JayneStars.com logo

Louis Koo to Run in Charity Event Despite Leg Injury

By on July 31, 2012

Louis Koo to Run in Charity Event Despite Leg Injury thumbnail

In 2010, Louis Koo (古天樂) suffered a leg injury while performing a stunt for movie A Chinese Ghost Story <倩女幽魂>. The recovery from this injury was quite tedious and required long term therapy.  Then in 2011, Louis fell down at home which caused a severe cruciate ligament tear in his leg.  Although almost fully recovered currently, his physical ability is put to test again!  Filming new 3D movie, Inferno <救火> with Sean Lau (劉青雲), Louis will be performing a lot of his own stunts in fire and diving scenes. 

Louis Attends Charity Run Despite Leg Injury

Attending a promotional event for UNICEF Charity Run 2012 with Gigi Leung (梁詠琪), Louis Koo hoped to attract more participants to actively support the charity run held in November. In the upcoming months, Louis Koo will be filming Inferno in Thailand.  Due to the heated weather and dangerous stunts to be performed, Louis predicts that he will be darker and thinner from the movie.  However, he still wishes to be able to participate in the charity run with his parents. 

At the event, Louis jokingly said, “I heard of a family that brought their maid to the charity run.  I hope to join the run with my parents.  My leg is almost fully recovered from the injury.  The doctor said that I can run slowly, as long as I don’t jump high.  If I run with my parents, I will have to carry their water.  I will truly be their maid!  But I have to film Inferno in Thailand.  We will see if I can make it back to Hong Kong for the charity.” 

Regarding the dangerous stunts, Louis disclosed that he will be performing most of them himself.  He assured that he will purchase sufficient insurance. But the most important aspect is the safety precautions.  With the temperature in Thailand hitting 40 degrees Celsius, Louis compared it to being in a sauna for three months.  He anticipates that he will lose a lot of weight.  His costar, Sean Lau, has already shed several pounds.  

Gigi Leung to Start a Family 

With Gigi Leung busy promoting her new music album, she still hopes to join the charity run.  Her new music album has secured second place in sales charts in Taiwan.  She modestly claimed the success as being at the right place at the right time.  Gigi hopes to eventually be number one in the sales charts.  However, Gigi is happy with the current results.  Should she retire from the music industry now, it will be a perfect ending.  

As she has been busy, Gigi felt that she neglected her husband, Sergio. After the promotion for her album is over, she will focus on family.  When asked if they will actively try for a baby, Gigi coyly responded “We will decide after the promotional tour.”     

Source: Sing Tao 

This article is written by Connie for JayneStars.com.

Note: This article is written for JayneStars.com. DO NOT re-post this article on any other websites. No part of this article may be copied, reproduced, rearranged, redistributed, modified by any means or in any form whatsoever without prior written permission.  You may use the content online and for your non-commercial, personal use only. Copying these materials for anything other than your personal use is a violation of copyright laws.

Should you wish to share this article, we recommend that you: (i) link directly to the article at JayneStars.com on your website; or (ii) share this article link via social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

JayneStars Media LLC reserves all copyrights. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. By using the JayneStars website, you accept and agree to our Terms and Conditions of Use.

Tags: , , ,

Related Articles

  • Anticipated Chinese Films of 2013(21)
  • Louis Koo And Sean Lau To Star In 3D Fire Disaster Movie, "Inferno"(14)
  • “Overheard 3”: A Battle for Property Development Rights(3)
  • Pang Ho Cheung's "Aberdeen" Opens to Positive Reviews(21)
  • "Overheard 3" Explores Real Estate's Darkest Secrets(5)
  • Louis Koo, Sean Lau's “Overheard 3” Opens May 30 (7)
  • Louis Koo's "Aberdeen" Releases Trailer(9)
  • “The Grandmaster” Grabs 14 Hong Kong Film Award Nominations(18)
  • Nick Cheung Hopes to Collaborate Again With Transgender Beauty Poy(20)
  • Lack of Successors, Shift to Mainland Chinese Market to Blame for Decline of Hong Kong Movie Industry(33)

  • Readers' Comments (3)

    1. Funn Lim says:

      He’s already so thin!

      And rest!

    2. kittie says:

      I live louis very much….. smart manly macho.professional.can act in comedy, thriller or dramas…… one of a rare gem for hk movie industry…..
      …. may he recover fully for the race…..

    3. KL_723 says:

      SO HANDSOMEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!! *drool*

    Readers are no longer able to comment on this old article.

  • Follow JayneStars

  • JayneStars News Subscription

    Subscribe to our free news subscription to receive daily entertainment headlines, sent straight to your e-mail account!

    Enter your email address:

    Delivered by FeedBurner

  • Most Popular Articles in 7 Days

  • Latest Headlines

    The Evolution of Kung Fu Film Stars thumbnail

    The Evolution of Kung Fu Film Stars

    Jay Chou Films “Now You See Me 2″ thumbnail

    Jay Chou Films “Now You See Me 2″

    “Cruel Romance” Achieves High Ratings thumbnail

    “Cruel Romance” Achieves High Ratings

    Aaron Yan Releases Japanese Single, “Mosturizing” thumbnail

    Aaron Yan Releases Japanese Single, “Mosturizing”

    Sammy Sum Wants to Look for Girlfriend thumbnail

    Sammy Sum Wants to Look for Girlfriend

    Fred Cheng, Alfred Hui, and Jinny Ng Share Goals for New Year thumbnail

    Fred Cheng, Alfred Hui, and Jinny Ng Share Goals for New Year

    Andy Lau and Family Are Vegetarian thumbnail

    Andy Lau and Family Are Vegetarian

    Gigi Leung’s “Little Princess” is a Beauty thumbnail

    Gigi Leung’s “Little Princess” is a Beauty

    Grace Chan Doesn’t Want to Be Typecast as Intelligent Beauty thumbnail

    Grace Chan Doesn’t Want to Be Typecast as Intelligent Beauty

    Moses Chan Afraid Son May Hurt Baby thumbnail

    Moses Chan Afraid Son May Hurt Baby


    Latest 500 Comments

    Click here to see the latest 500 comments from our readers.

    Submit a News Tip:

    If you have a hot or breaking news story you would like to see published on JayneStars.com, please submit a news link.

    About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy

    COPYRIGHT © 2013 JayneStars Media LLC.  All rights reserved.