Buzzing: Daniel Wu's miniseries signed for two seasons

Pop star Lady Gaga and her fiance, actor Taylor Kinney, at a premiere screening of American Horror Story: Hotel in Los Angeles last Saturday. The singer is making her debut in the hit TV franchise as a character called The Countess.
Pop star Lady Gaga and her fiance, actor Taylor Kinney, at a premiere screening of American Horror Story: Hotel in Los Angeles last Saturday. The singer is making her debut in the hit TV franchise as a character called The Countess. PHOTO: REUTERS

Daniel Wu's miniseries signed for two seasons

American cable network AMC has ordered a second season of actor Daniel Wu's post- apocalyptic martial arts miniseries, Into The Badlands, even before the first season debuts on Nov 15, says Apple Daily. The six-episode show is produced by Wu, who stars in it, and director Stephen Fung, who may appear in the second season which is expected to be shot in the middle of next year.


Lost In Hong Kong breaks China records

Chinese comedy Lost In Hong Kong reaped 1.33 billion yuan (S$299 million) by Sunday in ticket receipts to become the top-grossing 2-D domestic film in China. Released on Sept 25, it is a sequel to Lost In Thailand, the previous record holder since 2012 with 1.27 billion yuan. Lost In Hong Kong by director Xu Zheng is about a middle-aged man seeking to reconnect with his college love.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 06, 2015, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe