Madame Tussauds Hong Kong welcomes the youngest Chinese actor
Wu Lei ready to SHINE in the attraction’s Hall of Fame
Hong Kong (January 8, 2018) Madame Tussauds Hong Kong announced that Chinese actor Wu Lei (Leo) will be joining the A-list line up soon and became the youngest Chinese actor who has his own wax figure housed in the attraction.
Wu Lei filmed his first advertisements at a very young age of 3. He began his acting career at the age of 5 and starred in over 50 dramas. Being hailed as a “positive Image Idol”, Wu Lei received numerous awards include the Best Young Actor at the 28th Flying Apsaras Awards, the Most Promising Actor at the 7th China TV Drama Awards and Rising Artist of the Year at Tencent Video Star Awards etc. Wu Lei also has a very devoted fan base. On his 18th birthday, Wu Lei became the top-ranked celebrity on Weibo Star Power Chart and listed on the hot search list. Starred in the upcoming dramas Fight Break Sphere, Sha Hai, movies Asura and Shadow (directed by Zhang Yimou), Wu Lei will definitely keep shining in 2018 and beyond.
Debuted as a child actor, Wu Lei impressed the Madame Tussauds sculpting team as a professional and thoughtful young actor. Throughout the exhausting process lasted six hours, Wu Lei was his normal congenial self and showed his caring side, joking and mingling with the team to make the process more relaxing and enjoyable. “Energy is contagious!” “Wu Lei is not only a dedicated actor, but also a considerate young brother” the team described. Last year, Wu Lei attended Madame Tussauds Hong Kong 17th Anniversary event and prepared a special gift; this year, he received this one of a kind 18th birthday present. As the youngest Chinese actor to have his world-first wax figure, it is unquestionably a type of recognition and a memorable experience in his life. During the sitting, Wu Lei expressed his great appreciation and thanks to Madame Tussauds Hong Kong and the team “After my last visit to the attraction and experienced the wax hand, I am curious to know the wax figure making process. I learnt more about the knowledge of wax figure and the whole sitting process is interesting. Thank you for having me here. I can’t wait to let everyone meet the “18-year-old” me.”