Squid Game actress Jung Ho-yeon has been confirmed as a cast member of the upcoming Apple series Disclaimer.
According to Variety, Ho-yeon will be part of the series alongside Cate Blanchett, Kevin Kline, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Kodi Smit-McPhee.
The Korean actress will play the role of Kim in the series. Variety reported that the character is described as an "ambitious" and "hard-working" character who will be working for Catherine Ravenscroft (Cate Blanchett).
Disclaimer will be written, directed, and executive produced by Alfonso Cuarón.
Ho-yeon headlined her first project as an actress in the hit Netflix series Squid Game.
She played the role of Kang Sae-byeok on the show, a North Korean defector who joins a group of people in a survival game to win billions in cash.
Her performance in the series earned her a Best Actress trophy at the recently concluded Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.
In her emotional speech at the SAG Awards, the actress remarked that winning the award was a dream come true for her.
"First and foremost, thank you so much. I have sat many times watching you on the big screen, dreaming of one day becoming an actor. I just want to say thank you so much. Thank you," she said.
She added, "You make me dream and open the door for me. And I love you my 'Squid Game' crew."
She also recently bagged the best actress award in an action series at the Critics Choice Super Awards.
Prior to becoming an actress, Ho-yeon worked as a model. She walked various international runways and was featured in different magazines.
Ho-yeon was also first runner-up in Korea's Next Top Model in 2013. She became a global ambassador for Louis Vuitton in 2021.
The Squid Game star became the cover star of Vogue in February this year. In her interview with the magazine, Ho-yeon talked about her experience after her sudden rise to global fame.
"The feeling, there’s a limit to what words can express. I don’t know why, but I couldn’t eat," she told Vogue.
"I was so confused, and it was so chaotic. I didn’t believe it. I didn’t trust it. My mom did joke that my acting was very realistic, like when I’m being mean to her," she further shared.