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Hunky actor Eddie Peng praises Cold War co-stars

Published on Nov 13, 2012 5:38 PM

Taiwanese-Canadian actor Eddie Peng is one of the most sought-after performers of his generation, but there is a clear humble streak about him.

During a recent interview with Life!, he sounded earnestly in awe as he gushed about veteran co-stars whom he worked with on his latest film Cold War. He was also genuinely surprised when told that the press had labelled him a "workaholic" for his dedicated work attitude.

The 30-year-old bachelor says: "Me, a workaholic? How can people say that when there are these amazing veterans around me, whom I can barely measure up to? Those guys are the true workaholics, working so hard even though they are already so acclaimed in their careers. I can really learn a lot from them."

The "guys' he is referring to are Cold War actors Tony Leung Ka Fai, Aaron Kwok and Andy Lau. Peng adds: "I've always been a big fan of Hong Kong movies - I grew up watching their shows. Just to be able to work with them is a huge enough honour for me, but the fact that all of them were also willing to chat with me off-screen, made me so happy that I felt like tearing."

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