The ball keeps on rolling! We know Awkwafina from her role in the hit movies, Ocean’s 8 and Crazy Rich Asians and now, she’s getting her own series. On Thursday, Comedy Central announced a new a new series, named after the rapper, actress, Awkwafina.
“I’ve been watching Comedy Central since I was old enough to hold a remote, and so many of their shows have defined who I am today,” Awkwafina said in a statement. “I am so honored to be given their platform to tell the story of an Asian-American girl against the backdrop of the city [in which] I was raised.”
The series is set for a 10-episode order and was inspired by Awkwafina’s own upbringing in Queens. The show will follow an ambitious Queens-dwelling young girl in her 20’s who lives with her father and grandmother. BD Wong is set to co-star as Awkwafina’s father.
Will you be tuning in?