Spoilers of “Big Wheel” Revealed

By on September 23, 2012 in NEWS, TV Dramas

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The upcoming cross-millennium TVB drama, Big Wheel <巨輪>, will be produced by Amy Wong (王心慰), and stars Ruco Chan (陳展鵬), Linda Chung (鍾嘉欣), Edwin Siu (蕭正楠), Kristal Tin (田蕊妮), Louise Lee (李司棋), Louis Yuen (阮兆祥), Louis Cheung (張繼聰), and Ankie Beilke (貝安琪). A costume fitting for the drama was held on September 19, with principal photography to begin in October. The cast and crew will also film on location in Macau for one month.

From 1980 to 2013

In an interview with TVB Weekly, Amy Wong described Big Wheel to be “an epic journey through the most turbulent times of Hong Kong and Macau history.”  The story begins in 1980, the year that ended the Touch Base Policy, an immigrant policy in Hong Kong that attempted to halt the influx of mainland Chinese immigrants to the territory. The characters will then experience through Macau’s immigration policy changes in 1982, a large-scale gold shop robbery in Hong Kong in 1991, the transfer of Hong Kong sovereignty to China in 1997 and Macau in 1999, the height of Macau’s triad society in 1999, 2003’s SARs epidemic, and the worldwide financial crisis in 2008.

Big Wheel’s storyline focuses on the relationship between two half-brothers, older brother Miu Tin Sang (Ruco Chan) and younger brother Law Wai Shun (Edwin Siu). Sang was born in Hong Kong, the son of Chow Yuk Mui (Louise Lee) and police officer Kiu Sam (Joseph Lee 李國麟). When Sam refused to marry Mui, she brought Sang with her to Foshan, China. In Foshan, Mui fell in love with Law Fu Shing (Lau Kong 劉江), and gave birth to their son, Shun, a few years later.

Wishing to start a new life in Hong Kong, the family left Foshan and attempted to sneak past the Hong Kong borders. However, the family separated, and only Sang managed to enter Hong Kong. Mui, Shing, and Shun ended up in Macau.

Twenty years later, the two brothers led different lives. The ambitious and hardworking Sang studied hard and earned a college degree, later becoming a respectable police officer like his father, Sam. Sang has a caring girlfriend, Rachel Cheuk (Linda Chung), and he is willing to overstep the bounds to fulfill Rachel’s wish of owning a jewelry shop to sell her own designs. To achieve his target, Sang even seduces the beautiful Fabio (Ankie Beilke) and betrays her trust. Sang also shares a mysterious relationship with triad member Keung Yung (Louis Cheung), who will eventually cause Sang to be imprisoned.

The simple-minded Shun, however, maintained a peaceful and comfortable lifestyle in Macau, becoming close friends with his neighbors, Yiu Man Ying (Kristal Tin) and Lung Fei (Louis Yuen). To avoid his violent father, he spends most of his days handling his cart noodle shop with his mother. Thinking that they would never cross paths, the two brothers’ fate dramatically changes when they meet again.

Source: chinpang.hk

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8 comments to Spoilers of “Big Wheel” Revealed

  1. hop says:

    oh gosh! ruco doesnt look good! he looks younger and better in the other truth.

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    • Funn Lim replied:

      I suppose this is his 80s look. Anyway typical of all successful actors in TVB. They all look terribly tired.

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  2. Linda says:

    Ruco lost weight & his face looks skinny 🙁 working hard wo rest enough?

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  3. Hannah says:

    Hmm. So, will Edwin turn bad? Kinda reminds me of “The Change of Time” with the brothers plot.

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  4. TN1 says:

    Interesting storyline, looking forward to it. Ruco looks alright to me maybe coz he’s without glasses.

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  5. Zzz says:

    Awesome plot, awesome setting! Am looking forward to this show.. Ruco said he might change his look again when filming starts.. 🙂

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  6. Ti says:

    Wow they do look ilke they’re from the 90s. Linda looks old with that hair though.

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  7. Rosemary says:

    Strong and attractive storyline. Looking forward to it very much. Ruco and Linda
    match well, good looking couple. I think
    ruco’s look will be better, as the time
    wheel progresses.

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