Overheard 2

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Overheard 2
Overheard 2 poster.jpg
Traditional 竊聽風雲2
Simplified 窃听风云2
Mandarin Qiètīng Fēng Yún Èr
Cantonese Sit3 Ting3 Fung1 Wan1 Ji6
Directed by Alan Mak
Felix Chong
Produced by Derek Yee
Written by Alan Mak
Felix Chong
Starring Louis Koo
Lau Ching-wan
Daniel Wu
Music by Chan Kwong-wing
Cinematography Fletcher Poon
Chan Kwok-Hung
Jack Lam
Edited by Curran Pang
Production
company
Distributed by Distribution Workshop
Release dates
  • 18 August 2011 (2011-08-18)
Running time
121 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Budget HK$8 million[1]
Box office US$38,119,511[2][3]

Overheard 2 is a 2011 Hong Kong crime thriller film produced by Derek Yee, written and directed by Alan Mak and Felix Chong[4] and starring Louis Koo, Lau Ching-wan and Daniel Wu. It is a sequel to the 2009 film Overheard where Koo, Lau and Wu play different roles with a different storyline, but the key elements of the first film are kept.

Production started in February[1] and filming lasted for three months. A press conference was held during the 2011 Shanghai International Film Festival on 10 June.[5] The film was released on 18 August in China, Hong Kong, and Singapore.[6]

Cast[edit]

  • Louis Koo as Jack Ho Chi-keung (何智強), Senior Inspector of the Security Bureau
  • Lau Ching-wan as Manson Lo Man-sang (羅敏生), a Hong Kong stock broker
  • Daniel Wu as Joe Sze-ma Nim-cho (司馬念祖), a US Airforce veteran
  • Michelle Ye as Tsui Foon (徐歡), Jack Ho Chi-keung's wife
  • Huang Yi as Emily Kwok Lai-ping (郭麗萍), Manson Lo Man Sang's wife
  • Wilfred Lau as Tsui Hoi (徐海), Jack Ho Chi-keung's subordinate and Tsui Foon's younger brother
  • Kenneth Tsang as Tony Wong Sai-tung (黃世同)
  • Wu Fung as Sze-ma Cheung (司馬祥), Joe Sze-ma Nim-cho's father
  • Felix Lok as Jim Chan Chim (陳占)
  • Kong Ngai as Uncle Sing-wan (聖雲叔)
  • Alex Fong as Simon, a hotel manager
  • Kwok Fung as Lam Yun-kan (林潤柬)
  • Lisa Chiao Chiao as Mrs. Sze-ma (司馬太太), Joe Sze-ma Nim-cho's mother who suffers from Alzheimer's disease and resides in a sanatorium
  • Matt Chow as Ting (阿挺), Manson Lo Man-sang's subordinate
  • Dion Lam as Brother Kam (錦哥), Tony Wong Sai-tung's underling and a security expert
  • Patricia Tang

Award nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Production commences on Overheard 2". 
  2. ^ "Overheard 2". entgroup.cn. Retrieved 2014-04-22. 
  3. ^ "SIT YAN FUNG WAN 2 (OVERHEARD 2)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2014-04-22. 
  4. ^ Smith, Ian Hayden (2012). International Film Guide 2012. p. 131. ISBN 978-1908215017. 
  5. ^ "Cast Members Promote "Overheard 2" in Shanghai". 
  6. ^ "IMDb release dates". 

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