2015 will be a big year for movies in Hong Kong, whose big name actors Louis Koo and Sammi Cheung will be teaming up for Triumph in the Skies<衝上雲宵>, one of the highest-anticipated films of 2015. Triumph in the Skies also stars TVB regulars of the original series Francis Ng, Chilam Cheung, and Charmaine Sheh.
For those unfamiliar with it, Triumph in the Skies is quite possibly one of the most critically important dramas in Hong Kong. First premiered as a television series on TVB in 2003, Triumph of the Skies has been widely hailed as one of TVB’s best serial dramas, creating a cultural wave around the city after each episode. The sequel, titled Triumph in the Skies II, aired on TVB Jade in July 2013 and drew even more rave reviews with the addition of new characters, such as “Captain Cool” Koo.
The movie continues the story of the of pilots working for the fictional Solar Airways based on Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific. Just whether the story will be compelling as the TV series will be determined upon airing.