Joey King is taking on an exciting new role.
The 21-year-old The Kissing Booth actress will star in Netflix‘s Uglies, helmed by director McG as an adaptation of Scott Westerfeld’s popular dystopian fantasy novel, Deadline reported Tuesday (September 29).
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Joey will also serve as executive producer.
Uglies “is set in a world in which a compulsory operation at sixteen wipes out physical differences and makes everyone pretty by conforming to an ideal standard of beauty.”
“Sources say King has long been a fan of the series and was aggressive in pursuing the lead role once Netflix acquired the rights to the novel,” Deadline reports of Joey‘s participation.
Joey definitely has a busy schedule lined up: next week, Joey‘s new Blumhouse horror film The Lie will premiere on Prime Video. Check out the trailer here!
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