Yara Shahidi Joins Harry Shum Jr. as SAG Awards Ambassador

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Yara Shahidi, Harry Shum Jr.

The 'Grown-ish' and 'Crazy Rich Asians' stars will give the audience a behind-the-scenes look at efforts leading up the celebratory event on Jan. 27.

Yara Shahidi has been named an ambassador for the upcoming 25th Anniversary Screen Actors Guild Awards.  

Crazy Rich Asians star Harry Shum Jr. will also serve as an ambassador alongside Shahidi. In their roles, the actors will offer behind-the-scenes looks at efforts leading up to the ceremony through their social media and preshow events. 

Shahidi was previously nominated alongside her Black-ish cast for best comedy ensemble. The actress went on to star in the spinoff series Grown-ish, which recently debuted its second season. Shum and his fellow Glee castmembers won a SAG Award for best comedy ensemble in 2010.

Shahidi will also be featured in the upcoming adaptation of Nicola Yoon's best-seller The Sun Is Also a Star.

The SAG Awards Silver Anniversary Ceremony will air simultaneously on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m./5 p.m. PT on Jan. 27.