Hong Kong Movie
Hong Kong is extremely well known for its film making industry, which also earns a high international reputation. Therefore, it is no surprise that there are a lot of outstanding film actors with great achievements. Who will you think of when it comes to Hong Kong movie? We are sure that Nick Cheung will be one of them that crosses your mind!
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Nick Cheung was born in Hong Kong as Cheung Ka Fei. Believe it or not, before joining the Hong Kong production, Nick used to be a Royal Hong Kong policeman for five years! Fast forward till today, he has become one of the most well-known actors and directors. For the previous years, he has casted in multiple Hong Kong movies from the 1990s and has tried countless roles, which made who is he today.
Hong Kong movie: The Conman (1998)
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The Conman is an action-packed comedy and has presented a lot of machismo genre that made early 1990s’ Hong Kong movie gambling flicks so entertaining and fun to watch. Nick Cheung was casted as “Ronaldo”, which presented a classic aura but provides the laughter to balance it up with his playful character. From this, we can see a different Nick Cheung as a movie character. His fame was earlier built on Wong Jing’s comedy but has gradually switched for a more sombre role.
Hong Kong movie: Keeper of darkness
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Keeper of darkness is a horror movie directed by Nick Cheung himself. This movie succeeds as a detective story with a touch of spectral romance as well as streetwise comedy. Nick Cheung casted as Wong Wing Fatt, who is a silver-haired exorcist with many tattoos around. In the movie, Wong Wing Fatt prefers to negotiate and interrogate with the wayward spirits. This is definitely one of the most interesting casting choices that Nick Cheung has participated in Hong Kong movies.
Hong Kong movie: The White Storm (2013)
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The White Storm is another action blockbuster starring Nick Cheung with other big movie stars. Although The White Storm is an action packed Hong Kong movie, it surprisingly contains its tender side as it involves subplots of some other touching elements. In this movie, Nick Cheung casted as Wai, who is an undercover operation against the notorious Thai drug lords. Nick Cheung has managed to throw his deadly stares when it’s needed, giving the movie a whole lot feel, which is very different from the comedy films he has participated in.
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And you think that’s all the movie star can do? You are so wrong! Nick Cheung has once again challenged himself on this upcoming Hong Kong movie with a whole new character, a pathologist, which is something he has never tried before in his previous acting history. This movie, “Bodies At Rest” shows a group of masked thugs breaking into the morgue, where Nick Cheung works with his intern. “Bodies At Rest” is an action-packed crime movie directed by the Hollywood filmmaker, Renny Harlin.
In this movie, Nick Cheung has played as a highly intelligent character, and he spent a lot of time and effort studying the basic knowledge as well as terms of the profession, in order to produce a lifelike result. If you haven’t, don’t forget to check out this upcoming Hong Kong movie, that is going to release in all cinemas in Malaysia this August 15!! Action movie fanatics should not miss this upcoming movie out! See the movie poster and trailer down below.
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