Awkwafina

Nora Lum (born June 2, 1988), known professionally as Awkwafina, is an American actress and rapper. She rose to prominence in 2012 when her rap song "My Vag" became popular on YouTube. She then released her debut album, Yellow Ranger (2014), and appeared on the MTV comedy series Girl Code (2014–2015). Her second album, In Fina We Trust, was released in 2018. She played supporting roles in the comedy films Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016), Ocean's 8 (2018), Crazy Rich Asians (2018), and Jumanji: The Next Level (2019). She played a leading role in the comedy-drama film The Farewell (2019), for which she received critical acclaim and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical, becoming the first woman of Asian descent to win a Golden Globe in any lead actress film category. She was also nominated for the BAFTA in the Rising Star Category in 2020 and the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress, as well as winning the Satellite Award for Best Actress. She was the voice of Sisu in Raya and the Last Dragon (2021). She portrays Katy in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) superhero film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021). Awkwafina is co-creator, writer, and executive producer of the Comedy Central series Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens (2020–present), in which she stars as a fictionalized version of herself. Description above from the Wikipedia article Awkwafina, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on ...

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Storks (2016)

Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Stoller  •  Doug Sweetland
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Katie Crown  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Keegan-Michael Key

Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Stoller  •  Doug Sweetland
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Katie Crown  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Keegan-Michael Key

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016)

A sorority moves in next door to the home of Mac and Kelly Radner who have a young child. The Radner's enlist their former nemeses from the fraternity to help battle the raucous sisters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Stoller
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Rose Byrne  •  Zac Efron  •  Chloë Grace Moretz

A sorority moves in next door to the home of Mac and Kelly Radner who have a young child. The Radner's enlist their former nemeses from the fraternity to help battle the raucous sisters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Stoller
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Rose Byrne  •  Zac Efron  •  Chloë Grace Moretz

Bad Rap (2016)

The lives and careers of four Asian-American rappers trying to break into a world that often treats them as outsiders. Sharing dynamic live performance footage and revealing interviews, these artists will make the most skeptical critics into believers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Salima Koroma
CAST:  Awkwafina  •  David Lee  •  Richard Lee  •  Jonathan Park

The lives and careers of four Asian-American rappers trying to break into a world that often treats them as outsiders. Sharing dynamic live performance footage and revealing interviews, these artists will make the most skeptical critics into believers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Salima Koroma
CAST:  Awkwafina  •  David Lee  •  Richard Lee  •  Jonathan Park

Ocean's Eight (2018)

Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Ross
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Anne Hathaway

Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Ross
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Anne Hathaway

Dude (2018)

Four best friends negotiate loss and major life changes during the last two weeks of high school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivia Milch
CAST:  Lucy Hale  •  Awkwafina  •  Alexandra Shipp  •  Kathryn Prescott

Four best friends negotiate loss and major life changes during the last two weeks of high school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivia Milch
CAST:  Lucy Hale  •  Awkwafina  •  Alexandra Shipp  •  Kathryn Prescott

Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia's rich and famous.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon M. Chu
CAST:  Constance Wu  •  Henry Golding  •  Gemma Chan  •  Awkwafina

An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia's rich and famous.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon M. Chu
CAST:  Constance Wu  •  Henry Golding  •  Gemma Chan  •  Awkwafina

A Legendary Christmas with John & Chrissy (2018)

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen celebrate with friends, family and song.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Polito
CAST:  John Legend  •  Chrissy Teigen  •  Stevie Wonder  •  Zach Galifianakis

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen celebrate with friends, family and song.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Polito
CAST:  John Legend  •  Chrissy Teigen  •  Stevie Wonder  •  Zach Galifianakis

The Farewell (2019)

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lulu Wang
CAST:  Awkwafina  •  Tzi Ma  •  Diana Lin  •  Gil Perez-Abraham

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lulu Wang
CAST:  Awkwafina  •  Tzi Ma  •  Diana Lin  •  Gil Perez-Abraham

Paradise Hills (2019)

A young woman is sent to Paradise Hills to be reformed, only to learn that the high-class facility's beautiful facade hides a sinister secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alice Waddington
CAST:  Emma Roberts  •  Eiza González  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Danielle Macdonald

A young woman is sent to Paradise Hills to be reformed, only to learn that the high-class facility's beautiful facade hides a sinister secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alice Waddington
CAST:  Emma Roberts  •  Eiza González  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Danielle Macdonald

The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)

Red, Chuck, Bomb and the rest of their feathered friends are surprised when a green pig suggests that they put aside their differences and unite to fight a common threat. Aggressive birds from an island covered in ice are planning to use an elaborate weapon to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thurop Van Orman
CAST:  Jason Sudeikis  •  Josh Gad  •  Danny McBride  •  Bill Hader

Red, Chuck, Bomb and the rest of their feathered friends are surprised when a green pig suggests that they put aside their differences and unite to fight a common threat. Aggressive birds from an island covered in ice are planning to use an elaborate weapon to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thurop Van Orman
CAST:  Jason Sudeikis  •  Josh Gad  •  Danny McBride  •  Bill Hader

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020)

When his best friend Gary is suddenly snatched away, SpongeBob takes Patrick on a madcap mission far beyond Bikini Bottom to save their pink-shelled pal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Hill
CAST:  Tom Kenny  •  Bill Fagerbakke  •  Rodger Bumpass  •  Clancy Brown

When his best friend Gary is suddenly snatched away, SpongeBob takes Patrick on a madcap mission far beyond Bikini Bottom to save their pink-shelled pal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Hill
CAST:  Tom Kenny  •  Bill Fagerbakke  •  Rodger Bumpass  •  Clancy Brown

Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)

As the gang return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own, they discover that nothing is as they expect. The players will have to brave parts unknown and unexplored in order to escape the world’s most dangerous game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jake Kasdan
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jack Black  •  Kevin Hart  •  Karen Gillan

As the gang return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own, they discover that nothing is as they expect. The players will have to brave parts unknown and unexplored in order to escape the world’s most dangerous game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jake Kasdan
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jack Black  •  Kevin Hart  •  Karen Gillan

Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019)

Galifianakis dreamed of becoming a star. But when Will Ferrell discovered his public access TV show, 'Between Two Ferns' and uploaded it to Funny or Die, Zach became a viral laughing stock. Now Zach and his crew are taking a road trip to complete a series of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Aukerman
CAST:  Zach Galifianakis  •  Lauren Lapkus  •  Ryan Gaul  •  Jiavani Linayao

Galifianakis dreamed of becoming a star. But when Will Ferrell discovered his public access TV show, 'Between Two Ferns' and uploaded it to Funny or Die, Zach became a viral laughing stock. Now Zach and his crew are taking a road trip to complete a series of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Aukerman
CAST:  Zach Galifianakis  •  Lauren Lapkus  •  Ryan Gaul  •  Jiavani Linayao

The Crystal Calls - Making The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019)

Go behind the scenes with stars, puppeteers and creators as they bring Jim Henson's magical world of Thra back to life in a sweeping fantasy series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randall Lobb
CAST:  Taron Egerton  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Anya Taylor-Joy  •  Natalie Dormer

Go behind the scenes with stars, puppeteers and creators as they bring Jim Henson's magical world of Thra back to life in a sweeping fantasy series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randall Lobb
CAST:  Taron Egerton  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Anya Taylor-Joy  •  Natalie Dormer

Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)

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Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. But when an evil force threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, that same evil has returned and it’s up to a lone warrior ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Hall  •  Carlos López Estrada
CAST:  Kelly Marie Tran  •  Awkwafina  •  Gemma Chan  •  Daniel Dae Kim

Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. But when an evil force threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, that same evil has returned and it’s up to a lone warrior ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Hall  •  Carlos López Estrada
CAST:  Kelly Marie Tran  •  Awkwafina  •  Gemma Chan  •  Daniel Dae Kim

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)

Shang-Chi must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Destin Daniel Cretton
CAST:  Simu Liu  •  Awkwafina  •  Tony Leung Chiu-wai  •  Michelle Yeoh

Shang-Chi must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Destin Daniel Cretton
CAST:  Simu Liu  •  Awkwafina  •  Tony Leung Chiu-wai  •  Michelle Yeoh

One World: Together at Home (2020)

A global broadcast & digital special organized by Global Citizen and the World Health Organization featuring comedians, musicians, and actors to raise funds in support of front line health workers in the global response to COVID-19.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Coletti
CAST:  Jimmy Fallon  •  Jimmy Kimmel  •  Stephen Colbert  •  Stevie Wonder

A global broadcast & digital special organized by Global Citizen and the World Health Organization featuring comedians, musicians, and actors to raise funds in support of front line health workers in the global response to COVID-19.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Coletti
CAST:  Jimmy Fallon  •  Jimmy Kimmel  •  Stephen Colbert  •  Stevie Wonder

The Bad Guys (2022)

When the infamous Bad Guys are finally caught after years of countless heists and being the world’s most-wanted villains, Mr. Wolf brokers a deal (that he has no intention of keeping) to save them all from prison: The Bad Guys will go good.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Perifel
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Craig Robinson  •  Richard Ayoade  •  Awkwafina

When the infamous Bad Guys are finally caught after years of countless heists and being the world’s most-wanted villains, Mr. Wolf brokers a deal (that he has no intention of keeping) to save them all from prison: The Bad Guys will go good.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Perifel
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Craig Robinson  •  Richard Ayoade  •  Awkwafina

The Little Mermaid (2023)

A young mermaid makes a deal with a sea witch: trading her beautiful voice to get human legs so she can discover the world above water.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Marshall
CAST:  Halle Bailey  •  Jacob Tremblay  •  Awkwafina  •  Javier Bardem

A young mermaid makes a deal with a sea witch: trading her beautiful voice to get human legs so she can discover the world above water.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Marshall
CAST:  Halle Bailey  •  Jacob Tremblay  •  Awkwafina  •  Javier Bardem

The Angry Birds Movie 3 (2022)

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CAST:  Jason Sudeikis  •  Josh Gad  •  Danny McBride  •  Bill Hader

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DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Jason Sudeikis  •  Josh Gad  •  Danny McBride  •  Bill Hader
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