After 26 days , “King of Mahjong” production team wraps the shoot in Singapore on Thur (28.8) evening! The team, which began filming in Ipoh and later to Kuala Lumpur, was in Singapore for 4 days, since Sunday.
KING OF MAHJONG also sees additional Singaporean cameos involved in the production. This includes Getai organizer Aaron Tan, popular Getai artiste Zheng Ying Ying, Henry Thia, Marcus Chen Jian Bin, Allan Moo, Kelvin Soon, and twin sisters Haeley and Jaeley Woo.
The thoughtful production team wraps with a birthday celebration for Malaysian Director Adrian Teh , with a surprise appearance of the director’s mum, wife and daughter on set!
KING OF MAHJONG 《麻雀王》is the first Singapore mahjong-themed movie set in modern times and is proudly presented by Suisse Mint Pte Ltd, a limited edition gold and silver coins producer; co-produced by Zingshot Productions and Clover Films, in association with K-Kopter. Distributed by Clover Films & Cathay Keris-Films in Singapore, the movie is slated to be released in early 2015.
UPCOMING LOCAL COMEDY "KING OF MAHJONG" SINGAPORE PRESS MEET ON 25 AUGUST!
Featuring an ensemble of well-known regional artistes, upcoming local comedy KING OF MAHJONG 《麻雀王》 will be filming in Singapore for 3 days!
Directed by Malaysia director Adrian Teh (The Wedding Diary I & II) , KING OF MAHJONG stars regional artistes from HongKong, which includes Emperor Entertainment’s Chapman To , Bohai Film & TV Production’s Michelle Ye, Jam Cast Management’s Cheronna Ng, Dumb Youth Productions & Entertainment’s Venus Wong, from Malaysia, Real Celebrity’s Adrian Tan, Measat Broadcast Network Systems Lenna Lim, and also from Singapore, Galaxy Entertainment’s Mark Lee, Fly Entertainment’s Patricia Mok and MediaCorp artistes including Dennis Chew and Richard Low. A family comedy set in modern times, KING OF MAHJONG illustrates how friendship among kampong kakis and love between family members underscore all ambitions and desire for power. Movie viewers can expect the boisterous characters to generate loads of witty, well-timed, jokes and look forward to lots of lively repartee.
KING OF MAHJONG is the first mahjong-themed movie set in modern times and is proudly presented by Suisse Mint Pte Ltd, a limited edition gold and silver coins producer; co-produced by Zingshot Productions and Clover Films, in association with K-Kopter. Distributed by Clover Films & Cathay Keris-Films in Singapore, the movie is slated to be released in early 2015.
Hong Kong actor-producer Eric Tsang joins his 2nd Singapore Movie after 15 years!
After 15 years, Hong Kong actor-producer Eric Tsang will cameo in his second Singapore produced film , KING OF MAHJONG, after LIANG PO PO in 1999. Arriving in Ipoh Malaysia on Wednesday, the veteran actor was warmly welcomed by familiar and long time friends Mark Lee and Chapman To, along with Malaysia Director Adrian Teh. The all-time favorite comedian Mark Lee, who acts as his disciple in the movie, presents the King of Tropical Fruit to his master. Both the male leads was surprised to find out that it was the actor’s virgin experience on Durian, even though he frequents Singapore & Malaysia. When asked if he enjoys what he had tried, the actor mentioned that he will not give his second try. Jokingly claimed that he started playing mahjong at the age of 3, the actor compliments Adrian Teh as a promising director, and with the sparks from both Mark Lee and Chapman To, KING OF MAHJONG is a movie film that is worth looking out for.
KING OF MAHJONG, presented by ZingShot Productions, and produced by Clover Films, will see a stellar cast of popular and critically acclaimed artistes from Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. The film is slated for release in early 2015.
Hong Kong's Chapman To and Singapore's Mark Lee Play Leads in KING OF MAHJONG (麻雀王)
Hong Kong comedian Chapman To will soon join Singapore's very own Mark Lee in a new comedy that is set in the world of mahjong.
The leads were unveiled by the film's executive producer, Lim Teck, at a media briefing this afternoon. Renowned actress Michelle Ye (Ye Xuan) was also announced as a supporting cast. .
While comedians Chapman and Mark are expected to deliver all the punch lines, a star-studded cast including Eric Tsang, Chu Mi Mi, King Tan Yuen and Lu Hoi Pang (from Hong Kong), as well as Singapore’s own Richard Low and Chen Jian Bin will also be making cameo appearances to up the humour quotient in the movie.
At the same time, two up and coming actresses Venus Wong and Cheronna Ng who starred in the Hong Kong hit television series “Never Dance Alone”, will be acting in supporting roles as the daughters of Chapman and Mark, respectively.
Directed by Adrian Teh (The Wedding Diary), “King of Mahjong” centers on the decade-long feud and eventual reunion of Huang Tian Ba (Mark Lee) and Ah Fatt (Chapman To), two top disciples of legendary mahjong guru, Master Ru. 20 years later, Huang Tian Ba, who is now a world-acclaimed mahjong magnate shows up in Ipoh to challenge Fatt to a final showdown – The International Mahjong King Competition. Despite Huang’s insistence, Fatt declines to join the competition as he is determined and contented to lead the life of a commoner. In a bid to force Fatt into the showdown, Huang abducts Fatt’s wife, Lei Meng Na (Michelle Ye). Fatt has no choice but to join the competition as Huang holds his wife as hostage. On the mahjong table, Fatt and Huang compete as the finalists; Ru Wu Chang’s secret mahjong technique and the truth comes to light as the winner emerges...