Ji-young Yoo joins Amazon's The Expatriates adaptation
Titled Expats, the story follows an international community of survivors whose lives are bound together after a family tragedy
Amazon's series adaptation of Janice YK Lee's The Expatriates has roped in actor Ji-young Yoo to its cast.
Titled Expats, the story follows an international community of survivors whose lives are bound together after a family tragedy.
Deadline reported that Yoo will star as Mercy, a carefree New Yorker who gets involved with the lives of the expat community in Hong Kong.
The show, which was originally ordered to series in 2019, will be written by Lee, Lulu Wang and Alice Bell. Wang will also direct, executive produce, and serve as showrunner, while Lee will serve as consulting producer and Bell will be executive producer. Nicole Kidman and Per Saari of Blossom Films will also executive produce along with Theresa Park for Per Capita Productions.
Meanwhile, Yoo was recently seen in Man Of God. She will also be seen in The Sky Is Everywhere, which is scheduled to hit theatres in 2022. Yoo's other credits include Girl From Nowhere and Moxie.