When I was back in Taiwan these past two weeks, I actually stumbled across the production setting up the stage for the premiere media event for The Fierce Wife movie (it was near the Taipei 101). I was too lazy to head back out and watch the event later that night, but I saw posters for TFW plastered all over buses and billboards and plenty of folks were talking about it. Since I barely lasted a few episodes of the drama, the movie wouldn’t interest me either, other than a mild curiosity about the ending. Would An Zhen reconcile with her ex-husband because of familiarity and their child, or would she give it a definitive go with the new guy in her life. The ending was on lockdown in the media, but it’s since been leaked. I’ll share it below, but do not click unless you want to know.
While the drama was a ratings monster even though aired on Friday night, the movie might not necessarily do the same numbers. Turns out the audience had an appetite for the movie version, as the box office broke NT40 million within 4 days (which is about $1.35 million US dollars). That’s pretty impressive for a domestic movie, and the two leading men James Wen and Chris Wang had made a pledge to do a certain something crazy and wild if the box office was a success. I thought I’d seen it all in terms of silly promises, but this one takes the cake. The two leading men, with leading lady Sonia Sui laughing her head off as she watched, kissed three times in front of a teeming media throng gathered for the event. The pictures are about as hilarious as can be, not because its two guys kissing, but because how awkward James and Chris were about it.
So the ending had An Zhen picking Lan Tian Wei (Chris Wang’s character), but they don’t get married, and she even asks him “do we need to get married?”. Wei En comes back all sane and matured (it seems) and she’s raising the child she conceived with Rui Fan. Review have been pretty middling on this movie – rushed, unnecessary, plot thin, and poor acting from the two male leads. I guess this means watch only if you really like TFW, otherwise it appears to be a skip. At least the movie resulted in the kissage seen below. James was pleasantly surprised by how soft a guy’s lips can be (though Chris being such a pretty boy, I’m sure he moisturizes and exfoliates more than the average guy), and Chris compared kissing James to eating sashimi. LOL, these two have rendered me speechless now. Btw, if you watch the video of them kissing, they were really really kissing for a long time.