Awkwafina set to join new TV drama 'Swan Song'

Awkwafina is becoming a member of Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris within the drama movie “Swan Music” for Apple Plus.

“Swan Music” is described as a genre-bending drama set within the close to long run that explores how a ways any person will pass, and what kind of they’ll sacrifice, to make a happier lifestyles for the folk they love. Awkwafina will play Kate, the shut buddy and confidant of Ali’s Cameron persona whilst Harris is enjoying Poppy, Cameron’s spouse and true soulmate.

“Swan Music” is directed and written by way of Benjamin Cleary and produced by way of Apple Studios, Nameless Content material and Concordia Studio. Adam Shulman and Jacob Perlin will produce the movie on behalf of Nameless Content material. Jonathan King will produce on behalf of Concordia Studio. Along with starring, Ali may be a manufacturer thru his corporate Know Marvel.

Awkwafina received the Golden Globe previous this yr for her lead efficiency in “The Farewell.” She broke out in “Loopy Wealthy Asians” and stars in Comedy Central’s comedy sequence “Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens,” which has been renewed for a 2d season. She additionally co-starred with Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart in “Jumanji: The Subsequent Stage.” She will be able to subsequent be observed in “Raya and The Closing Dragon” and Surprise’s “Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings.”

Apple Plus introduced in February that Ali, a two-time Oscar winner, would produce and superstar in “Swan Music,” with Cleary directing. Cleary received the Oscar within the live-action quick class in 2016 for “Stutterer.”

Awkwafina is represented by way of UTA, Artist First and legal professional Isaac Dunham.

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