Elodie Yung cast as Elektra in Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ series

Elodie Yung cast as Elektra in Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ series

The Marvel/Netflix Daredevil series began shooting its second season recently and, after a brief mention in an episode, we know that one of the most important people from Matt Murdock’s (Charlie Cox) past will be showing up in his present, in the shape of Elektra. Now we also know who will be playing her on screen, as Elodie Yung has won the role.

Yung, probably still best known for her work in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and G.I. Joe: Retaliation, will play the Greek-born trained assassin, originally created by Frank Miller, who inspires both passion and pain in our hero. Continue reading Elodie Yung cast as Elektra in Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ series

Elodie Yung joins the ‘Gods of Egypt’

Elodie Yung joins the ‘Gods of Egypt’

French actress Elodie Yung is following her turn in last year’s G.I. Joe: Retaliation with her next Hollywood actioner. She’s been cast as the goddess Hathor in Summit Entertainment’s Gods of Egypt opposite Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman and Geoffrey Rush. Continue reading Elodie Yung joins the ‘Gods of Egypt’

G.I JOE: Elodie talks about her costume, working blind, and more.

G.I JOE: Elodie talks about her costume, working blind, and more.

If you saw the first G.I. Joe movie, you might have noticed Jinx in the background of two scenes (she was training in the P.I.T.T. and in the background of General Hawk’s speech).  However, in G.I. Joe: Retaliation, not only is Jinx being played by a new actress (Elodie Yung), her character has been given a lot more screentime including some major action sequences with Snake Eyes.  If you’re familiar with the G.I. Joe cartoons and comics, you’re definitely going to see a few things you recognize. Continue reading G.I JOE: Elodie talks about her costume, working blind, and more.

Elodie Yung in talks to join “G.I. Joe 2”

Elodie Yung in talks to join “G.I. Joe 2”

With Dwayne Johnson already in talks to “bring it” as Roadblock, the Never Say Never director Jon Chu is ready to up G.I. Joe 2‘s sex appeal ante by adding French actress Elodie Yung.

Yung is best known for her portrayal of Tao in Patrick Alessandrin’s 2009 genre attention-grabber District 13: Ultimatum, where she was a tattooed badass who took out corrupt cops using a knife tucked away in her ponytail. For Chu’s Hasbro action-adventure flick, she’s wanted to play Jinx, a young California woman who finds out she has family ties to a ninja clan during a fateful trip to Japan and becomes a full-fledged Joe. She’s recruited to the military team by fellow ninja master Snake Eyes. Continue reading Elodie Yung in talks to join “G.I. Joe 2”

Actress Elodie Yung joins ‘G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes’

Actress Elodie Yung joins ‘G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes’

Star of District 13: Ultimatum, the French actress Elodie Yung, has a big year ahead of her. She stars as Rooney Mara‘s lesbian girlfriend in David Fincher‘s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and you can even see a glimpse of her in the simply awesome trailer. THR now reports she is getting back to her ass-kicking roots with another big blockbuster. Continue reading Actress Elodie Yung joins ‘G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes’