Ah Boys To Men 2 cast: "We'll go skinny dipping, but..."

The main cast of Ah Boys To Men 2.(Back row, from left) Tosh Zhang, Wang Wei Liang and Charlie Goh. (Front row, from left) Luke Lee, Aizuddin Naseer, Maxi Lim, Joshua Tan, Ridhwan Azman and Noah Yap.

The boys from the two-part home-grown hit movie Ah Boys To Men are going skinny dipping.

That is if their director, local film-maker Jack Neo, can find a way for them to do it legally. And they are all for it.

The dare-to-bare began last November, when the box-office takings for Ah Boys To Men Part 1 hit $1.5million in just four days.

Back then, local Chinese newspaper Lianhe Wanbao asked Neo, 57, if he would consider getting the male cast of 20-somethings to skinny dip if the box-office takings of both instalments crossed $10 million.

He laughed and said it was a "good suggestion".

Ah Boys To Men went on to collect $6.2 million, making it the highest-grossing local movie to date. Opening here today, Ah Boys To Men 2 continues the story of the recruits going through their basic military training.

This time round, they also have to deal with a series of personal problems.

At the movie's press conference on Wednesday, Neo was reminded of the wager, which he's keen to see through by virtue of Part 1's record-breaking haul.

"I think $6.2 million for Part 1 is an amazing figure, so since we said they would do it, we'll have to do it."

Neo had only one reservation.

"We need to find a way to do it without breaking the law. In international waters, maybe?" he said, laughing.

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