Saturday, September 20, 2008

Journey to the West (TVB)

Journey to the West is a 1996 Hong Kong TV series produced by TVB, based on the .

The series was very popular during its original run on TVB Jade, mostly because of Dicky Cheung's performance as the Monkey King Sun Wukong. In 1998, the series was dubbed in English and broadcasted on TVB Pearl, the only TVB series to have received such treatment to date.

A sequel, ''Journey to the West II'', was broadcasted in 1998, but the role of Sun Wukong was played by instead, due to contract problems between Dicky Cheung and TVB. Cheung later reprised the role in another series entitled ''The Monkey King - Quest for the Sutra'' , which was broadcasted on TVB but not produced by it.


Leading stars

*Dicky Cheung as Sun Wukong
*Kwong Wah as
*Wayne Lai as
*Evergreen Mak as Sha Wujing

Other stars

*Marianne Chan as the
*Rebecca Chan as Princess Iron Fan
*Angie Cheung as Spider Spirit Si Si
*Cheung Ying Choi as Great White Planet
*Chin Kar Lok as Yu Shu / Centipede Spirit
*Chor Yuen as the
*Maple Hui as Red Boy
*Derek Kok as Wu Gang
*Kung Che Yan as Guan Yin
*Lau Kong as King of Chechi Kingdom
*Rain Lau as Spider Spirit Yan Yan
*Law Lan as the Spider Spirit Mother
*Lee Kwok Lun as the Dragon King of Jing River
*Lee Lung Kei as Jade Emperor
*Gordon Liu as the Bull Demon
*Marco Lo as All-Seeing Eyes and
*Angelina Lo as the
*Lui Yau Wai as the Emperor of Female Nation
*Joe Ma as Erlang Shen
*Mok Ka Yiu as Prince of Elephant Kingdom
*Tai Chi Wai as Tiger Power
*Tang Siu Chuen as the Chicken Spirit
*Angela Tong as
*Wai Ying Hung as General Tiger
*Wong Wai as

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