Penning for the Pictures

By Regina Hoo

December 2021 FEATURE
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“SO MUCH OF being in the movie industry comes down to pure luck, of your being at the right place at the right time,” says Chi-Ren Choong. He is the screenwriter for the Malaysian-Singaporean crime drama television series, The Bridge.A Dalat International School alumnus (“that’s how I got this funny accent,” he chuckles), Chi-Ren fell in love with theatre when he was cast in the role of Dr. Watson in Sherlock Holmes. He enjoyed making people laugh but at Columbia...

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Regina Hoo

is the deputy editor of Penang Monthly.