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Sang Cha, who worked with such stars as Juliette Lewis and Sean Astin, is to be ordained as a Church of Scotland minister

A former Hollywood agent who earned millions of dollars working for stars such as Juliette Lewis has found a new calling, as a Protestant minister in central Scotland.

Sang Cha, 34, earned $3m (£1.8m) a year in Hollywood, worked 85 hours a week and immersed himself in the celebrity lifestyle of a movie agent.

But on Thursday evening, he will be ordained as the new minister for the Church of Scotland parish of St Mungo's in Alloa, a former river port in Clackmannanshire.

Born in Seoul, Cha is the first person of direct Korean descent to be ordained into the Church of Scotland.

His grandfather converted to Presbyterianism under the influence of the Scottish missionary John Ross, who preached in what was then Manchuria from the late 1800s and »

- Severin Carrell

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