27th October 2020 – (Hong Kong) Fala Chen an ex-Hong Kong actress who has also appeared in several dramas and movies is appearing in the upcoming HBO miniseries, The Undoing as Jolene McCall. She starred alongside Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant. She is best known for her leading roles in TV drama Triumph in the Skies II (2013); Films Tales from the Dark 1 (2013), Turning Point (2009), and Despicable Me 3 (2017 – Cantonese).
Her notable role on stage includes Kyra Hollis from Skylight (play) by David Hare (2016). In 2018, Chen wrote, directed and starred in short film Passinger, the film was selected as the finalists for the Sundance Film Festival: Hong Kong Short Film Competition.
Fala’s mother tongue is in Mandarin, but she is known to be multilingual, and can speak fluently in English, Cantonese, and Japanese.
The Undoing is an American psychological thriller miniseries. Based on the 2014 novel You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz, the miniseries premiered on HBO on 25th October, 2020. The series stars Nicole Kidman, is written and produced by David E. Kelley, and directed by Susanne Bier.
The Undoing follows Grace Fraser, who is “living the only life she ever wanted for herself.” She’s a successful therapist on the brink of publishing her first book, has a devoted husband, and a young son who attends an elite private school in New York City. Weeks before her book is published, a chasm opens in her life; a violent death, a missing husband, and in the place of a man Grace thought she knew, only a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, and horrified by the ways in which she has failed to heed her own advice, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and herself.