After stealing the limelight in “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Ocean’s 8” amongst others, rapper-actress Awkwafina is having a go at TV comedy with the series “Nora From Queens” which has just set a January 22nd premiere date on Comedy Central.
The cable network has also released the official trailer for the show in which her character, Nora Lum, struggles with being a responsible adult whilst growing up in Flushing, Queens. Nora leans on her family as she navigates life and young adulthood in outer borough-NYC.
BD Wong plays her father, Ming-Na Wen guest stars as her aunt, Bowen Yang plays her more successful cousin, and Lori Tan Chinn plays her grandmother. The first season consists of a ten-episode run.