Herman Yau returns to direct the sequel to 2009′s “Turning Point”, aptly named “Turning Point 2 Laughing Gor”, which stars Michael Tse in the title role of “Laughing Gor” and co-stars Francis Ng, Chapman To and Bosco Wong.
The Hong Kong film is also a direct sequel to the 2011 TV series “Lives of Omission” and is the third spin-off of “The Academy” franchise which features Tse’s character from “E.U.” This instalment sees Laughing returning to his work undercover, but as a prisoner, where he soon befriends Fok Tin Yam (Francis Ng), a former college professor who has him thinking about the boundaries between good and evil. Matters take a turn for the worse when he encounters his rival So Sing Pak (Bosco Wong) once again.
LAUGHING GOR – TURNING POINT, a feature movie spinoff from TVB’s popular TV police drama E.U. was a critically-acclaimed box-office hit when it was released in 2009.
Two years later, a sequel has arrived with LAUGHING GOR – TURNING POINT 2, which is set for a Hong Kong theatrical release on December 29, 2012 but local viewers will only be able to watch it on January 5 next year. Check out the first trailer below, which features Michael Tse reprising his iconic undercover role as Laughing Gor alongside Francis Ng, Bosco Wong, Kate Tsui and Chapman To.
Laughing Gor Release Date: 05 January 2012
Laughing Gor Language: Cantonese
Laughing Gor Subtitle: English / Malay / Chinese
Laughing Gor Genre: Action
Laughing Gor Running Time:89 min
Laughing Gor Director: Herman Yau
Laughing Gor Cast: Michael Tse, Francis Ng, Chapman To, Liu Kai Chi, Kara Wai, Bosco Wong, Kate Tsui
Laughing Gor Synopsis: Laughing (starring Michael Tse) is sentenced to life-imprisonment for killing So (starring Bosco Wong). While serving his time, Laughing got to know Professor (starring Francis Ng), an introvert jailed for drug-dealing. Professor is a trained psychologist who reads mind, enabling him to manipulate and control others. The visit of a mysterious lady from the Security Bureau, confirms Laughing’s imprisonment is all part of a new mission… Is the mysterious Professor a friend or foe? Will Laughing complete his duty and survive the ordeal of mistaken identity.
Laughing Gor Turning Point 2011
LAUGHING GOR之變節OFFICIAL TRAILER 預告片 (TVB CHANNEL)