David Wu

David Wu is a prolific director, editor, producer, actor and writer, who first established his name as a creative force in his native Hong Kong before bringing his impressive talents to the North American film and television industry.

A favorite among Chinese audiences, Wu directed and co-wrote the fantasy romance, The Bride with White Hair II, the action-comedy caper Spy Games, and From Zero to Hero, about a fighter pilot in war and peace.

Since moving to North America over a decade ago, Wu has teamed with long-time collaborator John Woo in his series Once a Thief, as both editor and director. Most recently he directed and edited Merlin’s Apprentice, with Sam Neill and Miranda Richardson for Hallmark for whom he also directed Bridget Fonda in the title role of the award-winning mini-series The Snow Queen

Among his other television credits are such TV movies as Son of a Dragon, with David Carradine, Webs for USA/Sci-fi Channel, pilots for Paramount’s Largo Winch, Adventure Inc. produced by Gale Anne Hurd (Terminator, Abyss, Hulk) for Fireworks, Relic Hunter, The Shannon Lee Project, the pilot and many episodes of CTV’s The Associates in addition to Warner Bros.’ Freedom and two seasons of the Lions Gate series Missing, for Lifetime network. He helmed many episodes of the sexy comedy series G Spot for The Movie Network and Movie Central, and directed and edited Plague City, CTV’s movie about the SARS epidemic in Toronto for which he was nominated Best Director at the 2006 DGC Awards.

Born in Hong Kong, Wu is a Canadian citizen based in Vancouver, B.C.

(Source: HKCM)

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David Wu Facts

Native Name: 胡大為

Birth Name: Dai Wai Wu

Nationality:  Canadian

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Gender: Male

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