Saturday December 22, 2012
Stars in Penang for ‘Surprise In One Night’
By CHRISTOPHER TAN
GEORGE TOWN: Chinese celebrity Fan Bing Bing and Hong Kong actor and Cantopop singer Aarif Rahman (also known as Aarif Lee) are in Penang filming their latest Chinese movie Surprise In One Night (Yi Ye Jing Xi in Mandarin).
Fan, 31, and Aarif, 25, were seen shooting a scene at the heritage enclave here.
The movie, directed by Jin Yimeng (also known as Eva Jin), is set to be released next year.
The filming of the romantic-comedy yesterday took place in Armenian Street, Cannon Square and Ah Quee Street.
Murals created by Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic were also included in the scenes.
Fan and Aarif were also spotted filming at the Batu Ferringhi beach near Golden Sands Resort.
Fan had starred in several films such as the latest Chinese thriller Double Xposure (2012), Sophie’s Revenge (2009) and Shinjuku Incident (2009).
Aarif starred as Bruce Lee in Bruce Lee, My Brother (2010) and the recent Cantonese movie Cold War (2012).