TVB’s 潮爆大狀 is on.

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TVB's 潮爆大狀 is on. From memory, it was filmed late last year. My part is very limited but if you'd like to leave a comment about the series, you can do so here ;-)

One thing of interest to those of you learning Cantonese perhaps is that most of my dialog in this series (all three scenes or so) was in Mandarin. One of my scenes where I promised work to the leading lady 唐寧 was not performed very well because I was struggling with the Mandarin dialog. Acting in a second language is quite a challenge. It took me 15 years to get accustomed to acting in Cantonese. Hopefully, it won't take long to do the same in Mandarin.

I wonder if the stock market will fall in the coming weeks? It is said that every time one of 鄭少秋's series is broadcast on television, the stock market falls. It'll be interesting to see if it happens again this time.

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18 Responses to “TVB’s 潮爆大狀 is on.”
  1. dont says:

    Yeah! 第一個留言! 聽到河國榮講普通話, 好得意!

  2. Vince says:

    Hey Greg! It's always nice to see you on tv, I dunno y but you seemed to enlighten those series in very different ways. It makes it more interesting I have to say. However, TVB should spend more time to think of some names for western actors..... I really don't know why you are always Mr. Smith or Robertson... LOL. Keep up with the good work dude. Take care.

  3. Stephen says:

    Vince, totally agree after you mentioning about the names that TVB attaches to Greg. Also, there's Mr. Anderson...hey I'm reminded in Matrix, Agent Smith refers Neo to Mr. Anderson. Anyways, I think the producers and script composers only knows these lastnames whereas they are very creative with firstnames to a point where they think they've done a really good job. Like they use a Japanese pinyin name (ie Suki or Yuki) as an English firstname...ha ha. Btw, Greg, hope you don't mind of the following. I was inpired by your previous post, "Hope for a better Asian film/television industry," that I've posted an entry in my blog. Here's the link http://blog.360.yahoo.com/blog-mwowfS4ib6MsyY8Cp7qesAQT?p=30

    Pay me a visit sometime.

  4. sapphire says:

    你的劇集中講廣東話我睇得很多,全部用英語對白都睇過(無名天使3D);但你講普通話的就未曾睇過,
    希望"潮爆"很快就在我們這裡上畫。聽江湖傳聞說你D普通話很正統地在"中大"學的(?),我相信你的水準應該很好吧!你真令我們這些隨便跟卡拉OK學普通話的人覺得慚愧。

    Btw,你部 Mac.機可否睇得到Windows 的 WMV files 呀?我也有新戲上畫,請指教!

  5. Henry says:

    你的普通話還不錯....
    我想問潮爆大狀之後你還會再出現嗎?

  6. Patrick says:

    秋官既新劇已上了三天,恆生指數持續向上,已經穿過16,000點。今次秋官效應仍未出現。

  7. 杜格拉斯 says:

    睇o黎係國榮效應蓋過秋官效應,後市穿萬七!

  8. Littlestream says:

    Ha ha ha..........that's funny. About Adam Cheng's "influence" on the stock market. Well, the Cantonese radio program were talking about it a couple of days ago too. But I heard this time round, there was no impact. *phew* for the stock players, I'll say. :-)

    And hello Greg. Thanks for having a blog. It's a rare threat to be reading an English blog on HKG entertainment.

    Kudos to you on your linguistic skills and of course your acting. You have been doing great! Good job, Greg. Keep it up!

  9. Littlestream says:

    Yikes......I just realised I made a terrible typo in my earlier post.

    I meant to write "....it is a rare treat........." and NOT "....it is a rare threat.....". Pardon the error. *blushing*

  10. shaw says:

    Greg's Bday party

    無線一眾演員舉行四月星辰生日會
    http://www.takungpao.com.hk/news/06/04/07/UL-549019.htm

  11. Hibiki says:

    這次不關股市了......但會否令訴訟個案增加呢?
    This time has nothing do with Stock Market....but would it be another Adam Cheng's effect on the law cases?

  12. Jayce says:

    wow. i didnt noe that Bar Benders was flimed so so long ago. But i have to say, i thought your mandarin was pretty good in the series. haha.

    Anyone knows why the english translation of this title is called 'Bar Benders'? sounds so weird..

  13. 河國榮 says:

    Henry,

    you won't see me again in 潮爆大狀. my part is very short and quick; just a few scenes in Episodes 1 and 2.

    Jayce,

    'Bar Benders' might possibly refer to 'bar'risters 'bar' who can 'bend' the law for their clients. in the States, lawyers have to pass the 'bar' exam. it might be similar in Hong Kong where I know for a fact that only certain expensive 'barrister' lawyers are allowed to represent people within the courts.

  14. hi says:

    hi,did u make a mistake?Bar bender just finish filming on Jan 2006.Not Last last year

  15. Christine says:

    Did you know that there is a wikipedia entry on 'Adam Cheng Effect' regarding its influence on th stock market?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ding_Hai_Effect

    Ha ha ha!

  16. dont says:

    Well, "女人唔2做"又見到你 :)

  17. hing says:

    Hey Greg,

    I think TVB needs to give you bigger roles!

    Btw, my earliest memory of you was a character named "Mark Salzman", or something similar. What series what that?

  18. 河國榮 says:

    Hi,

    you're right. we finished filming in Jan 2006.

    Hing,

    I'm not sure. I forget most of the series that I've filmed. it's weird but true.