Aug. 31: LA Premiere of $upercapitalist with Derek Ting, Kathy Uyen, Rachel Tan, Paul Sheehan and Joyce Yung at LAEMMLE Noho 7; Photos of NY Premiere
Meet Derek Ting (producer, writer, and actor), Kathy Uyen (lead actress), Joyce Yung (producer), Rachel Tan (actress), and Paul Sheehan (actor), who will be in attendance for the 7pm screening of Simon Yin’s$upercapitalist on August 31, 2012 at Laemmle’s Noho 7, 5240 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood. Click here to purchase tickets for the screening.
The screening will be followed by a Q & A and the after party hosted byPrivy.net at Le Ka Restaurant and Lounge, 800 W. 6th St. in downtown LA. Your ticket stub from the movie will provide entrance into the Privy $upercapitalist event at Le Ka. For more details, click here to RSVP.
$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.
The $uper Party continues on Sept 1st at Icon, hosted by Friction Entertainment, 10:00pm -2:00 am
1248 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015