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Your newest A24 star? Hoyeon Jung of ‘Squid Game’

At this point, the Hoyeon Jung fan club should always be ready to accommodate more sign-ups. After hanging out with The Weeknd at the karaoke bar for his “Out Of Time” music video and being cast for an Alfonso Cuarón series, the actress-model is set to enter another world (and further solidify her internet crush status).

Adding to the “Squid Game” breakout star’s filmography is a project from independent film studio A24. An interesting cast has been handpicked for an upcoming film titled “The Governesses”—and as you guessed it, Hoyeon will play one of the titular characters, along with her lead castmates Lily Rose Depp (“Voyagers”) and Renate Reinsve (“The Worst Person In The World”), as reported by Deadline.

The film is adapted from French writer Anne Serre’s novel of the same name—often described as “dreamy” and “strange”—and follows a trio of governesses who bring disruption to a gated country house. In true rebellious fashion, they go “inspiriting the minds of the boys in their care, igniting the imaginations of the bohemian couple who employ them and abandoning their charges for erotic adventures.” 

Supported by BBC Film, this A24 production will be directed by Joe Talbot, who won best director at the Sundance Film Festival 2019 for his feature debut “The Last Black Man in San Francisco.” While we wait for more details—well, aside from the fact that it’ll be shot in Spain—here’s a list of upcoming book-to-screen adaptations to keep you excited. 

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Photo of Hoyeon Jung by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images

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