February 22, 1981 |
Élodie Yung (French pronunciation: [elɔdi juŋ]; born February 22, 1981) is a French television and film actress. She will portray Elektra in the second season of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Netflix series Daredevil in 2016.
Yung was born in Paris, on February 22, 1981. Her father is Cambodian and her mother is French. She graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and also has a master's degree in law from the University of Paris. She has practiced karate for over ten years.
Her first roles were on TV after she started receiving acting role proposals when she was 20 years old. Following her 2004 film debut as female lead Tsu in Les fils du vent, she played the gang lord Tao in District 13: Ultimatum. Yung returned to TV for the successful police series, Les Bleus seasons 1-3, with Clémentine Célarié. Yung appeared in the 2011 film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo as Miriam Wu, a romantic interest of Lisbeth Salander. In 2013, she appeared on the silver screen as a ninja Jinx in G.I. Joe: Retaliation. She will appear in the upcoming film Gods of Egypt as the goddess Hathor. She is also set to play Elektra in season 2 of the Netflix series, Marvel's Daredevil in 2016.
|2004||The Great Challenge||Tsu||N/A|
|2008||Home Sweet Home||Marie-Jo||N/A|
|2009||District 13: Ultimatum||Tao||N/A|
|2010||Let Her||N/A||Short film|
|2011||The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo||Miriam Wu||N/A|
|2013||G.I. Joe: Retaliation||Jinx||N/A|
|2013||10 Things I Hate About Life||N/A||In production|
|2016||Gods of Egypt||Hathor||Filming|
|2002–03||La vie devant nous||Jade Perrin||8 episodes|
|2005–07||Mademoiselle Joubert||Fanny Ledoin||3 episodes|
|2006–10||Les bleus: premiers pas dans la police||Laura Maurier||29 episodes|
|2007||Sécurité intérieure||Joséphine||TV mini-series, episode: "Flash-Back"|
|2009||Little Wenzhou||Su||Television film|
|2016||Daredevil||Elektra Natchios||Season 2|
- Name* (2013-06-15). "Spring 2013 | COVER STORY: ELODIE YUNG". Audrey Magazine. Retrieved 2013-09-06.
- "France’s new urban superheroes". Paris Voice. Retrieved 2011-12-13.
- Le Figaro - "La féminité est un atout, je n'hésite pas à en user" 5 Nov. 2012 "Élodie Yung, action girl. La belle eurasienne de "Millenium" et "G.I. Joe ..."
- Universal France DVD Les Bleus - episode listings. Élodie Yung
- Kit, Borys (2011-06-10). "'G.I. Joe': Elodie Yung in Talks to Join New Movie (Exclusive)". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
- Yamato, Jen. "Elodie Yung Joins Summit’s ‘Gods of Egypt’". Deadline. PMC. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
- Steinbeiser, Andrew (2015-07-07). "Elodie Yung Cast As Elektra For Daredevil Season 2". ComicBook.com. Retrieved 2015-07-07.