WME signed Chinese filmmaker Eva Jin, who just directed Sophie’s Revenge, a film whose star Fan Bingbing has also signed with the agency. Jin recently teamed with Timur Bekmambetov for a Russian-Chinese remake of Bekmambetov’s Yolki. Aside from Sophie’s Revenge, the Chinese actress Bingbing also starred in Shaolin and Buddha Mountain, latter of which won her Best Actress at the 2010 Tokyo Film Festival. She most recently starred in the Korean War epic My Way, which has become arguably Korea’s biggest ever movie release. Bingbing is managed by FBB Studios’ Timothy Mou.
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