With The Stool Pigeon pulling in more than HK$7 million in its first week, Emperor Entertainment Group threw a celebratory dinner on Monday for not just the cast and crew, but the media too. 'I have to thank the media for writing great reviews and giving us coverage,' said Nick Cheung Ka-fai, who stars as a cop battling conscience after indirectly exposing his informant's identity to a triad. Although the movie is not as action-packed as director Dante Lam Chiu-yin's previous films, such as The Sniper or The Beast Stalker, cast member Lu Yi, who played the triad leader Barbarian, said the fight scenes took a toll on him. '[Lam] likes his scenes to be realistic, so that scene where I got hit on the head with a bag of gold, that was a real hit,' he said. Perhaps Lu's willingness to take one for the team impressed Lam, who refused to credit the film's success to just the two leads (Cheung and Nicholas Tse Ting-fung). 'Unlike The Beast Stalker, in which Cheung stole the show, I believe it was not only one actor who stood out - the whole cast was amazing,' he said.