Unicef Ambassador

Leon Lai, one of Hong Kong’s most popular male singers and actors, was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in July 1994. Lai's association with UNICEF began in 1993, when he helped launch a project to eradicate polio in China. With his strong...

Bing Kuen (The Power of Army)

Another Leon's series. He didn't play a lot of part in this, that is why I didn't watch this much but he looked really good in this series - so charismatic and so handsome. This was a TVB 1988 production and Leon was only 22 then.  Co-stars were Maggie...

Chun Man Kung

One of my all-time favorite really old TVB series of Leon. I think this was a 1987/88 production.  He acted as a king with Maggie Siu and he acted from young to old age.  I think I like this series more because there were so much of scenes of Leon and...

Eating overnight food?

Gaile, Leon's girlfriend, said that she loves to eat overnight rice. She said it tastes better when left overnight.  All she has to do is to add some freshly-cooked vege and it became a chap-suey dish.  When told that Leon is pretty particular on...

Jan-Mar Updatses

January 31st -- Leon Lai received six major awards at the Global Awards Ceremony held in Beijing. I will do a search but I have forgotten precisely what other awards he won, some of which I remembered are: -- Most Talented All-Rounder Artiste...

Beauty and the Kingdom - Press Conference

Yen Fei-Er (played by Kelly Chan) is thrust onto the throne when her father is killed in battle. Fei-Er and her loyal Muyong XueHu (played by Donnie Yen) unite to defend the kingdom. But her ambitious cousin, Wu Ba (played by Guo Xiao-dong), sends...

Mei Lanfang Filming in Shanghai

Filming of Mei Lanfang has been moved to Shanghai last week.  It was reported that the snow scene was so beautiful that Leon couldn't resist but had to request Director Chen Kaige to add two more scenes though he has no part in it.. Asked if he...

Leon Lai and Faye Wong

This is one of my favorite clips. With two of my favorite singers who sang my favorite oldies, this is a keep for me. www.youtube.com/watch

Peter Chan

Chan is a seasoned international director and was a co-founder of United Filmmakers Organization (UFO) during the early 1990s which produced a solid track record of box office and critical hits in Hong Kong. Chan has made an indelible mark...

A Good Pat

Zhang Ziyi filmed her last scene of Mei Lan Fang two weeks ago. The scene talks about Meng Xiao Dong played by Ziyi saying her farewell to Mei Lan Fang played by Leon. Tears and a final hug were shared between the two. Leon and Ziyi struck...

Comrades, Almost a Love Story

A 1996 Hong Kong movie starring Maggie Cheung, Leon Lai, Eric Tsang and Kristy Yang, and directed by Peter Chan. The movie is about 2 Chinese mainlanders trying to make a life in Hong Kong. It was filmed in Hong Kong and New York City. ...

For the Record

I am taking this free time slot to post this article, just for the record.  This photo is one of my favorite -- Leon when he was in his early 20s.  See how curly his hair was.  I will also be using free time slot to enter many old news...

Tianjin

Shooting of movie Mei LanFang has moved its crew to Tianjin.  Director Chen Kaige has particularly chosen the villa inside The Tianjin Club as prop and has also disclosed that the movie will be completed early 2008. Leon and Japanese actor,...

Mont Blanc

At the $20 million (HKD) Mont Blanc celebration event. Mont Blanc, to celebrate its brand creation since 100 years ago, invited over 3,000 guests and many famous celebrities. Mont Blanc events have always been semi-formal and many actresses appeared in...

The Couple

This December, two years ago, marks the two-year relationship between Leon and Gaile. When the couple first appeared together, their relationship was made public and immediately there was speculation by the media that this couple will even last...

Mei Baojiu

Mei Baojiu (son of Mei Lanfang) attended one of the rehearsal session for the next opera performance for his troup, scheduled for performance in early 2008. He was interviewed regarding critics on Leon's latest still. Mei admitted that the result of...

Mei LanFang

Scenes from Hong Kong pop star Leon Lai's upcoming portrayal of late Peking Opera virtuoso Mei Lanfang debuted when a film magazine revealed stills from the biography directed by Chen Kaige. In one of the photos, Leon Lai is dressed in opera...