Model Jung Ho-yeon goes from NY Fashion Week to making her acting debut in new K-drama ‘Squid Game’


The 27-year-old Korean model lands the gig after sending the director an audition tape. Photo: Jung Ho-yeon/Instagram

Director Hwang Dong-hyuk admitted he auditioned a lot of actresses for the role of Sae-byeok for his new Netflix series Squid Game, but no one felt right.

That is until he received an audition tape from top Korean model Jung Ho-yeon, which the latter recorded in New York where she was walking the runway for the New York Fashion Week.

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