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‘Squid Game’ Actress Jung Ho Yeon To Enter Hollywood, Signs With Creative Artists Agency

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Nov 17, 2021 06:23 AM EST
Jung Ho Yeon

Model-turned-actress and "Squid Game" star Jung Ho Yeon join hands with Creative Artists Agency (CAA), one of the three most influential American agencies, to advance into Hollywood.

On the 16th of November, the American entertainment media Deadline announced that Jung Ho Yeon signed a contract with CAA.

Jung Ho Yeon played the role of player No. 67, Kang Sae Byeok, who was a North Korean defector in the Netflix original series "Squid Game." 

The Netflix original series "Squid Game" caused a global syndrome, and its cast, especially Jung Ho Yeon, is seeing worldwide popularity. The model-turned-actress is currently the most-followed South Korean actress on Instagram. As of the writing of this article, Jung Ho Yeon boasts a whopping 23.6 million followers on the social media platform.

Meanwhile, Creative Artists Agency is the largest entertainment and sports agency in the United States. Under CAA are the biggest names in Hollywood, namely Brad Pitt, Tom Hanks, Beyonce, Norah Jones, Cardi B, and Justin Bieber are among many others.

Jung Ho Yeon's South Korean agency, Saram Entertainment, explained that their partnership with Creative Artists Agency is to further the advance of the actress' career in the global arena.

"As a partner for global activities, we have decided to work with CAA (Creative Artists Agency), one of the largest agencies in the US. There is for interest in Jung Ho Yeon, who will continue her global activities around the world. We ask for your support," Saram Entertainment stated.

READ; Changes In Her Life, Success Of 'Squid Game', & More, Jung Ho Yeon Opens up!

Since her stint with Netflix's "Squid Game," Jung Ho Yeon expressed that she started getting more commercial offers and that she is being contacted by popular brands! Jung Ho Yeon is also chosen as the newest global ambassador of the luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton. Jung Ho Yeon's partnership with CAA will be a huge push for her Hollywood career.

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