Awkwafina as Peik Lin in a scene from Crazy Rich Asians. She says her character needs a boyfriend and a home of her own in the sequel, in which she will also appear. Photo: Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment/AP

Awkwafina of Crazy Rich Asians on her breakout year: ‘There was this idea that we were doing something big’

  • After scene-stealing parts in Ocean’s 8 and Crazy Rich Asians, comedian is in two more films premiering soon and a Comedy Central show based on her life
  • ‘Growing up I was looking for that movie,’ says Asian-American 29-year-old about the worldwide hit adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s novel
Topic |   Crazy Rich Asians

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Awkwafina as Peik Lin in a scene from Crazy Rich Asians. She says her character needs a boyfriend and a home of her own in the sequel, in which she will also appear. Photo: Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment/AP
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