Along with the loopy quantity of function and voice work that has been coming Chung’s means lately, she’s additionally discovered time to star on just a few of essentially the most entertaining style sequence of latest years. Between 2012 and 2016, she popped up within the position of Mulan on a dozen episodes of ABC’s fairytale deconstruction, As soon as Upon a Time, and introduced her abilities to the Fox community’s Gotham throughout that sequence’ season 3 “Mad Metropolis” arc. Extra just lately, Chung starred on The Gifted, a Fox sequence produced in affiliation with Marvel Tv and tangentially associated to the Fox-produced X-Males films. In it, Chung portrayed Clarice Fong, aka Blink, a mutant with the facility of teleportation. Whereas the sequence was well-received, it was an unlucky casualty of Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox’s tv and movie belongings, and was canceled in 2019 after two seasons, roughly a month after the deal closed.
An actress of Chung’s expertise, although, isn’t out of labor for too lengthy. Quickly, you’ll catch her as Ji-Ah, a nursing scholar with darkish secrets and techniques, on Lovecraft Nation, the HBO unique sequence that is a co-production of J.J. Abrams’ Unhealthy Robotic and Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw manufacturing homes (by way of HBO). The sequence is anticipated to premiere later this 12 months. Additionally on faucet is a job in The Misfits, a heist flick from veteran motion director Renny Harlin co-starring Pierce Brosnan, Tim Roth, and Nick Cannon. The flick can also be set to debut in late 2020, though no official launch date has been set.
The high-profile elements actually appear to be stacking up for Jamie Chung, currently, and it is no marvel, as she’s one of many hardest-working ladies in Hollywood. We would not be too shocked to see her elbowing her means onto Tinseltown’s A-list very quickly, and we will not wait to see what she does subsequent.