Tuesday, March 31, 2015

[2015.04.01] SEAN LAU IS WILLING TO DIE AT MICHELLE YE'S HAND FOR BEST ACTOR

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Sean Lau Ching Wan and Michelle Ye (Yip Shuen) earlier attended their new film INSANITY (FUNG BO YU)'s Shanghai premiere. Ching Wan was nominated for Hong Kong Film Award Best Actor with this film. Huang Xiaoming did not receive any nomination. He felt bad for Xiaoming. "Everyone can only see Xiaoming's pretty face and think that pretty boys can't act. Actually his character is harder to play than mine."

Lead actress Yip Suen revealed that she only had one scene, in which Ching Wan tossed her off a building after domestic abuse. She revealed that she only took such a role for Ching Wan. Speaking of Ching Wan's Best Actor nominations after hitting Yip Suen in both OVERHEARD 3 and INSANITY. Yip Suen said, "Next time how about I hit you?" Ching Wan gladly replied, "You can even kill me!"

[2015.04.01] KARENA LAM ADMIRES NICK CHEUNG FOR DIRECTING AND STARRING

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Miriam Yeung says that Torres is particularly fond of horses and giraffes
Karena Lam has not permitted her daughters to have a pet yet
Vincent Lo, Chu Ling Ling, Sally Yeh and George Lam
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Cavalia held its first show last night. Miriam Yeung Chin Wa, Karena Lam Ka Yun, George Lam Chi Cheung and Sally Yeh (Yip Sin Man) were among the guests. Lam Ka Yun revealed that earlier she guest starred in Nick Cheung Ka Fai's horror film MASTER FAT (TOR DEI KUI MOR YUN). She stated that she really admired Ka Fai. Although acting and directing were tough, he still put a lot of effort into them. Would she like to direct? She said no, because she was still lacking in her acting part, she still had a lot that she needed to learn.

[2015.04.01] FRANCIS NG RELIES ON SIMON YAM TO MAINTAIN FRIENDSHIP

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Francis Ng later will promote in 4 places in the Mainland
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No subject was off limits between Francis Ng and Simon Yam during the shoot
Mark Cheng, Patrick Tam, Francis Ng and director Lau Ho Leung
Michelle Wai announces that she is seeing someone; Carlos Chan is happy for her
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Francis Ng Chun Yu, Patrick Tam Yiu Man, Mark Cheng Ho Nam, Philip Keung Ho Man and director Lau Ho Leung, producer Soi Cheang Po Shui two nights ago attended the TWO THUMBS UP (CHUNG FUNG CHEH) premiere. Yam Tat Wa and Leo Ku Kui Ke were not in Hong Kong and did not attend. Guests included Ken Hung Cheuk Lap, Kathy Yuen (Tong Yi) and Michelle Wai Si Nga.

Chun Yu and Ah Tam was asked if the film will be released in the Mainland. Chun Yu said, "Of course, if not how would the film make our salaries back? It's several tens of millions, I am referring to the production cost." Speaking of Brother Wa's absence, some said that he was in Europe. Chun Yu and Ah Tam joked, "Did he went on vacation to show off? Originally we would be on vacation too, but because we have to attend the premiere we didn't go." Will Brother Wa have to take them to dinner as a penalty? Chun Yu joked that he would see if the box office would be better without Brother Wa's promotion. "Actually having Brother Wa to promote is good too. With him around I don't have to say too much. When interviewed together, he could say 3,000 words and I don't have to be afraid of saying something wrong and insulting anyone." Chun Yu said that during the shoot he relied on Brother Wa's to improve everyone's relationship, because he was very talkative and would share how he acted early in his career and how many homes he had around the world.

Ah Tam also joked, "Brother Wa earlier told us to have dinner at his restaurant in England." Chun Yu joked, "Brother Wa has so many buildings, how can I be friends with him? Haha."

[2015.04.01] JACKIE CHAN "MAKES THE CALL"

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Angela Tong, Janet Chow, Annie Man, Sherming Yiu, Toby Leung and Margaret Chung
Jackie Chan has never responded to Elaine Ng's child abuse case
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President Jackie Chan is on hand early
Jackie Chan donates 150,000 for a lucky drawing, Angela Tong wins 50,000
Eric Tsang originally bids 80,000 on Kenny Bee's calligraphy
Irene Wan appears as her classic character Hoi Chiu
Toby Leung tries a bad girl look
Jamie Chik uses a selfie stick
Janet Chow, Timmy Hung
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The "Hong Kong Performing Artist Guild" 2015 fund raising banquet took place last night at the Intercontinental Hotel. The theme was "Our 80s". Current president Jackie Chan, vice president Stanley Tong Kwai Lai and Michael Miu Kiu Wai attended. However Jackie Chan stated that he would not accept an interview. Other guests included Karen Mok Man Wai, Irene Wan Bik Ha, Chin Kar Lok, Lo Hoi Pang, Bobby Auyeung Chun Wa, Candy Law Lam, Gigi Wong Suk Yi and Lee Ying.

Although Jackie Chan did not accept any interview, he brought a lot of items for the auction. The fund raised would be donated to needy industry people and assistance to some basic level activities. Second generation stars like Alex Lam Tak Shun, Wesley Wong Hoi Kit, Timmy Hung Tin Ming, Adrian Wong Chi Ching, Shaopin Tsui and Kelvin Kwan Chor Yiu were arranged to salute a group of elders that included three honorary presidents Eric Tsang Chi Wai, Alan Tam Wing Lun and Michael Hui Koon Man, as well as Liu Wai Hung, Miu Kiu Wai and Meg Lam Kin Ming. Tsang Chi Wai was asked how much money would he like to raise? He said, "As much as we can! This time Big Brother Jackie Chan 'made the call' so it was unrivaled. Big Brother also took out eight to ten items for the auction. The most expensive was Kenny Bee (Chung Chun To)'s calligraphy, the base price was over HK$ 100,000."

To coordinate with the event theme, Angela Tong Ying Ying, Annie Man Chung Han and Toby Leung Ching Kei were dressed as 80's bad girls. Leung Ching Kei's friends told her not to dress conservatively and hurry up to find another boyfriend; Ying Ying jokingly asked her to be her baby sitter and wet nurse. Leung Ching Kei admitted that she did not have time to meet guys and that her favorite was Tsang Chi Wai. Tin Ming and his pregnant wife Janet Chow Ka Wai appeared with 80s afro and sunglasses. Tin Ming said that his wife came up with the idea. They not only had fake rose tattoo, his wife also put on a mole. Tin Ming originally wanted to dress like his father Sammo Hung Kam Bo in HEART OF DRAGON and EASTERN CONDORS, he did not have time to prepare his costumes so he changed his mind. He would also share his father's past and play games.

Wan Bik Ha admitted that she dressed a little like "Hoi Chiu". She got sentimental when she recalled the 80s, because when she returns to work in the Mainland now, she still discovers people watching "Hoi Chiu". She still could hold a spot in the film industry.

[2015.04.01] ALEX FONG LIK SUN RETURNS TO PACO WONG

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Alex Fong Lik Sun after his three year deal with Mainland company Huayi Brothers ended was rumored to follow his girlfriend Stephy Tang Lai Yun's footsteps and sign with Sun Entertainment. Yesterday Siu Fong officially held a press conference, officially signed with Sun Entertainment and work with Paco Wong again. Aside from Andy Hui On Chi, Mark Lui Chung Tak, Liza Wang Ming Chuen and others sending videos to congratulate him, his girlfriend Stephy welcomed this "junior colleague" and told him to be good. Siu Fong added, "Stephy is in Paco's hands, I have to win her back from Paco!" Paco presented a sword to Siu Fong for good luck, but Siu Fong joked that it was the most convenient to threaten Paco with to make movies for him.

Paco praised Siu Fong was "Mr. Nice Guy". He revealed that because Siu Fong, Stephy and director Patrick Kong (Yip Lim Sum)'s romantic film series will reach its tenth anniversary, he planned to make a tenth anniversary film this year. Siu Fong said, "I hope any argument at work wouldn't be brought home." The term "Mr. Nice Guy" and "home" inevitably made people think that he and Stephy were married. Siu Fong explained, "Home could be our individual homes, sometimes I would go to her home, she would come to my home, it's very normal. (Paco described you as 'Mr. Nice Guy'?) Did he mean a good teacher and a gentleman?" He said that this signing had nothing to do with Stephy. If he returned to work in Hong Kong, he would still choose Paco even if he did not take a cent. He and Stephy will work on a film, which Siu Fong admitted he was worried about. "Earlier I rarely talk to her about work. At work we have our own opinions, we can very easily get into an argument. I hope that during the shoot we will have little friction."

Monday, March 30, 2015

[2015.03.31] FRANCIS NG PULLS OFF PATRICK TAM'S WIG

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Francis Ng, Mark Cheng, Patrick Tam
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Francis Ng Chun Yu, Mark Cheng Ho Nam, Patrick Tam Yiu Man and others last night attended their film TWO THUMBS UP (CHUNG FUNG CHEH) premiere. The actors arrived in a mini bus that was retrofit into an Emergency Unit vehicle. Tam Yiu Man said that during the shoot he thought that he was very cool, but he did not even know that Brother Chun Yu has pulled off his wig. Everyone was stunned for a second before realizing it, perhaps the shoot went too late and they were too tired. Tam Yiu Man said that the wig in the end took an hour to get back on before he was able to take his mark again. Chun Yu said that this shoot was rather tough. Because of the numerous night scenes, he had to face the damaging problem of late night snacks. She said, "That's why we wouldn't eat unless Cheng Ho Nam ate first, because we were afraid of losing out to his figure."

Did Chun Yu ask Cheng Ho Nam for work out tips? He said, "He is an athlete, everyone's DNA was already done very early on." Cheng Ho Nam said that getting married later might be a little better. Chun Yu said, "Doing it less? Does it burn off the fat?" Would Cheng Ho Nam return to Hong Kong to work on another film? He said that earlier he was not in Hong Kong for awhile. If he would return he had to have offers from other people first.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

[2015.03.30] MIRIAM YEUNG IS HAPPY ABOUT DONATIONS TO SCHOOL

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Miriam Yeung attends an audience appreciation event with her three little co-stars
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Miriam Yeung Chin Wa, producer Benny Chan Muk Sing and director Adrian Kwan Shun Fai yesterday attended an audience appreciation event for LITTLE BIG MASTER (NG GOR SIU HAI DIK HAU JEUNG). After only ten days in release it made HK$ 13 million. At the event, everyone presented a belated graduation certificate to "Chu Nui", who missed the celebration due to illness. The audience also fought to express their opinions.

Chin Wa said that she was the happiest about the donations that Principal Lui Lai Hung received due to the film and the news of the Yuen Kong Kindergarten expansion. She felt like everyone that she did was extremely meaningful, the result also exceeded expectation. She said, "A 60 some year old teacher after watching rekindled her passion for work and education. Actually I understand that after working for awhile the "gear slip" situation would appear, at the same time I also learned not to forget my initial intention." Would she change how she raised her son? Chin Wa admitted that she was an understanding parent and would not raise her son by formula too much. She also said that she finally was able to make time to be with him on Easter. Her son lately would whine and cry when he saw her leave the house, so she would make more time to be with him. Earlier a reader caught her shoe shopping for her son, she was surprised because she never saw another enter the store. Luckily she had make up on at the time. She even joked that this was a "supernatural incident".