Andy Tai (戴志偉) used to be one of Hong Kong’s most prolific green-leaf actors before he decided to leave TVB in 2011, ending his 30-year relationship with the station. Though he now has a successful career in the insurance industry, the 58-year-old can’t help but miss the days when he used to work for TVB in their glory days. Acting is still his passion after all. “It hurts,” said Andy when asked to comment on TVB’s decline. “It really hurts to...
Amy Wong’s (王心慰) Daddy Cool <逆緣>, which starred Wayne Lai (黎耀祥), David Chiang (姜大衛), and Carlos Chan (陳家樂), is on its way to being the highest-rated drama of the year thus far. Currently, the no. 1 highest-rated drama is held by Apple-colada <果欄中的江湖大嫂>, but it is highly likely that Daddy Cool will replace it once the final numbers are in. Like many TVB dramas in recent years, Daddy Cool is not a perfect television...
The TVB fadan exodus is leading to the rise of a new leading lady — Samantha Ko (高海寧). The 31-year-old actress, who made her debut in 2009 through the Miss Hong Kong competition, will be headlining the new TVB comedy drama Agent C9 <C9特工> as the titular character, a housewife who works as a secret agent. Samantha will be co-leading the drama with Kenneth Ma (馬國明) and Lai Lok-yi (黎諾懿). Agent C9 is not Samantha’s first drama as...
The TVB drama Stealing Seconds <棟仁的時光> starring Benjamin Yuen (袁偉豪), Natalie Tong (唐詩詠), and Rebecca Zhu (朱晨麗) is doing well, and Benjamin’s role as the hardworking everyday working class employee is touching the hearts of many fellow Hong Kong citizens, who are also going through the same struggles every day. Another shining point in the drama is Rebecca Zhu, who plays a professional pole dancer. The Suzhou native, who won...
At FILMART 2018, TVB revealed plans to film Triumph in the Skies 2020 <衝上雲霄2020>. The third installment of the Triumph franchise, which centers on the airline industry, will begin filming at the end of the year. TVB plans to cast Moses Chan (陳豪), Ruco Chan (陳展鵬), and Kenneth Ma (馬國明) in Triumph in the Skies 2020. The station will also invite William Chan (陳偉霆), Yang Mi (楊冪), Angelababy, Dilraba Dilmurat (迪麗熱巴), and Huang Zitao...