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"The Baccarat Machine": Awkwafina to Star in Gambler Biopic

Awkwafina is becoming one of the busiest actors in Hollywood. Known more for her comedic roles, she gained more notoriety with her dramatic breakout performance in The Farewell. Her attention turns to the world of gaming. She plays Cheung Yin "Kelly" Sun regarded as the "World's Greatest Female Gambler" in The Baccarat Machine. SK Global will […]


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"Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens": Awkwafina's Comedy Central Sets Title, Director

With production currently underway in NYC, Awkwafina's (Crazy Rich Asians, The Farewell) upcoming Comedy Central series now has something going for it that every show on television covets: a title. Set to debut in January 2020, Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens is based loosely on the actor's life and has scored an impressive directorial line-up: […]





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'Weird City' Preview: Laverne Cox, Sara Gilbert Learn What Happens When Tech Turns on You [VIDEO]

With a little more than two weeks to go before the February 13th premiere of YouTube Premium's Weird City – Oscar and Emmy winner Jordan Peele and Emmy-nominated writer Charlie Sanders' upcoming half-hour comedy/sci-fi anthology – Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black, FOX's Rocky Horror Picture Show) is giving viewers a behind-the-scenes look at what life is like for her […]

Weird City: Awkwafina, Yvette Nicole Brown Are Trapped in a Show. Literally. (VIDEO)

Now that YouTube Premium's official trailer for Weird City gave us a sightseeing tour of Oscar and Emmy winner Jordan Peele and Emmy-nominated writer Charlie Sanders' upcoming half-hour comedy/sci-fi anthology, viewers are getting another look behind the scenes as Awkwafina (Ocean's 8, Crazy Rich Asians) discusses the interesting situation her character Charlotta finds herself in. Teaming with Yvette Nicole Brown (Community), the […]

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'Jumanji 3' Adds Awkwafina to the Cast

Jumanji 3 is coming, and with the third entry in the franchise just gained rapper and actress Awkwafina. According to a report from Variety, sources have confirmed to the outlet that the Crazy Rich Asians, Oceans 8 star will be joining the returning cast of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle– Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Karen Gillan. Jake […]

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Comedy Central Orders Awkwafina, B. D. Wong Series

Awkwafina is a delight, and we're happy to report that we'll be getting a lot more of her because Comedy Central just ordered a [shocker] comedy series, which will also star B.D. Wong. One of the breakout stars of Crazy Rich Asians, the rapper-actress is enjoying newfound recognition from her role in the well received internationally acclaimed […]

Watch: New 'OCEAN'S 8' Trailer Hits

Ocean's 8 has had a long journey. Originally rumored to be happening several years ago (during the Ocean's 13 immediate aftermath), the film has gone through the usual starts and stalls before finally finding it's story and stars. Sandra Bullock plays Danny Ocean's (George Clooney) estranged sister Debbie, who attempts to pull off the 'heist of the […]