Tony Leung

The Silent War

Starring: Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Zhou Xun, Wang Xuebing, Mavis Fan Hsiao-hsuan Director: Alan Mak Siu-fai and Felix Chong Man-keung Category: IIA (Cantonese)

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:50pm

Stars won't swing votes

Having an all-star campaign team and celebrity endorsements may not be crucial in winning the chief executive race, with only few Hong Kong voters saying these factors hold sway, a survey has found.

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Unique combinations

There tend to be more Chinese names that are unique because of the typical three-character combination, but some Chinese surnames, such as Chan, Lee and Wong, and given names are more common than others.

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Leung braves the mic for Gor Gor

Tony Leung Chiu-wai says he would rather act than sing on stage, but he still took the mic at the April 1 Miss You Miss Leslie memorial concert for the singer-actress Leslie 'Gor Gor' Cheung Kwok-wing.

5 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Turning Japanese? Asian-American starlet based in Tokyo forgets her native tongue

Model-turned-singer Leah Dizon, a big sensation in Japan, started her three-day promotional tour of Hong Kong with a brief public appearance in Mong Kok's Langham Place mall on Tuesday afternoon.

27 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Filmmakers 'need to look outside HK'

Local filmmakers should look to foreign markets if the city's industry is to remain competitive, actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai said yesterday at a ceremony to promote Entertainment Expo Hong Kong, which will run from March 17 to April 13. Leung said the local market was too small and looking overseas was the only solution.

26 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Ninja Turtles flick joins HK's contenders for an Oscar

Hong Kong's chances for this year's best foreign picture Oscar rest with Johnnie To Kei-fung's Exiled and hopes are high for Tony Leung Chiu-wai's performance in Lust, Caution, but there's one more local in the race for Academy Award nominations this year.

14 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Lee's Lust, Caution fails to make grade as Hong Kong film

Spy thriller Lust, Caution is not 'Hong Kong enough' to qualify for the Hong Kong Film Awards' main categories.

The latest hit by director Ang Lee can only pursue the best Asian film prize at the event which is centred on local films, according to Joe Cheung Tung-cho of the Hong Kong Film Awards voting affairs committee.

26 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

A challenging time of Lust, Caution for Carina Lau

It was a packed house at BMW's showroom on Gloucester Road on Monday as the carmaker unveiled its new sporty M3 Coupe.

As the cocktail circuit regulars piled in, unnecessarily loud club music was pumped out by a DJ, adding to a carnival atmosphere that included four African drummers and acrobats dangling from the second-floor balcony.

17 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Antony Leung floats peg to yuan

The government should consider pegging the Hong Kong dollar to the yuan when the mainland currency becomes fully convertible, former financial secretary Antony Leung Kam-chung said yesterday.

10 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Actor disputes beating

Actor Tony Leung Ka-fai yesterday told a court he wanted to bash a bus driver with whom he had been in an accident, but was unable to get close enough to strike him more than once.

21 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Tony Leung sued for HK$3.2m over assault

Actor Tony Leung Ka-fai is being sued for about HK$3.2 million by a bus driver he assaulted after a 2002 traffic accident.

Leung, now 48, was more than four times over the legal drink-driving limit when his car was involved in a three-vehicle crash with a bus on the Hung Hom side of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in November 2002.

20 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Nurture talent with film fund, says Tony Leung

The HK$300 million film development fund announced in Wednesday's budget should be used to nurture new and innovative talent, multi-award-winning actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai said yesterday.

Leung said many talented filmmakers had left the industry when output fell sharply in line with the city's economic fortunes.

2 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Leung's next great leap

Award-winning actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai is looking for another great leap in Infernal Affairs duo Alan Mak Siu-fai and Andrew Lau Wai-keung's psychological thriller, Confession of Pain.

23 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Screen Idol

STYLE: How do you define your look?

TL: I like simple, comfortable and elegant outfits, but the most important thing is to have something that fits perfectly into the right time, place and person.

STYLE: Does the way you dress in your films influence your own style?

8 Sep 2006 - 12:00am