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Jung looks to China beyond Hollywood1 min read

12 October 2010 < 1 min read


Jung looks to China beyond Hollywood1 min read

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The 15th edition of Pusan (Busan) International Film Festival (PIFF) opened on Thursday, showcasing the latest trends, including most notably the ever-expanding influence of Sino-cinema.” Hollywood is not my final destination,” Jung Woo-sung told reporters Tuesday in Seoul after the press preview. While local actors such as Jun Ji-hyun (Gianna Jun), Rain or Jang Dong-gun have knocked on Hollywood’s door, So Ji-sub made his overseas debut in China with Zhang Ziyi.

“In Hollywood, Asian actors can assume lead roles continuously only if they master martial arts, like Jet Li or Jackie Chan”¦ But I do have small hopes of becoming a noted actor in pan-Asian regions,” he said.

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via The Korea Times

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