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|Karena Lam says that Jacky Cheung is the Best Actor in her heart|
|Albert Yeung leads the stars|
|Anthony Wong says the film will have a Best Actor and Best Actress|
|Kara Wai works out for her new film. Simon Yam jokes that she is very dry from it|
|Michelle Wai, Hins Cheung|
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|Karena Lam, Jacky Cheung, Anthony Wong, Michelle Wai|
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Emperor Entertainment yesterday held a 2016 Emperor Motion Picture Hong Kong Entertainment Expo event to announce 11 completed and in production films, staring with the Jacky Cheung Hok Yau and Karena Lam Ka Yun starred, Hong Kong Film Award nominated HEAVEN IN THE DARK (UM SIK TIN TONG). It also has William Chan Wai Ting and former Girl Generation member Jessica's I LOVE THAT CRAZY LITTLE THING (NA GEIN FUNG KONG DIK SIU SI GIU OI CHING), the Stanley Kwan Kam Peng produced BEGIN AGAIN (SAI SAI LEI YIM YEUNG HA), the Fruit Chan Gor directed and Hins Cheung King Hin's Latin dance movie SHINING MOMENT (CHAN LAN JEH YUT HAK), two Kara Wai Ying Hung starred film HAPPINESS (HUNG WON DIK NGOR) and MRS. K, the Yuen Woo Ping directed HAND OVER FIST (SUT JAP GO SAU), the Nicholas Tse Ting Fung and Ge You starred COOK UP A STORM (KUET JIN SIK SUN), GAI YAU JAP FOR DIM (TROUBLE SOLVING STORE), the Benny Chan Muk Sing directed and Louis Koo Tin Lok starred MEOW (MEOW SING YUN), the Herman Yau Lai To directed and Anthony Wong Chau Sun starred SLEEP CURSE (SUT MIN).
The host asked Hok Yau and Ka Yun if they were confident about winning Hong Kong Film Awards with HEAVEN IN THE DARK. Hok Yau said, "I am confident in Ka Yun, she is used to winning. Chau Sun was nominated and will win too. I am used to be nominated but I never win." Ka Yun instead picked Hok Yau to win. She said, "Even without an award, Hok Yau already won in my heart. He is a Best Actor!" Hok Yau joked, "That's right, she is already consoling me." However, Chau Sun who played Hok Yau's friend in the film watched the trailer and said that this Hong Kong Film Award will have a miracle, as both Best Actor and Best Actress will be from the same film.
Since everyone picked Hok Yau, did he gain any confidence? Hok Yau said, "I don't have any expectation. I have already been nominated five times but I have never won. I don't dare to hope. (Who do you think is a rival, PORT OF CALL (DAP HUET CHUM MUI)'s (Aaron) Kwok Fu Sing?) I haven't seen some movies yet. Sing Sing with PORT won the Directors' Guild Best Actor, his chances are a little better. Chau Sun only said that I would win to be generous, I am superstitious. I believe in fate."
Why was he so disillusioned? Hok Yau said that earlier when he promoted FROM VEGAS TO MACAU 3 (DOH SING FUNG WON III), Chow Yun Fat kept telling people to give up the award to him. People felt sorry for him and sympathetic toward him. However, he thanked his colleagues for their love. Hok Yau felt that there was a reason that he has never won an award, perhaps his characters have not been to the voters' taste.
Reportedly due to Hok Yau and former manager Chan Suk Fun's problems, his concert tour would be postponed? Hok Yau said that the concert has not been delayed. Later the company will make clarification. The tour will begin in the Mainland in October, the schedule will not have room for Hong Kong until December at the soonest.