The newest citizen of the Marvel Cinematic Universe teases her role in a groundbreaking new comic book movie.
Following reports of Melissa McCarthy attachments to Disney's The Little Mermaid, Deadline has confirmed that Crazy Rich Asians actress Awkwafina and Jacob Tremblay are in talks to join the Rob Marshall-directed live-action/CGI take on the classic animated film. Tremblay, whose breakout role came in 2015's Room, is in discussion for the role of tropical fish […]
Game of Thrones vet Lena Headey, movie icon Sigourney Weaver and Crazy Rich Asians standout Awkwafina have been announced as additional voice actors for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Netflix's prequel series to the 1982 Jim Henson film. Premiering Friday, Aug. 30 with 10 one-hour episodes, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance tells a […]
EXCLUSIVE: Tate Taylor (The Help) has gathered an all-star cast for his upcoming comedy-drama Breaking News In Yuba County, including Allison Janney (I, Tonya), Mila Kunis (Bad Moms), Regina Hall (Girls Trip), Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians) and Samira Wiley (Orange Is The New Black). Bridget Everett (Patti Cake$), Jimmi Simpson (Date Night) and Keong Sim […]
Awkwafina, who co-starred with Anne Hathaway in the heist comedy "Ocean's 8,” honored Hathaway by sharing a hilarious story of how they first met.
Director Lulu Wang based the film on her family, developing the project afterfirst telling the story on an episode of public radio's "This American Life"in 2016
Awkwafina and Ike Barinholtz will produce and star in STXfilms' comedy caper "Crime After Crime." Awkwafina will portray a millennial podcast host who agrees to help a convict that she has devoted her true-crime podcast to prove his innocence after he escapes jail and turns up at her house. Dan Gurewitch and David Young are […]
“To have to work to find yourself in narratives that aren’t necessarily about or for you ... I think it’s just like this huge weight that we all stopped noticing we had, suddenly being lifted.”