WHOA! Kim Ah-joong tapped as heroine in U.S.-China film
Korean actress Kim Ah-joong has been cast as the heroine of a 20 billion won U.S.-China joint production, according to her agency Trophy Entertainment.
Trophy announced through a press release on Saturday that the 27-year-old actress will star in sports adventure film "Amazing" about developing an Internet virtual-reality basketball game.
Kim, playing the role of the female lead who dreams to become the world's best Internet game developer, will play the love interest of Chinese actor Huang Xiaoming of series "The Return of the Condor Heroes" who will take on the chief technology officer of the world's top Internet game developing company.
Famed U.S. drama "Ugly Betty"star Eric Mabius has also been cast for the movie and current and former NBA players including Magic Johnson, Dwight Howard, Yao Ming and Carmelo Anthony
are expected to make appearances as well.
Produced by Shanghai Film Group, the movie will be directed by Sherwood Hu of the much-lauded 2007 picture "Prince of the Himalayas."
"Amazing," set to premiere in the U.S. and China during the first half of next year, went into shoot starting August 15.
Kim, who debuted in 2004 through a television commercial, gained fame throughout Asia with her lead role in smash hit film "200 Pounds Beauty" in 2006.Jessica Kim jesskim@
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AS first reported in the NBA Thread TOO GOOD!!
here's a ton of her photoshoots
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