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Sammi Cheng Sau Man, Kathy Chow Man Kei, Hilary Tsui Ho Wing, Nicola Yeung Cheung Sun Yui and Ouyang Nana last night attended an fashion event.

Sammi revealed that he recently she has been busy with the Ann Hui On Wa produced film FARAGA IN MARA (FA JIU JI MEI). In a few days she would work with Andy Lau Tak Wa. She said that she has not worked with Wa Jai in a very long time. Last time she guest starred in his film, this time he would lend a hand because Wa Jai told the producer as long as Sammi needed a hand. She was very touched, but did not know how to repay him since Wa Jai had everything already. She heard that Wa Jai loved peanuts, but she could not find ones without butter.

Speaking of her character in the film, Sammi revealed that her character would have two younger half sisters, one from Chongqing and the other Taipei. Mainland actress Li Xiaofeng and Taiwan actress Megan Lai would play them. Because the film would be about family, the story would be very touching. When the producer told it to her she could not help but cry. Two ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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The 37th Hong Kong Film Awards will take place Sunday. Nominated for Best Actress with TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY (WONG GUM FA), Teresa Mo Shun Kwan and double nominee for Best Actor and Best New Actor Ling Man Lung earlier appeared on a Fantastic TV program interview and talked about their on screen mother and son relationship and their confidence in winning an award.

Ling Man Lung had 10 years of stage experience but this was his film debut. Sister Mo caught him in a play once and thus recommended him to director Chan Tai Li. The film was about the difficulty of a middle aged woman had with caring for an autistic son and facing a marital crisis. The mother and son relationship performance required a lot of chemistry. Sister Mo said that they would rehearse before the shoot so everyone would be more in character. Because it was his first film, Siu Lung had to adjust to the sense of space that was different from the stage and the camera angles. He also thanked Sister Mo for her care and guidance during the shoot.

Sister Mo's outstanding acting was beyond any doubt, thus she was the favorite for Best Actress. Sister Mo said that the film brought attention to autism and more information, which already made her very happy. As for the award, she of course greedily hoped to win another one as a bonus. Siu Lung hoped that Sister Mo and the director would win. He said that he was already very pleased to have two nominations for his first film and the was thankful for the recognition.


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Anjaylia Chan Ka Bo, Evelyn Choi Wing Yan, Venus Wong Man Yik and Angela Yuen Lai Lam yesterday attended a lipstick event.

Evelyn's photographer boyfriend Tam Won Kai with THE EMPTY HANDS (HUNG SAU DOH) received a Hong Kong Film Award Best Cinematography nomination. She revealed that they have been together for five years. She was so happy about her boyfriend's first nomination that she cried. "When we heard the news we were very happy. Friends called me to tell me. At the time I was on the MTR and I cried. I saw many behind the scenes gave more than those in front of the camera, I hope to give him a little more support." She said that her boyfriend was not in Hong Kong and did not know whether he would attend the ceremony, but she would like to attend with her boyfriend for the important moment. She even said that her boyfriend was very talented and she was proud of him. Whether he would win or not it would not be important. She hoped that he could properly enjoy his first nomination because she knew that he put in a lot of hard work.

Evelyn revealed that she already took her boyfriend to dinner to celebrate and even gave him a new phone to take photos of her with. After five years together did they have any plan to wed? Evelyn ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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The 37th Hong Kong Film Awards will take place on Sunday (the 15th). Earlier Hong Kong Movie site held its Movie6 People's Choice Hong Kong Film Awards as a warm up. Over 10,000 Hong Kong viewers voted. Two days ago the 8 awards were announced. Louis Koo Tin Lok with PARADOX (SAT POR LONG TAM LONG) won the People's Best Actor as the favorite, Stephy Tang Lai Yun with THE EMPTY HANDS (HUNG SAU DOH) was crowned the People's Best Actress. According to the announced vote count, both won with a lot of votes. Yet the "vote king" was the People's New Director, THE EMPTY HANDS' Chapman To Man Chak.

Best Actor Koo Tin Lok (PARADOX) received 4869 votes, Actress Tang Lai Yun (THE EMPTY HANDS) 4924 votes, Supporting Actor Philip Keung Ho Man (SHOCK WAVE) 4321 votes, Supporting Actresses Deanie Ip (OUR TIME WILL COME) and Joyce Cheng Yun Yi (29+1) both received 3078 votes. Best New Actor Ling Man Lung (TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY) received 4347 votes, New Director To Man Chak (THE EMPTY HANDS) 5381 votes, Best Director Kearen Pang Sau Wai (29+1) 4068 votes, Best Film PARADOX 3998 votes. The event would even select voters to personally present the award to the winner.

Koo Tin Lok responded on IG, "I sincerely thank each viewers who voted for us." People's Best Actress Tang Lai Yun ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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Best Actress Anita Yuen Wing Yi and Best Actor Sean Lau Ching Wan after 23 years finally reunite for a film! Yesterday at a Central restaurant, the Alan Mak Siu Fai directed Emperor Motion Picture INTEGRITY (LIM JING FUNG WON YIN MOK) started production. They went from their past "couple" relationship to horn locking enemies, as the ICAC agent Ching Wan and the corrupted customs chief Len Len "negotiated". The most "eye catching" had to be Director Mak's revelation of his "relationship" with Len Len. "I am her cousin, we grew up together!"

Actually Director Mak's mother is a cousin of Len Len's father, but Len Len and Director Mak worked together for the first time. Although this time was as a guest star, Len Len admitted, "Most of my past movies I play the good guy, this time I get to work. So after reading the script I decided to take it." Len Len and Ching Wan lost connection after THE GOLDEN GIRLS (SHAN SHUI YAU SEUNG FUNG) in 1995. This "reunion" made Ching Wan sentimentally say, "Seeing her, a lot of film production memories come back." Len Len said, "Ching Wan hasn't changed much, he talks just a little as sual but he is more and more ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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 "Big White Duel" Blessing Ceremony

Wednesday April 11, 2018 Hong Kong

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Ali Lee Wrongly Calls Kenneth Ma by Real Name When Filming Series

Roger Kwok, Kenneth Ma, Natalie Tong, Ali Lee, Kelly Cheung, Matthew Ho, et al. attended the blessing ceremony of "Big White Duel". Kenneth acts as cardiothoracic surgeon 'Tong Ming'; partner Ali revealed that she mixed it up during work before: "Sometimes I wrongly called him by his real name, 'Ma Ming'. Had to immediately correct myself". Kenneth expressed that he has a romantic storyline with Ali and Natalie in the series, but it is underplayed. He said, "No kiss scenes. I also want to have [some]! Ha ha". He immediately changed the topic to Roger, saying that his scenes with Kelly and Ashley Chu are rather intense. Ali previously revealed that she was scared of fainting upon seeing blood; portraying a doctor this time requires having to encounter bloody surgery scenes. She laughingly said that there were no difficulties: "I am actually scared of seeing my own blood. Not scared of seeing other people's blood. When I was younger, I cut myself while making salad before...immediately got shocked and fainted upon seeing myself bleeding, but nothing happened when I saw bleeding during filming".

Roger Kwok and Kelly Cheung Ask Each Other for Guidance

Regarding Kenneth saying that he had many intense scenes, Roger laughingly said that they were already cut out: "Leave it for filming the movie version first. I do not have intense scenes. Perhaps Kenneth just said that because he was jealous of me". Roger said that filming is very smooth and pleasant. Maintaining one's weight is the most labourious. Have to concentrate on memorizing the dialogue and learning how to use the surgical equipment from real neurosurgeons. He laughingly said, "I am not ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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The 23 Huading Awards -- China Film Satisfaction Survey Release Ceremony took place last night in Macao. 17 awards were presented. Li Chen with SKY HUNTER won China's Best New Director. The Wu Jing directed and starred military film WOLF WARRIOR 2 took ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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Emperor Motion Picture OPERATION RED SEA continued its momnetum as its Hong Kong box office approached HK$ 10 million. Director Dante Lam Chiu Yin yesterday attended an audience appreciation event in Mongkok. Speaking of the Mainland box office of 3.63 billion yuan RMB, Director Lam said, "In the Mainland it will at last run until the 15th. Earlier Hollywood films knocked it down and the scheduling also reduced, but we climbed back up again. Everyday it makes 5 or 6 million (RMB), I personally hope it would make over 3.65 billion at the end."

Earlier Lam Chiu Yin visited Malaysia to scout location his new Emperor film GUNG GUP GAU WOON (EMERGENCY RESCUE). "I just got back from scouting location in Malaysia. Later I will go to Belgium, Malta, and Mexico, then to the U.S. because my daughter is graduating."

"Mexico has built a giant studio by the sea, Belgium has a 36 meters deep artificial sea. Actors before had to accept swimming training. Lead actor (Eddie) Peng Yu-Yan was gagging from just hearing about it. His pecs are so great, his lungs should have some capacity. At least he could go several minutes without breathing."

Director Lam admitted that because setting construction and actor training required time, the production start had to be postponed from August to the end of the year. Aside from Peng Yu-Yan, other characters have not been set but romantic scenes would be added. However because the shoot would take at least 5 ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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Director Andrew Lau Wai Keung yesterday celebrated his 58th birthday. Guests included Dior Cheng Yi Kn, Shu Qi, Janice Man Wing Shan, Nina Paw Hee Ching and her husband Fong Ping, Jessica Hester Hsuan (Suen Huen), Candy Yu On On, Hanjin Tan (Chan Woon Yan), Elena Kong Mei Yee, Ting Yu, Wong Jing, Venus Wong Man Yik, Yu Dong, Jacqulin Chong Sze Man, Alex Law Kai Yui, Mabel Cheung Yuen Ting, Alex Fong Chung Shun and wife Mok Ho Yan. Lau Wai Keung admitted that his wife objected to alcohol as gifts. Many gave wine and pretty bowls. The most memorable for him was over a decade ago a male friend gave him a speed boat!

Director Lau Wai Keung entered the venue with his wife then spoke to the media alone. "I invited friends I have invited in the past years. Everyone is using it as an excuse to get together. My birthday wish is good health for everyone. I will keep working hard, but I am not at liberty to discuss my work goals." Currently he is busy with the post production work on his new film WHEN ROBBERS MEET THE MONSTERS (MO LUM GWAI SAU). ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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Rose to fame in the 50s and 60s with his "Sorrowful young actor" image, Kelly Lai (Lui Chun) passed away two nights ago at age 84. Lui Chun was late star Betty Loh Ti's brother. With his handsome yet blue appearance he won over many young female fans. In 1971 he retreated behind the scenes and retired in the early 90s. In 1996 he guest starred in YOUNG AND DANGEROUS 2 as a Taiwan Triad boss; in 2000 he played So Lai Chun (Maggie Cheung Man Yuk)'s boss Mr. Ho in IN THE MOOD ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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