Super Senior actors take the plunge and dive in new TV drama

They say learning is a lifelong journey and this statement rings especially true for the cast of veteran actors.

These actors take up diving lessons to prepare for their new drama roles in Channel 8’s Super Senior
These actors take up diving lessons to prepare for their new drama roles in Channel 8’s Super Senior
27 Feb 2015

These actors take up diving lessons to prepare for their new drama roles in Channel 8’s Super Senior

They say learning is a lifelong journey and this statement rings especially true for the cast of veteran actors Xiang Yun, Hong Huifang, Chen Shu Cheng and Wang Yuqing who were at the pool learning scuba-diving (yes, you read that right) for their upcoming Channel 8 drama, Super Seniors, on Thursday.

Actors take up diving lessons to prepare for their new drama roles in Channel 8’s Super Senior
Actors take up diving lessons to prepare for their new drama roles in Channel 8’s Super Senior
27 Feb 2015

Actors take up diving lessons to prepare for their new drama roles in Channel 8’s Super Senior

In case you’re wondering - the average age of actors in this diving class stands at 56 years old, but age is just a number to these gung-ho veterans who clearly had no qualms saying “yes” to learning a new and physically challenging and demanding sport for the drama centered on Singapore’s greying population.

‘Super Senior’ actors take the plunge and dive in new TV drama
‘Super Senior’ actors take the plunge and dive in new TV drama
27 Feb 2015

‘Super Senior’ actors take the plunge and dive in new TV drama

“We were made to share information on our health conditions before doing this drama and the boss [was worried] and wanted to change the activity we were supposed to do. But now that we’ve had a taste of diving, we can’t wait to head out to the seas for filming in April,” chuckled Shu Cheng, who at 66 years old is the oldest “student” and diver.

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