If you have already seen Shang-Chi and the legend of the Ten Rings, the last bet of Marvel Studios, surely you have been fascinated with the work of Awkwafina. In the recently released film, the American actress of Chinese and South Korean descent is in charge of playing the sympathetic Katy. Have you been wanting to see more about this talented artist? Here is a list of eight movies available on streaming platforms in which it participates.
+8 movies with Awkwafina on streaming platforms
On 2018, premiered Dude: that’s life, starring Lucy Hale, Kathryn Prescott, and Alexandra Shipp. For her part, Awkwafina played Rebecca. What is the story about? During the last two weeks of school, four best friends smoke a lot of weed and face loss and drastic changes in their lives. The film directed by Olivia Milch is available at Netflix.
7. Ocean’s 8
In the same year, the actress of Shang-Chi gave life to Constance on Ocean’s 8. It was directed by Gary Ross, responsible for telling the story of Debbie Ocean, who recruits a group of specialists to plan and execute a robbery in New York. Available in HBO MaxThe film stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, James Corden, and Richard Armitage.
6. Crazy Rich Asians
With his acting as Goh Peik Lin, Awkwafina was a winner in The Asian Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Film, at the same time she was nominated for Best Comedy Performer in San Diego Film Critics Society Awards and Best Comedy Actress in the Teen Choice Awards from 2018. The film was directed by Jon M. Chu and is part of the catalog of Amazon Prime Video. Based on the worldwide bestseller, it features New Yorker Rachel Chu, who accompanies her boyfriend to her best friend’s wedding in Singapore and meets his family for the first time.
5. The Angry Birds Movie 2
Not only is she a great actress, but she is also capable of give voice to animated characters. This is the case of The Angry Birds Movie 2, available in Amazon Prime Video, in which he personifies Courtney. The film takes up the dispute between the flightless angry birds and the manipulative piglets.
4. Between Two Ferns: The Movie
For 2019, was invited to participate in the mockumentary comedy documentary Between Two Ferns: The Movie. Armed with awkward questions and immune to shame, Zach Galifianakis hits the road in search of celebrities for his ultra-low-budget talk show. In other words, Awkwafina plays herself in this movie available at Netflix.
3. Jumanji: The Next Level
The actress gave life to Ming Fleetfoot in this new version of Jumanji premiered in 2019. Led by Jake Kasdan, Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Jake Black are back in the game once again. But there is a problem: their characters have been swapped with each other. The film can be viewed at no additional cost at HBO Max.
2. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run
Continuing with his ability as a voiceover artist, he was encouraged to put it to the test once more in The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run, directed by Tim Hill. When Gary is kidnapped, SpongeBob and Patrick embark on a crazy mission far away from Bikini Bottom to rescue their faithful snail friend. She is the voice of Otto and can be found in Netflix.
1. Raya and the Last Dragon
Her last film project prior to her role as Katy in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten RingsIt also had to do with the Mickey Mouse company. Is that he gave voice to Content on Raya and the Last Dragon. The film of Disney+ It has its origin long ago, when humans and dragons lived in harmony in the world of Kumandra. Until one day the darkness of evil came, and the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, the lone warrior Raya has to find a legendary dragon, the last of her kind, to stop the evil force that threatens her land again.
Raya and the Last Dragon