Joey King of The Act produced the Eglis adaptation for Netflix with director McG
She is currently 21 years old, but already she is ready to executive produce and star in projects.
And on Tuesday, it was announced that Joy King would partner with director McG in a adaptation of the dystopian fantasy novel Uggies.
The film will be for Netflix, for which Raja Kissing Booth starred in the films, Deadline.com reported.
New Project: 21-year-old Joey King is set to produce and executive produce Scott Westerfield’s 2005 dystopian fantasy novel Ugly’s for Netflix, Deadline.com.
Ugis will be McG’s fourth film for the streaming service after The Babysitter, The Rim of the World and The Babysitter: Killer Queen.
The story, based on Scott Westerfeld’s 2005 novel, takes place in a futuristic world where everyone is forced to undergo surgery at 16 to meet the ideal standard of beauty.
King will play the protagonist Tally Youngblood who rebels against enforced conformity with his friends.
Helmer: The film will be directed for Netflix by McG in 2014. This will be his fourth film for the streamer after The Babysitter, The Rim of the World and The Babysitter: Killer Queen.
Streaming fave: Former child actress Raja starred in three Kiss Booth films for Netflix, the third of which is yet to be released
Former child actress King’s career took a big leap last year when she was nominated for Emmy and Golden Gloves opposite Patricia Arquette in the Hulu series The Act.
He got a first look deal with Hulu as a result and starred in three Kiss Booth movies for Netflix, the third of which is still to be released.
He is also set to set an adaptation of Jodi Pikkal’s A Spark of Light in the development of Sony Pictures Television and is associated with Sony’s Brad Pitt movie Bullet Train.
Decisive: King’s career took a big leap last year when he was nominated for Eli and the Golden Gloves for his performance opposite Patricia Arquette in the Hulu series The Patricia Act.
Above: She is also set to set up a adaptation of Piktar’s A Spark of Light in development on Sony Pictures Television and is associated with Sony’s Brad Pitt movie Bullet Train