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Awkwafina to co-star with Glenn Close & Mahershala Ali

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The star of Golden Globe award winner Awkwafina shows no sign of fading.

IMore reports Awkafina has signed to co-star with Mahershala Ali and Glenn Close to appear in the upcoming film, Swan Song on Apple TV +.

Variety describes Swan Song as a genre-bending drama set in the near future. Awkwafina will play Kate, a close friend of Cameron, Ali’s character.

Close will play a scientist in this futuristic film about the sacrifices humans are willing to make their loved ones happier. It is directed by Benjamin Cleary.

Awkwafina rose from a rapper to film star with such roles as Peik Lin Goh in Crazy Rich Asians and Billi in The Farewell for which she won a Best Actress Award from the Golden Globes.

She is currently starring in Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens on Comedy Central.

Future films include Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings and Raya and The Last Dragon.

No release date has been announced for Swan Song.

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