Singaporean actor Mark Lee will be starring in the upcoming biopic about Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei. The comedic actor attended the press conference of the movie “Lee Chong Wei: Rise of the Legend”, that was held on Thursday (9 November) at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Kuala Lumpur.
Singaporean actresses Zoe Tay and Felicia Chin have been nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at this year’s Asian Television Awards. The actresses have been nominated for their appearances in Mediacorp’s “You Can be an Angel 2” and Mediacorp Toggle’s “2589 Days Apart”, respectively. Popular South Korean drama “Guardian: The Lonely and Great God” – better known as “Goblin” – has also been nominated for Best Drama Series. ...
Singaporean actress-turned-radio DJ Melody Chen has come a long way since starring in “The Teenage Textbook Movie” back in the ’90s. Over the weekend, the “newly-minted” 40-year-old celebrated her birthday weekend with a photoshoot together with husband and actor Randall Tan, as well as her prematurely-born twin babies – Reuben Michael Tan and Maegan Riley Tan. The mini-photoshoot took place at Singapore General Hospital and saw Chen and Tan posing with their adorable twins against a colourful backdrop.
Singapore actor Xu Bin held a wedding with his girlfriend of three years on Friday. Channel 8 actor Xu Bin tied the knot with his girlfriend of three years at Orchard Hotel on Friday (3 November), according to reports by local entertainment site Toggle. Xu’s wife, Evelyn Wang Yifei, 27, was spotted in photos wearing two separate bedazzled white gowns with plunging necklines.
Many Singapore celebrities have been leaving Mediacorp in the last several years. In the past month alone, we've seen three of them announcing their departures from the local media company: celebrity couple Andie Chen and Kate Pang as well as Jeanette Aw. Here's a look back at all of the stars who have moved on.
Celebrity couple Andie Chen and Kate Pang have left Mediacorp. Singaporean actor Andie Chen and his wife Kate Pang are the latest talents to leave Mediacorp. The news comes just weeks after local actress Jeanette Aw announced her departure from the local media giant.
Singapore stars Jeanette Aw and Mark Lee are in Tokyo to promote filmmaker Eric Khoo’s new movie, “Ramen Teh”, according to a post by the movie’s official Instagram page. [moviche. ...
Wong Li-lin is now executive director of the Public Hygiene Council. Former actress Wong Li-lin, known for fighting crime on television in police drama “Triple Nine”, is now leading the fight to keep Singapore clean as a different kind of public servant. Wong’s newest job is that of executive director of the Public Hygiene Council (PHC), which is part of the National Environment Agency.
Ex-Mediacorp actress Apple Hong got married at 39. Former Mediacorp actress Apple Hong managed to keep her wedding under wraps for a week until she announced on Wednesday (18 October), that she had gotten married last week. Hong, 39, who got engaged to her mystery beau back in 2015, would only reveal that her Singaporean businessman husband is a “very private person”, according to local media reports. The pair met at a work event and dated for 10 years before getting married.
Singaporean actress Jeanette Aw announced on Thursday (12 October) that she has decided to leave both Mediacorp and her talent agency, Hype Records. "This decision was deliberated upon over time. Personal growth, the environment, that little voice within that simply grew louder, and the universe showing me it was time to move on," she wrote in a Facebook post.
Viu gives you a slew of seven Korean dramas this month to follow, which means you can watch a different one every day of the week! The Arrowverse completes its line-up on Warner TV with “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” and “Arrow”, so superhero fans can get their fix as well. Channel 5 debuts a new road trip drama with a provocative title, “BRA”, that promises to bring an interesting premise to life on screen.
Christopher Lee and wife Fann Wong. Lee plays a closeted gay man in the Taiwanese telemovie “The Long Goodbye”. Former Mediacorp star Christopher Lee has been nominated for the Best Actor award at Taiwan’s prestigious Golden Bell Awards.
Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore! We’ll also highlight shows that you’ve got to be home (or on your phone) to catch every month. Despite fewer new shows, Netflix is on a roll in August with the American remake of the “Death Note” movie and “The Defenders”. National Day also brings a new season of “Lion Mums”, while Viu has a slate of unique Korean dramas for the month.
Mediacorp actors and real-life married couple Fann Wong and Christopher Lee will be acting in the same drama for the first time in 14 years, after “Always On My Mind” in 2003.
Former Mediacorp artiste Aloysius Pang pleaded guilty to drink driving on Thursday (20 July). For the offence, Pang was fined $2,000 and disqualified from driving for 18 months. In the courtroom on Thursday, Pang listened quietly as the judge read out his sentence.
Radio station Lush 99.5FM is a “shining beacon” in the local music scene and it would be “painful to see it go”, said Singaporean singer-songwriter Inch Chua on Tuesday (18 July). Speaking to Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore a day after Lush announced that it would disappear from the airwaves on 31 August, 11.59PM, Chua said that the station has always promoted and supported local artistes. Echoing Chua’s sentiment, Michaela Therese, a Singaporean artiste based in London, said, “Lush will always be the first true media champion of local arts for my generation of musicians DJs and producers.
Actor Julian Hee was allegedly hurt in a road rage incident, after a man “starting hammering” on him following a conflict. UPDATE 2: Julian has confirmed that he is suffering from a skull fracture after the assault, and has just undergone a CT angiography to monitor the bleeding. UPDATE: Julian Hee confirmed that he is still hospitalised, and will be filing a police report once he is discharged.
Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore! We’ll also highlight shows that you’ve got to be home (or on your phone) to catch every month. “Incredible Tales” is back! Ghost stories, especially local ones, are always popular in Singapore, and our very own homegrown ghost story anthology series is back to scare us with tales from the past. Netflix is back with new seasons of popular shows as well, like “House of Cards” and “Master of None”. And FOX+, a new streaming service, will make its debut in Singapore on 4 May, with same day releases of popular US dramas.
The Star Awards has been around for as long as many of us can remember. Being Singapore’s version of the Academy Awards, you will see almost every celebrity on local television at the event. In fact, how much do you really know about the Star Awards?
The Star Awards 2017, Singapore’s version of the Academy Awards, is almost upon us. It’ll be telecast live this Sunday (16 April) on Toggle at 7.30pm, in a move that shows Mediacorp’s growing awareness that most television shows aren’t watched on television anymore. The Star Awards started in 1994, when Mediacorp was known as SBC (Singapore Broadcasting Corporation).
The 49-year-old actor-producer opened King Kong Media Production, partnering with Malaysian oil and gas company Yinson Marine Services, on 9 March, 2017. Before two weeks had passed, he already found himself working on a film project for 2018. “We’re doing a Chinese New Year movie,” Lee told Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore in Mandarin.
While September gave us Luke Cage, October sees DC coming back in full force with “Arrow” and “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”! Halloween is also upon us, meaning that Thrill has all the “Nightmare on Elm Street” movies waiting for you, while other channels have an assortment of horror waiting up. Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, Haters Back Off delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings. The series stars Colleen Ballinger as Miranda Sings, Steve Little (Eastbound & Down) as Miranda’s overly confident and utterly misguided Uncle Jim, Angela Kinsey (The Office) as Miranda’s mom, Bethany, and Erik Stocklin, as Miranda’s neighbor and best friend, Patrick.