- Comedy Central announced that its hit TV series “Awkwafina is Nora from Queens” is returning for another season.
- Awkwafina, whose real name is Nora Lum, will return to play Nora Lin, a fictionalized version of herself, for Season 3.
- The show stars the 33-year-old actor alongside BD Wong, Bowen Yang and Lori Tan Chinn. Wong plays Lin’s father Wally, while Yang plays her cousin Edmund and Chinn plays her grandmother.
- Season 3’s official release date has yet to be announced.
Comedy Central has officially announced that its hit TV series “Awkwafina is Nora from Queens” is returning for another season.
Awkwafina, whose real name is Nora Lum, will return to play Nora Lin, a fictionalized version of herself, for Season 3. The upcoming season’s official release date has yet to be announced.
Awkwafina shares letter she wrote to herself pre-‘Ocean’s 8’ filming to inspire those who ‘feel scared’
- Actor and comedian Awkwafina, 33, shared the letter she wrote to herself in 2016 – days before filming her first scene for the all-female heist movie “Ocean’s 8" – in an Instagram post on Sunday.
- “I'm nervous about doing something I've never done before, and I'm scared I'm gonna let people down,” Awkwafina wrote in the letter dated Oct. 26, 2016. “I still don't know what my future holds, and that's okay. But I'm gonna try and I'm gonna work as hard as I can."
- The “Crazy Rich Asians” actor then referred to her fellow cast members in the star-studded movie, including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna and Anne Hathaway.
- “They say everyone gets imposter syndrome, and maybe a little bit grounds you,” the actor continued. “I'm about to do a movie with 7 women I've idolized, loved and worshiped all my life. And who am I? I'm a nobody.”
- Filming for "Ocean's 8" began in 2016 in and around New York City. The movie, both a continuation and spin-off of the original Ocean’s trilogy from 2001 to 2007, was released in theaters in the U.S. on June 5, 2018, around 11 years after the release of “Ocean’s Thirteen.”
Actor and comedian Awkwafina recently shared the letter she wrote to herself days before filming her first scene for the all-female heist movie “Ocean’s 8.”
Awkwafina, whose real name is Nora Lum, hoped the letter she shared on Instagram on Sunday would help inspire anyone who feels like “they’re not good enough or anyone who feels scared of what’s to come.”
‘I apologize if I ever fell short’: Awkwafina quits Twitter after statement on ‘blaccent’ controversy
Awkwafina recently quit Twitter after receiving backlash from social media users who criticized her post that addresses her use of African American Vernacular English (AAVE) and a “blaccent”(Black accent) in the past.
- Actor and comedian Awkwafina, whose real name is Nora Lum, has received an NAACP Image Award nomination for her work in Disney’s “Raya and the Last Dragon.”
- The “Shang-Chi” and “Crazy Rich Asians” actor received backlash for the nomination, with critics pointing out past controversy surrounding her alleged use of African American Vernacular English to further her career in Hollywood.
Awkwafina, whose real name is Nora Lum, has received online backlash after receiving a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Award nomination.
Social media users called out the 33-year-old actor and comedian after she was nominated in the Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance category for her work in Disney’s “Raya and the Last Dragon,” according to Blavity.
Awkwafina and Sandra Oh to star as sisters trying to pay off their mother’s gambling debts in comedy film
20th Century Studios have taken over Gloria Sanchez’s untitled sister comedy from Netflix, starring Awkwafina and Sandra Oh.
The sisters: Awkwafina and Oh will be playing estranged sisters who are forced to reunite and earn money together to pay off their mother’s gambling debts, reports Dateline.
‘We should be proud and unapologetic’: ‘Shang-Chi’ stars celebrate film’s impact on the AAPI community
The stars of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” discussed the lack of AAPI representation in Hollywood, celebrating AAPI culture and why this film is important in our community in an exclusive interview with NextShark.
“Celebrating Asian-ness”: Actors Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Meng’er Zhang and director Destin Daniel Cretton came together to create an anticipated hit movie that is a “celebration of who we are,” said Cretton in the interview.
Awkwafina celebrated the upcoming premiere of “Awkwafina is Nora from Queens” by throwing the first pitch at the Mets game on Sunday.
BD Wong will be making his debut as a television director on Comedy Central’s “Awkwafina is Nora from Queens.”
About the show: The show is based on Awkwafina’s childhood in Queens, New York, and follows the life of Nora Lin, who is played by Awkwafina.
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Stars Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina Dish About Favorite Foods, Traditions
“Raya and the Last Dragon” voice actors Kelly Marie Tran and Awkwafina dish about family traditions, movie night snacks and thoughts on their new Disney movie in an exclusive interview.
Interview highlights: The movie’s themes of unity and trust are “universal,” according to Tran.
A new comedy movie on Netflix is set to feature Golden Globe-winning stars Sandra Oh and Awkwafina.
Dream casting: The “Killing Eve” star and “The Farewell” actress have recently been cast to play sisters in the still-untitled project, reports Variety.
Awkwafina has updated fans of her whereabouts amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an Instagram post yesterday, the Golden Globe awardee revealed that she had been away working for the past few months, but has now returned to the U.S.
Actress Lori Tan Chinn About to Go on Food Stamps Before Starring in ‘Awkwafina is Nora from Queens’
After a five-decade career that involved years of discrimination, Lori Tan Chinn was ready to quit acting and rely on welfare — until she snagged a role in Awkwafina’s “Nora from Queens.”
In a recent interview with Time, the 71-year-old actress, who plays Awkwafina’s foul-mouthed grandmother, opened up about her struggles as an Asian American actor, including the fact that she still lives in a rodent-infested New York apartment.