Tencent Media Lab, a multimedia investigate unit run by Chinese tech large Tencent, produced and aired a 4K-resolution model of a concert of Hong Kong motion picture star and singer Leslie Cheung who died in 2003. Hong Kong-primarily based news agency South China Morning Article described that Tencent Media Lab significantly enhanced the initial learn duplicate of Cheung’s very last live performance “Leslie Cheung Enthusiasm Tour” in 2000 to release the improved edition for two and a 50 percent several hours at 8 p.m. on Friday, which marks the anniversary of his death, on on the net video assistance platform Tencent Video.
AI engineering sextupled the primary quality of the movie taken back again in 2000, making Cheung’s deal with and hair, blurred underneath the darkish lighting, way clearer, according to Tencent Media Lab. The produced edition got as a lot of as 17.40 million views in the 1st three several hours.
Starting off his vocation as a singer, Cheung starred several hits such as “A Better Tomorrow,” “A Chinese Ghost Story,” “Days of Staying Wild,” “Farewell My Concubine” and “Happy Collectively.” He attained a great deal of popularity in South Korea in the 1980s and 1990s. Coming out as homosexual, he committed suicide at a hotel in Hong Kong on April 1, 2003, which his fans across the globe have due to the fact commemorated.
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