Alan was recently featured as a guest on the Kung Fu Drive-In Podcast, a leading channel that specialise coverage on Kung Fu and martial arts cinema.
Hear Alan talk about his upbringings in Ireland, his martial arts journey and step into acting, as well as his onscreen action turn on AMC's "Into the Badlands" and the hit short film "Soho Jimbo".
The interview can be heard on the following link:
Kung Fu Drive-In Podcast: Interview with Alan Wai, Baron Hassan, Into the Badlands
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Alan is involved in the new British ITV thriller, "White Dragon" and will begin filming his role next week.
The eight part series from the production company, Two Brothers Pictures ("The Missing", "Liar") stars John Simm of "Life on Mars" and "Doctor Who" fame and "Silent Witness"'s Emilia Fox, as well as Hong Kong veteran actor Anthony Wong ("Infernal Affairs" trilogy, "Hard Boiled"). The production had began and completed it's filming in Hong Kong during late 2017, and remainder of the shoot will take place in U.K.
More information on "White Dragon" can be found on ITV Media's website.
Alan's new and updated action performance reel is now available to view online on the Showreel & Gallery page. It includes footage of Alan's work from AMC's hit martial arts series, "Into the Badlands" and the acclaimed UK action short comedy "Soho Jimbo".
Alan Wai's Action Reel can be viewed on the link below:
"Soho Jimbo" has made it as part of the official selection at the 25th Raindance Film Festival. The action comedy short was directed by Chris Chung ("Handuken", "Wok"), produced by Christine Cheung ("Lovelorn"), with cinematography by Kit Fraser (the BAFTA winning feature "Under the Shadow"); it came to fruition as part of the 2016 ARRI Alexa Challenge in association with Directors UK.
Alongside Alan, the short features a host of British Chinese and East Asian talents including Daphne Cheung ("Doctor Who" - Season 10), Wai Wong ("The Dark Knight"), Naomi Christie ("Lilting"), David Cheung ("Mortedcai"), and Bruce Chong ("Now You See Me 2").
The complete short film can be viewed on Alan's Showreel and Gallery page, but don't miss the opportunity to catch "Soho Jimbo" on the big screen at Vue West End (Leicester Square) on 29th September as part of the Raindance Festival (shown before Hadi Ghandour's "The Traveller").
The complete programme line up of the 25th Raindance Film Festival can be viewed on the link below:
The national tour of On the Wire's production of "From Shore to Shore" has come to an end in York, playing to a sell out house of audience at Spurriergate Centre.
The production enjoyed a successful tour, with majority of the performances sold out and with full audience in attendance, playing at cities including Leeds, Manchester, Oxford, London, Liverpool, Newcastle, Glasgow, and Edinburgh.
"From Shore to Shore" (written by Mary Cooper in collaboration with MW Sun, and directed by David Tse) gained very positive reviews from critics and audiences alike. Some press reviews can be viewed on the links below:
The Stage "FSTS" Review
Yorkshire Times "FSTS" Review
The Reviews Hub "FSTS" Review
York Press "FSTS" Review
Alan will be appearing in the stage production "From Shore to Shore" which opened today to a sell out crowd at Oriental City Restaurant, Leeds.
The show, which "tells of three lives, three stories, three journey to find a place called home", is going on a national tour and playing at various restaurants across the U.K. up until June 10th where it will finish it's run in York.
Audience members will be able to enjoy a wonderful two course meal to go with the show.
Tour dates and tickets available on the following link:
Trailer for "From Shore to Shore" can be viewed on the link below (opens up new window):
"Into the Badlands" Season 2 Episode 8 - "Sting of the Scorpion's Tail" airs on AMC in the U.S. tonight (available on Amazon Prime Tuesday, May 9th)!
An unlikely alliance is forged between Quinn and the Widow, which means bad news for the rest of the Barons who conspired against them - including Alan's 'Baron Hassan'...
Check out the trailer for the episode "Sting of the Scorpion's Tail" on the link below:
Alan will be joining the cast of On the Wire's "From Shore to Shore"; an original play written by Mary Cooper, in collaboration MW Sun, and directed by David Tse.
Rehearsals commences in Leeds for three weeks, before it kicks off its national tour performing at venues over nine cities including Leeds, Manchester, Oxford, London, Liverpool, Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and York from May 16th till June 10th.
For more information on the show, tickets and tour dates, please visit the "From Shore to Shore" official website.
Alan will feature on tonight's episode of "Into the Badlands" - "Palm of the Iron Fox" on AMC in the U.S. (available on Amazon Prime on Tuesday, April 11th).
The faith of the Widow (Emily Beecham) as a Baroness lie in the hands of her fellow Barons... Or is it...? The Widow ain't going down without a fight, as an all out battle goes down at the conclave.
Watch the trailer to "ITB S2E4: Palm of the Iron Fox" on link below: