GMA-7 actress Megan Young is eyeing a Hollywood career.
Last March 11, the Miss World 2013 titleholder signed up with a New York-based management company called Innovative Artists Agency. This group represents Hollywood stars such as Amanda Seyfried and Ashley Greene.
The good news was announced by her manager Arnold L. Vegafria, also known as ALV, through his Instagram account.
According to ALV, the talent agency will allow Megan to penetrate the American showbiz industry.
Megan is also set to undergo trainings and guidance from the management agency.
His caption reads: "Congratulations, Megan Young for signing up with INNOVATIVE ARTISTS AGENCY, launching her bid for international stardom as she secures her rightful place as the Philippines' pride in the annals of Hollywood and the bustling American showbiz industry.
"With her partnership with the New York-based agency, she will be assured of her career growth, training, guidance, as well as promising opportunities and challenging projects to flaunt her acting prowess on television or the silver screen.
"May you continue to remain grounded and humble as you move closer towards clinching your Hollywood dream!!!
"In photo are Megan Young's manager Arnold Vegafria, Innovative Artists Agency executive Vice President Mauro DiMauro, Megan Young and Talent agent/producer of Innovative Artists Agency Scott Kenyon. @meganbata"
Currently, Megan is with GMA-7 where she just finished doing the primetime series Alyas Robin Hood starring Dingdong Dantes and Andrea Torres.
Megan started her career in the Kapuso network through the second season of the reality-based artista search Starstruck in 2004.
After doing a string of supporting, mostly mean girl roles, Megan transferred to Star Magic in 2007.
She was able to do the shows I Love Betty La Fea, Rubi, Precious Hearts Romances: Mana Po, and A Beautiful Affair.
The actress was able to get her first lead role on TV in 2012 via Precious Hearts Romances: Hiyas with Zanjoe Marudo as her leading man.
In 2013, Megan also did shows in TV5, mainly Never Say Goodbye and Misibis Bay. She then competed as the Philippines's candidate for Miss World where she eventually won the title.
When Megan resumed her showbiz career in the Philippines, she returned to GMA Network and bagged the title role in the 2015 adaptation of MariMar.