Yuyu has been cast as a series lead in the upcoming HBO Max show Dead Boy Detectives. She will be playing the role of Niko.
“Steve Yockey wrote the pilot episode and serves as showrunner. Yockey, Jeremy Carver, and Greg Berlanti, and Sarah Schechter of Berlanti Productions serve as executive producers. Lee Toland Krieger directed the pilot and also served as an executive producer on the pilot alongside David Madden. Warner Bros. Television is the studio. Yockey, Carver, Berlanti Productions, and Krieger are all under overall deals at WBTV.” – Variety.
Yuyu has been cast in two one-act plays in the virtual theatre festival COVID and Cigarettes with Aurora Theatre. It is Aurora Theatre’s ten-year anniversary, and their first global and virtual theatre production. Yuyu plays the Prospective Client in Choices written by James McLindon and directed by Gaelle Gogneau Koerckel, and Max in She Came In the Door written by Barbara Blatner and directed by Faith Lawson. Catch her on Youtube on AuroraTheatreHK from November 7th.
Yuyu was excited to once again work with Meet Cute, known for their scripted podcast stories. Her episode ‘ The Theme Park – Two Step ‘ has been released on all podcasting platforms. Have a listen and enjoy!
Yuyu has signed with Take 3 Talent for their legit division! She is grateful and pumped to be able to continue her relationship with the agency and looks forward to future success! In the meantime, she has relocated to her home town of Hong Kong for a few months but will be back in New York as soon as she can.
Yuyu has been cast as Claire in a new short play ‘ Mommy Milk Cafe ‘ written by Sara States that will be performed and streamed online at the Short Players Theater Festival.
We enter a new decade and it’s been a start, to say the least. Yuyu had the wonderful opportunity to record her first-ever scripted podcast titled ‘The School Series’ with Meet Cute. The anthology like series tells three separate stories that are all intertwined in some way and Yuyu and Adam get to tell the tale of Rivers and Sam in the Where I’m From episodes. Have a listen to episode 1, there are 5 in total. Short and Sweet. They are all on Spotify/Apple Podcast/ Google Podcast/Soundcloud. Happy new year, let’s get it.
Yuyu has been featured in Kiehl’s!
She has was also cast in another short film titled Breaking the Silence by Seayoon Jeong.
In August, Yuyu was signed with Take 3 Talent with their Commercial division and is so excited to be working with them! Following that, she had a wonderful shoot with a beauty brand for their e-commerce project which will be out soon (can’t wait to share). As well as that, Yuyu worked on two short films with two amazing Asian American female directors. 1600 is a project created by Nicole Tay that explores the recent college admission scandals through the lens of Asian American students. The three-day shoot was seamless as we all shared our thoughts and collaborated to perform Nicole’s wonderful script. The next project Quinn Chinn created by Liann Kaye presented the story of the young teen Quinn restarting her journey in finding herself as she enters Navajo High School. Liann did a brilliant job with her directorial debut, pulling things from her personal life as well as the story she hopes to further her along in a grant to make into a feature. She can’t wait to see how they turn out.
Well it’s amazing to say Yuyu has finally graduated from New York University – Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Drama and two minors (Media, Culture and Communication and the Business of Entertainment, Media and Technology). She is beyond grateful to have been given the opportunity to explore, develop and train at NYU. In the process, Yuyu was awarded by Tisch with the Outstanding Achievement in Studio Award for Stonestreet Studios 2019. From here on out, it’s the real world and she is ready to see what NYC has to offer and what she can bring to the table.
Yuyu got to work on two exciting independent shorts that are currently in post ‘On the Living‘ and ‘Staying Afloat‘. Both were such fun opportunities, working with young, up and coming creatives. Stay tuned!
She also got the wonderful opportunity to read her poetry work with NYU’s Asian American Women’s Alliance.
Hello there! In 2018, Yuyu accomplished a wonderful project and finished her first self published book Circles and Lines (available on Amazon). She just wrapped an exciting project for another NYU MFA project which will be released sometime in May!