Raymond Lam Shifts Career Focus to Movies

By on October 13, 2012 in NEWS

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Raymond Lam’s (林峯 ) 2001 TVB series, A Taste of Love <美味情緣> was recently re-run in Hong Kong. Raymond was a young and very green actor in the drama. Fast forward a decade later, Raymond is now TVB’s favorite leading actor and he is loved by many of his fans. Recently, Raymond did not want to limit himself to filming only TV series, and he has been working hard to pursue a movie career.  He admitted his ultimate goal is to become the best movie actor. Raymond Lam is very grateful to producer Wong Bak Ming (黃百鳴), who encouraged and motivated Raymond to drop all his worries and focus on pursuing his movie career.

The new comedy movie, Love is… Pajamas <男人如衣服>, starring Raymond Lam, Ronald Cheng (鄭中基), and Teresa Mo (毛舜筠) was released on October 11 in theaters. Raymond portrays a happy-go-lucky photographer, a marked difference from his usual handsome gentleman roles. Filming a comedy for the first time was a very challenging experience for him, in which the most difficult part was establishing the right rhythm and immediate reactions. Raymond believes it is a lot easier to make the viewers cry than laugh. Timing is so important because even a slightly delayed reaction will ruin the joke.

In addition, comedic timing is very important. The first time a joke is told, people may find it funny, the second time around less so. The challenge is to make it funny as the joke is told over and over again. Raymond was very fortunate to work with the two veteran comedy actors, Ronald Cheng and Teresa Mo. He did not need to worry too much as long he did his part. It was quite exciting during filming because the two great actors gave him a great amount of advice.

Raymond said he feels so lucky to collaborate with many different artists, including Lo Hoi Pang (盧海鵬) and Benz Hui (許紹雄), who are gifted comedy actors that inspired Raymond’s interest in comedy. Raymond also said he found the right chemistry with Ronald Cheng immediately.

During the last few years, Raymond established a very solid position in television. In the last year, he has been focusing on his movie career, and feels deep satisfaction from filming movies. Filming TV series prevents the actors from deeply immersing into the characters since the actors have to act according to the script.  In his first movie debut, Stolen Love <別戀>, Raymond discovered that filming movies allows him to transform into many different characters, allowing him different exploration avenues. Raymond feels there are still many things for him to learn in performing in films.

Raymond treasured working with famous producer and director, Chui Bo Chu (崔寶珠)  and Tony Ching (程小東). He looks forward to working with different types of actors in the future and different ways to play a character.

Goal is to Become Movie King

Raymond said his movie career is only in the beginning stage, and he has not pitched in 100 percent effort in filming movies yet. He still lacks the experience in filming movies. When asked whether Raymond will be like famous actor, Louis Koo (古天樂) who gave up his TV career to make movies, Raymond said that he will miss TV viewers, because they have watched many of his series and faithfully following his TV career. He will definitely miss working with the TV casts and crews.  If Raymond has to choose to focus his time and energy on his movie career, he may only film one series per year, but he will be selective in choosing his role in TV dramas.

Raymond is very thankful that Wong Bak Ming told him he is very fitting for the film industry. He had his doubts in the beginning, but Wong’s encouragement and kind words have motivated him to confirm his decision. When asked whether his goal is to become a movie king, Raymond said that goal seems very distant but that would be the ultimate goal. Even in any other profession, everyone wishes to be at the top of the field.

Recently, the Hong Kong movie industry is making a strong revival like its golden years in the 1990s. Raymond is glad to see that the popularity of Hong Kong movies is on the rise again. During the last few years, he has been hoping that directors and producers are able to make higher quality Hong Kong movies and finally they have done the job.

Future Wife Prospect?

There has been many rumors and gossip about Raymond’s romantic life, such as the Mavis Pan’s (潘霜霜 ) incident, and the rumor that  he may be dating his Love is…Pyjamas costar, Karena Ng (吳千語). As for dating again, Raymond said honestly,”I really want to, and don’t be so surprised if everyone sees me dating again. Each individual has their own personal life, and the Hollywood actors have no problem doing so, as long they are doing well in their jobs and are keeping their love life in check.”

As for finding a companion, Raymond’s goal is find a suitable wife. However, he does not have the time to find the right person. He hopes he can fully enjoy and experience the finer points of a relationship. Raymond said he will treasure love, which is very special for him.

As for whether Raymond will reveal his future relationships to the public, he will probably not make a point to do so. Raymond also said it is difficult for artists not to sacrifice love for their career. They have to channel all their energy to the job and sacrifice personal space, while yearning for the media to give them some space and show mutual respect to each other.

Source: ihktv.com

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  • 186 comments to Raymond Lam Shifts Career Focus to Movies

    1. looooooooooooo says:

      well done LF, did the right move. I have seen Love is Pyjamus ,Lucky owen really funny especially the ice-cube scene. Cannot stop laughing. Good luck

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      • looooooooooooo replied:

        pegasus film company and shaw brothers can push LF to movie stardom

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        • Fox replied:

          He said he dun film for Shaw brother in any soon future.

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        • looooooooooooo replied:

          provided with hefty budgets and good scripts

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        • Fox replied:

          Shaw brothers? I doubt.

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      • looooooooooooo replied:

        Hope EEG will fulfill his dream as movie star

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    2. aptos says:

      He is going where the money is…less work; greater rewards and recognition if the movie is a success. At least he will get good money for his 1st film since he is the notoriety from TV series and music. It will be a long time before he will be able to get to Andy Lau’s standards.

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    3. Linnh says:

      OoO so he is following Andy Lau footsteps, not bad not bad.

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    4. apple says:

      LF soon will be replacing Andy Lau, the new blood & younger generation. Good choice.

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    5. AL says:

      YES..Rayomnd…support you…do your very best…focus on your goal…you can do it…LOVE you

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    6. jayne says:

      EEG has the power to make Raymond Lam the next Andy Lau. He’s done very well in the music industry, able to draw concert crowds.

      Raymond just needs to diversify his film roles a bit and stray outside of romantic leads and do more diversified roles.

      Maybe Raymond can play Bruce Lee in producer Raymond Wong’s “Ip Man 3”? Hehehe….

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      • AL replied:

        agree…diversify

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      • Vivien replied:

        LF has the anticipated Saving General Yang next year which might have a sequel where I heard he will be a monk? Not sure.

        With his friendship with Raymond Wong LF has lots of time to get more movies since he’s shifting his career mostly to movies only now 😀

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        • LAM replied:

          If you watch the youtube video about love is pyjamas, you can see wong pak ming very the respect LF. Maybe he knows he very the popular now,having uncountable fans, very rich, but dont care what the reasons are, but confirm LF will have a bright future and definitely can be better than andy lau. LF really have the magic to attract people to like him. It’s very nature. Andy Lau maybe can act very good but he wont able to attract fans like LF. If i am girl,i will choose LF but not andy lau if they are same age. hehe. And in terms of attitude, LF anytime also better than andy lau. Attitude is nature. We can see it.

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      • Fox replied:

        Nope, but I think he’ll be in Raymond Wong’s Wei Si Li

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    7. Funn Lim says:

      He was an overdramatic actor who became a good actor who know is now a mediocre actor. Not sure what happened.

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      • jayne replied:

        Funn,
        Maybe Raymond became overworked? After signing with EEG, he appeared to focus more on music rather than acting in TVB dramas.

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        • Fox replied:

          Which I think is too good. Txb now can’t have good series.

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        • advo replied:

          @ Fox

          Even if TVB doesn’t have any good series, an actor should still give his 100%. I feel like his acting doesn’t develop because he’s too overextended with so many other projects. Frankly, it sounds like he views filming TV series as a burden – something he owes his billion of fans. I think his lack of passion is very much felt in all his recent TV shows. And if it’s like that, he really should just move on to what he likes to do instead – movies and music.

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        • Fox replied:

          I feel his passion for TV is still there because I can feel the effort he tried to put on his character. For example I find the two boring roles Goon Ga Jai in MR and Kingsley in MOL have the different types of expression and different type of boring. But the roles he had rather bland, and the not-so-bland ones are from the series with bad scripts, like Fa sister or Men with no shadow. If you watched him in the China series Ad Mania, you will see that in a role with character, he has the portrayal.

          But I think his passionate with the assignment of Txb fell, it’s true. Judging from HAL, after he has the right to choose role, he chose a role with more character than the roles Txb assigned to him many times.

          And not only him but also me, my passionate of following Txb series fell recently. Long time I can’t really follow a Txb series with the passionate I had before because their series are getting too boring.

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      • exoidus replied:

        Bc of his real passion isn’t acting but rather doll collection, LOL

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        • Fox replied:

          Oh, you are including Linda in the doll collection? I dun noe that.

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    8. aptos says:

      Please note that the article is comparing Raymond Lam to Louis Koo. Louis Koo still has some distance to catch up in order to be in Andy Lau’s league.

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      • Linnh replied:

        But that don’t mean that Raymond can’t follow Andy’s footstep:D

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        • aptos replied:

          You misinterpreted my comment. 1st Raymond Lam has achieve what Louis Koo already accomplished and after that, achieve what Andy Lau already done to be considered in the same league.

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        • Linnh replied:

          OoO sorry I got it now, me wrong.

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        • Looooooooo replied:

          Lol

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      • looooooooooooo replied:

        The golden life cycle had returned with new replacements:

        chow yuen fatt= louise koo

        andy lau = raymond lam

        tony leung = bosco wong

        sean lau = ron ng

        dodo cheng = kate tsui

        maggie cheung = maggie siu

        ekin cheng = him law

        Just my opinion.

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        • looooooooooooo replied:

          recorrection

          maggie cheung = myolie wu

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        • looooooooooooo replied:

          continue:-

          maggie siu =tavia yeung

          eric tsang = wong cho lam

          alex man = kenneth ma

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        • Joe replied:

          Tavia Yueng= Liza Wang

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        • Vivien replied:

          If TY expand her PS

          TY = Dodo Cheng

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        • Fox replied:

          Liza is also PS 😛

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          That because she has cancer.

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        • looooooooooooo replied:

          History is reincarnated because maggie siu whom is older used to be ex -flame to ekin cheng(young and dangerous).

          similiarity to Him Law (new young and dangerous) to tavia who is older

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        • Vivien replied:

          But Maggie Siu look natural. At least no obvious PS since we can’t really tell nowadays if there are subtle botox jabs.

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        • Vivien replied:

          Liza Wang PS not really that noticeable I guess.

          Liza Wang = Myolie?

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        • Fox replied:

          Liza is Myolie’s god mother and she once said that she wanna follow Liza.

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        • Vivien replied:

          So TY =/= Liza
          and Myolie = Liza

          give TY = Dodo?

          Deal 😀

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        • Fox replied:

          Chucky ganesha, Nicole said so :P.

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        • aptos replied:

          Sean Lau = Kenneth Ma (both wholesome)
          Dodo Cheng = Myolie Wu
          ??? = Linda Chung
          Adam Cheng (for now) = Raymond Lam

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        • Fox replied:

          Gillian Chung before EDC pix = Linda Chung

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        • 939393 replied:

          why is sean lau= ron ng???

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        • 939393 replied:

          and am I the only one here who thinks that Tavia did not undergo a nose job? lol

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        • clamine replied:

          aptos: Adam Cheng = Steven Ma

          2010 news report: Adam Cheng teases Steven Ma for snatching (抢) his rice bowl.

          Adam’s ancient drama handsome and heroic looks are legendary in the entertainment circle. But one day in the make-up room when Adam happened to meet Steven (Sentinel), he complained: “You this Mazai, ever since you joined tvb to film series, I didn’t get to shoot tvb’s ancient period drama anymore! ”

          ******
          2011 News report: Undoubtedly, Steven’s good looks in ancient drama series can rival that of Adam Cheng of the past, hence even Adam has commented that Steven has snatched his rice bowl.(ancient drama series specialty)

          lol!

          http://stevenma-fanblog.blogspot.com/search?q=adam+cheng

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        • Nicole replied:

          Tavia = Michael Jackson.

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        • Fox replied:

          Michael Jackson has talents.

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        • simplitee replied:

          @Nicole: HAHAHAHA 😀

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        • Nicole replied:

          Fox: MJ and TY likes to sleep with young boys.

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        • Fox replied:

          @Nicole: But Micheal Jackson still has talents :P, do you see what I mean?

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        • aptos replied:

          Adam Cheng = Raymond Lam

          Adam Cheng was chok in his era as is Raymond Lam now. I haven’t heard fans consider Steven Ma as chok…You are correct in the quote but Raymond was not a holdhold name back in 2010 yet.

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        • clamine replied:

          Aptos: Adam Cheng (for now) = Raymond Lam

          Adam Cheng was chok in his era as is Raymond Lam now. I haven’t heard fans consider Steven Ma as chok…You are correct in the quote but Raymond was not a holdhold name back in 2010 yet.

          Hmm, didn’t know you were comparing ‘chokness’. “for now” = choke?

          Of course, nobody can be ‘choker’ than choke king himself Raymond Lam much less SM.

          Our replacement criteria are obviously different. I was associating Adam Cheng with being the best tvb ancient drama actor and nothing to do with the word “choke”. I still don’t. But each to here/his own.

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      • Fox replied:

        But Louis Koo dun sing, so LF follows Andy Lau is more likely.

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        • looooooooooooo replied:

          Louis used to be a singer but he had a crap vocals

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        • Fox replied:

          Louis only released one album and it was a failure, so he stopped. Then can’t really consider him as a singer. If that, Bowie is also a singer.

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    9. Rachel says:

      sorta sad but this is reality, those who have the potential and the promotions and the support will eventually leave TVB. not that i won’t see them again, but watching them in tv series gives me a more personal “親切” feeling

      but nonetheless happy that he’s moving up the ranks

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      • Gar replied:

        Agree with you on that one as well as I find that watching them in a TV series is more intimate.

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    10. Eros says:

      I’m your die-hard fan! No matter what, I’ll respect your decision.

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      • AL replied:

        yes…me two

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      • AL replied:

        same here..agree

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    11. Vivien says:

      Sad LF is leaving TVB but awesome that he’s now can be future Andy Lau who’s successful in both movies and singing and no longer need to do stressful TVB dramas.

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      • Linnh replied:

        And get away from TVB cheap payment:P

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    12. AL says:

      As his fans…happy to see him succeful in TVB…in music…now step to movie…happy for him..miss him the same time…but support him…hope he will be a star like Andy in the future….don’t forget to vote him to be TV KING 2013!!! Another title will help him!!!

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      • Larry 3 replied:

        no, it wont him. TVB is a chocolate award.

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    13. Erica says:

      I want Louis Koo to be the next Andy Lau not Raymond even if I like some of Raymond’s dramas. Louis koo deserve it more. In addition, does that mean movie in HK or movie in Mainland??

      Louis go go go…

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      • looooooooooooo replied:

        Louis koo,

        please win a golden horse or hk actors award, raymond is on your tail.

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        • Fox replied:

          Nic Tse won it, Louis only needs a role to win now.

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        • looooooooooooo replied:

          Nic tse is a special case.

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        • Fox replied:

          But Nic Tse opened a way: Young actor also can win HKBA

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        • looooooooooooo replied:

          LF need a good script to get nominated. perhaps he should involved in taiwanese film productions to booast his chance in winning golden horse award. by the way, he speak fluent taiwanese or southern min dialect.

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        • Vivien replied:

          Raymond Wong looks eager to push LF movie career so with his big clout it’s possible that in near future LF will get the breakthrough script for the movie award.

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          OR he can play a crippled blind deaf mute involved in a gruesome murder.

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        • Fox replied:

          Yup, the type of role like crippled blind deaf mute involved in a gruesome murder will win an award.

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        • looooooooooooo replied:

          That’s sad

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      • Gar replied:

        But Louis doesn’t sing so he can only replicate Andy’s success in 2 areas (TV and films) whereas LF sings and acts so he can definitely be the next Andy! BTW, has anyone heard Louis sing? I’m just imagining his singing and I don’t think he would sound very good because of his deep voice. That’s just my opinion.

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        • looooooooooooo replied:

          agreed

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        • Fox replied:

          Listen to the themesong of A step into the past, it’s Louis in studio.

          Live singing, Louis dun have the strength.

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        • Gar replied:

          Oh yeah… Forgot about the theme song completely. Thanks for the reminder Fox!

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        • Vivien replied:

          I heard LK released an album but failed and he himself is ashamed of it now and never brought his singing career up again.

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        • Josie replied:

          Hahaha… So ppl didn’t like Louis’ “Mr. Cool”?

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        • Melody replied:

          I actually bought Louis album when I was once an infatuated fan of his!

          I remembered that Louis mentioned his singing sounded worse than a dog’s bark so he stopped singing completely.

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      • LAM replied:

        You are too ignorant. U go and watch telling maria new tvb show la. The girl interviewed all the best actor award in hong kong. That wong cau sang said, getting an award is useless. It means ntg. In my opinion, having the highest number of fans world wide is more important. Your money inside ur bank account will be increasing until u crazy. You will be surprised if u able to know how much fans LF has worldwide. Louis Koo? haha, dun make me laugh la. got fans also 1 gah? haha.

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        • Erica replied:

          having numerous of fan then what? If you’re not a good actor or recognize as one then you’re nothing in the eyes of the talent people. You will only be there with your fans until you fade away, and sooner or later you will be forgotten, but if your talent is recognize, you will go far. Fans come and goes. Recognition will stay.

          LF might have tons of fans, but is he recognize as a talent actor or just appearance only or what???

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        • LAM replied:

          haha, u damn noob. Only u said he is not talented. All the fans and also many people knew LF is talented. You are indeed too ignorant. Nowadays is all about package. You really talking nonsense and know nothing. LF will be the most successful celebrities ever that no other people can be because he has the quality of loveable. Only this way will be liked by fans until he dies. If you only have talents, you wont go far. Just like justin lo can sing so good so what? Jacky cheung can sing so good so what? Still poorer than LF. LOL.Most important is money. If you can earn the most from the entertainment industry and having the most fans is the winner. You get best actor but poorer is useless.I guess you are old folk that still stays at 90’s mentality. The world has changed my little ignorant girl. lol.

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        • Fox replied:

          Good statement LAM. Money talks – it’s so true.

          @Erica: You might forget that LF is in this industry for more than 10 years and he is able to grab tons of fans due to wat reasons? Recognition will stay, rite, and he is recognized for more than 10 years, so he’ll stay.

          If he is a 18 or 20 years old idol, maybe your statement about fans goes can come true, but for a 32 year old man, I’m afraid that you have to wait in hopeless to see when he is forgotten, or his peers will be forgotten before him :P. Lolz.

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        • LAM replied:

          Hehe FOX.
          Duno u have watch new tvb show telling maria. She interviewed those best actor and popular actor. All included. When comes to Wong Cau Sang, he said, getting a best actor is useless la. Wont help you to increase ur digit in bank account. You just get the fame. Useless one. haha. But for LF, i am superb sure his digit in his bank account , very astonishing. LOL. LF indeed the best package in the HK industry. EEG so lucky to sign him. hehe.

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        • skinnymocha replied:

          Really… money and popularity will not last. Even if it’s for 10, 20 years, it will still be relatively short term compared to the true talents who will go down in history and have their memories and inspiration live on forever. I have no doubts that the likes of Anita Mui, Leslie Cheung, Brigitte Lin will still be remembered decades from now. LF – whilst not talentless, I think he’s okay – will probably remain popular as long as he is active. Once he retires from showbiz, he’ll probably slowly fade into obscurity and be another mere speck in the history books, I’m afraid. Perhaps he can prove me wrong.

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        • Fox replied:

          This thing we’ll know, when he retires :). As for now, we can’t know that he’ll be rmb or fade away. We only can know that rite now, he is famous and his bank account is smiling at him

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        • kcabc replied:

          Sorry, I do not say Anita Mui and Leslie Cheung is not good but I did not know them since recently, I know Ron Ng before them. What is “recognition will stay”? You ask your kids and their peers do they know Anita Mui, Leslie Cheung or even Andy Lau? Recognition for artists are subjective my dear. There maybe tons of ppl who says Andy Lau’s acting is nothing special or they can not listen to Arron Kwok’s music. Unless you do something like make your country independence or rule over an empire then your name will be in the history book for generations, like Napoleon or Qin Emperor. Artists for entertainment will fade sooner or later so don’t question that.

          There are tons of unknown talents out there in the world and anyone has problem with that?? And what about the composers of the music for those 4th heavenly kings? I think they are more popular among the singers than the public, public care more about the singers. Should anyone stand out and ask justice for those composers? Damp funny!

          LAM: Many people are such big talker, they ask for something as high as justice but refuse to look into the basic truth, which is the reality they’re living in.

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        • skinnymocha replied:

          Of course there are lots of unsung heroes and talents that go (relatively) unnoticed. Some may not seek fame and recognition, some just don’t have the luck or exposure. That’s just the way it is, unfortunately.

          Also, I’m looking at relativity here; not political/historical figures vs entertainers, but artists with high-earning powers vs artists with talent.

          Quite honestly, someone like Justin Bieber – whether you like him or not – is raking in all the money, fans and popularity. He is, undoubtedly, going strong. That’s not to say people will hold him in such high regard years from now and that he can ever rank amongst the likes of Bob Dylan or Marvin Gaye. (Yes, it’s subjective and I’m aware they have their fair share of haters as well, but come on!)

          Money can be ONE (practical and quantitative) way of measuring success, but not the only way.

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        • Fox replied:

          How can they have earning power, skinnymocha? It’s the question. Bob Dylan also has the earning power and he is also talented, so wat? Money and talent can always walk together.

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        • skinnymocha replied:

          Of course money and talent can go hand in hand. I’m just saying money isn’t the ONLY (nor the main) criteria for “success” – well it depends on what your definition of success is.

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        • LAM replied:

          FOX: haha. I wish if paparazi could dig out his bank account. I am sure the whole hong kong citizen will be surprised so many digit inside. Plus i read an article saying his parents have helped LF to make investment every year plus his own revenue from entertainment industry, i cannot imagine how many digit in his bank account. But he is just 32 year old la. I know he wants to remain normal and not wanna show off. That’s why u hardly can find out his revenue every year from the industry. But other artists u can simply find out. I think he do not want people to speculate too much. It’s all PnC. Until he gets all the best actor perhaps then he can show off his revenue every year.

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        • LAM replied:

          kcabc:

          Well, Lam Fung already have its own history. Being the richest tvb actor ever at such a young age. But just that his revenue every year is not being revealed at all. I think he wants to keep his privacy. A person’s is successful anot i think most important is money. Award is useless if you dont have money. Like wong cau sang, he said he won best actor “yan yook cha siu bau” wakaka, but he is not getting any increase in his revenue he said. LOL. And LF is the most successful tvb actor since he hasnt leave tvb yet and i dont think he will leave any sooner. TVB is his family and he is biological son of tvb ler.

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        • Fox replied:

          He has some money from investment as well. He bought 2 apartments and both increased the price, now just thank to these apartments he has 40 mil on hand, double the amount he paid for them.

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      • LAM replied:

        LOL, doing cat3 or any porn movie? pls la. LF already having uncountable fans worldwide. He dont really have to do porn film. The actors of last time all poor poor. That’s why they need to film porn movie to earn money and also more poeple to watch. But LF already having the fame. He dont need any of that. He should just continue to act more nice drama, nice song and nice movie, then all his fans will be very happy already. And of course must get all the best actor awards soon. He well deserved it.

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          Cat 3 movie dont have to be porn at all. Its the violence, sex with clothes, curse words, tone, setting, etc. Just without the porn.

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      • Kidd replied:

        I can’t see Louis Koo as the next Andy Lau. Andy Lau is a superstar who dabbled in many fields. Louis is solely a movie actor. Louis has is own position in the movie industry. So, I don’t think he need to be the next Andy Lau.

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    14. Gar says:

      It’s wonderful that LF is progressing into the movie scene and I really hope to see him win Best Actor on the big screen one day. He has already accomplished what he wanted on the small screen (except winning TVB’s BA – something I hope he will get this year) as well as a very successful music career. I love his voice and songs by the way! Supporting him all the way and hope he continues to strive for the best and is successful in all 3 areas.

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      • AL replied:

        agree…vote for him to be TV King 2012…support

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      • LAM replied:

        Awards already not important. But of course he still want to get it. Now wherever function he goes also will have fans shouting LF. Even myself his die hard fans even before he getting famous. He already have uncountable fans worldwide. It’s just a matter of time to get the award. I duno why i like him so much. Its nature. hehe.

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          Then tell your fans to dont vote for him in the best actor category 🙂

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        • LAM replied:

          Err, actually although LF is the most popular now, but the industry still have its own rules i think. Best actor i dont think all about voting from fans. Especially hong kong film best actor. They have their own committee to choose it. If not u think Andy Lau can get that best actor this year? Haha, acted so normal like that also can get. Jus give him face only. You actually should able to foresee the future. In 10 years times, all those best actor like sean lau,andy lau and others will be old. 10 years later LF will eat all the awards. haha..

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        • Looooooooo replied:

          Lam,
          Good statements.you read my mind

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    15. Larry 3 says:

      He should do more Cat III movies and probably get some cameo roles in the international scene.

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      • Fox replied:

        Dun need to do such thing. Look at Tony Leung or Nick Cheung and then look at Lawrence Ng or Edison Chen. Who are more famous, the ones who too Cat III movies and cameo in Hollywood or the ones who dun take part in these things?

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          I think his dream wants to get international fame beyond Hong Kong. I believe he is going to this sort of the route to gain more experience, boost his acting up to par with the veterans.

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        • Fox replied:

          Experience from Cat III? Leave it to innocent porn watcher because (1) he loves it and (2) Wong Jing – Cat III director – assigned him a role in his series.

          Gillian Chung, Bernice Liu, EDC, all have cameos in Hollywood movies but none of them get anything much from it. However you remind me that LF has just taken part in a movie directed by a Hollywood director. Not really famous but still a Hollywood director. Maybe it’s better than cameos in US.

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          It wouldnt hurt his career for Raymond to do Cat III with some sex scenes?

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        • Fox replied:

          Sex scenes like in Lust, Caution won’t or even boost but Cat III, his status now dun need it. I hope for sex scenes :P, fact that.

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          Then we should agree that Raymond need to devote some his time to film Cat III movies then.

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        • Fox replied:

          Lust, Caution isn’t Cat III. He won’t take Cat III for sure but maybe for a movie with a lot of sex scenes with content, not purely sex oriented, I guess he’ll agree. And I want to see him in this type of movie more, with depth and content. Cat III is only interesting to watch to you, Larry 3.

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          Thats your problem, I will campaign for Raymond Lam to Cat III movies!

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        • Fox replied:

          Maybe innocent porn watcher will act for you? I guess.

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          What is with you with porn?
          Raymond Lam’s body not good?

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        • Fox replied:

          =.= how many times I have to repeat to you?

          There is no chance he’ll take part in Cat III movies because he won’t film it.

          There is chance he’ll take part in movie with sex scenes but not Cat III.

          Cat III = sex oriented, the content is all about sex life. Example is Sex and Zen.

          Movie with sex scenes only use sex as the mean to tell about the content. Example is Lust, Caution.

          For me, I would like to see him in movie with sex scenes for the purpose of telling the story. But you seem to be fond of Cat III only which I think the chance that innocent porn watcher will act for you is higher.

          If you still dun understand, dun tell me to repeat anymore.

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          Actually Fox, Cat III movie can be excessive violence or excessive sex scenes. It is not necessarily soft porn.

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        • Fox replied:

          HK Cat III recently are simply soft porn. Look at Sex and Zen 3D + Lan Kwai Fong.

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          So Fox, you watch more sex movies…hmmm.

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      • Gar replied:

        WHAT?!?!?! No please LF, you don’t need to do Cat. III movies at all.

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        • looooooooooooo replied:

          I don’t mind

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        • Fox replied:

          I don’t mind but I don’t think he will :(. He isn’t a money hunger and at his status now, he won’t do it. But for some hot scenes on movies, I hope :P.

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        • Josie replied:

          I agree w/ Fox. Don’t want to see him in sleazy cat. 3 movie but of course, I wouldn’t mind watching him in sexy scenes in movie. Must be in good taste.

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      • exoidus replied:

        Yeah, he can do a cat 3 where he rapes Ron that will win him the best actor and best supporting for Ron.

        With regards to Hollywood movies he can play a chinese vampire in ching custome in Resident Evil 6, LOL

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        • Linnh replied:

          LOL

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      • Cloud replied:

        Going to Hollywood? Can he speak English?

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        • AL replied:

          yea…i study in US before…i heard him speak in English…no bad…

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          He can speak English. Just needs to improve speaking and reduce his accent.

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        • Linnh replied:

          Weey Jet Li and JC still have an accent in their english and they survived in Hollywood, so who knows.

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        • Cloud replied:

          @ Linnh

          Jackie Chan and Jet Li know martial arts. They really didn’t need to know how to speak English. They only needed to use their bodies the right way.

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        • Fox replied:

          He can with US Eng and HK accents. His Eng is quite good and fluent enough to communicate in English.

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        • Funn Lim replied:

          Jet Li and Jackie Chen were both national icons and worldwide superstars who can command an audience before they went to Hollywood. LF can’t be compared to these 2. Not and never will they be in the same league.

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        • Linnh replied:

          He can’t be compared, but I was takling about the accent they have in english , inntill Cloud made the comment about the material arts which is true.

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        • kcabc replied:

          Accent is no problem since he will probably play a Chinese guy anyway. In some movies, they even require the actor to speak with accent to make the character seem real. A Chinese character should have Chinese accent, that will make him more special compare to others. As long as he can communicate fluently and clearly, which he definitely can, Hollywood dialouge will never be a problem.

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        • exoidus replied:

          It doesn’t matter if he can speak english or not Hollywood don’t know who he is! Sure he can get a 2 min KLF role in a movie or a big KLF in a small budget movie.

          HK artists are mostly know for their martial art like JC (clown), Jet Li real master, Donnie (Blade 2) and not real acting skills.

          One of the few truly recognized HK artist is Tony Leung which is even admired by the great veteran actor Robert De Niro.

          So putting LF with his mediocre acting skills in the same context as the true masters is a insult to the global e-circle!

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        • Fox replied:

          You guys are talking like he really said he wants to go Hollywood, lolz. Where he said so, can you give me to see?

          If he dun think of going to Hollywood at this moment, then your comments are so pointless.

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        • cbc replied:

          From reading these comments, the die hard fans won’t mind the bad english. They are struggling with the language themselves.

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        • kcabc replied:

          And some diehard anti-fans are struggling to nitpick

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        • cbc replied:

          Hardly struggling, there’s plently to work with.

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    16. Roxy says:

      There are many Raymond news lately, is that a sign? But I dont mind. Hope he gets TV King this year!

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      • AL replied:

        agree…TV King for Raymond!!!

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    17. Larry 3 says:

      Is it next year establishing one per series contract?

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      • Fox replied:

        No, started from this year. He only filmed HAL this year for Txb already.

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          Good for Raymond Lam to get da f out of TVB.

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        • Linnh replied:

          I don’t quit get the one serie per year thing, didn’t he just film 3K and then HAL? isn’t that like 2? or did they start filming 3K last year so it makes 3K as the drama series from last year?

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          3 Kingdom was film and edited in 2011, aired it in 2012.

          Highs and Lows was film February til May, 2012, airing now.

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        • Linnh replied:

          Thanks Larry:)

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          You welcome, happy to help out.

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    18. Joanne says:

      Sigh…among the 2000’s siu sang, Raymond is one of the talented ones. I always hope he will improved his acting skills then win Tvb best actor award before Ron, Bosco, Kenneth, Sammuel & etc. And then only venture to movies. I really hope he will stay with drama but he’s so popular, no doubt movie will be his next target.

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      • AL replied:

        but he can still won the TV King this year…this title will help him

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        • Joanne replied:

          However with the recent dramas he starred in it, his performance was just average. I don’t think he deserve the Tv king title yet..just like Tavia.

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      • Linnh replied:

        No worry, with the status Ron is in now, I bet he can take it before Ron LOL

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        • LAM replied:

          haha. seriously it’s depends TVB want to give him anot only. He already well deserved this year. The high and low drama ,he acted superbly in new style. Now waiting for new episode. Very tempting. In terms of fans in hong kong+china, LF already won big big. Plus his dad is a billionaire. You can see his passion on his works. He worked hard more than anyone of us. Especially his dancing skills, not easy to practice it. He spent so much time on it.

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    19. Alvin TAN says:

      Who is Ronald Ng?

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      • Lana replied:

        It’s actually Ronald Cheng but they made a mistake!

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    20. XOXO says:

      Haha, Wong Bak Ming has bad taste.. He casts Lynn Huang. Aarif Lee >> Chok

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    21. Ric says:

      I don’t see it as a big deal. Lots of people only do one series a year now anyway. There’s simply too many actors nowadays and I actually prefer that. Hate seeing some people in like 3 or 4 series a year, especially if they are leading.

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    22. LAM says:

      And seriously CHOK can get gold song, this new song of him should get double gold song. haha. Really nonstop listening to it
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11ySLnyLk-I

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      • Looooooooo replied:

        Nice song but I would prefer because of you

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        • LAM replied:

          hehe, because of you also nice. But this high n low ending theme more nice ler. Really listen to it nonstop. Best song of the year seriously. The 1st song in my life that i can keep listening on it without getting bored. Not sure when will get bored but until now not yet. haha. Maybe until after high n low finished broadcast. hehe

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      • AL replied:

        Great…how are other media/radio station like this song…can it be Gold song this year? i hope to see Raymond really get a Gold song that well deserve it…Support him

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    23. sushiroll says:

      is raymond REALLY that popular in hong kong? like andy lau?

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      • exoidus replied:

        That’s what cultmembers want us to blv. Not buying it…

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        • Larry 3 replied:

          Its overhype too much.

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      • Fox replied:

        Can refer to the number of albums each sold at the same time to know who can sell better. Andy Lau and LF released albums at the same time twice.

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        • Looooooooo replied:

          During 4 heavenly king’s era, jacky cheung and Leon Lai sold the most albums. But he albums often reach ifpi gold.Andy lau did really well in movie box office but his own movie production company made great loss in few of his in house movie. He got sued by creditors eventually went to court dispute. Wong Jing and johnnie to kei fung in late 90’s save his career by offering many movie offers to allow him to pay off his debts.

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        • LAM replied:

          U where can compare like that? both different age. And about the 4 heavenly king, sure they can seel higher la last time. 90’s got MP3 ah? dont be so ignorant ler. Nowadays we can download from internet. But LF album still can achieve double platinum already very epic.

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        • looooooooooooo replied:

          Lol , you are good.

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        • Fox replied:

          I’m talking about the current sales between LF and Andy Lau because sushiroll asked for Andy vs LF.

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        • Cloud replied:

          I would like some statistics as well.

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      • star replied:

        He is popular no doubt and not just in Hong Kong. However, if you’re referring to ranks and statuses, of course he’s not on par with Andy Lau but Andy started much earlier than him. In 10 years time, maybe Raymond can surpass the current Andy, who knows.

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        • LAM replied:

          Not fair to compare at current. When andy lau was 32 year old, he was much more poorer than LF. So LF more successful than andy for sure. Lately got rumor said LF acting at china got 8 digit pay eh. LOL, damn alot.

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        • kcabc replied:

          Yes, he’s paid arround 450 000 – 470 000 RMB per episode 🙂

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        • LAM replied:

          crazy. haha. his bank account’s digit keeps on increasing until i think he also never bother to update his bank book account. Maybe online banking can view it. haha. I think he got credit card that can spend unlimited amount? hahahaha. Bank of america’s card. LOL

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    24. LamFungFan says:

      Congratz Raymond! support Support!

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    25. MARS says:

      wish the best to him

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    26. Hannahh says:

      He will win TVB BA and run off to Movie industry! Best of Luck!

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      • GL replied:

        agree,….support

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      • LAM replied:

        OMG. now i really understand why until now havent get best actor for tvb ler. hehe. Maybe scare after give him, LF will entirely leave for movie industry. Dun ler. I still wan to watch his drama ah. Because only that we can always see his acting. But i know only movie industry can earn the most. Movie only 1-2hours on screen. But drama many episode. But he is not a gold diggers as he already a pre-billionaire. I knew he enjoy his job and brings the best out for his fans. Forever support you fung ger.

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    27. Christy says:

      I don’t think he needs to be in hollywood, see if we’re all wanting him to be like Andy Lau, he didn’t need hollywood to make it big.

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      • LAM replied:

        Yes. LF just have to succeed in hong kong, and china industry also you already can be a billionaire. He dont really needs to be in hollywood. Jackie chan and chow yun fatt is different. They are poorer when they were young. That;s why they need to work hard to get the fame. When jackie chan went to hollowood, got 1 white poeple asked does jackie chan knows how to act? hahaha. funny.

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    28. soojung says:

      I’m neutral towards LF but the hardcore fans seem to be shoving it into our faces that LF is the best. Maybe they didn’t mean it but it certainly felt like that and tbh, it was unpleasant.

      Anyway, all the best to Raymond.

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    29. Grace says:

      Great move it’s about time…… Best of Luck!!! Hope they have good scripts for him!

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    30. LAM says:

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuwY5BCi3qI

      lol, LF also got talent on basketball. See how he spins the ball on 47seconds . LOL. damn hard lor seriously.

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