EXCLUSIVE: UTA has signed actress Jun Jong-seo (aka Rachel Jun) in all areas.
He was most recently cast in June as one of the main characters in the Korean remake of Money Heist for Netflix. Hailing from Spain, the acclaimed series quickly became one of the biggest titles for the streamer and one of the most popular non-English series on the platform. She next stars in Ana Lily Amirpour’s Mona Lisa and The Blood Moon, alongside Kate Hudson and Craig Robinson, with John Lesher producing.
Previously, Jun gained worldwide recognition for her main role in Lee Chang-dong’s feature film Burning, starring Steven Yeun. The film premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival and was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize. It was also selected as South Korea’s submission for the 91st Oscars.
Jun will continue to be mentored by My Company in Korea and lawyer Stuart Rosenthal at Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher.