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Bio For: Joey King
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A natural talent, with a striking presence, JOEY KING (Wren) has established herself as one of Hollywood's most sought-after young talents.

King can currently be seen staring as the lead in the worldwide smash hit THE KISSING BOTH, which is one of the "most watched movies in the world." The New York Times says, "It's the Movie Hit of the Summer: Why 'The Kissing Booth' Clicked" and the Los Angeles 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 Dylan 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 BETWEEN 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 afterworld.

Recent credits include King staring alongside Michael Caine in Warner Brothers' remake 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 release. She 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 Actor."

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 alongside Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx; Christopher Nolan's THE DARK KNIGHT RISES alongside Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anne Hathaway; THE CONJURING opposite Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson; CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE alongside Steve Carell and Julianne Moore; and BATTLE LOS ANGELES opposite Aaron Eckhart. Her big screen voice credits 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 title-character '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 television work.

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 series in 2014, and won the Emmy for 'Best Miniseries.' Also, in 2014, King played Elissa Walls, a battered young bride who brings Warren Jeffs to justice in the Lifetime Original Movie, OUTLAW PROPHET based on the true story of Warren Jeffs, leader of the Fundamentalist Mormon polygamist sect who spent more than a year on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted List. King's additional past television work includes Disney's THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK AND CODY, 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 Hollywood 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 producing debut 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 Horatio Sanz.

King lives in Los Angeles with her family.

Movies For: Joey King
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SLENDER MAN (PG-13) On Video: 10/30/2018 At Theaters: 8/10/2018
WISH UPON (PG-13) On Video: 10/10/2017 At Theaters: 7/14/2017
WISH I WAS HERE (R) On Video: 10/28/2014 At Theaters: 7/18/2014
RAMONA AND BEEZUS (G) On Video: 11/9/2010 At Theaters: 7/23/2010
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