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Jamie Chung Brings Far Eastern Allure to Big Screen in a Big Way (photos)

Jamie Chung is making inroads in Hollywood after launching her career on an MTV reality show. She stars in a new rom-com 'It's Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong.' (Photo: Bello)

Jamie Chung is making inroads in Hollywood after launching her career on an MTV reality show. She stars in a new rom-com ‘It’s Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong.’ (Photo: Bello)

Jaime Chung has parlayed her 2004 appearance as a cast member on the MTV reality series, “The Real World: San Diego” into a rising film career. Her sultry looks and acting cred have put her on the map on both the big and small screen.

Chung, who was born in San Francisco, is best known for her recurring role as Mulan in the ABC fantasy television series “Once Upon a Time.”

She got a big break in 2008 when she appeared in her first major role as lead actress in the ABC Family miniseries “Samurai Girl.” She made her move onto the big screen in a feature role the 2012 film “Premium Rush.”

She was also lead actress in the 2012 indie film “Eden,” about a young Korean-American girl abducted and coerced into prostitution by sex traffickers.

Jamie Chung Talks to Bello Mag
On living in NYC: “Currently, I’m staying in the financial district so it’s kind of convenient to all the different ones. I’d like to consider myself quite savvy with the subway.”

On her style: “I feel like I have a lot of catching up to do. Only recently have I been really splurging, and experimenting, and trying new things.”

On her film Eden: “I felt like we all, including the crew needed a break from each scene. And so, Matt O’leary and I would quite often try to keep things light in between scenes and not keep it so heavy on set all day.”

In her latest film, set to debut at the L.A. Film Festival on Friday (June 12), she stars opposite Bryan Greenberg, who just happens to be her real life fiance.

It’s about a Chinese American toy designer from LA, who visits Hong Kong for the first time on business. She meets Josh (Greenberg), an American expat who shows her the city. They gradually fall in love.

“That movie is like a love letter to Hong Kong,” Greenberg said in an interview last year. “It was really cool to work with Jamie.”

The film is Emily Ting’s directorial debut. Check out the clip below and Chung’s stunning photos from the new issue of Bello magazine.

Jamie Chung Sexy, Sophisticated in Bello (Click Photos to Enlarge!)

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