Showbiz Tycoon

Showbiz Tycoon is a 2000 Hong Kong semi-biographical television drama loosely based on the life of Hong Kong entertainment mogul Run Run Shaw, founder of film company Shaw Brothers Studio and television company TVB.[1] The drama stars Michael Tao as Shaw, Carina Lau as Shaw's wife Mona Fong, Wayne Lai and Alex Fong respectively as Leonard Ho and Raymond Chow, Shaw's former business partners and founders of Golden Harvest, Shaw Brothers' rival company.

Showbiz Tycoon
影城大亨
ShowbizTycoon.jpg
Promotional poster
GenreSemi-biographic drama
Screenplay byKa Lei
Wai Cho-yee
Wong Hiu-chong
Cat Kwan
Cheung Mau
Kwok Yat-san
Directed bySteve Cheng
Poon Wai-kei
Lee Wai-chu
Tam Yau-yip
Law Choi-man
Lau Kwok-fai
Shek Ming-chuen
Siu Kin-hang
Chu Yik-lung
Yuen Shu-wai
StarringMichael Tao
Carina Lau
Wayne Lai
Alex Fong
Angie Cheung
Kathy Chow
Astrid Chan
Lee Siu-kei
Theme music composerChan Chit-lo
Opening themeA Certain Year and Month (某年某月) by Carina Lau
Ending themeSpace (空間) by Astrid Chan
Unforgettable Romance (忘不了情) by Carina Lau
Composer(s)Wing Lo
Lincoln Lo
Country of originHong Kong
Original language(s)Cantonese
No. of episodes67
Production
Producer(s)Lee Siu-kei
Steve Cheng
Lee Wai-chu
Production location(s)Hong Kong
Camera setupMulti camera
Production company(s)Asia Television
Jing's Production
Win's Entertainment
Release
Original networkATV Home
Original release1 May (2000-05-01) –
29 July 2000 (2000-07-29)
Showbiz Tycoon
Traditional Chinese影城大亨
Simplified Chinese影城大亨
Literal meaning"Film Studio Tycoon"

CastEdit

Cast Role Based on
Michael Tao Wan Yuet-ting (溫月庭) Run Run Shaw
Carina Lau Lui Mung-wah (雷夢華) Mona Fong
Wayne Lai Ho Chi-cheung (賀志祥) Leonard Ho
Alex Fong Sau Man-kit (仇文傑) Raymond Chow
Angie Cheung Wong Ying (黃盈) Wong Mei-chun
Cho Mei-lan (曹美蘭) JoJo Cho
Kathy Chow Tung Yan (童恩) Lin Dai
Astrid Chan Ching Po (程波) Ivy Ling Po
Lee Siu-kei Choi Kau (蔡球) Chua Lam
Wong Oi-yiu Sau man-hei (仇文希)
Lawrence Yan Kam Tong (金棠) Chin Han
Lung Fong Lok To (洛濤) Loke Wan Tho
Lam Wai Yuen Tung-hoi (袁東海)
Wan Wai-chung (溫偉中) Shaw Vee-meng
Lawrence Lau Wan Yan-pan (溫仁彬) Runde Shaw
Teresa Mak Tik Wah (狄樺) Tina Leung
Pinky Cheung Lau Suet-fa (劉上花) Lau Leung-wah
Charlie Cho Lei Hon-cheung (利漢昌) Li Han-hsiang
Chin Ka-sing Lee Kei (李奇) Lui Kei
Stephen Au Lui Lung (雷龍) Bruce Lee
Gwennie Tam Linda Linda Lee Cadwell
Jessica Chow Hung Hung (紅紅) Lee Ching
Yeung Ka-nok Chor Chin-man (楚千萬) Chor Yuen
Yiu Chi-kwan Hung Hung's mother
Soh Hang-suen Fong Chi-ping (方之萍)
Paw Hee-ching Fong Chi-lin (方之蓮)
Miu Fei-lam Ho Chi-chi (賀芝芝) Lily Ho
Sze Kai-keung Law Fai (羅輝) Lo Wei
Elena Kong Yiu Cho-sau (姚楚秀) Nora Miao
Wai Lit Law Lik (羅力) Jimmy Wang Yu
Simon Chui Ngan Kwan (顏坤)
Karen Chan Lui Lai-ying (雷麗英)
Tsui Po-fung Mrs. Lee (李夫人) Christina Lee Look Ngan-kwan
Wong Wan-choi Cheung Tit (張鐵) Chang Cheh
Chapman To Sing Lung (勝龍) Jackie Chan
Berg Ng Tsui Pak (徐白) Tsui Hark
Philip Keung Master Lau (劉師父) Lau Kar-leung
Chow Siu-lung Kwan's underling
Wu Hang-tung Kwan's underling
Derek To actor
Steve Yap Robert Lui (雷浩) Brandon Lee
Kwan Yau-lun Hui Yau-fu (許有富) Michael Hui
Cheng Wai-long Hui Yau-wing (許有榮) Samuel Hui
Teresa Lou actress
Yiu Pui-kwan actress
Chan Cheuk-lun actor
Chung Wai-ling Tsui Suk-han (徐淑嫻)
Andrew Yuen Hui Pan-tin (許品天)
Siu Kin-hang Lung Tim-ping (龍添平) Lung Sing-fun
Benny Lai Choi Chi-kin (蔡志堅)
Ricky Chan Choi Chi-keung (蔡志強)
Susan Tse Ho Chi-cheung's mother
Tam Siu-ying Tung Yan's mother
Wong Chu-tong Cho Mei-lan's father

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wayne Lai(黎耀祥) Still Waiting For TVB To Air "No Reserve" (巾幗梟雄之諜血長天)".

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