Mark Lee is set to reprise his role of drag queen in the sequel to Number 1

SINGAPORE – Actor Mark Lee is set to reprise his role as the drag queen in the Number 1 sequel.

In an Instagram post on Tuesday, the 54-year-old shared a photo of the script and wrote: “I’ve been looking forward to this for a long time. Just got my hand on it. It’s still warm from the oven.”

He was nominated for Best Actor at the Golden Horse Awards for his breakthrough role in 2020.

In the Singapore film, he plays Chow Chee Beng, a middle-aged man who unwittingly becomes a drag queen after being fired.

The comedy was also nominated for and won Best Costume Design and Makeup at the same awards.

Director Ong Kuo Sin will return with a bigger-budget sequel, along with many people from the original cast, including Jaspers Lai, Henry Thia and Kiwebaby Chang.

Filming begins in July in Thailand and Malaysia, and Lee’s character will face off against Thai drag queens.

A sequel was revealed at the end of the first film, with the title tag reading: “Number 2: Same but different.”

Speaking to Chinese-language newspaper Lianhe Zaobao, director Ong said the sequel will focus on the protagonist’s family values ​​and his relationship with his son, who has grown up.

“Every character is evolving and the sequel will continue to deliver the stories behind each of them,” he said.

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