UTA Signs ‘Burning’s Jun Jong-Seo

Jun Jong-Seo
UTA

EXCLUSIVE: UTA has signed actress Jun Jong-seo (aka Rachel Jun) in all areas.

Most recently, Jun he was cast as one of the leads in the Korean remake of Money Heist for Netflix. Originating in 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. Up next, she is set as the lead in Ana Lily Amirpour’s Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon opposite Kate Hudson and Craig Robinson, with John Lesher producing.

Previously, Jun found global acclaim after her leading performance in director Lee Chang-dong’s feature Burning, opposite Steven Yeun. The film premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, where it received the FIPRESCI prize. It also was selected as South Korea’s submission for the 91st Oscars.

Jun will continue to be repped by My Company in Korea and attorney Stuart Rosenthal at Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher.

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