With “Crazy Rich Asians” being her first studio film, star Constance Wu says promoting the flick proved to be overwhelming. Thus, coming back to ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” which she’s starred in for five years, proved to be exactly what she needed.
“It was all so overwhelming. During that, I went back to my show, and it was just such a comfort,” she tells Felicity Jones during Variety‘s Actors on Actors. “To be on a sound stage I knew, with a crew I knew, actors I knew, something that was familiar. So there’s something lovely about that, too.”
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