A natural talent, with a striking presence, JOEY KING (Wren) has established
one of Hollywood's most sought-after young talents.
King can currently be seen staring as the lead in the worldwide smash hit THE
BOTH, which is one of the "most watched movies in the world." The New York Times
the Movie Hit of the Summer: Why 'The Kissing Booth' Clicked" and the Los
Times declares, "How 'The Kissing Booth' became a pop culture sensation." Joey
stars as 'Elle'
in the romantic comedy film directed by Vince Marcello, based on the novel of
the same name
by Beth Reekles. The film also stars Molly Ringwald, Jacob Elordi and Joel
Courtney and was
released on May 11, 2018 on Netflix.
Joey can be seen next in SUMMER '03, which premiered at SXSW, and comes out
September 28. Upcoming, she also has Blumhouse's BETWEEN THE EARTH AND SKY
opposite Peter Sarsgaard and Mireille Enos; THE BAYOU opposite Gary Oldman and
O'Brien; and the indie dramedy ZEROVILLE with James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jacki
Weaver, Megan Fox, Will Ferrell and Danny McBride.
Recently, Paramount Players acquired King's original pitch entitled THE IN
which King will star in and also produce. The film, which is to be written by
Marc Klein, is the
story of a supernatural romance in the vein of GHOST. After surviving a car
accident that took
the life of her boyfriend, a teenage girl believes he's attempting to reconnect
with her from the
Recent credits include King staring alongside Michael Caine in Warner Brothers'
of the 1979 comedy caper GOING IN STYLE and Jeff Goldblum and Liam Hemsworth in
Roland Emmerich's INDEPENDENCE DAY 2: RESURGENCE, the sequel to Emmerich's
1990's blockbuster, INDEPENDENCE DAY. In 2015, King starred in gay right's drama
STONEWALL which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival before its worldwide
also starred opposite Kate Hudson, Mandy Patinkin, and Zach Braff in Braff's
WISH I WAS
HERE, for which King was nominated for a Gotham Award for "Best Breakthrough
King's additional film credits include Sam Raimi's OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL
alongside Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams and James Franco; WHITE HOUSE DOWN
Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx; Christopher Nolan's THE DARK KNIGHT RISES
Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anne Hathaway; THE CONJURING opposite
Farmiga and Patrick Wilson; CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE alongside Steve Carell and
Moore; and BATTLE LOS ANGELES opposite Aaron Eckhart. Her big screen voice
include HORTON HEARS A WHO, ICE AGE: DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS, ROBOT
CHICKEN and THE BOXCAR CHILDREN.
King burst onto the acting scene with her first starring role at age 10 as
'Ramona' in Fox's 2010 RAMONA AND BEEZUS alongside Selena Gomez. King won a
Young Artist Award in the category of "Best Performance in a Feature Film" for
her role and has
been nominated for six additional Young Artist Awards for her film and
On the small screen, King starred in FX's acclaimed series FARGO as Colin Hanks'
daughter. FARGO received 18 Emmy nominations, the second most of any television
2014, and won the Emmy for 'Best Miniseries.' Also, in 2014, King played Elissa
battered young bride who brings Warren Jeffs to justice in the Lifetime Original
OUTLAW PROPHET based on the true story of Warren Jeffs, leader of the
Mormon polygamist sect who spent more than a year on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted
additional past television work includes Disney's THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK AND
HBO's ENTOURAGE, CBS' MEDIUM, CSI, GHOST WHISPERER, and Fox's NEW GIRL.
Joey has been spotlighted in both Variety's "Youth Impact List" and The
Reporter's "Young Stars to Watch" list, and was singled out to participate in
the 2014 A.F.I.
Film Festival's "Young Hollywood Panel." In October 2015, King made her
with CAMP, an internet series based on a short story from Franco's book Palo
Alto. Along with
King, the series stars Sierra McCormick, Ian Nelson, Nolan Gould and SNL's
King lives in Los Angeles with her family.