Squid game Star Jung Ho Yeon is officially getting ready to make his Hollywood debut! On Tuesday, Deadline reported that the South Korean actor had signed with Creative Artists Agency (CAA), a major US talent and sports agency. The agency has clients in the film, music, sports, television, games and online content industries. Several Hollywood celebrities hosted by the agency are Brad Pitt, Tom Hanks, Beyonce, Norah Jones, Cardi B and Justin Bieber.
Jung Ho Yeon gears up for Hollywood debut
According to South Korean media outlet Soompi, Jung Ho Yeon’s agency in Korea, Saram Entertainment confirmed in a statement: “We have decided to partner with CAA, one of the largest agencies in the United States, for its global activities. Please show Jung Ho Yeon much interest and support as she continues her international activities. “
Ho Yeon made her acting debut as Kang Sae-Byeok, who is a North Korean defector in Netflix’s record-breaking mystery series, Squid game. The series continues to rank as the streamer’s most watched series. The actor wowed audiences with his realistic acting in the Netflix original series. In the weeks since the series premiere, Ho Yeon became the most followed Korean actor on photo-sharing site Instagram. The actor currently has over 23.5 million followers.
The actor would also have become a luxury brand, the new global ambassador of Louis Vuitton. Louis Vuitton dropped a photo of Jung Ho Yeon where she can be seen sitting elegantly with the brand’s black handbag. They wrote: “Ho Yeon Jung joins as the house’s new global ambassador for fashion, watches and jewelry. Perfectly embodying independent woman #LouisVuitton, Netflix star #SquidGame embarks on this new journey with the Maison after first gracing the runway and featured in a ready-to-wear campaign in 2017. “I immediately fell in love with the great talent and fantastic personality of HoYeon, and can’t wait to start this new chapter. of the journey we started at Louis Vuitton a few years ago. – @NicolasGhesquiere “
The actress began her career in the glamor industry as a model at the age of 16 and made her mark at Seoul Fashion Week before appearing on Korea’s Next Top Model. She has appeared on the covers of Vogue Korea, Vogue Japan, Harper’s Bazaar, W Korea and Elle Korea, and others. Ho Yeon is replaced by Saram Entertainment in Korea for acting and managed by NOMAD MGMT for modeling.
Image: Instagram / @ hoooooyeony
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