From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Shawn Ku is a U.S. choreographer and motion picture director. He has also danced on Broadway, and acted in an independent feature-length film. Inspired by his family's personal connection to the Virginia Tech shooting and unexpected death of a visiting friend, Shawn Ku developed his 2010 film "Beautiful Boy" from those experiences. Description above from the Wikipedia article Shawn Ku, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.