25 Apr '14, 5pm
oh my god
Scoring a homerun Journalists gather to pitch and strike questions at Jack Neo and his cast at a recent Homerun media junket By Ronald Wan• Urbanwire • email reporter • email story • printer friendly version • The birth of the movie Over to the cast Talking about life imitating art, Liu Qian Yi, who plays a provision shop owner in the anticipated local movie Homerun , has his own tale of yearning for a pair of shoes when he was much younger. "I remember I was very poor then and I wanted to get a pair of new basketball shoes. My father could not buy for me because he had to support my family. I have to sell about 200 ice creams to earn $5 for that pair of shoes. I have to keep shouting 'Ice cream, Ice cream' in the streets to earn that $5," veteran TV actor recalls wistfully in Mandarin. Many will recall his last big screen and wonderful performance as a boorish, uncouth bu...