Speaking to , she discussed how taxi drivers will still say to her “Wow, you speak very good English,” despite having grown up in Dundee and attended private school in Lanarkshire. Get more English-speaking actors on screens around the world for starters: “You say diversity, but it is not ‘diversity’ – it is [about] a more truthful representation on our screens, so people see a Chinese person speaking English and won’t come to the assumption that people of colour don’t speak English.” She goes on to explain how not enough Asian women are taking up acting as a profession because they fear being typecast in Chinese-centric roles., the 28-year-old said that she has yet to be cast in a role not specific to her being Chinese.The series is produced by BBC Drama production for BBC Two and is co-produced with Sundance TV.
"It was a really nice moment because my parents hadn't seen each other for a long, long time," Leung said.
In an effort to heavily promote Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Warner Bros.
While Leung was greeted warmly by most fans of the series, some Potter fans, jealous of Leung's relationship with Harry in the film, created a "I Hate Katie" website and racist messages posted on fan websites were upsetting to Leung at the time.
Leung's voice was used in the video games Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
In June 2012, it was confirmed that Leung would be starring in Channel 4 four-part drama series called Run as leading character called Nu-Ying.