Jung Ho-yeon From “Squid Game” To Star In Film Adaptation Of “The Housekeepers”


squid game Actress Jung Ho-yeon set to star in upcoming A24 movie Housekeepers alongside Lily-Rose Depp and others.

Jung will appear in the upcoming film alongside Lily-Rose Depp (2018’s A faithful man), who is the daughter of actors Vanessa Paradis and Johnny Depp, and award-winning Norwegian actress Renate Reinsve (2021’s The worst person World). Details of the trio’s roles have yet to be announced.

Housekeepers will be the second film Joe Talbot will direct for A24, having made his directorial debut with the studio in 2019 with the critically acclaimed film San Francisco’s Last Black Man.

Housekeepers is based on the 1992 novel of the same name by French writer Anne Seree, which was first translated into English in 2018. The film, which will be shot in Spain, will follow the adventures of three rebellious governesses who change the lives of the boys in their care, as well as the bohemian couple they work for.

Housekeepers is the latest project Jung has been cast in, following the upcoming Apple TV+ thriller series Warning by Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuarón. This show will also star Cate Blanchett and Kevin Kline, and is based on the Renee Knight novel of the same name.

Meanwhile, Depp is set to appear in the next HBO original series. The idol, alongside Abel Tesfaye (aka The Weeknd) and Troye Sivan. The show will focus on a modern-day cult leader (Tesfaye) and his complex relationship with a rising pop star (Depp).

squid game recently picked up two wins at the Critics Choice Awards. Cast member Lee Jung-jae, who played the series’ main character Seong Gi-hun, won Best Actor in a Drama Series for his performance. The series also won Best Foreign Language Series against other Netflix heavyweights like Money theft and Lupine.

Earlier this week, Jung appeared in The Weeknd’s music video for “Out Of Time” from his “Dawn FM” album. Jim Carrey also made an appearance.


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