The China Post
Date: May 25, 2017
By: The China Post
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Chu Ke-liang’s last bow on the silver screen, “Hanky Panky,” will be
rereleased in theaters Friday with never-before-seen footage — but for one day only.
The tribute to the actor and comedian, who died of cancer earlier this month, includes a scene showing Chu’s character (“Brother Diao”) sending off Huang Xin-yu (played by Amber Hsieh) before she heads abroad, which didn’t make the original release.
“All portions of the film were cherished, but we had to cut some parts out due to length and the overall pace of the film,” director Huang Chao-liang said.
In recent days, members of Taiwan’s film industry have gathered signatures for a petition to award Chu a lifetime achievement award at the next Golden Horse Awards — the Chinese-language equivalent of the Oscars. [FULL STORY]