MyAstro 大日子woohoo – 本地製作中文賀歲影片
In conjunction with the coming Chinese New Year, Astro and MY FM are proud to present the first ever 100% locally produced Chinese movie “Woohoo!” that will hit the screen on 14 January nationwide.
“Woohoo!” literally means tiger dance in Chinese, which is in fact part of the traditional Chinese culture although it has not been practiced as commonly as lion or dragon dance in Malaysia.
Inspired by the uniqueness of the tiger dance, Astro once again establishes its role in the Chinese community with a movie hoping to revive the long-forgotten culture amongst the local community, as well as to boost the local Chinese film industry through this movie.
Led by local director and producer 周青元 Chiu Keng Guan (who is also the Senior Manager of Astro Chinese Language Business), “Woohoo!” boasts an impressive lineup of Astro and MY FM artistes such as 林德榮 Jack Lim, 顏江瀚 Gan Jiang Han, 陳志康 Royce Tan, 邱文博Bernard Hiew, 楊佳賢 Jason Yeoh, 顏微恩 Gan Mei Yan, 曾潔鈺 Chen Keat Yoke, 卓卉勤 Vivian Tok and 黃一飛 Freddie Ng – each of them has been characterized vividly.
“Woohoo!” revolves around five youngsters of different background getting together at a small village in the East Coast to undergo the tiger dance training. The movie incorporates social, family and cultural values in a light-hearted and humorous way, with plots and languages that are relevant to the local lifestyle.
Went to the exclusive premier yesterday with all the artistes at e@Curve (Cathay Cineplax @Cineleisure Damansara). It’s the 1st ever local CNY movie that I watch in cinema and it’s awesome! There’s laughter and there’s tears. Go to cinema to support our local production on 14th Jan at all the cinemas nationwide.
Here’s some of the moment captured during the screening.
There’s tears in 曾潔鈺 Chen Keat Yoke’s eyes. She’s touched on how other ppl care for her.
This is the woohoo in the movie!
This is the cute fat boy 小演員“榴槤頭”林利 in the movie.
Jason Yeoh, Bernard Hiew, Royce Tan
Small little casts. 卓卉勤 Vivian Tok and 黃一飛 Freddie Ng’s kids.
All the casts giving out woohoo plush to the guests. I got myself the woohoo! It’s cute~!
woohoo plush “小老虎”
Jack Lim & Jason autograph for new book 《相信/可能》
Visit www.woohoo.my for more details about “Woohoo!” or join Facebook at www.facebook.com/woohoo2010. Astro and MY FM hope this movie will bring you much laughter and happiness as you usher in the Year of the Tiger with your friends and family.
Director 導演 : Chiu Keng Guan 周青元
Cast: 林德榮 Jack Lim, 顏江瀚 Gan Jiang Han, 陳志康 Royce Tan, 邱文博Bernard Hiew, 楊佳賢 Jason Yeoh, 顏微恩 Gan Mei Yan, 曾潔鈺 Chen Keat Yoke, 卓卉勤 Vivian Tok, 黃一飛 Freddie Ng, 蕭斐弘 Siow Ho Phiew
Genre: Comedy, Family
Production: Woohoo Pictures, Astro Shaw
Run Time: 90mins
“Woohoo” (tiger dance) is a tradition practiced in a small village – Beserah, Kuantan during a praying ceremony every 60 years. As the only old-aged heir of “Woohoo” can no longer perform, his filial granddaughter put up a misleading advertisement which then attracted five youngsters from different background – Ah Beng, a bad-tempered bank security, Ah Huat, an indecisive Char Kuey Teow hawker, Rain, a sissy but soft-hearted designer, Bobby, a university student who likes to crap, and Alan, a show-off – to be trained as “Woohoo” players.
They, who have undergone rigorous training and mishaps one after another, finally form a tough “Woohoo” team. However, few days before the much-awaited ceremony day, the only “tiger head” is accidentally destroyed by the mischievous kids in the village……