Nora Lum a.k.a Awkwafina shot to fame in 2012 with her hit song ‘My Vag.’ The song catapulted the lesser-known teen singer from NYC as a social media sensation. The immense popularity of the song, which picked up more than two million YouTube views, helped her to launch her career. She emerged as a popular actor with films like ‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,’ ‘Dude,’ ‘Ocean’s 8,’ and ‘Crazy Rich Asians.’ Her major works in television include ‘Girl Code Live,’ ‘Future Man‘ and ‘Saturday Night Live.’ So now you must be wondering what is the next Awkwafina movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Awkwafina films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Awkwafina movies would be as good as some of her recent ones.
7. The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)
‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’ is a sequel to the 2016 animated blockbuster ‘Angry Birds Movie’ and the second installment of the ‘Angry Birds’ film franchise. The upcoming movie features a star-studded voice cast that includes returning cast members Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Danny McBride, and Peter Dinklage. Awkwafina joins the new cast along with Leslie Jones, Brooklynn Prince, Rachel Bloom, Eugenio Derbez, and Sterling K. Brown, among others.
Based on the characters of the popular game of the same name, the plot centers on an island inhabited by a flock of flightless birds that include the short-tempered Red (Sudeikis), Chuck (Gad) and Bomb (McBride). The trio embarks on an adventure when a villainous purple bird Zeta (Leslie Jones) threatens the Birds and their arch-rivals, the Pigs. Awkwafina reportedly lends her voice to Courtney the Pig, who is the new entrant as well as the second female pig in the franchise after Zam Wessel. ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’ is directed by Thurop Van Orman from Peter Ackerman’s script. The movie hits theaters on August 14, 2019.
6. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019 – )
‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ is an upcoming remake of the cult film ‘The Dark Crystal’ of 1982. The Netflix series is a prequel to the original movie with the plot following Gelfings, Rian (Taron Egerton), Brea (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Deet (Nathalie Emmanuel) who hit the road while danger lurks in every corner. Their mission is to save the world of Thra which is reeling under the the threat of the villainous Skeksis and a deadly epidemic that spreads across the land. The trio wants to discover the truth behind the unmatched power of Skeksis in order to destroy him once and for all, reports, Deadline.