The Dante Lam-directed mixed martial arts drama, Unbeatable, continues to be a headline maker for actor Nick Cheung (That Demon Within, The White Storm) who just received another award earlier this month for his role in the film, hosted at 21st annual Beijing College Student Film Festival. And nowadays, with things stirring up from Cannes, you will likely hear Cheung‘s name being mentioned more often regarding his newest attachment as a debut director for the new poltergeist hunter thriller, Ghost Rituals, which is being screened for buyers along the Marché du Film courtesy of international sales agent, Darclight.
But that isn’t all for the actor-turned-director who is still in the business of acting, and you will find him doing just that now that with updated reports declaring he is set to star as new protégé alongside lead actor Chow Yun-Fat
in the forthcoming sequel action adventure, From Vegas To Macau 2
‘s role was made public several days ago
detailing his character as an accountant and computer expert
who will often clash with Fat’s character, Ken, a spin-off revival of the titular role in the classic God Of Gamblers film franchise.
The update also confirms Cheung’s role as the replacement for actor Nicholas Tse who will be busy this year preparing to shoot scenes this August for director Master Yuen Woo-Ping in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2: The Green Destiny.
Filming for From Vegas To Macau 2, will begin its shooting schedule this June in Thailand, Mainland Macau and Hong Kong with franchise director Wong Jing returning to the helm. The film joins Chow and Cheung with actress Carina Lau.
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