Zheng Xu

Xu Zheng (born 18 April 1972) is a Chinese actor, director and filmmaker, best known for acting in comedic roles.

Xu found fame portraying the titular pig in the wacky romance TV series Sunny Piggy (2000), opposite his future wife Tao Hong. He gained further recognition after other comedy TV dramas Li Wei the Magistrate (2001) and Love Through Different Times (2002), as well as comedy films Call for Love (2007) and Lost on Journey (2010). Xu is also well known for acting in a string of Ning Hao’s films, including Breakup Buddies (2014), one of the highest-grossing films in China.

Xu’s directorial debut film Lost in Thailand (2012) which he also starred in, co-wrote, and co-produced with a $4 million budget, grossed over $200 million to set the box office record for a Chinese 2-D film. This record was only broken by Xu’s next film, Lost in Hong Kong (2015), which grossed over $250 million.

Poster for the movie "Lost in Hong Kong"

Lost in Hong Kong

The film follows Xu Lai, a former artist whose dreams were dashed when the responsibilities of life set in. With his life now revolving around his wife Cai Bo who is obsessed with having children, the quirks of his eccentric family and his mediocre, ordinary existence, Xu Lai hopes to reconnect with his first love Yang YIi on an upcoming vacation. However, his hopes are dashed when he finds himself wrapped up in a murder … Read more

Poster for the movie "Lost in Thailand"

Lost in Thailand

Lost in Thailand is the story of two rival business managers, Xu (Xu Zheng) and Bo (Huang Bo), who are fighting over a revolutionary new in-house technology for control of their company. If Xu wins, his future will be secured. The critical task is to secure control over the shares of the chairman, who is at a retreat in Thailand. Xu catches the first plane to Bangkok, where he meets the happy-go-lucky Wang (Wang Baoqiang), … Read more