A walk down memory lane with Eric Moo

Singer-songwriter Eric Moo (left) and director Jack Neo at Moo's concert.
Singer-songwriter Eric Moo (left) and director Jack Neo at Moo's concert.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

Playing a rebellious youth in Channel 8 drama On The Fringe made Li Nanxing a star, but it appears that he was not the first choice for the lead role.

At his concert last Saturday, singer-songwriter Eric Moo told the audience he was offered the lead role in the 1980s drama about troubled youth, but turned it down to focus on singing.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 11, 2019, with the headline 'A walk down memory lane with Eric Moo'. Print Edition | Subscribe