Awkwafina is Constance in Ocean’s Eight. Awkwafina is Peik Lin Goh in Crazy Rich Asians. Now Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens in her new Comedy Central show.
The 10 episode series premiering Jan. 22 is inspired by her life growing up in Queens, New York. Awkwafina stars in the titular role, with BD Wong playing her Dad, Lori Tan Chinn her Grandma, and Bowen Yang as her cousin.
The first trailer released by Comedy Central highlights her struggles as a young adult finding direction in the world and living with her family. In real life, Awkwafina has really blown up in the last year or so landing several big movie roles, including upcoming Marvel and Disney Animation projects.
Check out the trailer for Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens below.