Hong Kong star Sean Lau is set to host next year’s Hong Kong Film Awards.
According to ET Today, the news was first announced by director Derek Yee after he posted a photo of Sean drinking with a group of friends, and wrote, “It is officially announced that the host of 35th Hong Kong Film Awards’, to be held on 3 April 2016, will be Mr. Sean Lau.”

“Friends in the media please announce this quickly to keep him from backing out!”

The HKFA Association later confirmed the news, saying that Sean, who won Best Actor at the 26th and 34th HKFA, will indeed host the show next year. 
Finalists of the 35th Hong Kong Film Awards will be announced on 29 January.  
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