3 Dec – Sean Lau Ching Wan has been nominated for Best Leading Actor again, this time for the 55th Asia Pacific Film Festival.
As reported on the Asianpopnews website, the actor – who recently won Best Actor at the 45th Golden Horse Awards, will be competing against other big names, including Tony Leung (Ka Fai), who delivered a brilliant performance in "Cold War" and Korea's Lee Byung-hun, for his dual portrayal in "Gwang-hae: The Man Who Became King".
During a media conference for the said event held on 28 November, Executive Chairman of the committee, Eric Tsang and Judging Committee member, Carina Lau announced that three Hong Kong films are nominated for eight categories, "The Silent War", "Cold War" and "Life Without Principle".
Meanwhile, Golden Horse Award's Best Actress, Kwei Lun-Mei is also nominated for a similar category, and will be going up against strong competitors such as Mainland actress Song Jia and Korean actress Im Soo-jung.
The 55th Asia Pacific Film Festival will be held from 13 to 16 December at the Venetian Macao-Resort Hotel, Macau.