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Artists Wong Yau Nam, Anthony Wong Chau Sun and Charlene Choi Cheuk Yin starred in the new film GANGSTER PAY DAY (DAI CHA FAN). In the film Wong Yau Nam got between his god brother Wong Chau Sun and Choi Cheuk Yin. Because he was loyal he kept Choi Cheuk Yin at bay. Yau Nam said that in real life if he ran into someone he liked, he would not back off and would take the initiative instead. "The love with Choi Cheuk Yin in the film was more ambiguous. It can't be played too directly. So my performance had to be more reserved and just right. It certainly had its difficulties."

As for working with Best Actor Wong Chau Sun again, he said that this time he finally had scenes with him. "Off camera I even very daringly asked him for his number, thinking that I would ask him about film. At first I was a little scared that he would turn me down, I didn't expect him to give it to me. However he played mean and asked me, 'What are you going to do with it?'"

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DON'T GO BREAKING MY HEART 2 (DAN SUN NAM NUI 2) will open nation wide on November 11. For the bachelor festival the film held a press conference and a DON'T GO BREAKING MY HEART 2 11.11 Leaving Singlehood Launch Ceremony". Director Johnnie To Kei Fung, screen writer Wai Ka Fai and leads Louis Koo Tin Lok, Miriam Yeung Chin Wa, Gao Yuanyuan and Vic Chou Yu Man appeared.

The press conference started with To Kei Fung and Wai Ka Fai sharing their creative experience on the stage. Then they invited the actors to share the experience and their views on their characters. The host suddenly asked Gao Yuanyuan, "Do you have anything good that you need to celebrate today?" Yuanyuan said that she did not know. As everyone thought that they were talking about Yuanyuan's wedding news, the crew brought out a birthday cake. It was Koo Tin Lok's birthday yesterday. When the host asked Goo Jai to cut the cake, he said to Chin Wa, 'Yeung Chin Wa, you are a singer. Of course you have to lead the singing of the birthday song!" Chin Wa sang both the English and the Chinese versions to Goo Jai. The Laughing Lady even laughed through her performance. Goo Jai made a ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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Raymond Wong Pak Ming earlier brought the three lead actresses of the film CHING CHUN DAU (YOUTH FIGHT) Karena Ng Chin Yu, Janelle Sing Kwan and Zhang Chuchu to attend the 1st Silk Road International Film Festival's Fuzhou launch ceremony. The film will open in Hong Kong in December 11 and December 5 in the Mainland. The new film will run into the big film THE CROSSING (TAI PING LUN). The film was director Herman Yau Lai To's salute to Wong's classic film HAPPY GHOST. Wong Pak Ming said that he believed CHING CHUN DAU will be better than HAPPY GHOST. He confidently said, "I have confidence, the audience in the big film filled slot would also need light movies that are filled with youth. In addition our actors are all young idols, I believe that they definitely will be able to attract young people."

Ng Chin Yu was asked about her first impression of Fuzhou. She joked, "Fuzhou's fish balls are too delicious." She too was just filled with confidence about the film box office. "Actors have a lot of difficulty with box office prediction, I can only say that I have put my heart to my performance in this film, I hope everyone would see it." Several of the leads in the film are wushu team members, kung fu scenes in the film were inevitable. Playing the eldest disciple Sing Kwan was the best fighter in the entire film. With her Tae Kwon Do background she had a good chance to show off. She said, "This was my first kung fu ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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Philip Ng Won Lung yesterday accepted DBC digital radio program interview. He talked about his present and future. Would he talk about his love life? He said that it was just as good as it always has been. Earlier Linda Chung Ka Yun publicly appeared at the premiere to support him. Was their relationship so close that it could weather a storm? Ng Won Lung said, "There is a storm? (Have you reached the marriage discussion?) That's private! When I have a plan I will tell everyone, I am not afraid to announce it."

Earlier Ka Yun supported him at the ZOMBIE FIGHT CLUB premiere, did she have any comment? Ng Won Lung said, "She said it was good, a lot of fun, the movie was very scary." In the film Ng Won Lung had no intimate scene with any actress. Was he afraid that Ka Yun would see it? He said that he was not, since they both worked in the industry. The most important was it was reasonable in the story development. With the upcoming TVB anniversary, would he support Ka Yun for Best Actress? He said that they have encouraged each other all along. Of course it would be the best for her to win Best Actress, but the most important was that she was happy at work.

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KUNG FU JUNGLE (YUT GOR YUN DIK MO LUM) will open in Hong Kong on October 30. Director Teddy Chan Tak Sum despite having the flu still promoted in Taiwan. He ran into Cheng Pei Pei and even received great reviews from a group of Taiwan artists.

Chan Tak Sum studied in Taiwan when he was young. His first love was also there. After graduation he even started a company there and met many friends. He had quite a deep connection with Taiwan, so despite being ill he still insisted on promoting in Taiwan. He even did an interview during a meal. By chance he ran into friend Cheng Pei Pei and her daughter Marsha Yuan. They actually have not seen each other in a long time. Everyone was very happy to run into each other in a foreign place. A screening was held at night. Chan Tak Sum invited his friends there to attend. Cheng Pei Pei, Alan Ko Yau Lun, Chi Kuan-Chun, Dylan Kuo and Taiwan Shaolin disciple Lin Sheng-Jie showed their support. After the screening everyone had praises for the film, and he was very moved.

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1023-00282-022b2.jpg?t=14140837842711023-00282-022b3.jpg?t=1414083780404Joey Yung hopes to continue her mentor Roman Tam's charitable ways1023-00282-023b1.jpg?t=1414083751169courtesy of on.cc20141023fp05.jpgcourtesy of singtao.com_23MC001_.jpgNat Chan, Joey Yung and Joyce Cheng attends the concert press conference.  Joey even donates a diamond and jade brooch that Roman Tam gave her to the auction._23MC008_.jpgThis year would have been Roman Tam's 70th birthday.  A memorial concert will be held in December_23MC002_.jpgCheung Lai Fong wants to continue her late father Cheung Yiu Wing's entertainment career
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This year would have been the late singer Roman Tam (Law Man)'s 70th birthday. A concert will be held on December 19 at the Wanchai Convention Center, the proceed of which after expense will be donated to "Hepatitis Free". Yesterday at the press conference was Law Tam's disciple Joey Yung Cho Yi, friends Nat Chan Pak Cheung and Joyce Cheng Yun Yi. They remembered their lives with Law Man. Joey even donated the diamond and jade brooch that her mentor left her for the charity auction and continued her mentor's charitable heart.

Brother Lek yesterday attended with his right leg in bandage. He said that he was very happy to be lucky enough to have a friend like Law Man. He not only was an icon who made contributions to the arts, but also taught him many things like how to dress. He said that Law man was a grand master of a generation. Although Law Man has already passed for 12 years, he always treated that Law Man went on a holiday. ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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LADIES′ CODE′s Lee So Jung, Ashley, and Zuny have all been discharged from the hospital.

On October 23, Polaris Entertainment told Newsen, "The health conditions of So Jung, Ashley, and Zuny are all almost back to normal, so they were discharged."

′Right now, So Jung is in Wonju, Gangwon-do, Ashley in the US, and Zuny in Gwangju, Jeolla-do, resting with their families," said the agency. "After the members have found stability mentally, they plan on returning to the dorms."

LADIES′ CODE unfortunately experienced a tragic car accident on September 3 at around 1:20 AM on a freeway in Yongin, when its fan hit a barrier. Members EunB and Kwon RiSe lost their lives through the accident. Lee So Jung received surgery for her facial fractures, while Ashley and Zuny experienced minor injuries.


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Nine-member K-pop boy group ZE:A, also known as Children of Empire, will temporarily perform without Moon Jun-young, the leader of the group.

Star Empire Entertainment, the boy group’s agency, issued a letter of apology yesterday to the band’s fans for causing trouble with Moon.

The entertainment company released the letter as an answer to a message Moon wrote on his Twitter account last month.

Moon’s tweet publicly blamed the head of the entertainment company for mistreating the group’s members.

“Kim Tae-heon [a member of ZE:A] got hurt while he was shooting a reality TV show, but we didn’t treat him properly right after and it enraged the members,” the entertainment company said through its letter.

“Moon thought he couldn’t communicate with the company and he resorted to Twitter and the public for the sake of his group members.”

The agency added that “the company established a new system by reflecting opinions of all the ZE:A members, and all the employees and executives of the company apologized for causing trouble.”

The company also said that Moon’s temporary departure is “giving him time to plan for his future career and performances.”

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Marking their 10th anniversary since debuting, TVXQ will launch a global live tour titled “T1ST0RY,” according to SM Entertainment, the K-pop duo’s agency.

The title of the live tour was coined by combining the duo’s name, the number 10 and the word “history.”

The tour will start off at Olympic Gymnastics Arena, southeastern Seoul, on Dec. 6 and 7, and will continue to other major cities outside the country.

TVXQ successfully finished a world tour in 2012, stopping in cities such as Los Angeles, Chile, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

Seoul concert tickets will go on sale Tuesday through G-Market, an online open market.

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Actress Kong Hyo-jin has chosen a theatrical play as her next project after finishing the drama series “It’s Okay, That’s Love,” according to Soop Entertainment, the actress’s agency.

Having debuted in 1999, Kong has been featured in popular films and drama series such as “Thank You” (2007), “Pasta” (2010), “The Greatest Love” (2011) and “The Master’s Sun” (2013), but this will be the first time she tries her hand at theater.

The 34-year-old actress, who has often been dubbed “the queen of romantic comedy,” will play the lead role in “Educating Rita.”

She will be paired up with veteran actor Jeon Mu-song.

Actress Kang Hye-jeong is also double-cast as Rita. Both Kong and Kang are close friends.

The play will hit the stage early December and will run for about two months.

It is an usual move for an actress like Kong to choose to act in a play as she has already proved her acting prowess with her down-to-earth portrayal of various characters, from a single mother with a HIV-positive daughter to an over-the-hill girl group member.

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