2016 Christmas film Trump Card Teasing Trump Card recently completed its location shooting in Milan. The film is directed by Wong Jing, starring Andy Lau, Huang Xiaoming, Shen Teng, Wong Cho-lam, Hu Ran, Ouyang Nana. According to sources, the film will have location shooting in Hong Kong and Milan, the film a super comedy which is about ‘Jiong’ detective (Andy) and super thief (Huang Xiaoming) joining hands together to save the earth.
Several of the film’s important scenes were shot in Milan, the fashionable city of Italy. Picking this city is because the film Trump Card Teasing Trump Card contained action, comedy and adventure elements, it also contained fashionable and mysterious atmosphere, thus during preparation Milan was picked to be the important point of the story, this city fulfills the required feel of the film and would give the audience enough imaginary space, it’s both ancient and fashionable.
The production team went location shooting at Milan Cathedral, Arco della Pace, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and many landmarks, San Siro Stadium was picked for the shooting of the film’s heavyweight scene. This is because director Wong Jing loved soccer since young and being a hard-core soccer fan, thus he handpicked to location shoot in this famous stadium to fulfill his soccer fan dream.
During their location shoot in Milan, coincidentally it was Milan’s fashion week, the casts Andy Lau, Huang Xiaoming, Wong Cho-lam and Ouyang Nana are fashion darlings, thus their dressing in the film are more of European flavors. During their location shoot, as it was the fashion week, they went shooting on the streets. Recently, netizens posted photographs of Andy and Huang Xiaoming holding onto ice-creams on the streets of Milan. Actually it was one of the scene of the film, the scene was about Andy and Huang Xiaoming looking out for news when they just touched down in Milan, as the venue is Milan most busy commercial area, thus it attracted many on-lookers and tourists, they were being stopped by fans in several streets. Some fans expressed that they followed and came all the way from Hong Kong just to catch a glimpse of Andy.
Despite the beautiful sceneries in Milan, but it was tough shooting for them. Because most of the location shooting were outdoors and the temperature dropped till below zero degrees. To put up their best acting, Andy, Huang Xiaoming and the other casts pasted many thermal pads on their body, they had to use more than 10 thermal pads just shooting one scene. When the camera rolled, they had to remove those thick jackets and appeared in front of the camera with causal wear.
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