soft-spoken Kevin Cheng from "Burning
Flame II" and "Yummy Yummy"
is touted as the next "big" star
given his chiselled good looks and prolific
roles. And from this interview, we can see
If given a choice of re-choosing your career
path, would you choose to become an actor
and singer again? Or to be specific, what
kind of jobs would you choose?
Kevin: Although I did make
a lot of mistakes in the past, I would still
prefer to stay as an actor and singer. Because
I learnt from my mistakes and all these
mistakes I committed made me a stronger
person. And I truly enjoyed my career as
an actor. I feel that I understand myself
from a better point of view now.
heard that your favourite movie is “Fight
Club”. Between both actors, Brad Pitt
and Edward Norton, who do you admire the
Kevin: Both actually. I
really admire these 2 actors whom are much
diversified in their careers. Brad can be
a warrior in “Troy” and also
a cop in “Seven” and Norton
as a psycho altar-boy in “Primal Fear”
and also taking up an extreme role in “American
have played a wide range of roles from Mr
Nice Guy to baddie. Any other role which
you have in mind to attempt?
Kevin: So long it’s
a good role. Take for example, being a baddie.
The role must be dimensional enough and
convincing to the audience that in real-life,
there is someone existing like that. To
me, this is a very good role to portray.
If someone is willing to invest in a movie
written by you, what sort of genre will
Kevin: I will do an action
and romance genre. Action is my fave. I
don’t mind being the lead or just
stay behind the camera.
What’s your take on the notorious
media industry in HK?
Kevin: Accept it. What
can you seriously do to them? If they (the
paparazzi) are so interested in my daily
routine life then let them follow me all
the time. The last thing I want to do is
to provoke them because that’s what
they want in the first place, to create
& Layout by Linus Tee | Photos :
Richard Lim Jr