His upcoming projects include romantic comedy Last Christmas with Emilia Clarke and a crime film Toff Guys with Matthew McConaughey.
4. Kikuchi Rinko
Kikuchi Rinko is a Japanese actress whose professional acting career started in the film Ikitai (To Live) in 1999. She became the first Japanese actress after 50 years to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s film “Babel” (2006). The film garnered seven Academy Award nominations, giving her status as one of Hollywood’s leading young actresses. She also appeared in several Hollywood films including 47 Ronin, Pacific Rim and in 2014, she played Kumiko in David Zellner’s “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter”.
5. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra who just recently married Nick Jonas is an Indian actress, model, singer, film producer, and philanthropist. She won Miss World pageant in 2000 before joining the Indian film industry. In 2017, she made her Hollywood film debut as an antagonist in the action comedy Baywatch starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. She had She is currently one of India’s highest-paid and most popular celebrities. She has received numerous awards including five Filmfare Awards and a National Film Award. Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world, while Forbes listed her as one of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.
Jung Ji-hoon, more popularly known by his stage name, Rain is a South Korean singer-songwriter, music producer and actor. His musical career includes seven albums, six were Korean wile on was Japanese. He achieved international stardom with his third Korean album, It’s Raining (2004) which sold a million copies in Asia. The album topped the charts in Hong Kong, Thailand, Taiwan, and Indonesia for six to eight weeks.
He made his acting debut in 2003 and made his Hollywood debut in 2008 film Speed Racer and Ninja Assassin (2009) making him the first Korean to win an MTV award.
7. Zhang Ziyi
Zhang Ziyi is one of the most famous Chinese actresses and model. She made her debut in the television film, Touching Starlight (1996). She started gaining recognition in Hollywood after her role in “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” which won several awards in the Western world. She also appeared in “Rush Hour 2”, “Hero”, “House of Flying Daggers” and “Memoirs of a Geisha” with Michelle Yeoh and Gong Li.
Another A-list Asian star to watch out for is South Korean Gang Dong Won. He is set to make his Hollywood debut next year in a lead role for the film Tsunami L.A. directed by Con Air (1997) director Simon West.