This past summer, Constance starred in Warner Bros.’ romantic comedy hit, Crazy Rich Asians, directed by Jon M. Chu. The film follows Rachel Chu’s (Wu) story. When Rachel accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick to his best friend’s wedding she discovers, much to her surprise, that Nick’s family is extremely wealthy, and he’s considered one of the country’s most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, nosy relatives, along with Nick’s disapproving mother. The film received many accolades and its huge box office numbers made it the most successful studio romantic comedy in nearly a decade. Crazy Rich Asians also made Hollywood history as the first studio major movie in over 25 years to star an Asian American woman. Read More
Constance can currently be seen in her starring role as ‘Jessica Huang’ in season five of ABC’s comedy series Fresh off the Boat. The critically-acclaimed series is loosely based off of the life of chef Eddie Huang. For this role, Constance has was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Television Award in the category of Best Actress in a Comedy Series. Fresh Off the Boat also made Hollywood history as the first American Network TV show to center an Asian American family in over 20 years. And this year it will mark another milestone as the first Asian-American led TV show ever to reach syndication.
Crazy Rich Asians and Fresh Off the Boat finds Constance in the unique position of being the sole actor to star in and lead both breakthrough projects for Asian American representation in Hollywood. Additionally, Constance lends her voice in the Baobab Studios’ animated VR short, Crow: The Legend, alongside John Legend, Oprah Winfrey, Tye Sheridan and Liza Koshy. The short, inspired by the Native American myth, Crow and Fire, is a tale about selflessness and sacrifice. Constance will take the voice of ‘Skunk,’ who is a shy admirer of the Crow (Legend) who eventually learns that the two aren’t that different after all.
Film credits include Jenée LaMarque’s The Feels, Christopher Leone’s Parallels, Zal Batmanglij’s Sound of My Voice, Matt Tauber’s The Architect, and Hilary Brougher’s Stephanie Daley. Constance holds a BFA in Acting from SUNY Purchase’s prestigious Conservatory of Theatre Arts and Film where she trained in classical theatre.