‘Mulan’ Actor Yoson An Signs With Sovereign Talent Group For Writing And Directing

EXCLUSIVE: Chinese-Kiwi actor Yoson An has signed with Sovereign Talent Group. Sovereign will rep An’s writing and directing work.

An is best known for his breakout role in Disney‘s live-action Mulan. In the pic, he played Chen Honghui, a military recruit, and Mulan’s love interest. Born in China, An migrated to New Zealand as a child.

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His other feature film credits include The Meg, Mortal Engines, and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon. His TV credits include the HBO Asia mini-series Grace, where he played Ricky Wu. He was a series lead on SBS TV’s crime thriller Dead Lucky. He featured in the Warner Bros. comedy series Fresh Eggs, shot in New Zealand, and most recently played Sook in the BBC’s The Luminaries.

After originally working in theatre, An’s first role on-screen was in the short film Death Note (2012). He next starred in Kiwi filmmaker David Blyth’s horror film Ghost Bride, where he played a Chinese immigrant forced into a marriage.

Yoson is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin and is a martial artist with a black belt in Karate. Behind the camera, An also exec produced the short project The Harvest with his Mulan costar Doua Moua. The film was screened at Outfest. He wrote a second short film, John, directed and starred in.

LA-based Sovereign Talent Group represents the likes of Oscar nominee Eric Roberts, Valeria Lamm, and Chris Doubek.

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