Singer Eric Moo turned down Li Nanxing's role in 1980s teen drama On The Fringe

Joining the Singapore Broadcasting Corporation, the former Mediacorp, would have meant a paycheck of $1,500 a month and a work permit, said singer-songwriter Eric Moo, who was born in Malaysia but studied in Singapore.
Joining the Singapore Broadcasting Corporation, the former Mediacorp, would have meant a paycheck of $1,500 a month and a work permit, said singer-songwriter Eric Moo, who was born in Malaysia but studied in Singapore.ST PHOTO: SAHIBA CHAWDHARY

SINGAPORE - 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 on Saturday (March 9), singer-songwriter Eric Moo told the audience that 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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