I’m being uber tentative with the upcoming SETTV tentpole Sunday night idol drama Fall in Love with Me (literal translation of the Chinese title would be Fall in Love with Two of Me). The network has dramas that work for me unexpectedly, while others more highly touted end up being total fails. Aaron Yan wouldn’t have landed his first headlining role in the prime time slot drama if it wasn’t for his successful SETTV drama last year Just You with Puff Guo. I really think Puff deserved half the credit for that drama being stupidly entertaining, and SETTV really did want them to pair together again for this drama. Unfortunately scheduling commitments nixed the option and stepping in as Aaron’s new leading lady is Tia Li. I really wish it were Gui Gui, but considering Aaron and Gui Gui also had dating rumors back when they did Pi Li MIT together, them working together might be a pipe dream at this point. Tia is one of those idol actresses that has thus far failed whether playing the bitchy antagonist (Office Girls) or the nice sweet friend (Miss Rose), and she even sucked when cosplaying a maid in Hayate the Combat Butler which frankly tapped into her whole image as the dream girl for video gamer guys. My only hope for this drama is that it taps into the Just You formula which requires limited acting from the leads and plenty of crackling chemistry and inoffensive plot lines that push things along on a steady pace. The first teaser video is out and is wholly underwhelming in terms of creativity. Likely only Aaron fangirls will get a kick out of it. Above is the first character promotional stills from the drama showing Aaron’s character sporting two different outs for each of his dual personalities. I’m not only to jinx this drama beforehand since I’m just so so so happy Deja Vu is ending.
Fall In Love with Me teaser:
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