The emergence of China as an outpost for studios films has Hollywood on the lookout for talent with breakout potential. CAA has signed Wang Leehom, the Lust Caution star who is currently starring in Michael Mann’s untitled cyberthriller with Chris Hemsworth. Leehom has also signed to play the title role in Magic Storm Entertainment’s Annihilator, based on the Stan Lee-created character. He also starred in and directed Love In Disguise.
Leehom, who was born in New York and now lives in China, is also a pop artist who won four of Taiwan’s Grammy equivalent Golden Melody Awards and whose song One World One Dream was a featured tune at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He also sang at the closing ceremony. He’s managed by Untitled Entertainment and Universal Network East West.