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Comedian returns home to star in new comedy

In Uncategorized on April 5, 2010 at 11:23 am

After 16 years away from the country, Vietnamese American comedian Hong Dao announced April 5 that she will officially return to Vietnam this July to star in a new comedic TV series. 

Comedian Hong Dao (R) in a scene from the upcoming series Gia dinh So do (Photo: Dai Nam Media Co.) Dao will play the lead role in Gia dinh So do (Lucky Family) along with her husband, comedian Quang Minh.
Mirroring real life, the pair will play a husband and wife in the comedy about a simple farming family’s plan to get rich.
The script is the first collaborative project by scriptwriter Van Cong Vien and the Nang Sai Gon Group.
The series will also include appearances by many other local stars including comedians Bao Tri, Van Hiep and Ngoc Van; and model Ngoc Quyen.
In addition, new star Don Nguyen, who gained popularity after a series of Youtube lip-sync clips, will make his acting debut as Minh’s son.
The 40-episode series is being filmed in several locations around Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta. Filming is expected to wrap up in three months while the program is set to air on HTV7 in July.
The series is a collaborative product of HCMC Television and the Dai Nam Media Co.   

Source: SGGP

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