|Aside from the premiere package being priced too high, ticket scalpers jack up the price for so-called hand shake spots |
courtesy of singtao.com
"Cult Leader" Anson Lo Hon Ting's first film SHOWBIZ SPY (GA MO NUI TUEN) will open on November 25th. In order to please his "disciples" (fans), the film company changed the usual one show premiere to 24 shows over 3 periods. However some "disciples" complained that the sponsors released premiere packages were priced too high. Including 2 premiere tickets, limited gift bag and poster, the price started from HK$ 688. A beauty salon even released a HK$ 28,000 premiere gift package.
Some scalpers even pulled individual premiere tickets to speculate online for between HK$ 1,000 AND 3,000, upsetting the "disciples" as they felt their Cult Leader has been sold. Even the film producer Charlie Wong Wing Fung also issued a statement on a fan group to clarify and apologize to the disciples.