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Heavenly Kings    (2006)

Director :
Daniel Wu Yin Cho

Producer :
Conroy Chan Chi Chung, Andrew Lin Hoi, Daniel Wu Yin Cho, Terence Yin Chi Wai

Other titles : 四大天王 (HK Title)
Si Da Tian Wang (HK Title)
Country : Hong Kong
Genre : Documentary
HK Category : I I A
Runtime : 86 min.
Video : Colour
Audio : Speaking (Cantonese)
 Cast :  
Daniel Wu Yin Cho
Terence Yin Chi Wai
Andrew Lin Hoi
Conroy Chan Chi Chung
Jo Kuk Cho Lam
Tony Ho Wah Chiu
Jason Tobin
 (full cast & crew)


Boy bands are everywhere. People’s reactions to boy band music range from amazement and awe to disgust and hatred, but it is an undeniable aspect of popular culture, doing its part to fulfill the dreams of teenage girls and line the pockets of music industry masterminds.
Yet how much do we really know about boy bands? What is it like to belong to such a group and what happens behind the scenes? Following Conroy Chan, Andrew Lin, Terence Yin, and Daniel Wu, The Heavenly Kings divulges everything that Hong Kong’s star-making machine is afraid to tell. Shot from a fly-on-the-wall perspective, this documentary details the rise, fall, and ultimate success of an unlikely modern-day Asian boy band comprised of established actors who cross over into the music industry as ALIVE. From learning how to sing and dance to developing their own marketing strategies, the entire process is laid out for all to see in this no-holds-barred film.

Yes, for those who have seen the movie and still wonder The Heavenly Kings is a real mock documentary, a surprising and rare film genre within the Hong Kong cinema industry, usually laden with silly comedies, tearjerkers and frenzied action flicks. Those who haven’t watched yet should be prepared for serious awe and mind games as the form of the film is a tad disturbing.

All started when (real life) actor Andrew Lin had an idea to...
>> read the full length review Thomas Podvin 26/1/2009

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Director, Producer :
Daniel Wu Yin Cho

Producer :
Conroy Chan Chi Chung

Producer :
Andrew Lin Hoi

Producer :
Terence Yin Chi Wai
 Cast : (when available)  (Hide) (full cast & crew)

Daniel Wu Yin Cho

Terence Yin Chi Wai

Andrew Lin Hoi

Conroy Chan Chi Chung

Jo Kuk Cho Lam

Tony Ho Wah Chiu

Jason Tobin

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 Interview Terence Yin: alive not dead artist (preview)
HK talents > Actors > Other actors and actresses
Author(s) : Arnaud Lanuque
Date : 28/12/2008
Type(s) : Interview
Page(s) : 4  - index

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