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Irene Wan Bik Ha, Winkie Lai Mei Yin, JW and others attended the Hong Kong premiere of FURY. Irene revealed that her office next month will begin work officially on its first film (OI JOI SUM CHAU), she was especially excited. She pointed out that earlier the script was being worked on, the current version if her favorite. The title was due teo the film's Autumn production start, which was also her favorite season. With the red leaf support the love story would be even more romantic. This film later will shoot in the Mainland. Lately Raymond Lam Fung has been rumored to be joining Emperor. Irene said that the addition of more actors was joyous, in the future she would like to work with him again.


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1022-00282-035b1.jpg?t=1413934725838Abby Fung and Sharon Hsu spend six hours in the make up chair1022-00282-035b2.jpg?t=1413934722393Abby Fung1022-00282-035b3.jpg?t=1413934662944Sharon Hsu plays a sexy courier
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Taiwan artists Sharon Hsu Wei En and Abby Fung earlier worked on the Sun Entertainment invested film ZOMBIE FIGHT CLUB (SI SING). They even dropped their "beauty baggage" and spent six hours in the make up chair to look like zombies. Known as the "Little Lin Chiling", Abby Fung sacrificed her looks to play a a zombie. With all the zombies on the set it was like a Halloween party. "Because normally I don't have a chance for such make up, after the shoot I didn't want to remove it. I wanted to go around and scare people. When my manager drove, he would deliberately lower the window and ask for direction. Other people would run away from fright."

Playing the "sexy courier", Hsu Wei-En wore a bikini and later became a zombie. She said that after work she did not dare to scare anyone. "I was afraid that someone would hit me. What's the point!"

Speaking of Jessica C. and Candy Yuen Ka Man's sexy appearance, Hui Wei-En was not afraid of comparison. "Everyone has her own specialty. Just do what you should do for each part it is fine." They pointed out that they were bruised all over during their struggle scenes. Abby Fung also looked forward to playing a couple with Nick Cheung Ka Fai. Hsu Wei-En would like to work with Tony Leung Chiu Wai and Chow Yun Fat.


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Tuesday October 21, 2014 Hong Kong

Source: https://my.entertainment.yahoo.com/news/jackie-xu-enjoys-friendship-kenneth-ma-065200872.html






Model-actress Jackie Xu, whose dinner outing with Kenneth Ma was ruined by the paparazzi last August, recently revealed that she is still friends with the actor despite of what happened.


As reported on On CC News, Jackie admitted that she has no issues being friends with the actor, though romance is not in the cards.


"Right now, I am enjoying being friends with Kenneth. He's a really great friend," she said. "When the news of our outing was published by the media, it was only the second time we met."


The model also stressed that she has not gone out with Kenneth since the incident.


"But he sent me a text to say sorry. I think he was afraid that I was traumatised by the experience," she said.

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Tuesday October 21, 2014 Hong Kong

Source: https://my.entertainment.yahoo.com/news/adrian-wong-create-fashion-label-035700009.html






Hong Kong actress Adrian Wong recently revealed that she is currently in the midst of creating her own fashion label.


As reported on On CC News, the actress, who attended a press conference for a music concert recently, stated that it has been a dream of hers to open a boutique of her own.


"I have always wanted to open a business and work on designing projects. You will only improve yourself if you have a dream," said Adrian.


The actress admitted that she has been looking into buying clothes with some of her friends.


"Normally we would just make jewellery and other handmade items," she said.


Adrian's fashion label will have its official launch in November, it will begin as an online shop.

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Kevin Cheng and Charmaine Sheh rumoured to have reconciled due to Raymond Cho's party; Raymond Cho denies

Tuesday October 21, 2014 Hong Kong

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Translated by: Chloe.C @ http://asianuniverse.net/forums



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Recently, there were rumours that Kevin Cheng and Charmaine Sheh had reconciled due to Raymond Cho's birthday party. Earlier, HK actor, Raymond Cho held his 50th birthday party at a hot pot restaurant in Cheung Sha Wan. Media outlets reported that ex-couple, Kevin Cheng and Charmaine Sheh came one after another. When Kevin arrived, he denied that he was the host, just here to eat. But when asked if he told Raymond to throw a big party, he said: "50th birthday is a big event, of course you should make it big!" Afterwards, Charmaine Sheh arrived in a taxi alone. Charmaine, who wasn't wearing any makeup, was very startled when she saw reporters there. After a few moments, she politely said hi to reporters. Asked if she was here to attend Raymond Cho's birthday party? She mysteriously said: "I'm here to eat with a friend." Asked if she prepared a birthday present, she patted her bag, seemingly to say she has prepared something, and quickly entered the restaurant.

Yesterday, Raymond Cho attended the TVB Lighting Ceremony and clarified the news, saying Charmaine was not there to attend his birthday party and only came to say hi. He does not feel that the two reconciled either: "Charmaine was actually there to attend another friend's gathering. But after 8pm, I got drunk already, so I didn't pay attention to them." He expressed that he thinks this year's TV King will be between Wayne Lai and Roger Kwok, and laughed saying he hopes there can be a "double champion", so everyone can be happy.

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The 57th Asia Pacific Film Festival will take place in Phattaya, Thailand between December 15 and 17. The Federation of Motion Film Producers of Hong Kong selected 5 films to represent Hong Kong at the Asia Pacific Film Festival, including the Pang Ho Cheung directed ABERDEEN (HEUNG GONG JAI), the Danny Pang Fat and Oxide Pang Shun directed OUT OF INFERNO (TOH CHOOK SUN TIN), the Benny Chan Muk Sing directed THE WHITE STORM (SO DUK), the Derek Kwok Chi Kin directed AS THE LIGHT GOES OUT (GAU FOR YING HUNG) and the Alan Mak Siu Fai and Felix Chong Man Keung directed OVERHEARD 3 (SIT TING FUNG WON 3).

All films in competition at the Asia Pacific Film Festival will compete for awards like Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Sound Effect, Best Score, Best Art Direction, Jury Special Prize and others.

Louis Koo Tin Lok was the king of high productivity. He and Sean Lau Ching Wan starred in OUT OF INFERNO, THE WHITE STORM and OVERHEARD 3. Goo Jai also starred in ABERDEEN. They both had a chance to compete for Best actor. However THE WHITE STORM's Nick Cheung Ka Fai and OUT OF INFERNO's Nicholas Tse Ting Fung also should not be overlooked. As for lead actress, ABERDEEN's Miriam Yeung Chin Wa and Gigi Leung Wing Kei also had break out performances. They will compete again ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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The film KUNG FU JUNGLE (YUT GOR YUN DIK MO LUM) had a major fight scenes in which Donnie Yen Chi Tan and Wang Baoqiang fought on the water near Tai O. Chi Tan kicked Wang Baoqiang and hit him in the waist. Wang Baoqiang made a quick turn and hooked onto Chi Tan's legs. They both fell onto the speed boat. Then they tried to grab and lock onto each other. Finally Wang Baoqiang threw ashes toward Chi Tan's eyes and took the chance to jump into the water to escape. After disappearing for awhile, Wang Baoqiang suddenly jumped out of the water and tried to punch Chi Tan on the speed boat.

Chi Tan personally designed much of the action in the film. Chi Tan said that their scene on the speed boat was completely real. Director Teddy Chan Tak Sum also said, "Yen Chi Tan and Wang Baoqiang both had martial art training. With kung fu background they could personally finish the stunts and did not need to rely on doubles or others to help. For the scene in Tai O, we have already took a week longer than planned. If other people performed it, it might have needed even longer time!"

Wang Baoqiang also said, "In KUNG FU JUNGLE, Brother Tan was be living by himself in the word of martial art. That is my impression of me too. He has to consider how to make the film and what kind of stunts to ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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Stephen Chow Sing Chi has been under fire from Mrs. Charles Heung Wa Keung but has never directly responded. He only appeared once for his film MERMAID's lead actress recruitment; actually Sing Yeh could not care less as he already secretly began work on his film in Shenzhen. Lately some online caught Sing Yeh at work, with Lam Tsz Chung and the film's executive director Wilson Chin Kwok Wai.

The rumored lead actor Deng Chao also appeared, but Hong Kong representatives Linah Matsuoka and Kabby Hui Nga Ting have not been seen yet. According to Mainland media, Show Lo Chi Cheung and Kitty Zhang Yuqi will participate. Zhang Yuqi will play a villain.


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Chapman To: He needs the mainland market!

Monday October 20, 2014 Hong Kong

Source: https://my.entertainment.yahoo.com/news/chapman-needs-mainland-market-070100557.html






Hong Kong actor Chapman To recently fired back at Wong Jing with a post addressing the director's previous decision to remove Anthony Wong, Denise Ho, and himself from his social network account due to their differences of opinion in regard to the Occupy Central Movement.


As reported on On CC News, the actor recently wrote a 1000-word post on his Facebook, criticising the director whom he believed supported the Central Government due to monetary reasons.


Chapman alleged that Wong was afraid to anger the mainlanders due to the box office profits he made from the mainland market, saying that not everybody focuses only on Hong Kong market like Chapman himself.


Mentioning his absence in "From Vegas to Macau 2", Chapman stated, "I starred alongside Chow Yun Fat in the original movie, which earned RMB 600 million at the box office in China, which is the highest box office earning Wong has ever taken."


"With the sequel, the cost was greatly improved and my pay check was also doubled. But then I showed my support to Taiwan's anti-trade protest, resulting to my abandonment before the shooting began. Our relationship has not changed, because I understand that others have their difficulties as well and should not blindly support me," said Chapman.


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Cecilia Cheung upset by son's photo

Monday October 20, 2014 Hong Kong

Source: https://my.entertainment.yahoo.com/news/cecilia-cheung-upset-sons-photo-070500122.html






 Hong Kong actress Cecilia Cheung was infuriated after finding out that a tabloid recently published a photo of her son, Quintus, while he was at school.


As reported on ET Today, the actress, who relocated to Singapore with her two sons in order to give them a healthier and more normal life, was shocked after learning that Quintus was photographed by the paparazzi at his kindergarten.


In a recent radio interview with Liu Meijuan, the actress expressed her frustration with the incident, saying that she finds no difference between the paparazzo's behaviour to the act of abduction.


"You can do or say whatever you want to me, but you should never harass my sons," she said. Cecilia stated that she decided to migrate to Singapore after learning that the country has no paparazzi culture like in Hong Kong.


However, she was shocked to find that the Hong Kong media would go the distance and ignore Singaporean law just to get some news. Cecilia admitted that she felt helpless about the situation.

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