|Sean Lau has to wear 70 pound of gear everywhere to dispose explosives
|Director Herman Yau has his eyes on every scene's arrangement
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SHOCK WAVE 2 (CHAK DAN JUEN GA 2) has already opened in Hong Kong. Best Actor Sean Lau Ching Wan joined the "bomb disposal force" for the first time and played bomb disposal expert Tung Cheuk Man. A "bomb disposal" scene that was shot on location in Wan Chai drew a large crowd of onlookers.
During the shoot, Ching Wan needed to put on the over 70 pound bomb disposal gear numerous times all over Hong Kong. Once Ching Wan also had to appear on the streets of Wan Chai in the heavy gear in the scorching heat. He wore a thick explosion protection gear to handle a terrorist bomb threat. He also ran into a sniper attack in the middle of it as well.
The shoot used almost 100 cast and crew members, police, anti terrorist vehicles and ambulances, locked down an entire outdoor park and drew many onlookers. Lau Ching Wan also stated that this scene was memorable. "In this scene I not only had to handle a bomb but also ran into snipers. They started shooting my colleagues. Under the situation where every second counted, I still had to think of ways to save my teammates." Ching Wan even joked that he could not tell whether the swea from the tension on the set or the heat.