Why Fala Chen may just leave TVB

11 May 2013 / 3 years 5 months ago

Although Fala Chen’s (陳法拉) management contract with TVB is expiring in May, she has not signed a renewal contract with the company yet.According to an article in Popular Asians, she stated that she wished for greater advancement and that “TVB’s pay will not increase much‘.It is speculated that Fala will focus on the mainland Chinese market instead. Reports surfaced yesterday that Fala will be signing a per-series contract with TVB, in which she will film one series per year at a fee of $40,000 HKD per episode.Huayi Brothers was allegedly interested in signing Fala to heavily promote her in the mainland Chinese market. Amidst speculations over her future working arrangements with TVB, Fala revealed she has not made a final decision yet.“TVB gave me many options. We are still negotiating right now and things are not finalized,‘ Fala said. Since Fala has worked at TVB for eight years and has good relationships with management, she will consider TVB’s offer first.TVB is eager to retain Fala, whom the company has heavily promoted to lead fadan status. Aside from Fala leading in Triumph in the Skies 2 , it is rumored that Will Power will be a designated Anniversary series to appease Fala and improve her chances of winning the Best Actress award. Fala said, “If [Will, Power] is an Anniversary series, then more viewers will notice the drama. However, I will not entangle my contract negotiations with the awards.‘Remuneration is not the key negotiating factor, as Fala indicated that salary increases at TVB are not too high.View more pictures of Fala, as well as her luxury mansions in the USA in the gallery below.

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