He is best known for his intense roles in Hong Kong action thrillers, but Nick Cheung’s newly attained six-pack abs and taut hot bod steal the limelight in his latest movie Unbeatable.
The Hong Kong actor plays an ex-convict and former boxing champion in the Dante Lam-directed mixed martial arts film alongside Taiwanese heart-throb Eddie Peng, who stars as his boxing disciple, reports The New Paper.
Cheung, 45, said that preparation for his role in the film, which opens here on Aug 15, was not easy and he went through gruelling training and maintained a strict diet for nine months to attain his hard-earned chiselled physique.
“I had to blend and puree my chicken breasts and drink it as I could not chew it at all,” he said.
And eating all those egg whites even caused his urine to have a layer of foam that was an inch thick and he had to flush several times to get it all down.
Read the full story in The New Paper today (Aug 7).