Starting Tuesday (Jan 29), Young & Fabulous, a 2016 local film starring the late actor and reservist Corporal First Class (National Service) Pang as the lead actor, will be re-released in honour of his memory.
CFC (NS) Pang passed away on 23 Jan due to severe injuries sustained as a result of a lowered gun barrel while he was conducting repair works in the Singapore Self-Propelled Howitzer (SSPH) with two other SAF personnel on 19 Jan at Waiouru Training Area in New Zealand.
The announcement regarding the re-screening was made by film distributor Encore Films on Sunday (27 Jan) in a Facebook post.
The local film distributor noted: “All proceeds after third party costs (if any) for the screenings will go to Pang’s family”.
Producer and director Joyce Lee said regarding the re-release of Young & Fabulous: “I wanted to do something for him, and with his family’s blessings, we’ve decided to re-release Young & Fabulous on the big screens for Singaporeans who wished to pay tribute to his great work.”
She added: “Aloysius’s wish was to excel in his acting profession and get more recognition for his work.
“I hope I can do my part to help him fulfil his wish,” said Lee.
Pang’s talent manager Dasmond Koh said: “His participation in Young & Fabulous was a key milestone in his career, and I hope more people can get to enjoy this movie.”
The six locations for the screening of Young & Fabulous – In Memory of Aloysius Pang are:
- Golden Village Plaza
- Golden Village Tampines
- Cathay Cineplex AMK Hub
- Cathay Cineplex Parkway Parade
- Shaw Theatres Waterway Point, and
- WE Cinemas Clementi.
Booking links will be available shortly on the cinemas’ official websites.