The model plays her first role in the Netflix hit series – and in a few days she became the most sought-after actress in South Korea.
It’s official now. “Squid Game” is the biggest Netflick hit in the history of streamingdFirst. Bloody series from South Korea has 111 Millions of hits Worldwide only recently leading “Bridgerton” (82 YesflaxABOUT.nen) surpassed.
Caution is advised with these numbers, including people who only look briefly andnd then – deterred by violence – right back ago down. But one thing is for sure: the star was born with lead actress Jung Ho-yeon. It is the 27-year-old’s first acting role. And he doesn’t really like horror movies.
456 people play for life and death
In the “squid game” 456 duels AtiParticipants andn Children’s games for millions of dollars in winnings. What you don’t know at the beginning: Obligation is your life, whoever goes,, dies. This, of course, also applies to the number 67, which represents Jung Ho-ieon, she is like everyone elseen on a colorful playground, voluntarily.
In the first few episodes, we learn practically nothing about this number 67. She values her reputation as a loner, she seems rude and repulsive. That’s in the script, but something made the newly arrived sentences look even more compressed: “Sometimes I was so excited that I had to breathe vergass while he was speaking, “she told the Vulture website.
Jung Ho-yeon was always a sought-after interview partner overnight Youeer tells her story: She was born in the suburbs of Seoul. She started modeling at the age of 16, and became a model in 2013 VITHspace in «Korea‘with Next Top Model », which really started her career. She soon moved to New York and worked for Marc Jacobs, Fendi and Adidas. EShe was also named Louis Vuitton brand ambassador.
Watching movies in the lonely evenings of the hotel
She discovered the world of film with lonely evenings in hotels, she says. But she doesn’t like watching horror shockers, she says that she is more interested in idiosyncratic films like “The Eternal Sun of the Immaculate Mind” or “Fargo”. The female characters portrayed in it by Kate Winslet and Francis McDormand would encourage them to try it for themselves. That’s why she hired an acting agency.
Two months later, she succeeded in auditioning for the first time. Secretly, she thought, as a model, there was definitely no chance. But after a few more meetings, Jung Ho-yeon was filming in South Korea.
Your character accelerates during the series: no. 67 comes from North Korea. He participates in the game because he wants to reunite his family. And in the sixth Episode What follows can be described as the best and certainly the most touching series in the series. Thiefmworks, don’t reveal yourself. But tears are guaranteed.
“I never knew what would happen next,” Jung Ho-ieon told Vogue. Her Instagram account exploded with 400‘000 to 19.6 million subscribers, and the trend is growing. She is now the most popular star in South Korea. Yet he remains on earth: “It’s a recording. What matters is what follows in the next few years. “
For now, sunbathe Jung Ho-ieon in the success of Netflix. Based on Dalgon’s children’s game from “Squid Game”, streaming has itdTo break out, use a biscuit in the shape of the company logo N. She failed twice, the letter broke.
In a series that would mean certain death. In real life, it catapults Netflix into unimagined stratospheres.
Matthias Lerf has many years of experience as a cultural editor in Bern and Zurich. In 2008, he won the Prik Pathe for outstanding film criticism.