Awkwafina and Sandra Oh to Play Sisters in Upcoming Netflix Comedy

Awkwafina and Sandra Oh to Play Sisters in Upcoming Netflix ComedyAwkwafina and Sandra Oh to Play Sisters in Upcoming Netflix Comedy
A new comedy movie on Netflix is set to feature Golden Globe-winning stars Sandra Oh and Awkwafina. 
Dream casting: The “Killing Eve” star and “The Farewell” actress have recently been cast to play sisters in the still-untitled project, reports Variety
  • The movie marks the first time the two stars will appear together on screen.
  • Will Ferrell and Jessica Elbaum of Gloria Sanchez Productions will produce the upcoming film alongside Jen D’Angelo, who also wrote the script.
  • Awkwafina and Oh will also share producer credits, as well as Itay Reiss and Maggie Haskins from Artists First, Deadline reported.
  • In the film, Oh plays a loner character whose sister (Awkwafina) tries to help her fulfill a dream of joining a game show in a bid to fix their relationship.
A pair to watch: The two actresses have expressed mutual respect and admiration for each other in the past, noted E! Online.
  • Last year, Oh wrote a glowing tribute to Awkwafina when she was honored on the 2019 TIME 100 Next list.
  • “I cannot express how pleased I am to see her meteoric rise,” she shared. “I’m not surprised because she is a complete original. There are so many things I can point to: Her timing. Her beautiful, melancholic face. And her unforgettable voice.”
  • Meanwhile, Awkwafina wrote a touching tweet last year when it was revealed that Oh would host Saturday Night Live.
  • “11 yr old me woulda stood in the rain outside 30 rock for this too,” Awkwafina wrote in response to the news. “Queen Sandra Oh !!”
  • Another upcoming project for Oh is Paramount’s anticipated “Tiger’s Apprentice,” while Awkwafina has a major role in the“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” a film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Featured Image via @iamsandraohinsta (Left), @awkwafina (Right)
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