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Lucy Liu makes audiobook narration debut with Celeste Ng’s ‘Our Missing Hearts’

  • Legendary actor Lucy Liu will narrate bestselling author Celeste Ng’s upcoming novel “Our Missing Hearts.”
  • Penguin Random House Audio announced the news on Wednesday.
  • “Our Missing Hearts” follows the story of Bird Gardner, a 12-year-old boy whose Chinese American poet mother, Margaret, left their family when he was only nine.
  • “For a decade, 12-year-old Bird and his father’s lives have been governed by laws written to preserve ‘American culture’ in the wake of years of economic instability and violence,” the book’s synopsis states. “To keep the peace and restore prosperity, the authorities are now allowed to relocate children of dissidents, especially those of Asian origin, and libraries have been forced to remove books seen as unpatriotic — including the work of Bird’s mother.”
  • Although this is Liu’s first time lending her voice to narrate an audiobook, the “Charlie’s Angels” star has previously voiced characters from animated series and movies such as “Kung Fu Panda” and the Disney Plus series “Star Wars: Visions.”
  • “Our Missing Hearts” is scheduled for release on Oct. 4.

For the first time in her decades-long career, legendary actor Lucy Liu will narrate an audiobook.

Liu, 53, will narrate bestselling author Celeste Ng’s upcoming novel “Our Missing Hearts,” which follows the story of Bird Gardner, a 12-year-old boy whose Chinese American poet mother, Margaret, left their family when he was only nine, Penguin Random House Audio announced on Wednesday.

Lucy Liu Speaks Out on More AAPI Representation in Hollywood Despite ‘Moving the Needle’

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Actress Lucy Liu recently opened up about her experience being “othered” as an Asian American actress and playing roles that perpetuate dangerous stereotypes in Hollywood.

In an op-ed published in the Washington Post on April 29, Liu, 52, reveals that while she feels “fortunate to have ‘moved the needle’ a little with some mainstream success,” she said that there is “still much more to go” and that “it’ll take more to end 200 years of Asian stereotypes.”

Lucy Liu’s Mom Had the Most Asian Mom Response to Her ‘Walk of Fame’ Star

During a recent appearance on “The Late Late Show with James Corden!” actress Lucy Liu shared how her mother felt about her Hollywood Walk of Fame star.

The 50-year-old “Elementary” star was given her prestigious star in an unveiling ceremony last May 1 that saw her plaque situated right next to Anna May Wong’s — Hollywood’s first Chinese American actress.

Awkwafina’s Heartfelt ‘SNL’ Tribute Gets an Awesome Response from Lucy Liu

After making history as the second Asian-American woman to host “Saturday Night Live,” Awkwafina received the most awesome response from her “idol” Lucy Liu for her heartwarming tribute.

Liu, who made history as the first-ever Asian-American woman to host “SNL” back in 2000, responded to the 29-year-old comedian and rapper’s amazing shoutout during her opening monologue on October 6, Huffington Post reported.

Lucy Liu is Sick of Being Asked About Being an Asian-American Actress

Lucy Liu is getting sick and tired of being asked about being an Asian-American actress. She gave a lengthy explanation why during a post-screening panel discussion of her hit show “Elementary” at PaleyFest 2016 this Saturday.

Responding to a question from the New York Times’ Mike Hale about the “whitewashing of Asian characters and stories,” and her being an Asian actress in her current show. Lucy Liu did not mince words in expressing her frustration, NY Mag reported.