Awkwafina, the rapper, comedian and actress who had a breakout year with Ocean’s 8 and Crazy Rich Asians, will soon star in her own self-titled comedy series. Comedy Central announced today (Nov. 29th) that it had ordered 10 half-hour episodes of the series. The show will star the actress-writer-rapper as a young woman living with her father and grandmother in Queens, as she attempts to make a name for herself in the big city; the show is based on her formative years. She wrote the pilot with writers who have worked on SMILF and Family Guy.
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