She played Jodi, the stoner girlfriend of one of the guys—yet there was nothing typically “girlfriendish” about her. What’s scripted is the burgeoning relationship between her and the character Michael Cera (played by the film actor Michael Cera).In one of the improvised outtakes on You Tube, she gawks curiously at the prim and pregnant Alison, who has come to visit the house of men (to which Yi—apparently neither man nor woman—has easy, unquestioned entry). Around the time of the film’s release, rumors proliferated that they were truly a couple and that Cera, whose celebrity was growing, had dumped her. Another rumor quickly followed that actually Yi was in her mid-thirties and used to baby-sit for Cera.
Michael Cera gives an interview in the August issue of Playboy in which he waxes sarcastic about losing his virginity and otherwise interacting with the opposite sex.
The shows, which are ongoing, incorporate audience participation, sketches, music, stand-up, and plays.
Although Michael and Charlyne may play themselves in the half documentary/half fictional narrative, the two are not a couple off-screen. [Michael and Jake] have a good connection, a , and will be in theaters everywhere August 14.17: What's your advice for someone who wants to make a documentary or a film? But I know, even having representation, it was a struggle in itself. Even if it's really cheap and it's really simple, if it's just good in itself then that's all that matters.17: How did you prepare for shooting? Jake: We went to Universal, just the four of us [Director Nick Jasenovec, Michael Cera, Charlyne Yi and Jake Johnson]. A lot of it depended on everyone's interaction and being a group.
I guess you won't mind if I extend to you a personal invitation to party with me one-on-one in a scary motel room." On losing his virginity: "To be honest I don't remember too much about it.
All I remember is I had been awake for almost 86 hours, I was on the roof of a Public Storage building in what seemed to be a freezing rainstorm, and Crispin Glover was there with a disposable camera he kept winding even though it had clearly run out of exposures.