Home  /  Everything Else: Article  /  Fresh Faces to Star in Cathay's 'Our Sister Mambo'!

Fresh Faces to Star in Cathay's 'Our Sister Mambo'!

By InCinemas  /  14 Jul 2014 (Monday)

Local actress-host Oon Shu An, baby-faced Malaysian actress-singer Joey Leong and local musician-actor Jonathan Leong will join the production of Cathay's 80th anniversary commemorative film 'Our Sister Mambo'!

The trio will join a host of familiar names in local television and theatre; including Moses Lim, Michelle Chong, Siti Khalijah, Judee Tan and Nelson Chia.

Set in modern-day Singapore, Our Sister Mambo is an affectionate tribute to the iconic Cathay classic films Our Sister Hedy (四千金, 1957) and The Greatest Civil War on Earth (南北和, 1961). The plot will revolve around the Wong household and the antics of the four Wong sisters.

Oon Shu An

An actress, host and online media personality, the prolific Oon Shu An has spread her infectious energy to screens and stages all over Singapore. Apart from her work in theatre, the bilingual actress has also appeared in MediaCorp Channel 5 and 8 productions.

In Our Sister Mambo, Shu An will be portraying Rose, the sultry and flirty Wong sister number three.


Joey Leong

The innocent and reserved Wong sister number four, June, will be portrayed by Malaysian actress Joey Leong. Only 20, the talented actress has been performing since the age of five. An accomplished actress and singer, Joey has starred in leading roles in features films in Singapore and Hong Kong, including horror films Blood Ties (还魂, 2009) – with the role earning her a Best Actress nomination at the 2009 Asian Festival of First Films – and The Second Coming (重生 3D, 2014).

Jonathan Leong

Musically-trained Jonathan Leong, who made his breakthrough in Singapore television as the first runner-up of Singapore Idol in 2006, first made the leap onstage as the leading man in Voyage de la Vie, the rock circus spectacular that was the inaugural resident production for Singapore's Resorts World Sentosa.

With Our Sister Mambo, Jonathan, who will portray the love interest of one of the Wong sisters, will be making his next leap onto the big screen with his feature film debut.

Multi-talented and multi-racial cast

Completing the quartet of Wong sisters are theatre actress Judee Tan as Grace, the prim and proper eldest sister; and popular host, actress and director Michelle Chong portraying the titular role of Mambo, the sassy second sister number two. This will be Michelle’s first big-screen appearance since appearing in her directorial debut, Already Famous in 2011.  
The parents of Grace, Mambo, Rose and June will be played by Moses Lim and Audrey Luo. Moses, an actor, comedian, entertainer and food connoisseur whose last movie appearance is 2007’s Just Follow Law, will be making his big-screen comeback as the patriarch of the Wong family and long-time employee at Cathay Organisation. Theatre actress Audrey will portray his onscreen wife, a feisty property agent.
Our Sister Mambo will be helmed by director Ho Wi Ding, screenwriter Michael Chiang and producer Choo Meileen. It will be released in theatres in July 2015, to celebrate Cathay Organisation’s 80th anniversary milestone.
You say

Get Showtimes