Agents of SHIELD Star Ming-Na Wen Cast in Awkwafina’s New Series

has some huge tasks forward of her! The actor recognized for movies reminiscent of Ocean’s Eight and Crazy Rich Asians might be making her Marvel debut in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings in 2021, however first she’ll be seen in Jumanji: The Next Level in December. She’s additionally rumored to be Scuttle in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, and can quickly be starring in her personal Comedy Central collection, Nora From Queens. According to TV Line, Awkwafina‘s present simply solid one other Marvel actor, Ming-Na Wen, who performs Agent Melinda May on Agents of SHIELD. According to the report, Wen might be guest-starring on the collection as Awkwafina’s aunt.

Wen’s character is described as “bohemian, earthy and spiritual aunt who comes for a visit.” Wen lately retweeted the article in celebration of the information.

Wen isn’t the one Marvel star anticipated to seem on Nora From Queens. A latest put up shared by Simu Liu, who was lately solid as Shang-Chi, hints that he could possibly be making an look on the comedy present.

In addition to showing on Nora From Queens, it was additionally lately introduced that Wen was solid in Star Wars: The Mandalorian, the primary huge present coming to Disney+ in November. Recently, Wen shared she was a “bit hesitant” to affix the present. In truth, she lately revealed it’s her most difficult position but.


“Every position that comes alongside, there’s at all times a problem to it, however I must say Mandalorian. Because, having had this dream of desirous to be in the Star Wars world, after which lastly getting the half, I wished her to be — yeah, I’m taking part in a lady, I gave that away! I can’t consider I gave that away,” Wen stated, laughing. “I’m gonna be arrested and put in some Disney dungeon. They’re gonna take away my Legends title [laughs]. So I think that one, I put so much thought and process into creating her. Everything from the way her hair would be, so that was a really important one for me. I hope you guys like her.”

The Mandalorian premieres on Disney+ on November 12, and Nora From Queens is predicted to premiere in January 2020. Agents of SHIELD returns for its seventh and closing season subsequent summer time, and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will hit theaters on February 12, 2021.

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