Kelly Hu, a popular Chinese-American actress and voice artist, will appear as a regular actor in the exciting police procedural television series East New York. In the film, the actress will play the role of Allison Cha, an expert on political policy. Hu will debut in episode 12, which will air exclusively on the CBS television network on Sunday, February 19, 2023. Up in Smoke is the title of the episode. The official CBS synopsis for the upcoming episode is as follows:
“With the support of her officers and detectives, Deputy Inspector Regina Haywood, the newly promoted commander of the 74th Division of East New York, is determined to use imaginative means to protect my beloved city.”
Kelly Hu’s role in the film is a simple and energetic political consultant who is sent to spy on Suarez to better understand the day-to-day workings of the NYPD. Fans of the actress are eagerly awaiting her role in this brand new character.
Kelly Hu and Her Extraordinary Workload
Kelly Hu is a 54-year-old Chinese-American actress, former model, beauty pageant winner, and renowned voiceover artist, who made her debut in the television series Growing Pains as Melia. Since then, the actress has starred in a number of important films and TV shows. Hu is best known for her role as Cassandra in The Scorpion King in 2002, Jiyoung in The Air I Breathe in 2007, Miyumi/Miss Mirimoto (voiced) in Scooby-Doo! and Samurai Sword 2009, Li (voiced) in Batman: Under the Red Hood 2010, May Chung in The White Frog 2012, Irene in Kepler’s Dream 2016 and May Li in Return to China 2019.
The actress is also known for her roles as Inspector Michelle Chan in the 1997 TV series Nash Bridges, Grace ‘Pei-Pei’ Chen in the 1998 Martial Law TV series, Stacy Hirano (voice) in the popular animated series Phineas and Ferb, Sha Shan Nguyen in the 2009 series The Spectacular Spider-Man, China White / Chien Na Wei in the 2012 TV series Arrow, and Callie ‘Cece’ Cartwig in The 100 in 2014.
Kelly Hu has also played major roles in films and television series such as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, In Case of Emergency, Sunset Beach, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Warehouse 13, The Orville, Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure, LA’s Finest, Dead Space : Doom, In Search of Kukan, Batman: Soul of the Dragon, In Search of ‘Ohana, etc.
She recently voiced Dr. Anna Ripley in the 2022 hit animated fantasy series The Legend of Vox Machina. Fans will enjoy seeing Kelly Hu in her exciting upcoming role as Allison Cha in the first season of East New York.