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Actress Jesseca Liu turns scriptwriter with new Channel U miniseries Who Killed The Lead?

Jesseca Liu says she better understands her character after penning the drama's script

Published on May 22, 2014 6:58 PM
 
Actress Jesseca Liu (left) on facing a steep learning curve while writing the script for her Channel U miniseries Who Killed The Lead?, in which she co-stars with Elvin Ng (right). -- PHOTO: MEDIACORP

Local actress Jesseca Liu not only acts in a new Channel U drama series, but she also wrote it.

The four-part miniseries Who Killed The Lead? is not her maiden attempt at scriptwriting. It is, however, the first script Liu has put her hand to that has made it to production.

The story follows a detective, Anthony, played by Elvin Ng, as he investigates the murder of a lead actor in a play directed by Liu's character, Huiru.

Liu, 35, says: "In the past, when I acted in the creations of others, my understanding of my roles was different.

 
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"The content, the dialogue, how to move from point A to point B - those are what the scriptwriter has to think of. Sometimes, it's like grabbing at air."

Actress Jesseca Liu on facing a steep learning curve while writing the script for her Channel U miniseries Who Killed The Lead?, in which she co-stars with Elvin Ng