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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

《神探高倫布》 "Detective Columbo" Costume Fitting Pictures

CREDIT IF REPOSTED

"Scoop" Clip

"Extra" Clip

TVBE Clip

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Weibo Pictures
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- 25 episodes long.
- The series will take place in the '60s.
- Wayne Lai will play Detective Columbo (also known as Ko Tai Hei/高大喜). He is from a village and is very pure. When he goes to Hong Kong to help take care of his father's funeral, his father's friend gets him to stay in Hong Kong as a cop. Because he was shot in the head, a bullet fragment remained in his brain after surgery, which stimulated some part of the brain cells to continually expand. Although this caused him to become smarter, he also became selfish. His personality changed, and he became cruel and ruthless in his actions; fortunately, his conscience helps him turn back. Later, he gets another head injury after falling from a church, so he gets surgery again; after removing the fragment, he miraculously does not die, but changes back to his previous personality. He goes from being a simple and honest village guy to a clever yet selfish, unlikable person, and then a noble and righteous detective who has ideals when he does things. He will pursue his superior's daughter to climb up to a higher position.
- Sire Ma will play Kam Yi Wa (金伊娃), an Inspector of Police who loves fencing. She is the daughter of the Secretary of Security. She will have an admiration for Wayne.
- Edwin Siu will play Choi Fei Lung (蔡飛龍), Sire's subordinate. He will pursue Sire. He and Wayne will compete for Sire.
- Ngo Ka Nin will play Bau Ping On (包平安), a detective. He and Wayne were originally good friends. He is initially a good cop, while Wayne is a cop who is mean to others but still has a conscience. Wayne took a bullet for him before (which caused changes in the brain cells). Later, to pay a debt of gratitude, he got a gun injury. He was originally brain dead, but because Wayne's brain cells shifted over, this caused his brain to miraculously become active again. However, his personality went from good to bad. In the middle, because of some magical change in the brain, he and Wayne will switch characters. He is a villain.
- Natalie Tong will play mother Mui Mui (梅妹) who has a tragic life, and spicy and talkative daughter Szeto Nam (司徒男), two characters with entirely different personalities. Both are prostitutes, and the mother also has a psychiatric illness, which causes her to kill ruthlessly. Later, Mui Mui tries to get Wayne back by going to Japan to get plastic surgery, but she does not get him back in the end, and she gets exposed as a murderer. Before Mui Mui got hanged, she asked Wayne to find her daughter, who had been kidnapped. Wayne finds Szeto Nam, but he gets lost when he displaces his feelings for Mui Mui onto her daughter. Both will have a complicated romantic relationship with Wayne.
- Joe Junior will play Sire's adoptive father.
- Brian Thomas Burrell will play a cop.
- Lau Dan will play Edwin's father.
- Corinna Chamberlain will play Ngo Ka Nin's wife.
- Jacky Yeung will play a cop.
- Ho Chun Hin will play a cop.
- Mikako Leung will play a cop.
- Fanny Ip will play a cop.
- Lau Tin Lung will play a cop.
- Mason Chiu will play a reporter.
- Kelvin Lee will play a reporter.

Clip (costume fitting):
Ngo Ka Nin's Tencent Weibo

Clips (blessing ceremony):
Edwin Siu's Tencent Weibo

Ngo Ka Nin's Tencent Weibo

Blessing Ceremony @ "Extra" Clip

Blessing Ceremony @ J2 Clip

Completion Banquet @ TVBE Clip

Completion Banquet @ TVB8 Clip

FYI: The official English title of this series is "Bullet Brain".

Related post: "Bullet Brain" @ FILMART 2013
Related post: 《神探高倫布》 "Detective Columbo" Costume Fitting
Related post: "Detective Columbo" @ TVB Sales Presentation 2012

Personal Note: Wayne's wig in here looks even worse than Raymond Wong's in "Coastline"! 囧!

Liked the style of the series in the Sales clip...too bad the actual series will not be a comedy anymore.

Role-switching again?! ("House of Harmony and Vengeance", "Wish and Switch", "Queens of Diamonds and Hearts"....)

Apparently, when the police number on one's shoulder is red, it means that the officer is proficient in English. There are also many English speakers in here, so guessing that a lot of English will be used in the series. :)

*Credits to the-sun, tvb.com, and Weibo

4 comments:

  1. Seriously! What's up with TVB and the wigs lately?! Does Wayne really need to wear a wig to be a detective?

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  2. I agree that Wayne's wig is a great turnoff, but how come Edwin doesn't have to wear a wig?

    Sire and Natalie both share the lead?

    "Role-switching again?! ("House of Harmony and Vengeance", "Wish and Switch", "Queens of Diamonds and Hearts"....)"

    That's just TVB recycling their own storylines again!

    "Apparently, when the police number on one's shoulder is red, it means that the officer is proficient in English."

    Maybe it's just me but I don't remember seeing this in premodern series before. This might be interesting!

    "Corinna Chamberlain will play Ngo Ka Nin's wife."

    Haha! I found it weird that Edwin was talking about Corinna's nose during the interview.

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  3. hopefully, wayne character will be with natalie's character, but whatever it maybe be, please don't be wayne and sire at the end! they don't match at all!

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  4. me too, I find that Wayne's wig was not very nice on him. better without the wig. anyway will keep supporting Wayne. Hope this is something different and interesting.:-)

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