Tay Ying encounters ‘white determine with lengthy hair’, dad Zheng Geping calls priest to ‘cleanse’ her
While you’re filming for a supernatural drama, your thoughts can run wild.
However did native actress Tay Ying actually have a mystical encounter on the set of her new drama sequence Silent Partitions? Or was it “psychological” as she believes?
The 26-year previous was driving to set — a heritage home on the historic Seah Im Street — when she noticed one thing within the home windows of one other deserted home.
“I used to be nonetheless within the automotive after I caught sight of it in one of many home windows of the larger home. I believed I used to be mistaken so I seemed 3 times — a white determine with lengthy hair, it was simply standing there with its hair floating,” she recounted to native media 8days.
“I nonetheless needed to get to our home for filming, so I grabbed my bag and ran up the slope. I used to be shaking.”
To make issues worse, a casting employees member additionally instructed Tay Ying later in the course of the shoot that they noticed a white determine behind her on the digital camera monitor when it wasn’t filming.
On the time, Tay Ying stated she did not “dare to ask anybody or inform anybody on set” about her paranormal expertise as that they had a number of extra days left to shoot on location.
The emotional toll of taking part in her character additionally left her feeling “heavy” and even crying uncontrollably for an hour as soon as she returned residence after filming.
Silent Partitions takes place in a mysterious home with tales spanning the years 1938, 1963, 1988, and 2023. 4 households reside in it all through the century, however tragedy strikes as one member of the family would not make it out alive in every era.
Tay Ying performs Wu Tian Li, the mistress of the home in 1938.
Whether or not it was non secular or emotional, Tay Ying’s dad, veteran actor Zheng Geping, took no probabilities and known as upon a priest to ‘cleanse’ his daughter after her crying incident.
“My dad contacted his buddy who’s a ‘grasp’ who gave me a candle and amulet. I needed to burn it and pour water on myself, and all that,” Tay Ying stated. “After that, I felt okay. It is onerous to elucidate.
“Up till now, I am nonetheless pondering, ‘Was I too drained?’ I nonetheless suppose it might need been psychological, however I do know what I felt.”
She added that the ‘grasp’ instructed her the Seah Im property is “famously haunted” and that he even visits it together with his disciples to “cleanse and meditate”.
Tay Ying could have been cleansed by the intervention, however two of her castmates had a worrying encounter on their final day of filming on the heritage Seah Im home.
She recalled that Charlie Goh (who performs Tian Li’s brother Tian Hua) and Darren Lim (who performs their dad Xing Bang) have been on the point of shoot a scene the place they needed to go up the steps when a complete window panel fell onto the steps.
Fortunately, they have been nonetheless downstairs when it occurred and have been unhurt, nevertheless it left everybody rattled.
“I do not know if it was something supernatural, nevertheless it was a bit unusual,” stated Tay Ying. “We have been all shocked.”
Silent Partitions, rated NC16, is accessible to stream on meWATCH. It additionally stars Desmond Ng, Ayden Sng, Mindee Ong, Shane Pow, Fang Rong, Chen Shu Cheng and Andie Chen.
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