Leading Koreaninvestor/distributor CJ Entertainment (CJE) has appointed David Shin asexecutive vice president and head of international business, replacing MarkShaw, who recently left for a job in the
Most recently senior vice presidentin charge of commercial development at ESPN Star Sports in
With this experience in the
CJE and affiliate exhibitorCJ CGV have been looking to foreign markets, most recently opening a cinema inShanghai in Oct and producing fantasy martial arts film The Restless in China. The effects-driven film opened at numberthree at the box office and has been faring worse than expected.
However, CJE is also co-producingMichael Kang's
CJE, formerly an investor inDreamworks, has recently been announced as Paramount Pictures International'sexclusive distributor in
As a subsidiary of the CJCorp conglomerate, CJ Entertainment has affiliates in production, exhibition,music, television and theatrical performances.