Date: September 3, 2014
Temporary Chinese title: 《張保仔》
Pinyin title: Jeung Bo Jai
Temporary English title: "Cheung Po Tsai"
Producer: Leung Choi Yuen
Attending Cast: Ruco Chan, Raymond Wong, Grace Chan, Kelly Fu, Maggie Shiu, Joel Chan, Mandy Wong, Cilla Kung, Stephen Wong, Joe Tay, Claire Yiu, Mat Yeung, Lau Kong, Susan Tse, Gary Chan, King Kong, Yeung Chiu Hoi, Parkman Wong, Timothy Cheng, Joseph Yeung, Lee Yee Man, Kenneth Fok, Vincent Cheung, Jenny Wong, Lily Liu, Kitty Lau, Andy Siu, Window Tsang, Hero Yuen, Kong Wing Fai, Russell Cheung, Clayton Li, Katy Kung, Kedar Wong, Kenny Chan, Otto Chan, Lee Sing Cheung, Lam King Kong, Oscar Li, Ricky Lee, Law Lok Lam, KK Cheung, Sunny Dai, Eric Li, Chan Hong Kin, Jason Sze, Charles Fan, Marco Lee, George Ng, Kiu Bo Bo, Brian Thomas Burrell, Barry Cox, Ram Chiang, Chloe Nguyen, Michelle Wong, Janey Yan, and Ip Ting Chi.
Place: Tseung Kwan O TVB City Studio One Common Room
- The series is a time travel series that travels from the modern era to the Qing Dynasty.
- There will be location filming in Hengdian, Wuxi, and Cheung Chau.
- Tony Hung will play pirate king Cheung Po Tsai.
- Ruco Chan will play Man Ho (旻皓), the 11th Beile who is responsible for sweeping up pirates. In the modern era, he is a thief who he wants to do a kidnapping, so Grace investigates him, but things happen; they then go to the Cheung Po Tsai Cave, and they both end up travelling back to the Qing Dynasty. When going back to the modern era, Cheung Po Tsai is in pursuit from the Qing Dyansty.
- Grace Chan will play Wong Tai Mui (黃娣妹), a cop. At first, she and Tony are not compatible because she feels that a thief is a thief; however, after experiencing different things together, she thinks that there are also good pirates who are caring toward their own people. Mat Yeung is her boyfriend in the modern era. Because of a tornado, she returns to the Qing Dynasty, where she will have a romantic storyline with Tony. There are no intimate scenes.
- Kelly Fu will play Ha Sim (夏禅), an 18-year-old palace maid. She grew up in a nunnery. She has an innocent and simple personality, and has a crush on Ruco. She is Ruco's servant.
- Maggie Shiu will play a pirate. She is Tony's mother.
- Joel Chan will play Wong Yat Hin (黃逸軒).
- Mandy Wong will play Chu Suk Kwan (朱淑君), a famous courtesan. She and Joel are a bickering pair.
- Cilla Kung will play Wing Yu (詠妤), Joel's younger sister.
- Stephen Wong will play Hon Yung (韓勇), a bad person. He will have some rape scenes, though unsuccessful, opposite Kelly.
- Mat will have a romantic storyline with Grace.
- Elliot Yue will play an imperial astronomer who is knowledgeable about astronomical geography and is able to call the wind and summon the rain. He is a eunuch who helps noble consort Susan Tse.
- Elaine Yiu will play Consort Yim (炎妃), who mostly schemes against Susan and Ruco in the palace. She wants to kill Ruco. She is a major villain.
- King Kong will play a pirate.
- Yeung Chiu Hoi will play Man Ching (旻禎), the 13th Beile.
- Lee Yee Man will play 「金毛鈴」, a one-armed pirate.
- Katy Kung will play Tung Suet (冬雪), a palace maid. She and Kelly battle each other. She is a major villain.
- Otto Chan will play Siu Fu (小虎), a pirate.
- Lee Sing Cheung will play Liangguang Admiral Fok Yi Tai (霍爾泰).
- Law Lok Lam will play Cheng Yat (鄭一), Maggie's other half.
- Eric Li will play Wong Yi (黃義), a pirate. He is Lee Yee Man's elder brother.
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FYI: The official English title of this series is "Captain of Destiny".
FYI: Raymond Wong was originally cast as 'Cheung Po Tsai', but had to pull out due to illness; thus, Tony Hung has taken his place.
Related post: Tony Hung Substitutes for Raymond Wong in "Cheung Po Tsai"
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Personal Note: Raymond's Cheung Po Tsai look is too deliberately trying to resemble Jack Sparrow....
Grace looks too modern.....
*Credits to hellochinpang, mingpao, tvb.com, Siu Oi, and Tencent Weibo