*Line Walker: The Prelude*
Line Walker: The Prelude

Promotional Poster
|Also known as|Line Walker 2
2|
|Genre|
|Starring|
|Opening themeSkynet"by Pakho Chau|
|Ending theme|
|Country of origin||Hong Kong, China|
|Original languages||Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin)|
|No. of episodes||30|
|Production|
|Producer||So Man Chung|
|Production locations|
|Production company||TVB|
|Release|
|Original network|
|Original release||18 September –|
27 October 2017
|Chronology|
|Preceded by|Legal Mavericks
|Followed by|The Exorcist's Meter
|Related|* (Chinese: 2; Cantonese Yale: Line Walker: The Prelude* *Sitòu Hàngjé2 also known as *, is a 2017 crime drama produced by TVB. Premiered on September 18, 2017, it serves as the prequel to* **Line Walker 2** *Line Walker*(2014). It stars Michael Miu, Moses Chan, Jessica Hsuan, Benjamin Yuen, Chau Pak-ho, Priscilla Wong, and Benz Hui. [1]
Michael Miu won My Favourite TVB Actor in a Leading Role at the 2017 TVB Star Awards Malaysia

[2]
A third season taking place three years after the events of
*Line Walker* premiered on November 9, 2020

## Synopsis[edit]
In 2010, Cheuk Hoi (Michael Miu) secretly travels to Bangkok to conduct a drug operation with his undercover agents in Thailand. Despite the success of the mission, all of Cheuk Hoi's undercover agents arein a sea of fire. Back in Hong Kong, Cheuk Hoi's good friend CIB Inspector Lai Sui Kuen (Eddie Cheung), isby masked gunmen, leaving Cheuk Hoi to take charge of Cheng Suk Mui (Priscilla Wong) who is not yet officially an undercover. Cheuk Hoi knows that Lai Sir still has undercover agents whose identities have been deleted. To learn the truth about Lai Sir's death, Cheuk Hoi works with Cheng Suk Mui to find and secure the remaining of his late-friend's undercover agents while dealing withofficials in the Hong Kong Police Force. Meanwhile, Chum Foon Hei (Benz Hui) swears to avenge the death of his wife and goes head to head with Victor Ngai (Moses Chan), the leader of the Cheung Heung triad

## Cast[edit]
 Criminal Intelligence Bureau (CIB)[edit]
|
|Cast |
|Role Description
|Michael Miu
|

|Cheuk Hoi
|
卓凱
|Senior Inspector (SIP) of Hong Kong’s Criminal Intelligence Bureau(CIB)
|
Resigned in episode 10 to investigate the mystery identity of the crooked cop and find the remaining unknown undercover agents

Personal Bodyguard of Sze Ka Lei (Scarlett) from episode 10 to episode 18 and reinstated as Senior Inspector in episode 18

Made a civil CIB group from former police officers in episode 18


Good friends with Sze Ka Lei Admired Sze Ka Lei
Arrested Sze Ka Lei (Scarlett) in episode 30

|Benz Hui
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|Chum Foon Hei
|

|Former Undercover Agent
|
He deleted his own UC file in episode 2
Triad Leader of Fook Wo
Restaurant owner
Victor's enemy
|Pakho Chau
|

|Lok Siu Fung
|

|Gangster, works for Pak-key, later works for Chum Foon Hei
|
Undercover Agent, revealed in episode 4, later revealed to have been pretending to be the undercover agent in episode 25

In truth, the real undercover agent was his deceased older brother, Lok Siu Manwho gotwhile investigating the crooked cops' identities in Thailand

Revealed to have been murdering crooked cops in episode 24 to find the killer of his brother.Madam Cheung in episode 25. Shot by Chui Tin Tong in episode 29. Revealed to have been saved by Chum Foon Hei in episode 30
|Benjamin Yuen
|

|Chui Tin Tong
|

|Gangster and works for Ngai Tak Sun (Victor)
|
Likes Jeng Suk Mui Revealed as an undercover agent in episode 15 . Forced toLok Siu Fung by Victor in episode 29

|Priscilla Wong
|

|Cheng Shuk Mui
|

|Undercover Agent
|
Likes Lok Siu Fung
|Joman Chiang
|

|Madam Cheung
|

|CIB Chief Superintendent and Supervisor of Cheuk Hoi and Ben Sir
|
Revealed to be a crooked cop in episode 18

Manipulated Ben Sir into becoming a crooked cop

Died in episode 25,by Lok Siu Fung

Girlfriend of Hui Sir
|Eddie Cheung
|

|Lai Sir
|

|Guest Star from episode 1 to 2 |
CIB Chief Inspector
Good friend and colleague of Cheuk Hoi
Died in episode 2,by a mysterious group wearing masks who took his USB drive containing his undercover agents' identities informations

Former undercover handler of Cheng Suk Mui, Lok Siu Wen, Chui Tin Tong, Yeung Wing (Cherry) and Leung Si Mun

|Nathan Ngai
|

|Ben Sir
|

|OCTB / CIB Inspector |
Take over Cheuk Hoi's CIB position in episode 10
Cheuk Hoi's apprentice
Yeung Wing's boyfriend
manipulated by Madam Cheung into becoming a crooked cop

Died in episode 23,by Hui Sir when taking Madam Cheung hostage in the police station

 Other main and recurring cast[edit]
|
|Cast |
|Role Description
|Moses Chan
|
陳豪
|Ngai Tak Shun (Victor)
|

|Cheung Hing Triad Leader |
Entrepreneur
Mr.secret business partner until episode 20

Likes Sze Ka Lei
Has been working with black cops who remove his enemies for him

Taken over the Largest international criminal organization in Asia in episode 24 after getting rid of Johnny
by Chum Foon Hei in episode 30

Chan portrays a different character despite appearing in the 2016 film of the same name

|Jessica Hsuan
|
宣萱
|Sze Ka Lei (Scarlett)
|

|Former Loan saleswoman |
Business partner of Victor until episode 25

Revealed to be a former undercover agent of British Secret Service (MI6) in episode 14

Likes Ngai Dak Sun
Revealed to have an implanted remote time bomb microchip in herplaced by Leung Si Mun, ordered by Johnny as an insurance against Victor if he double crosses him

Good friends with Cheuk Hoi
Arrested by Cheuk Hoi in episode 30

|Louisa Mak
|

|Yeung Wing (Cherry)
|
楊詠
|Loan saleswoman |
Ben's girlfriend
Revealed to be an Undercover Agent in episode 19-20

by Ben Sir after her identity as an Undercover Agent is exposed to the black cops in episode 21

|Alice Chan
|
陳煒
|Lau Kam Ying
|

|Guest Star in episode 2 |
Chum Foon-hei's wife
Died in episode 2,by Victor's men

|Tony Hung
|

|Wing-Cheong||Guest Star in episode 1 |
Undercover agent in Thailand
Died in episode 1,by an explosion in the hideout along with the other four undercover agents

|Stephanie
|

|Sparrows
|
雀 雀
|Guest Star in episode 1 |
Undercover agent in Thailand
Died in episode 1,by an explosion in the hideout along with the other four undercover agents

|Koo Ming Wah
|

|Tomato||Guest Star in episode 1|
Driver
Undercover agent in Thailand
Died in episode 1,by an explosion in the hideout along with the other four undercover agents

|Shiga Lin
|

|Luen (BirdyGuest Star in episode 1|
Undercover agent in Thailand
Died in episode 1,by an explosion in the hideout along with the other four undercover agents

|Yeung Chiu Hoi
|

|Raptor||Tattoo artist |
Undercover agent in Thailand
Died in episode 1,by an explosion in the hideout along with the other four undercover agents

Revealed to have survived the explosion in the hideout in episode 22

Revealed to be one who caused the explosion in the hideout in episode 26

Revealed to be one of Ngai Dai Sun's henchmen and joins King's side

by Ngai Dai Sun for his betrayal in episode 30

|Kenny Wong
|

|Pak-key
|

|Guest Star from episode 1 to 5 |
Thailand gang leader
Friend & boss of Lok Siu Fung
Tried to help Chum Foon Hei but died in episode 5,in car crash driven by a high man
|James Kazama
|

|Mr.White||Largest international criminal organization in Asia co-leader |
Business partner/rival of Johnny
Victor's secret business partner
Dies in episode 20,by Victor to win the trust of Johnny

|Karen Lee
|

|Leung Si Man
|

|Largest international criminal organization in Asia Agent |
Old Toy Gallery exhibit owner
works for Johnny, in truth she was working for Victor who wants to take over the Largest international criminal organization in Asia

Working with Chum Foon Hei to go against Victor

Revealed to have implanted a remote time bomb microchip in Scarlett'sby order of Johnny which she uses it as an insurance against Victor when he threatens her in episode 26

Revealed to be an undercover agent working for Lai Sir in episode 27

Suffering from terminalcausing her to use extreme methods for taking down Victor before she dies
Indirectly revealed to have beenby Ngai Dai Sun in episode 29

|Patrick Dunn
|

|Hui Sir
|

|Assistant Commissioner of Hong Kong police |
Supervisor of Madam Cheung, Cheuk Hoi, and Ben Sir
Revealed to be the high-rank black cop behind Madam Cheung and has been working with Victor in episode 25
Madam Cheung's ex-boyfriend
Revealed to be anin truth, the real Hui sir died a long time ago during his undercover mission in episode 28

by Lok Siu Fung in episode 28
|Jimmy Au
|

|Hong To-hang
|

|OCTB Inspector |
Promoted to CIB Chief Inspector in episode 27
Good friend and colleague of Cheuk Hoi
Choosing new undercover agents in the final episode which set up the beginning for the first season

|Gill Mohindepaul Singh
|

|Yu Lok Sing||Former assistant bomb disposal police officer |
One of the three former police officers that Cheuk Hoi recruited to help him against the black cops in episode 18

|Kandy Wong
|

|Law Siu Sze||Former police communication officer |
One of the three former police officers that Cheuk Hoi recruited to help him against the black cops in episode 18

|Penny Chan
|

|Lee Man Hung||Former police band member |
One of the three former police officers that Cheuk Hoi recruited to help him against the black cops in episode 18

|Jacky Yeung
|

|Johnny||Largest international criminal organization in Asia co-leader |
Business partner/rival of Mr.
Victor's secret business partner in episode 21 that wanted to get rid of Mr.

during his arrest in episode 24 by Cheuk Hoi

|Tyson Chak
|

|Mr. King||Largest international criminal organization in Asia client |
Business partner and friend of Mr.
by Victor in episode 30 for taking Scarlett hostage

|Kenneth Ma
|

|Ngai Tak Lai (SamuelSpecial Appearance in episode 30 |
Younger brother of Ngai Tak Shun (Victor)
Sworn vengeance toward Cheuk Hoi, Chum Foon Hei, Chui Tin Tong and Cheng Suk Mui for the death of Victor in the final episode

## Development[edit]
After the success of
*Line Walker*, TVB had plans to produce a second season. A poster for *Line Walker 2* was introduced at the 2016 TVB Sales Presentation featuring Charmaine Sheh, Benz Hui, and Michael Miu. Lead actor Raymond Lam did not renew his management contract with TVB, and was not considered for *Line Walker 2.* [3] Sheh ultimately did not return for the second season 
Filming for the drama began in October 2016. Using the working title
*Line Walker 2*, the drama series was jointly produced by TVB and Tencent's Penguin Pictures. [4] A pre-filming ceremony held on November 2 introduced returning cast members Michael Miu, Benz Hui, and Vincent Lam, with Moses Chan, Jessica Hsuan, Benjamin Yuen, Chau Pakho, and Priscilla Wong joining the cast. Kenny Wong, Louisa Mak, Alice Chan, and Kandy Wong were also present. Filming took place in Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Shenzhen. [5]
## See also[edit]
## References[edit]
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