Park will play Nora’s friend Doug on the series. He joins a cast that includes Bowen Yang as Nora’s more successful cousin, Bd Wong as her father, and Lori Tan Chinn (Orange Is the New Black) as her grandmother.
The Crazy Rich Asians star teamed with Karey Dornetto and Teresa Hsiao to write the pilot which was directed by Lucia Aniello. Comedy Central ordered 10 episodes of Awkwafina last year. The series is executive produced by Awkwafina, Dornetto, Aniello, Peter Principato