SINGAPORE – Think about Hong Kong famous person Andy Lau performing in a film directed by Singapore movie director Jack Neo.
That was a attainable situation raised by Neo on Saturday (June 18).
The 62-year-old director had posted on social media a photograph of himself with Lau, 60, one of many 4 Heavenly Kings of Cantopop.
Neo wrote: “There was one 12 months once I went to Hong Kong to debate a collaboration with him. I’ve truly forgotten that I’ve taken this photograph.”
Neo, who is understood for guiding movies such because the I Not Silly films (2002, 2006) and the Ah Boys To Males movie collection (2012 to 2017), has labored largely with native actors in his films.
However a number of of his works have forged Hong Kong and Taiwanese artistes.
As an illustration, Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang and actress Sheren Tang acted in Liang Po Po: The Film (1999), wherein Neo starred because the titular character, and Hong Kong singer Daniel Chan was featured in We Not Naughty (2012).
Extra just lately, Neo labored with Hong Kong actor Wesley Wong, the son of veteran Hong Kong stars Melvin Wong and Angie Chiu, in Ah Boys To Males 3: Frogmen (2015).
The Singapore director additionally labored with Taiwanese artistes akin to Jay Shih, Amber An and Nadow Lin in Killer Not Silly (2019).
Neo just lately directed the two-part navy comedy film Ah Women Go Military, with the primary half launched in February and the second now exhibiting in cinemas.