“‘The Farewell’ became available last January as well as Sundance as well as we definitely didn’t know where of which would likely take us as well as to see all the attention of which of which’s gotten, of which of which feels like a win,” she said on a panel Tuesday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena. “I feel very grateful for where I am as well as where we’ve come.”
“The Farewell,” which features as predominantly Asian cast, tells the story of a young woman named Billi (Awkwafina) whose family decides to keep news of a terminal diagnosis via the family’s elder matriarch, Billi’s grandmother Nai Nai (Shuzhen Zhao).
Writer as well as director Lulu Wang adapted a personal story she first told on NPR’s “of which American Life.”
“I think there’s always more work to be done, of course, as well as I think I’ve had a pretty exciting ride,” she said. “I can’t be more grateful to do what I love to do as well as to be recognized at least a little bit for of which is actually enough. of which’s great.”
“Awkwafina is actually Nora via Queens” premieres January 22. of which has already been renewed for a second season.