. Schreiber Studio, and studied with Bob Krakower and Ted Sluberski. He has performed throughout New York on stage, film, TV and national commercials. During his free time, Jake enjoys playing basketball and volunteers for various organizations. In 2018, Choi came out as 'sexually fluid.'

Hypebeasts (2013)

The most coveted new sneaker goes on sale at 8am and sneakerheads across the country are camping out overnight to get them. RONNY, a young Filipino-American and die-hard sneakerhead, has been dreaming of these shoes for months, but his quest to get in line is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jess Dela Merced
CAST:  Jake Choi  •  Michael Rosete  •  Grizz Chapman  •  Jess Dela Merced

The most coveted new sneaker goes on sale at 8am and sneakerheads across the country are camping out overnight to get them. RONNY, a young Filipino-American and die-hard sneakerhead, has been dreaming of these shoes for months, but his quest to get in line is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jess Dela Merced
CAST:  Jake Choi  •  Michael Rosete  •  Grizz Chapman  •  Jess Dela Merced

Front Cover (2016)

One man does all he can to veil his Asian heritage; the other takes great pains to hide his sexual orientation. Both of these things begin to change when Ryan is hired to prepare film star Ning for a fashion shoot, and the men develop a bond.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ray Yeung
CAST:  Jake Choi  •  James Chen  •  Jennifer Neala Page  •  Elizabeth Sung

One man does all he can to veil his Asian heritage; the other takes great pains to hide his sexual orientation. Both of these things begin to change when Ryan is hired to prepare film star Ning for a fashion shoot, and the men develop a bond.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ray Yeung
CAST:  Jake Choi  •  James Chen  •  Jennifer Neala Page  •  Elizabeth Sung

Money Monster (2016)

Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Julia Roberts  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Caitríona Balfe

Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Julia Roberts  •  Jack O'Connell  •  Caitríona Balfe

Wolves (2016)

Anthony Keller, star of his NYC high school basketball team, is riding his way to Cornell on a sports scholarship. But he can only maintain his popular jock facade for so long, as his troubled father Lee has a gambling addiction that threatens to derail his dreams ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  Michael Shannon  •  Taylor John Smith  •  Carla Gugino  •  Chris Bauer

Anthony Keller, star of his NYC high school basketball team, is riding his way to Cornell on a sports scholarship. But he can only maintain his popular jock facade for so long, as his troubled father Lee has a gambling addiction that threatens to derail his dreams ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  Michael Shannon  •  Taylor John Smith  •  Carla Gugino  •  Chris Bauer

The Sun Is Also a Star (2019)

Two young New Yorkers begin to fall in love over the course of a single day, as a series of potentially life-altering meetings loom over their heads - hers concerning her family’s deportation to Jamaica, and his concerning an education at Dartmouth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ry Russo-Young
CAST:  Yara Shahidi  •  Charles Melton  •  Gbenga Akinnagbe  •  Miriam A. Hyman

Two young New Yorkers begin to fall in love over the course of a single day, as a series of potentially life-altering meetings loom over their heads - hers concerning her family’s deportation to Jamaica, and his concerning an education at Dartmouth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ry Russo-Young
CAST:  Yara Shahidi  •  Charles Melton  •  Gbenga Akinnagbe  •  Miriam A. Hyman

Ms. Purple (2019)

Kasie, stuck in LA’s Koreatown, works as a karaoke hostess getting paid for her companionship by drunken men. When her dad’s hospice nurse quits she reconnects with her estranged brother, Carey, forcing them to enter a period of intense self-reflection as their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Chon
CAST:  Tiffany Chu  •  Teddy Lee  •  Octavio Pisano  •  Jake Choi

Kasie, stuck in LA’s Koreatown, works as a karaoke hostess getting paid for her companionship by drunken men. When her dad’s hospice nurse quits she reconnects with her estranged brother, Carey, forcing them to enter a period of intense self-reflection as their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Chon
CAST:  Tiffany Chu  •  Teddy Lee  •  Octavio Pisano  •  Jake Choi

Please Baby Please (2022)

After witnessing a murder in the gritty streets of 1950s Manhattan, newlyweds Suze and Arthur become the dangerous obsession of a greaser gang that awakens a sleeping quandary into the couple's sexual identity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amanda Kramer
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Ryan Simpkins  •  Karim Saleh  •  Jake Choi

After witnessing a murder in the gritty streets of 1950s Manhattan, newlyweds Suze and Arthur become the dangerous obsession of a greaser gang that awakens a sleeping quandary into the couple's sexual identity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amanda Kramer
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Ryan Simpkins  •  Karim Saleh  •  Jake Choi

Definition Please (2020)

The story of Monica Chowdry, a National Spelling Bee champ…from 15 years ago. Life hasn’t quite panned out as expected for Monica since her big win. When her estranged older brother returns home to help care for their sick mother, the siblings must find a way to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sujata Day
CAST:  Sujata Day  •  Jake Choi  •  Anna Khaja  •  Lalaine

The story of Monica Chowdry, a National Spelling Bee champ…from 15 years ago. Life hasn’t quite panned out as expected for Monica since her big win. When her estranged older brother returns home to help care for their sick mother, the siblings must find a way to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sujata Day
CAST:  Sujata Day  •  Jake Choi  •  Anna Khaja  •  Lalaine

Lust Life Love (2021)

A star-crossed love story set in the world of polyamory and sex parties in New York City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephanie Sellars  •  Benjamin Feuer
CAST:  Jake Choi  •  Makeda Declet  •  Jeanna Han  •  Stephanie Sellars

A star-crossed love story set in the world of polyamory and sex parties in New York City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephanie Sellars  •  Benjamin Feuer
CAST:  Jake Choi  •  Makeda Declet  •  Jeanna Han  •  Stephanie Sellars

Honeymoon Friends

Sequel to Vacation Friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clay Tarver
CAST:  John Cena  •  Lil Rel Howery  •  Meredith Hagner  •  Yvonne Orji

Sequel to Vacation Friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clay Tarver
CAST:  John Cena  •  Lil Rel Howery  •  Meredith Hagner  •  Yvonne Orji

The Mattachine Family

A family drama that focuses on the struggle between Thomas and Oscar as they build a queer family together. However, when one of the couple’s sons becomes curious about his birth parents, things take a complex turn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Vallentine
CAST:  Nico Tortorella  •  Juan Pablo Di Pace  •  Heather Matarazzo  •  Emily Hampshire

A family drama that focuses on the struggle between Thomas and Oscar as they build a queer family together. However, when one of the couple’s sons becomes curious about his birth parents, things take a complex turn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Vallentine
CAST:  Nico Tortorella  •  Juan Pablo Di Pace  •  Heather Matarazzo  •  Emily Hampshire

R.I.P.D. 2: Rise of the Damned (2022)

When Sheriff Roy Pulsipher finds himself in the afterlife, he joins a special police force and returns to Earth to save humanity from the undead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Leyden
CAST:  Jeffrey Donovan  •  Richard Fleeshman  •  Jake Choi  •  Kerry Knuppe

When Sheriff Roy Pulsipher finds himself in the afterlife, he joins a special police force and returns to Earth to save humanity from the undead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Leyden
CAST:  Jeffrey Donovan  •  Richard Fleeshman  •  Jake Choi  •  Kerry Knuppe