Brother Sharp's story to hit big screen

15:47, July 07, 2010      

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Net celebrity Brother Sharp's story will be shot as a romantic film named "The Legend of Brother Sharp" and directed by a well-known Hong Kong director, according to a press conference of the film on July 6.

The press conference of film "The Legend of Brother Sharp," a film based on the real world of net celebrity Brother Sharp, was held in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province.

The film will tell a story about Brother Sharp's life in the rural area and the process by which he became a madman after his wife was killed in a traffic accident, and later became a web celebrity as a tramp.

According to Deng Jianguo, a tycoon in film industry, this is an unprecedented example that Brother Sharp Cheng Guorong became a celebrity through the internet. However, after he was sensationalized by some irresponsible media outlets, Brother Sharp's positive image was overturned completely. After he got in touch with Brother Sharps family members, Deng had found that Brother Sharp is a man with modesty, kindness character and he was moved by his story.

By People's Daily Online

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(Editor:王千原雪)

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