Meet Derek Ting (producer, writer, and actor) and Joyce Yung (producer), who will be in attendance for the 7:36pm screening of Simon Yin’s $upercapitalist on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at AMC Boston Common 19, 175 Tremont St, Boston, MA.You can catch the film at special Tugg screenings on September 18, at AMC Santa Anita 16, 400 Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA (7:30pm), click here for tickets; on Thursday, September 20 at Rave Motion Pictures University City 6 in Philadelphia, PA. at 7:30pm; and on Thursday, September 27 at Muvico Rosemont 18 in Rosemont, IL at 7:30pm. $upercapitalist, a U.S./China co-production and the first English language financial thriller independently produced out of Hong Kong, follows Conner Lee (Derek Ting), a maverick New York hedge fund trader who moves to Hong Kong to orchestrate a mega-deal that swiftly escalates beyond his control. Caught between competing forces in America and Asia in a ruthless culture of profits at all costs, he desperately negotiates and maneuvers inside China’s closed, complex society. With his life and Hong Kong’s future staked on a corrupt billion dollar deal, the trader takes the ultimate risk.
The film also stars Linus Roache, (Batman Begins, The Chronicles of Riddick, Wings of a Dove), Kenneth Tsang (Rush Hour 2, John Woo’s A Better Tomorrow), Richard Ng (Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life), Kathy Uyen (How I Met Your Mother), Darren E. Scott and 2-time Emmy winner, Michael Park (“As the World Turns”).
Click on the link below to see excerpts from the Screen Actors Guild Foundation’s Conversations at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway in New York on August 1,2012, with Supercapitalist’s stars Derek Ting, Linus Roache and Michael Park.
Video: Screen Actors Guild Foundation in Conversation with Supercapitalist's Derek Ting, Linus Roache and Michael Park
Ting talked about the challenges of wearing three hats as the writer, producer and lead actor, about the casting process, his inspiration for the storyline, and related the story of his $upercapitalist path. The actors also talked about what convinced them to be part of $upercapitalist, their advice for aspiring actors and filmmakers, and their projects in the works.
$upercapitalist is currently available on Video on Demand and iTunes around the world.
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LA Premiere of $upercapitalist on August 31st with Derek Ting, Kathy Uyen, Rachel Tan, Paul Sheehan and Joyce Yung at LAEMMLE Noho 7; Photos of NY Premiere
Multimedia: Screen Actors Guild Foundation’s Conversations with Derek Ting, Linus Roache and Michael Park of $upercapitalist
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