The Legendary Fok

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The Legendary Fok
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DVD cover art
Genre Costume drama, martial arts
Written by Cheung Wah-piu
Directed by Tsui Siu-ming
Starring Wong Yuen-sun
Bruce Leung
Michelle Yim
Bonnie Ngai
Opening theme Man Lei Cheung Sing Wing Bat Dou (萬里長城永不倒) performed by Johnny Yip
Composer(s) Michael Lai
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes 20
Production
Producer(s) Tsui Siu-ming
Location(s) Hong Kong
Running time 45 minutes per episode
Broadcast
Original channel RTV
First shown in 28 September 1981
The Legendary Fok
Chinese 霍元甲
Alternative Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 大俠霍元甲
Simplified Chinese 大侠霍元甲

The Legendary Fok is a Hong Kong television series loosely based on the life of the Chinese martial artist Huo Yuanjia (Cantonese: Fok Yuen-gap). It includes a subplot based on the story of Chen Zhen (Cantonese: Chan Zan), a fictional student of Huo Yuanjia and the protagonist of the 1972 film Fist of Fury. The series was first broadcast in 1981 on RTV (now ATV) in Hong Kong.

Cast[edit]

Note: Some of the characters' names are in Cantonese romanisation.
  • Wong Yuen-sun as Fok Yuen-gap
  • Bruce Leung as Chan Zan
  • Michelle Yim as Chiu Sin-nam
  • Newton Lai as Lung Hoi-sang
  • Bonnie Ngai as Wong Sau-kei
  • Bill Tung as Fok Yan-tai
  • Cheng Lui as Chiu Sing-hin
  • Mak Tin-yan as Wong Hei-man
  • Lau Kong as Fok Yuen-mou
  • Tam Wing-kit as Lau Chun-shing
  • Yeung Kar-on as Luk Tai-on
  • Gam San as Chiu Chun-nam
  • Yip Tin-hang as Chiu Chun-bak
  • Ng Kwok-sing as Fok Yuen-ying
  • Ng Wui as Chau-ye

Remake[edit]

A remake of the series, Huo Yuanjia (a.k.a. The Legendary Fok 2008), was released in 2008. It was directed by Kuk Kwok-leung and starred Ekin Cheng, Jordan Chan, Zhou Muyin, Bryan Leung, Ding Li and Qu Yue.

The opening theme song of The Legendary Fok, performed by Johnny Yip, was reused as the opening theme song of Huo Yuanjia (2008) and Huo Yuanjia (2001). However, in Huo Yuanjia (2001), the song was sung in Mandarin instead of Cantonese and was not sung by Yip.

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