DATE: 26 APRIL 2013
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
ANDY PURSUES YOUTH
Andy is always supportive of film industry, the movie he invested in last year , A Simple Life, won him fame & money.
He held a press con in BJ yesterday for his Focus: First Cuts & made a special introduction to a new director Liu Juan, with her movie Not Yet First Love.
The movie stars 2004 Super Girl Zhang Han Yun.
A movie directed by Vicky Zhao, So Young, happens to be screened at the same time.
Andy jested that those at 50 too can have youth at 50, said,
“Youth is my idol, I keep chasing it, I will not because of external changes change my attitude towards youth.”
When asked when he can be a director, he said, “I have not found a good direction yet.”
2012 Forbes list of Chinese celebrities was announced yesterday. In contrary to all the previous when male tops the list, this year it was topped by a female, Fan Bingbing.
But if going by income, Donnie Yen at the 18th position with 115 million rmb is the higest. Fan Bingbing is estimated to make an income of 110 million.
Forbes list is based on income & the exposure rate of the celebrities. Fan with her international exposure on walking the red carpet & fashion shows beats all others.
According to the list, from the 2nd spot to the tenth, are namely, Jay Chou, Andy Lau, Jackie Chan, Zhang Ziyi, Eason Chan, Yang Mi , Huang Xiao Ming, Jolin Chai & Chiling Lin.
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
2 nights ago Chiling Lin in a low-cut gown attended the 3rd BJ I F F awards ceremony, together with Andy, to give out the Best Actor award.
At the 3rd BJ International F F on April 23, the set of Switch, walked the blue carpet, Andy Lau & Chiling Lin were indeed an ‘eye-candy’ pair.
Andy wears a pairs of shoes that is practical & not luxurious, this brings out his mature taste.
Black Derby laced leather shoes costs $4,400
In HKFA every year, other than pitting acting skill, the attire of stars is also most attention grabbing.
On HKFA night earlier on, Andy was in Italian branded shoes, Tod’s. Tod’s shoes are always practical & not luxurious, stresses on quality & make. Ben Affleck too is a follower of Tod’s.
SOURCE: MING PAO/APPLE DAILY
FENG XIAOGANG’S MOVIE 1942 NAMED BEST FILM
Andy & Chiling won the loudest applause when they walked the blue carpet
The third Beijing International Film festival came to a close last night. A closing ceremony & awards presentation was held. Instead of the traditional red carpet, the organizer changed it to the blue carpet, in mourning the deceased quake victims.
Mainland movie, 1942, directed by Feng Xiaogang was honored with Best Film & Best Visual Effect awards.
Best Actor goes to Terence Stamp, with movie, Song For Marion. A pity that though award presenters, Andy Lau & Chiling Lin were present the recipient was absent.
It was a star-studded event, with Yuan Ho Ping, Jay Chou, Jackie Chan, Chen Kai Ge husband & wife, Mirium & others.
Jay Chou sang his song, Nunchucks, paying tribute to Bruce Li.
The 66th Cannes Film Festival announced list of candidates for the 19 who are competing for the highest honor, Palme d'O, yesterday.
None of HK movies was in. Hot favorite Blind Cops by Johnnie To will eventually be screened midnight as special appearance.
Leads Andy & Sammi both were both pleasantly surprise that the movie can participate in the festival.
The festival opens on the 15th of May.
Johnnie To was in the panel of judges at CFF 2 years ago. This time with the movie Blind Cops he is again visiting Cannes, as it is not a competing movie he is more relaxed now.
Said, "Hope more viewers from the world can enjoy this HK movie. Also hope that Andy & Sammi can have the time to attend, let me take them to Cannes!"
Popular Korean star Choi Si Won made a special trip to HK recently to be the HKFA awards presenting guest.
Choi hardly have chance to come to HK, he met some of his old friend whom he had worked before, including Andy Lau.
In his blog today, he posted a picture of himself taken with Andy. The meeting of two handsome guys found them 'choking' poses to look good. Jackie Chan however offered his big nose to catch the attention.
Wrote Choi, “Brother Hua & Long, my two heroes!” In Choi’s birthday recently, Andy send him an autographed album.
Andy who always gives people a cool & calm demeanor has however never forgets to put up his scissor-hands to catch the limelight.
On April 13 he was invited to 32nd HKFA as awards presenting guest. At the backstage during a photo shot, he again put up his scissor-hands. In the picture with Deanie Ip, Jackie Chan, Sammi he came from behind posed with scissors fingers, indeed very eye-catching.
Netizens discussed that Andy loves to pose with this scissor-hands in the last 30 years.
Andy partnered with another HKFA Best Actress nominee, Sammi Cheng, to walk the red carpet. S ammi in a laced ‘transparent look� was glamorous.
The 9th annual Hua Ding Awards / Glamour Tripod Awards was moved to HK this year. It was held last night @ the HK Kowloon Bay International Trade & Exhibition Centre. Best Actor & Actress went to 32 year-old Nicholas Tse with movie The Bullet Vanishes & 31 year-old Fan Bing Bing with movie Double Xposure. Best Film went to Cold War overtaking Tao Jie by Ann Hui. Jackie Chan with CZ12 was named Best Director.
Raymond Chow was honored with Life Time Achievement Award, while Year Achievement award went to Deanie Ip, Andy in a half-knelt posture presented the award to her.
'Glamour Tripod Award' Presentation Ceremony, which was held annually in mainland China will for the first time shift the stage to HK this year. It will be held tonight at Kowloon Bay International Trade & Exhibition Centre, guests indeed come a handful, attendees include Korean actor Lee Byung Hun, Korean actress Han Ga In /Han Ka In. from HK are Best Actor Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse & Best Actress Deanoe Ip.
It is produced by nowTV & kicks off at 10pm over @ Channel 102.
Meanwhile, at the same place, TVB is holding a birthday party for Eric Tsang. Both events set to be a star glitterati moment.
Interview was made by Apple Daily to FM90.3 HK & 88.1 FM HK excutive producers cum DJ.
German of FM100.3 commented, "I admire Andy Lau the most, I recorded My Heart Never Dies & Full Time Killer with him, he is full of heart, this added much marks to the drama."
Cindy Tang of FM 881, "Andy Lau is very clever, before dubbing a sneeze, he would study his own sneezing, before recording sounds of heart beat, he would cough to stabilize it, when he read the script, the whole script would be filled with notes made by him, there was seldom NG working with him. "
Personal collections of German
My Heart Never Dies
The collectibles were packed in a bag like police inpection items
Donald’s Pigeon Garden 2001
This was a collaboration of two radio stations, the roles were characteristic of each individual, indeed meaningful. In was a period drama, but the moral of the story is on the present
Cindy Tang My Heart Never Dies 1995
This is my own production, in this drama there is detective, suspense, element of love, after listening to feedback, many were very touching, to me is simply unforgettable.
German’s Full Time Killer
I had wanted to pick My heart Never Dies, but when I came to dubbing the ending part, I got chills down my spine. Give me one more choice, I would pick Full Time Killer, Andy really did very well.
NEWS DATED MARCH 26
SOURCE: MING PAO
ANDY PRACTISED FOR SIX WEEKS LEARNING TO BE A BLIND PERSON
The movie Blind Cop, starring Andy & Sammi will be out this summer holidays.
Andy who played a blind cop had specially before shooting gone to the centre for the blind to understand more, he attended classes with them for 6 weeks, he got to empathize how the blind uses sound to live,
Said, "A real blind person will not like in a movie, groping around, they use sound & attentively feel what the environment is around them, they can even feel it better than the non-blind.?
Andy revealed that he had once challenged a blind lady in running up the stairs, said,
"She was more familiar with the surrounding than me, at the end she was faster than me! I had tried my hand in cooking, cutting vegetables, pouring tea, actually one just needs to be attentive with the changes in the sound, one can know how much of the hot water has been poured, or if the vegetables in the wok is cooked or not. This has to be learned slowly, not by using hand to feel the wok.?
On one of the four top tenors, Andrea Bocelli, is also a blind person, , he will be in HK for a concert, Andy said he is looking forward to it, said, "His voice simply touched the hearts of people, as in the world of blind they only have sound, he uses sound to touch others.?
Sammi said she really like the voice of Andrea Bocelli, she hopes to catch a ticket to the concert.
NEWS DATED MARCH 25
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
ANDY TAMED MISS ZEBRA
Andy has recently filmed a TV commercial for Daoti beverages.
He made a special trip to Thailand for the shooting! All this while he has not used much of females as partner, but this time, he had a pretty lady to act opposite him! Her skin has clear black & white demarcation, Black & White? Of course, she is Miss Ma! A Miss Zebra!
Miss Zebra dislikes looking ugly, thus a week to shooting she has to go through a course to familiarize herself with human! At the beginning Andy was like a stranger to her, & she would threw tantrums, luckily Andy has patience, gradually he a bond was formed, when they got to know one another, she even followed Andy running here & there!
The director asked Andy to draw, Andy suggested using his hand instead of the brush, the result was unexpectedly good!
SOURCE: WEN WEI PO
ANDY CAPTURED THE HEART OF MISS ZEBRA
Andy is again filming a new series of TV commercial for a local beverage company.
On day of shooting, Andy arrived at location at early 4 am, in order to catch the sunrise at day break. A female zebra was roped in to act with Andy. The zebra was wary of Andy at the beginning, but after a few hours of interacting with him, she too was attracted by the super star. She followed him here & there, & appeared chummy to Andy. When Andy ran she would run too, it was funny to see a man & a zebra in a race.
In the studio drawing, Andy used his hands to draw strips of a zebra.
As the location shoot was vast, to facilitate shooting, the crew specially rented a few golf buggies to transport the equipments. Just when everyone was busy loading / changing props for shooting, Andy suddenly appeared in another golf cart, he helped them to load to another site, with Andy as the temp driver, the staff was pleasantly surprised!
Switch, starring Chiling Lin, Andy & Zhang Jing Chu, released a series of promo posters recently, looks like the movie will be out soon.
Andy had quite many scenes acting opposite Chiling Lin. As a model herself, Chiling is not selfish in showing off her bust & long legs. In a wedding gown, this is her first collaboration with Andy, she said secretively, "Our relationship is not a simple lovers or not, the whole inner emotion has to be felt only after watching the movie.?
The movie with Sammi will be out in summer this year, Andy who plays a blind cop solved cases with female cop Sammi. Sammi is awed by Andy's acting.
The 7th AFA awards presentation ceremony came to a successful close 2 nights ago.
Best Actor & Actress were won by Filipino actor Eddie Garcia with movie, Bwakaw(The Strange Old Man & The Princess Dog) , & Filipino actress Nora Aunor with movie Thy Womb ( Woman Who Shares Her Husband).
Chairman of the jury, Andy Lau expressed his satisfaction after the awards ceremony, Most of the awards were picked unanimously by the judges. As he played a role in movie Cold War, he was not involved in the voting of Best Actor, but he personally admired Eddie Garcia's performance.
Filipino actors swept both Best Actor & Actress awards, Andy pointed out that both Filipino movies are very steady, there is no heavy taste. Best Film 'Mystery' brings out the intricate /close-ties of human relationship. Mandarin movies seem to lack luster this time, actuallu Andy already knew when he saw the list, as there were more action films & comedies last year, this genres usually lose out in competition.
Andy was the chairman of GH Awards before, he revealed that in the upcoming year he will temporarily stop accepting being a judge, main thing being he has few movies last year, but this year he will have more movies, if he is destined to be in competition there will not be clashes.
At the post award party, other than Andy, newly crowned Best Actor & Actress, Best Newcomer Qi Xi, Michelle Yeoh, Deanie Ip Qui Lun Mei were present.
A Taiwanese reporter asked Andy which director he wishes to work the most? Replied Andy , "Lee Ang! After so many years, I have yet to have a chance to work with him, he rathe rchose Indian actor than me! "
Blind Detective, a co-investment between Media Asia & Emperor Group, was launched yesterday at the HK Entertainment Expo. Bosses peter Lam, Albert Yeung, director Johnnie To, producer Wai Ka Fai, male & female leads Andy & Sammi were all present at the premiere of trailer & toasting ceremony.
Best screen partners Andy & Sammi appeared chummy, they held hands, lapped shoulders during photo taking.
There were several bloody scenes & a scene of Sammi chopping up people.
Andy could not help but commented, ? I have a lot of emotion when I see this trailer, not sure if it is god's will, one who is blind in the heart can kill, during this time I feel that HK has changed, hope the scenes (on family tragedies) can tell the facts, I sigh at reading news on the papers these few days, I almost cried on seeing the trailer!?
The emcee was quick to ask if he will join election of Chief Executive, he just gave a smile without answering.
Andy &Sammi had not cooperated 9 years yet they still have sparks.
Said Sammi, "There is fire between us, we trust & understands one another, during acting we are at ease & can open up, we are more daring in expressing ourselves ! Andy agrred with what she said, added, "After she re-engineered her body, she understands her needs, her passion for movie is terrific! "
Andy feels that this movie comes at appropriate time, it can through another channel convey message to the society.
On the recent news of family tragedies, as a father, is Andy worried? He answered seriously, " Any one can have problem, I have read the forum, & indeed really such thing happens, everyone should spend time to understand the people around him, there is organization that gives counseling, on how to get along with children. "
Has he begun to communicate with his daughter? He replied, "Yes!I have!"
Qing Ka Lok has become a father recently, Andy is said to have given him a lot of BB products, Andy said actually he had given him during shooting period.
SOURCE: MING PAO
The 7th annual Asia Film Awards will take place tonight @ Wan Zai HK Convention & Exhibition Center. Andy Lau is the chairman of the jury.
A special grand award, Outstanding Asia Movie Person has been pre-awarded to Michelle Yeoh. In addition, Highest Grossing of the Year 2012 Asian Films Award was won by movie Lost In Thailand. The award will be accepted by director Xu Zheng.
The other attendees who are awards presenters include Anthony Wong, DEanie Ip, Fiona seet, Hu Jun, Mirium, Qi Hailu, Yuen Woo-ping, Kim Ko Eun, who give out the other 14 awards.
SOURCE: MING PAO
The presence of Korean famous girl group, Girl Generation gives ticket sale a boost
Annual grand event for film & music industry, Entertainment Expo HK & HK International Film & TV Market, kick off today @ the Convention Hall , for a total of 4 days.
At its 9th anniversary, it has 9 major programmes, among which, tonight's Asian Film Awards is the most eye-catching, so are Asian Pop Music festival, the IFPI HK Top sales Music Award, Asia Film Financing Forum.
Not to be missed is tonight AFA, where Andy Lau, Mirium, Gigi, Annie Liu will be present
Switch, ( Fuchun Mountains), a 3D movie, invested with HK$200 million starred Andy, Chiling Lin & Zhang Jingchu. A100-minute long railer was released yesterday. The film is now at the last stage of production. Aiming to meet the stringent demand of audience, the trailer was described as fast-paced & exciting, the suspense was like that of the countdown of a bomb.
Andy who plays a secret agent in protecting national treasure, will be with partner ,Chiling LIn, at the opening of the Switch. Andy will counter ‘enemies? single-handedly, vowing to bring back the treasure.
Andy has played almost any role before, but seldom as special agent , he feels that the theme which is fresh & global, will help to push the movie to a new height.
SOURCE" APPLE DAILY
ZHANG JING CHU IN A LOW-CUT DRESS
SWITCH starring Andy, Chiling, Zhang Jing Chu is set for release middle of the year.
Andy’s screen look is that of secret agent, while Zhang jing Chu looks sensual with a low-cut dress exposing the career-cleft?, Taiwan No 1 model Chiling countered her by exposing her long legs.
SOURCE: LIBERTY TIMES
Other than recorded new songs, appeared on movie poster, Andy ahs in these 2 days released a series of new photos & left words for fans at his official website. His new look is in accordance of the new layout of his official website, so as to give fans a fresh new feel!
He recalled that in the beginning of the year he took part in a New Year concert,
Razily became a singer for a night, indeed unforgettable!!!!!?
He was busy to keep his family company during the CNY, he feels that he should be back to things he enjoys, as a song producer?
He posted pictures of him in a recording studio, indicating a possibility of a new album release.
When his manger was contacted, he confirmed that Andy is busy with recording of new songs, the album release is not confirmed.
The poster for movie Switch, HK version, was released. Andy was romancing Chiling by the seaside, It looks very romantic, the movie in 3D will be out in Hk middle of the year, in TW it will be delayed till summer holidays.
Andy has always cherish his fans. At his Andy World Club official fan site yesterday, he posted several pictures of himself. He had in fact taken a new series of pictures for the website, hoping to give new refreshing feel to his fans. With a few change of smart-looking suits, he gave different poses, indeed meticulous.
In his message, he said, "Actually the pictures & layout of the webpage is secondary, I hope this gas station can be more interactive for the family members in future. Family members, please come to the gas station often, give me more responses, be it my messages, my news, family activities, your feelings, even one word good!? I can see them all.?
Two nights ago, Deanie Ip held a 'Deanie Sing For Me 2013' concert @ the HK Coliseum. Andy Lau & Andy Hui were present to cheer her on. Bowie Lam, Virginia Lok were also present, they gave each a hug on seeing each other.
Andy was the target of focus as soon as he appeared. He was very engrossed in watching the concert, Deanie at one time indicated that Andy is her most preferred guest' She said, "Don't talk about Diaoyutai, the Japanese indeed has done a lot & a lot, so HK people have to work harder, don't lag behind others. " Deanie had three change of costumes...
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IFPI HK Album Sale Award was held 2 nights ago, Andy with one Mandarin & one Cantonese album, one concert DVD clinched 6 awards to become the big winner.
ANDY LAU & TWINS ARE HK BEST ALBUM SELLERS
IFPI HK Top Sales Music Award 2012 awards presentation ceremony was held last night @ the Kowloon Bay International Trde & Exhibition Centre. The event was organized by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Singers including Twins, Leo Ku, Joey Yung, Alfred Hui Ting Hang,, Mag Lam, Adason Lo, Hubert Wu, Fala Chen gathered under one roof, waiting for the results of a year's hard work.
Other than 68 awards to be given out, the event has the support of Composers & lyricists Society, to pick HK Digital Music Awards, the top 10 best digital selling songs.
The best selling Cantonese album in the year was won by Andy Lau, while the best selling Mandarin album & best selling female singer was won by G.E.M. The highest HK album sale was won by Andy Lau, highest group album sale was won by Twins.
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
IFPI GAVE OUT BEST FEMALE ALBUM SELLER
G.E.M BEAT JOEY
List of IFPI winners:
Highest Sales Cantonese LP: Andy Lau ( Our andy, Greatest Hits 2012)
Highest sales Mandarin album: GEM
Highest annual sales volume of local singer: GEM
Best Sales Local male singer: Andy Lau
Shall continue here till the day comes...
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DATE: 24 FEB 2013
SOURCE: ENT.SIN CHEW.COM.MY
ANDY BROUGHT HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTER BACK TO MALAYSIA FOR LUNAR NEW YEAR
Andy Lau, son-in-law of Malaysia, brought his wife & daughter back to Malaysia for Lunar New Year. Coincidentally, Malaysian tycoon, successful entrepreneur Tan Sri Vincent Tan was celebrating his 61st birthday & the 3rd Founder’s Day of Bejaya, Andy who was low-keyed in Malaysia showed his support by attending.
Upholding the usual low-key style, with the excuse that he was attending the event, politely turned down all interviews. When asked if his wife & daughter were with him, he smiled & nodded friendlily, fully contented having a daughter!
Bejaya third Founder's Day was celebrated at Bejaya Time Square. At about 935 in the morning yesterday, Andy appeared together with the founder of Bejaya, Vincent Tan & the successor, his son Datuk Chen Yongqin.
The appearance of super star caused a stir in the house.
Andy was all smiles, & in high spirit. He chatted with Vincent Tans mother as soon as he arrived. Grandmother Tan showed her concern & asked Andy, "How is your daughter, does she look like you? "
On the question from an elder, Andy nodded smiling, admitted that his daughter looks like him. There was no sight of Carol or his daughter in the celebration.
Andy who has known Vincent Tan for a long time went up the stage later to give a speech. He praised highly that Vincent is full of courage, dedicatied & passionate, an enthusiastic worker, though busy with work, he does not forget to do charity & contribute to the society. He is a role model for all.
He added humorously that in HK he too has Andy Lau Foundation, though this year he is not in time to apply for the benefit list, on the spot he handed up a completed form to be the beneficiary for next year!
He promised that he will be back next year the celebration.
Andy words of sincerity touched Vincent, who gave Andy a hug.
Andy spoke in English, truly demeanor of an international star.
Together with boss, he cut the cake, measuring 130 feet, weighing 500 kg , in the shape of a dragon.
He wishes his fans in Malaysia Happy Lunar New Year.
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ANDY TOWN IS MOVING!!
New links :
Here is wishing all
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43 year-old feng-shui geomacer remarried, spending tens of millions to wed 27 year-old former Miss HK Sandy Lau, Liu Qian Ting. Six motorbikes were used to lead the way in bring his bride home. not unlike that of a head of state.
Sexy & glamorous bride wore a 4 caret diamond to show her blissfulness. She cried 3 times during wedding solemnization. Mr Lee praised that she is a good wife, declared that he presented himself as gift to her. Mr Lee has a wide circle of friends, many in the entertainment circle including Andy Lau, Eric Tsang, Kenny Bee, Sammo Hung, Cecilia Cheung & others attended the wedding.
Andy made a special presence last night to congratulate them. When he arrived, the bride was having her make up done, he waited by the side, later he had a photo taken with the newly wed couple.
Andy’s charisma is extreme, even other Miss HK Mandy Cho & others wanted to have photos with him, stealing the limelight from the newly wed.
After having photo taken, Andy left in a hurry via a p rivate passageway.
Carol had given Andy a baby girl in May last year. Andy who always loves his family dearly had moved both mother & daughter to a new residence to avoid the prying eyes the media.
Recently it was revealed that Andy had arranged for his 8-month old daughter to go to a play school in Tsim Sha Shui. It was also rumored that he accompanied her to the school, & chatted with the other parents on childcare.
He was also said to be working to have a son in the year of snake. The news report published a picture of Andy carrying a baby, it was actually taken last year at the birthday party, the baby was the daughter of Chu Zhen Zhen, ex ATV broadcaster.
ANDY TOOK PRECIOUS DAUGHTER TO PLAY GROUP
HOPES TO HAVE A SON IN THE YEAR OF SNAKE
Andy & wife Carol had a daughter, Hanna last year. He had moved both mother & daughter to a top unit @ the Gateway Apartments, other than convenience with transport, it was easy for his daughter to go to a play school at the Ocean Centre.
Hanna is already 8 months old, she is ready for play group! Accordingly, since Nov last year, Andy & Carol have brought her to the play group for a tumble on & off.
Andy had told his friends that the moment he reaches home he always help to change diaper, give feeds & takes care of the baby. He praises that his baby is easy to manage, he had also shown his friends photos of his daughter, it was said Hanna has a round face, small nose, just like her mommy.
When asked if he is going to have a son this year, he answered, "I wish to have one, trying hard!"
The 7th Asian Film Awards presentation ceremony will be held on March 8 @ the HK Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Andy who serves as jury chairman & others attended the press conference yesterday, to announce 14 awards finalists.
Mystery & Nameless Gangster both received 6 nominations. Tony Leung Ka Fei with Cold War , Choi Min Sik with Nameless Gangster, Joseph Chang with Girl Friend Boy Friend & Liu Ye are contesting for the Best Actor honor.
This is the second time Andy becomes chairrman of the jury. He indicated that with the previous experience in GH, he is more relaxed now. He is not worried that he will be disturbed by his daughter when he is watching the films at home, as there are ample space, he can have his space to watch them.
This year HK has a weak showing, Tony was the only one contesting for the best Actor honor, he quipped, "Work harder next year, there are always ups & downs. "
As for the HK Chief executive's interest to nurture a new generation of filming talent, & will launch Fist Feature Film Projects, Andy feels that to pick a new director in in each contest is not enough to support the whole movie industry, many people need to be involved. He & Lok bill Kong have been doing. They cooperated in the movie Storm, hiring a new director. The film has planned to have 80 sets, they now have done 60 over, before CNY they should be able to complete.
On Kellys suggestion that TVB's Most Popular Male & Female Singer categories should be scrapped, how does Andy feel?
Andy feels that any action taken will cause a lotof speculations, he feels it is better to remain status quo, TVB should not talk about the situation 2 to 3 months the awards ceremony.
Andy had in May last year welcomed the arrival of little dragon girl. In addition to becoming a new father, his work took a leap further, from GH Best actor he became the chairman of GH panel of judges.
Apple Daily TW is giving out 2013 calendar with picture of Andy, hope that with the new year, there is new hope, indicated Andy, Peace on Earth, everyone is happy!?
In year 2012, though busy taking care of his family, his did not forget to strive for his career. In April, with Tao Jie he was named Best Actor at the HK FA. In Nov he became the chairman of the jury for GH, elevating his position in the movie industry.
He acted in Fuchun Mountains, Blind Cop, Storm 3 movies. Filming of Storm is expected to wrap up before CNY.
Shooting of Storm continued at Central recently. Andy whose role as a policeman has already ingrained deeply in people's hearts, in the busy city street he opened fire to catch the thieves. Though it was just filming, the series of loud gunshots frightened passer-bys, who had theirs ears covered & ran for cover. Also at the scene were Lam Ka Tung Michael Tung & others who played thieves. Everyone was covered with blood, the scene was lifelike.
A gun fighting scene was taken at Central on a Sunday morning, a day when office workers were resting at home, even than, Andy's charm attracted a hundred over onlookers. The gun fight & car crashing scenes were very realistic, loud gunshots filled the air, each cast members was totally absorbed in the shooting, shooting was exciting & thrilling, the passer-bys were like in a real shootout situation.
As the filming site was kept confidential, when the reporters received news & arrived, a privat e car had already crashed & overturned by the road side, a subsitute looking like Andy was beside action director Chin Ka Lok, discussing the details of shooting. Chin who is busy earning milk money, was not like his usual jovial self , with a straight face he commanded the scene.
After an exciting car crashing scene, the overturned car was parked by the road side, luckily it was a Sunday, not many cars were present. A lane was closed, crew members were busy directing traffic, traffic & shooting both went on smoothly.
The best was yet to come. After some rest, Andy armed with a rifle, with face still bleeding, & looking very cool, launched a police-thief shootout scene.
He continued to fire in front of the camera, one against three, exchanging fire with Lam Ka Tung who played the main thief, Michael Tong & Terrence Yin. The gun fight was intense, Central was encroached with deafening gunshots.
In one scene, a bullet grazed the side of Andy, the fake bullet & he was very close to the ground,, there were sparks on the ground, the smell of gunpowder filled the air. It was very exciting .
Passer-bys had ears covered & ran for cover, the atmosphere was both exciting & thrilling. This gun fight scene was hardly seen by the civilians, the onlookers felt like they were in a real scene, also they were able to catch Andy & the other stars appeal.
Andy who is well-known for being serious with work, was full of expressions during filming, the camera too filmed the crew who were discussing the script, each scene was filmed more than two times.
Shooting which started at day break continued for a long 4 hours, the actors all looked spirited, but during shooting all looked stern & totally absorbed.
2 days ago, Andy was at the shooting of the new movie. Storm. The crew had scenes taken near Hong Kong Zoological And Botanical Gardens. Of the actors, only Andy was present, it was filming an non-violent scene. Wearing a bullet proof vest, he was stationed in a car.
His fans on getting wind of him filming at Mid-levels or Half-mountain area turned up, about 50 over of them in all. Perhaps shooting was not too intense, Andy mingled & chatted with them when he was not wanted on the camera, wearing a down jacket.
For the new year 2013, Andy spotted a new hairdo, with sides shaved off, he looksfresh & stylish. He showed his fatherly love, played with the kid whose mother brought him to visit him. He gently touched his hair, the child not knowing who he was pouted his lips!
After more than an hour of shooting in the car, it was done. When he left it was a grand sight, some 20 fans escorted him to leave the place, one fans gave him a big bag of gift, he accepted it. Serious, it was not meant for him, but baby products for his precious daughter.
A delighted Andy on seeing reporters taking photo far away, smiled to them.
NEWS DATED JAN 3
SOURCE: HEADLINE NEWS
ANDY CAN'T FORGET BEING FATHER A FIRST TIME
Andy was the performing guest for Hunan Television or Hunan STV, a provincial satellite TV station on the eve of New Year. He specially tailored a red suit for the occasion, & sang for a full half an hour,
He called out to his fans, I Love You! now & then. He also gave out 4,000 pairs of socks to the audience. When a passionate male fan went up to the stage to bear hug him, he opened his arms widely to embrace him.
It was rumored that he brought his wife & BB to Hunan in a p rivate jet, on hearing this, he just confirmed that he is indeed very blissful, added,
"Everyone is always very concerned about my family, I am very grateful."
He sang the song Unforgettable to complete his 2012 year as being a father.
Andys Christmas card is here again! Every year, he sends Christmas cards to the media. A father this year, he sends a look of warmth in white to accompany all this Christmas. He is very busy taking care of his daughter, yet he finds time to sign the cards personally, indeed serious & thoughtful.
Shooting of the movie, Storm, starring Andy, Hu Jun, Yao Chen & others had been secretly going on in HK for close to half a month.
2 days ago Andy was spotted with face bleeding shooting in North Point. The plot was that he was trapped in the compartment of a car after an accident. Once shooting was over, he wiped away the blood on his face immediately, so he would not scare his baby when he was home.
Shooting took place in the afternoon 2 days ago next to a police station. It was a big scene, there was a vehicle badly smashed, a p rivate car that had hit some electrical box in the metal scrap heap. The director used smoke to generate special effect. Members of the crew encircled the area, many onlookers were also drawn to the site.
The first scene was a chaotic one involving a hostage being held, Hayama Go used a gun to held Xian Se Li hostage. Hu Jun was also present at the scene.
It was finally Andy's turn, he had the makeup of face bleeding, even his shirt was stained with blood. He crawled into the smashed vehicle, which had fragments of broken glass scattered around. He then lied down on the driver's seat groaning in pain, calling out for help.
At the scene, Kenny Wong Tak Bun, Vinz & other actors were present. They rushed forward to force open the car door & helped Andy out. Shooting was smooth-going with only one take. Andy & the actors looked at the playback. There were many onlookers but it caused no distraction to Andy.
After confirming there was no problem with shooting, under the protection of his fans he managed to escape from the crowd. He went to a nearby commercial building to remove bloody makeup.
Andy left in a hurry, not sure if he was rushing home to see his baby.
Earlier on Andy while filming in Central in a gun-fighting scene too had his face injured & bled. The scenes he had so far was fraught with hardship & mishap.
Andy was very busy when he was in TW. Immediately after being a judge for GH, he had an AWC fans gathering yesterday afternoon. He wasted no time. After leaving his home to come to TW for a long stay, he went back to HK last night to be with his baby girl. On the comment by Huang Bo that he was rushing home to see his daughter, as usual he gave no comment.
Andy did not deny that before the start of being a judge he was stressed, but after having got into doing it, he learnt a lot, such as how to view things from different angles. He is now even addicted? to being a judge. He went all out as soon as work got started. In a day, he almost skipped all the meals, was busy from morning to night. In the afternoon, he had salad to fill his stomach. Not until late at night when the party dismissed he had time to eat again.
A perfectionist, he learnt all the details form the others beforehand & asked their personal opinion one by one, the judges all yelled for help, Andy you're very 'irritating'!?
He accepted the complaint, clarified that he had to understand fully before he could controlled in total, from the different view points he learnt different concepts, & then he would go back to his style of acting, he feels that an actor being given an opportunity as judge, indeed is an eye opener, he can think from more angles, the experience will benefit his whole life.
The work has judge gives him deeper understanding to the movie persons. He jested that he has too many people in mind to work with, esp the movie Touch of The Light gives him a shocking surprise.
He went back to HK yesterday to his family, todayy he is joining the set of The Storm for more filming.
SOURCE: MING PAO
ANDY REVEALED THAT SEAN LAU WON BEST ACTOR BY A BIG MARGIN
After the GH Awards, it was rumored that mainland movie B B beat LWP by a thin margin of 8 to 7 votes. Andy as the chairman of the judges said, ? It was not an easy fight for B B, decision at the final round was made after a long discussion. This movie in terms of script, directing, acting, & editing had secured high marks"
Andy watched all the nominated movies within 10 days, he has learnt a lot, he stresses there is no meat-dividing, He does not win many awards, so all is taken from angle of films, personally I like Taiwanese movie Touch of The Light very much. "
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
SEAN LAU INCREASES FEE AFTER KNOWING HE WON BY BIG MARGIN
After the GH Awards ceremony, chairman of the judges revealed what was behind the scene, Sean Lau actually won by a convincingly big margin. Sean who had won beautifully indicated he intends to increase his fee, from HK$7.5 million to estimated 10 million.
Andy met the reporters after the ceremony as status of the chairman of the judges, he disclosed that the votes between Beijing Blues & Life Without Principle were very close in the contest for Best Film, BB finally beat LWP by 8 to 7 votes.
As for Best Actor, Sean Lau won by a big margin. One judge commented that what Sean had acted portrays one who needs to act in life. This is no easy task, Andy an actor himself agrees fully with his view.
Media Asia boss Pater Lam is very satisfied with the GH results, his company productions, LWP, Motorway, Romancing In This Air nabbed 5 awards in total, that made him a big winner.
He said excitedly, "Johnnie To contributed the most. He always tell me to go to give out fine products, but there will be no sequel to LWP, instead, the company will film Don't Go Breaking My Heart II. Though I don't think of winning awards in my investment, I stress on quality, I don't wish to give out rotten films!"
The 49th GH Awards had come to a successful close, chairman of the panel of judges Andy Lau after the ceremony, revealed that mainland movie Beijing Blues with a score of 8.6 beat Life Without Principle to emerge winner of Best Film.
As for Best Actor, Sean Lau Qing Wan won by a big margin, whereas Best Actress Guey Lun Mei won after a tough fight, but he flatly refused to say which actress for the tight contender. He even replied playfully, "If I wont say, what can you do with me?? Was it Touch of the Light actress Chang Yung Yung or Denise Ho from Life Without Principle?
APPLE DAILY TW
SALLY YEH SANG THEME SONGS OF MOVIES
ANDY SANG ALONG
Sally Yeh was guest singer at the 49th GHAwards, she sang songs, A Chinese Fairy Tale, Infernal Affairs, New Endless Love, Papa, Can You Hear Me Sing? & others. The audience enjoyed & they were brought back to the past with her Yeh-style vocal.
The special thing was Chairman Andy was filmed singing along with her in Endless Love, he too was very immersed.
SOURCE: MING PAO
SEAN LAU QING WAN AND HUEY LUN MEI NAMED BEST ACTOR & ACTRESS FOR THE FIRST TIME
JOHNNIE TO BEST DIRECTOR
RONALD CHENG BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY TW
ANDY, NICHOLAS TSE FROM HK MOST POPULAR , EVEN BETTER THAN THE YOUNG KE ZHEN DONG
The 49th GH Awards was held last night at Yulan, stars from across the straits added glamour to the red carpet. It was a competition of popularity rating, Chairman Andy Lau was the most popular, screams from his fans lasted more than a minute without a break, Nicholas Tse too had continuous cheers from the onlookers. Luckily TW has handsome boys Ke Zhen Dong & Joseph Chang to boost the rating.
There were about 3,000 onlookers. when Andy walked the red carpet, he was cheered by all lining the route, they called out his names crazily, it was just like any other international star. After photo taking Andy was ushered into the hall.
After the activity on the 9th, Andy, all smiles, went up the car carrying his wife & daughter
Bodyguards shilded Carol completely for her to go up the car
Liu Xianghui was carried by the nanny, seems to have long legs
Andy stays in a Tsim Sha Tsui penthouse (shown by arrow) , facing the sea.
The last 3 pictures , from the net) has a monthly rental of about 650,000
Andy is very low-keyed & protective with his family matter all these years, other than not talking on his secrete 24-year courtship with his wife Carol, kept marriage under wraps, when he became a father in May this year he is doing all he can to protect his precious daughter.
In the latest issue of Next weekly, it was reported that to keep away the prying eyes, he shifted to stay in a high class apartment which has a rental of about NT 650,000/month, spends NT1.12 million on 10 bodyguards, to watch round the clock.
Even with all that, his 6 month-old baby was photographed, though with only a shadow of her.
Since May, both mother & child were never seen, whenever he was asked about the two, he laughed & played taiji, stressing the clear line of work & privacy.
According to Next Weekly, on Nov 9 after attending an Educational Centre opening ceremony, he was spotted to turned to a p rivate club in Tsim Sha Tsui, after about an hour or so, his new white 7-seater was seen coming slowly, he went up the car with a smile.
The car went around many places, after confirming that no car was following from behind, it turned to The Gateway, a monthly-rented carpark.
What followed was under the protection of 3 bodyguards, Andy a family of three, with the fastest speed, swiftly went in to the lift, his daughter who is now 6-month old for the first time was spotted.
From the side view, the baby is about 70cm tall, quite tall & rounded, the hair was not too thick.
Accordingly, whenever Andy is not working at home, he becomes a photographer, he takes many pictures of his wife & daughter. Those who had seen all praised that the baby has big round eyes, sharp nosed, a composite good features of parents.
The place where Andy's family stays now has tight security, there are more than 2 entrances & exits, it is convenient to change the route at the last minute. He increased the original 4 bodyguards to 10, the expenditure is high at HK$300,000.
With the exposure of his daughter, trust that his first target now is to examine the loopholes in security.
Andy arrived in TW some days ago. He was @ Huashan mcinema yesterday to enjoy the film Motorway, which was nominated for the best action choreography category, despite having watched 10 over films in 4 days, he looks refreshed, smailing, said, “II feel good! Not tired!?
His yearly income is about NT 4.5 billion, an average of 12.3 millionna day, for being a judge of GH, he took 10 days off, he is making 123 million less, indeed very honorable.
Andy was named Best Actor twice, he raised atmosphere to the highest whenever he attends the Awards, in 2004 he vied Best Actor honor with Tony Leung, before the result he had a bear-hug with Chiling, rating for the event sored to an all time high. Last year he too raised a heighted atmosphere with his won at Best Actor award. This year he is honored to be the chairman of the panel of judges.
The committee has stipulated the judges must watched all the 36 films nominated, on the 13th Andy arrived in TW privately to watch the films.
After 3 days of hiding?, he was spotted yesterday. He watched the movie with the audience. But as the show time was too early, the whole cinema had only about 10 people. Almost no one noticed there was a super star present.
He said he had watched 10 over films, He had watched some of them before, but he will watch again, as he can see new things as he watches it at different times.
He had watched Motorway in HK, after about half an hour rest, he watched White Deer Plain at 1250. The movie is 3 hour long. He left at 3 :50 pm, then he left immediately for the airport. Many fans waited for him at Hua shan. He waved to them before the got up the transport.
He left for HK to film the movie The Storm, & will be in TW again 2 days later.
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AS JUDGE FOR GOLDEN HORSE
ANDY KEPT LOW PROFILE TO WATCH FILMS
As chairman of the judges for Golden Horse Awards this year, Andy had come to Taiwan early to watch the films. His itinerary however is kept secret.
He was spotted yesterday, dressed casually at Hua Shan Guang Dian cinema, watching the nominated film Motorway.
After watching the movie he was jumpy & happy like a child, he is one who seldom has free & easy time, seems like he was enjoying his days now without the burden as a star.
Many fans had gathered at the newly-opened cinema to catch a glimpse of him.
Andy tried his best to be like any other judge, just that during lunch time he will not join in to take the packed lunches. Heavenly king is careful in taking care of his health & good figure. His meals are being taken care of by his company, for lunch he takes yogurt & salad.
He was wearing a suit, knit-wear, white tee shirt, & casual sneakers, he indicated before that he will not accept any interview, after all, this is his first time as a judge, he does not wish to be the center of attraction, but he was pestered by the committee, & he gave a short interview yesterday, said,
"I had watched many of the films, as a judge, I cannot only use memory to conclude if a film is good or bad, so I will arrange to watch it again, then I can study it carefully, the good & bad points of the film. "
He added that his mood is very good everyday, he takes viewing films seriously, other than him, mainland actress Jiang Wen **, director Laing Shiu Shen, Chang Da Chun & other judges too watch with him.
As the chairman he has to be on the stage to present the awards, but he has will already know the winner, so he has to pretend that he does not know?
Smiling, he answered, ? I don't have to pretend, everyone already knows I am the judge, I just need to read from the prepared script.?
The event will take place on Nov 24 in Yulan. It will be a star-studded occasion, it catches much attention as Andy was invited to be the judge.
Andy seems not to take it lightly, he reads carefully notes for the panel of judges. He indicated that the quality of the nominated films are very comparable this year, he trusts the system is fair, he will not be swayed by personal feelings.
A new movie, The Storm, starring Andy,mainland actor Hu Jun & actress Yao Chen, has started filming in HK recently.
Andy was spotted shooting with Terence Yin, Kenny Wong Tak Bun in Central. The movie company closed a building to use its rooftop for scenes.
At the shooting location, Andy, face with injured make-up on, was seen chasing the others with a gun. Chin Ka Lok was directing him in the action scene.
Andy who is always serious with his work, watched the playback after every scene. There were many onlookers clamored to take photos, but it had not affected Andy in his acting.
Recently good news comes one after another in the entertainment circle. Today is the turn for Chin Kar Lok & Angela Tong to solemnize their marriage at the Ocean Park, after a 5-year courtship. Chin, as action director of a new movie The Storm, held a meeting for the crew at West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade yesterday, Andy & Lam Ka Tung were present for filming.
Ka Lok is getting married today, yet still shooting yesterday.
Andy & Lam Ka Tung act in this movie, has the feel of Infernal Affairs.
ANDY DID NOT PERFORM AT KENNETH & JING JING’S WEDDING
Many super stars gathered at Kenneth Fok & Guo Jing Jings wedding, Andy is of course one of them. He came alone, it was rumored that he would sing a song or two, but it was just a rumor. He left at around 10pm before the dinner was over, indeed busy.
The son of HK tycoon Timothy Tsun-Ting Fok, Kenneth Fok, married Guo Jing Jing, Chinese Olympic diving queen. The wedding of the century is to last 4 day.
A 150-table banquet was held at Wancai HK Convention & Exhibition yesterday, more than 1,800 guests attended. The bride wore a deep V champagne-colored dress, showing off her front & beautiful back. The couple gave a lightening 2-minute appearance. Kenneth Fok is the eldest son of Timothy Fok, family asset is estimated to worth NT$115.7 billion. The wedding obviously covered many dignitaries, including 3 generations of HK Chief Executives, Tung Chee Hwa, Donald Tsang & Leung Chun Ying . There were also richest man in Asia Li Ka-shing, movie big brother Jackie Chan & Heavenly King Andy Lau, & sexy goddess Cherie Cheung. .........
Andy, Eric Kot & Jan Lamb were at Happy Valley Racecourse for McDonald's "Children love marathon" activities this afternoon.
Andy taught the children warming-up exercises on the stage. He seemed to be very well liked by the children
However, at the interview, he said,
"I was at the backstage for the rehersal, one child asked me, 'Which one is Lau Tak Wah?' I told him I am the one, but he did not believe me. When I shook hand with another child. he pretended not to see me. From today onwards, I am going to draw them to me so tnat they know who is Andy Lau before they mature!"
Eric Kot who has successfully shed some weight, but still carries a paunch, was said to look like Andy, Andy praised that he has style, (Eric Kot is a comedic music duo comedian Jan Lamb, called 'Softhard' )
Jan Lam on hering this laughed, "The whole world knows that Andy is the most stylish,. If he said there is another one who is stylish is really hard to believe, but now since Eric is stylish, he does looks a bit like Andy. "
SOURCE: MING PAO
ANDY TAKES ERIC KOT AS TARGET IN LOSING WEIGHT
At the activity, when told that netizens commented that Eric Kot who has succeded in losing weight looks like him, Andy replied, “Eric is Eric, unlike me? now I am not thin, but I want to take Eric as target. "
Andy & Johnnie To were in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday for the press conference of Fresh Wave 2012 International Short Film Festival.
At the interview, Andy indicated that he had actually planned to take part only when the activities start after the opening ceremony, but he will be in TW then for the Golden Horse Awards, as the chairman of the jury, he has to be present earlier to show support.
He will be in TW 10 days to watch the films & as judge, when asked if he would miss his daughter with so many days away, as usual, he replied with just a smile. Will he bring his family along?
He answered, "I shall tell you in private!"
He added he is also scouting for new blood in this trip.
SOURCE: MING PAO
NO PRIVATE LIASON AS JUDGE IN GOLDEN HORSE
Fresh Wave 2012 International Short Film festival had a press con yesterday. It was announced that starting from Nov 23 , 46 short films will be shown at Broadway cinematheque.
As judge for the first time in GH, Andy said he is even more anxious than before when he was in the contest, said,
"In order to represent views of the Golden Horse in total, I have to understand the assessment criteria of the previous years. There are many HK films in for contest this year, Lau Qing Wan, Nicky Cheung, Nicholas Tse, Chapman To were in the run for Best Actor, I want to be an impartial judge, accordingly, the stand is of equal standard this year, so it is going to be a tough selection, I have to study hard after watching the films.?
You are allowed to feel lazy
Authentic stone building
Awesome Stony lodge
how the irregular slabs stones were laid
May I join you
I see Angels
To the woods/mountain
lavender field minus the purple
Cos it was so mistily misty, but the icy air is v refreshing
Andy has worked with quite a number of actresses before, in an interview by Luisa Maria Leit's Best Actor programme, he revealed that externally his look is most compatible with Jacqueline Ng, he too admires Jacqualine's character.
It was once rumored that Anita Mui was secretly in love with him, he clarified that it was a mutual admiration, both of them had good understanding of each other's lifestyle, & were good pals.
If he were to pick a girl friend from among the actresses, he would pick either Rosamund Kwan or Idy Chan. Idy is pretty & has unique charm, after so many years she is still the little Dragon maiden in his heart, Rosamund has the quality & body, but at that time he already has a fixed girl friend, so he did not think much about it.
Among the directors he worked with, he said Johnnie has fiery temper, in the previous years he would just ruthlessly scold people, for them to know what he actually wanted. The most impressive moment was once when he sang the theme song of the movie, 'As Time Goes By?, Johnnie commented, " So Andy Lau actually can sing!?
SOURCE: APPLE DAILY
'Best Actor', ATV television programme, is hosted by Luisa Maria Leit. The first episode will be aired today. In every programe, she invites candidates for Best Actor to the show.
In this first episode, she has Andy Lau who was named HKFA Best Actor three times & Best Actor of GH twice. .....
Andy is set to be the most handsome chairman of panel of judges in the history of Golden Horse. He who was crowned Best Actor twice, as soon as he received the invitation from the organizing committee in June/July this year, set aside a 10-day off to be the chairman of the 49th GH panel of judges.
Nominated actors included Nicholas Tse, Chapman To & many other HK actors, will he be based? Said Andy yesterday, "When the product is good it will be good, if no good it will be no good, the participating parties are all very clear on this.?
He too suggested that three time Best Actor Tony Leung & twice Best Actor Aaron Kwok should be prepared to take over the baton. Andy had filmed more than 140 movies, including The Unwritten Law, God of Gambles, Needing You, Infernal Affairs & many other excellent movies both in reviews & box offices. Good or bad guys he was able to act convincingly. He was awarded Best Actor in 2004 & in 2011, the movie Tao Jie which he invested & acted with Deanie Ip swept many awards in Europe & Asia. This brought his career to a new height, his vast experience in film industry led to the invitation by the GH committee to be the chairman of the 49th GH Awards, he is also one of the final deciding judges.
Andy indicated yesterday that he is very honored to be invited, nominees for Best Actor this year included Lau Qing Wan Nicky Cheung, Nicholas Tse & others, all are his good friends, will this affect his judgment?
He said selflessly, "The outcome from the judges always invites many gossips, this is the norm, one just need to be sincere, & careful in doing his part, trust oneself, & not to bother with the other things. "
GH chief executive said yesterday, "He appreciated the contribution by Andy to GH since last year, we hope GH is like a party for the movie persons, so we decided to invite Best Actor of last year to be the chairman, this is also a show of respect to him."
Accordingly, Andy's main job is to chair the meeting, he will take a long stay of 10 days in TW to watch all the movies, will he receive special treatment?
The executive officer said, " we allocated certain day & time to watch the movies, he has to go to the specific place himself. "
The panel of judges included director Lin Yu Hsien, musician Lim Giong, writer Zhang Da Chun, actor Laing Xiu Shen & others.
GH will take place on the 24th of November in Yilan city.
Andy Lau at age of 51, still keeps his body in good shape, especially when concerts are coming up, he will exercise to tone up his muscles, & show his 6 charming packs to his fans.
The most impressive one is probably when he sang the song, Truly Forever, when he bared his shoulders to carry a big piece of wood, this excellent mix of tender love song & hot bod is superbly presented, it was even imitated by Adam Cheng later on.
It was mid-autumn festival, husband Andy & confirmed girl-friend of Andy Hui, Sammi were busy filming Johnnie To's movie till 2am in the morning yesterday. The location for filming was Ting Fu Street in Kwun Tong. They enjoyed the full moon as they worked.
Though 8 years since last collaboration, they still have good understanding of each other.
In the wee hours of the morning, they acted sleepy on the shoot, Andy was seen in a pajama with pineapple pattern, it was very different from his usual smart look, but he is looking very cordial & cute.
Sammi with apple flower motif night wear, had a few curlers on the head, she looked clumsy & plump, somewhat like landlady Yuen Qiu in Gongfu Hustle. she could paired up with Andy to be the Condor Heroes!
At another scene, Sammi suddenly became thinner, there was dirt on her face, she walked by herself on the street lugging a luggage. She looked so pitiful. After an hour or so, there was stillno scene where Andy was in. He rested in nanny car when he was no acting.
Today Sept 27 is the 51st birthday of Andy.
Earlier on AWC members celebrated his birthday in advance. At the celebration, on the stage was a backdrop of 4 characters 'as much as the Eastern Sea', meaning Boundless goof Fortune.
Andy who is a father wore red cheongsum, it was a happy occasion. His parents were also present & cut cake with him on the stage.
Andy had three fulfillments this birthday, including inviting London Paralympics gold medalist, HK fencer Yu Chui Yee to the event, he had photo taken with her.
At the activity his 'family members' put up a spectacular show for him, Andy praised that their standard is comparable to that of a concert. The audience show of appreciation & support touched him a lot. The love of family members is a wish of his birthday.
SOURCE: MING PAO/WEN WEI PO
ANDY PLAYED SECRETARY FOR SECURITY
Andy showing his calm in front of the reporters
The movie, 'Cold War', other than having two Best actors Aaron Kwok & Leung Ka Fai, has Andy playing a friendly cameo role, inded a significant boost to the film.
Andy was invited to play the role of a Secretary of Security, the highest ranking officer in the movie. In it, he gave a detail interpretation of the law in Hong Kong.
Andy revealed that he liked the script at the very first sight, added that movie producer has very strong influence on him,
"Boss (Bill Kong) has put in a lot of time & effort to this movie, my path since I joined the circle is about the same as his, he is my idol, that is how I got involved in this movie.? He said at that time he really has no time as his daughter was just born, he could only promise to play a cameo role.
On the collaboration with two new directors for the first time, he gave them high remarks,
? These two persons, Liang Yue Ming & Lu Jian Qing, despite being the first time independent filming, with their years of experience in the line, they will be able to bring out a first class production. I am very delighted to work with them. I hope people will not say there is no good newcomers, those people only talk & cannot do, the directors are able to work well with me, hope more directors can be like these two. "