The King of Ten Thousand Phoenixes Costume Fitting
The costume fitting for TVB series, The King of Ten Thousand Phoenixes <萬凰之王>, was held yesterday. The series stars Sunny Chan Kam Hung, Jessica Hsuan, Myolie Wu Hang Yee, Gigi Wong Suk Yee, Vivien Yeo Sau Wai, Macy Chan Mei, Joel Chan San Chung, Nancy Wu Ding Yan, and Sire Ma Choi.
Myolie Wu will play the Empress in The King of Ten Thousand Phoenixes. It has been ten years since Myolie and Jessica filmed Golden Faith <流金歲月>. Although the pair will be arch enemies in the series, Myolie said she looked forward to cooperating with Jessica again. Although the Empress costume was beautiful, Myolie lamented that the layers were very hot and that she will lose ten pounds in weight.
Wearing Qing style shoes, Jessica Hsuan said that most of her toes lost sensation. As she was unused to the heavy hairpiece, she accidentally hit the wall that day. During filming over the next three months, she was concerned that there will be further accidents. Although The King of Ten Thousand Phoenixes will focus on the rivalries between the palace ladies, Jessica was unconcerned about clashes with the other actresses. Jessica said, “When I saw the cast list, I was very happy. The cast is punctual and prepares in advance for filming. One of the reasons I accepted the role is because Sunny Chan is in the series. During our past collaborations, I was very happy with his [professionalism].”
Eric Suen Yiu Wai’s rumored past and present girlfriends, Vivien Yeo and Macy Chan, will play rivals in The King of Ten Thousand Phoenixes. When introducing her role, Vivien said that she will play Sunny’s concubine and Macy will be her maid. Vivien said that her character wished for Macy’s death. Due to their rumors with Eric, did Vivien’s statement reflect her real-life thoughts? Vivien smiled, “No, I am very kind-hearted.” Macy did not read the script yet and was uncertain of the scenes between Vivien and herself. Macy added, “Vivien and I are good co-stars.”
Source: the Sun
Jayne: Personally, I am tired of series focusing on scheming palace ladies. How many spin-off versions of “War and Beauty” does TVB hope to film? I much prefer a well adapted wuxia novel focusing on camaraderie and some history as a side diversion.