Louis Koo (古天樂) and Taiwanese actress Amber Kuo (郭采潔) star in director James Yuen’s (阮世生) upcoming film, Paris Holiday <巴黎假期>. The two leads, along with their costars Alex Fong (方中信) and Sophia Hu (胡静), recently traveled to Paris for filming.
It was previously rumored that Amber Kuo was only cast as the main female lead because Louis Koo served as her go-between. Amber said, “In the film version of Triumph in the Skies (衝上雲宵), Louis and I did not have the opportunity to directly collaborate due to the differences in our characters’ storylines. This time, our characters coincidentally will live together. It brings a feeling of understanding. There is a lot of interaction in the film, which is what we both wanted.”
Approximately half a year prior to the beginning of filming, James Yuen had already begun scouting for ideal filming locations. A scenic flower shop located near a church in La Madeleine, Paris was ultimately chosen as one of the main locations. Fascinated with the atmosphere of Europe, Louis found the filming to be very enjoyable and was often seen wandering around and shopping. He even celebrated his 44th birthday earlier on set. “This time, I’ve given up a lot of my firsts in filming, including my first time dancing tango.”
Flirtatious Alex Fong
In the film, Alex Fong is paired with Mainland Chinese actress Sophia Hu. Alex Fong portrays a flirtatious, Casanova-type character who is constantly surrounded by sexy blonde ladies. When teased that his wife Mok Ho Yan (莫可欣) will be jealous, Alex laughed. Although Alex prepared for the role by learning some French phrases, he forgot his lessons once filming started.
Source: Oriental Daily
This article is written by Huynh for JayneStars.com.