Kevin Cheng’s (鄭嘉穎) recent popularity surged sharply after the broadcast of Ghetto Justice <怒火街頭>, which also helped secure his nomination in TVB’s Best Actor and My Favorite Male Character awards this year. TVB specifically asked Kevin to reprise his role in Ghetto Justice 2. In the original series, Kevin revealed the top portion of his butt, grabbing high ratings upon its premiere broadcast. In Ghetto Justice 2, Kevin was required to reveal his underwear, determined to secure high ratings once again!
Avoiding Accidental Exposure
The cast and crew of Ghetto Justice 2 filmed on location in the Sham Shui Po district last night. A large crane assisted Kevin to climb up the roof of a three-story building. When onlookers spotted “Law Ba” Kevin Cheng’s appearance, they fought to take photos with him.
The scene spoke of Kevin Cheng climbing the exterior pipes of the building to enter girlfriend, Myolie Wu’s (胡杏兒) home to apologize after a lover’s quarrel. Myolie had discovered Kevin and [his ex-wife] Christine Kuo (苟芸慧) sharing an intimate moment after he had a few drinks. The producer of Ghetto Justice 2 requested Kevin to lose his pants while climbing up the pipes outside the building. Kevin looked helpless, “I am not afraid of heights. However, I do feel a bit awkward in ‘losing my pants’ for no apparent reason! I do not understand why climbing the pipes would result in my pants falling down! I took the necessary precautions underneath [my boxers] to prevent accidental exposure. In Ghetto Justice 2, I will not reveal my butt and only display my naked shoulders, which hopefully, this will help the ratings.”
Hopes to Sweep Two Awards at TVB Anniversary
Due to his performance as Law Ba in Ghetto Justice, Kevin Cheng was nominated for the Best Actor and My Favorite Male Character awards. Aside from the audience’s support, Kevin was very happy that he received the acknowledgement from industry contemporaries. Asked which award he possessed more confidence in, Kevin said, “I wish to get both awards! One award is fine; I hope I do not have to pick up eggs instead! The contenders are on equal ground this year and not tilted towards one side. I am looking forward to the award results!” Asked whether he only considered Michael Tse (謝天華) to be his strongest competitor in the Best Actor Award, Kevin replied, “No! Wayne Lai (黎耀祥) is an outstanding actor in my heart!”
Kevin mentioned that he did not prepare his attire for the TVB Anniversary Awards yet. Kevin joked, “It would be explosive to attend without wearing any clothes! However, I am afraid to do so; I have a bit of a belly bulge right now and even lack the confidence to appear topless.”
In addition, Jazz Lam (林子善) visited the set of Ghetto Justice 2 although he did not partake in the scenes filmed last night. Since Jazz was nominated for Most Improved Actor Award, did he possess confidence to win the award? Jazz smiled and noted that he was only accompanying the running and did not possess the qualifications to win an award. Jazz hoped that King Kong (金剛) will win the award since he was his best friend.
Source: Orientaldaily, Mingpao
Jayne: Rumor has it that Kevin just extended his TVB contract by 5 years in exchange for the TVB’s Best Actor Award this year. Despite Michael Tse’s early traction in the Best Actor race, allegedly, TVB may give Kevin the award. This may be highly possible…does anyone know for a fact whether Kevin did extend his contract?
Everyone’s bets seem to be on either Kevin or Michael winning the award. I wonder what the chances of Ruco Chan winning as a dark horse are, since TVB is sending him everywhere and trying to make him their new cash cow.
The results of the last 2 years’ TVB Anniversary Awards were largely predictable…this year it is a bit more drama, as difficult to predict what will happen with recent turn of events.