There’s a new remake of It Started With a Kiss (Itazura na Kiss) in the works and this one doesn’t elicit the immediate response of why bother which is actually good sign. There are so many versions of ISWAK out there and I’ve like quite a few of them – the Taiwan perfection with Ariel Lin and Joe Cheng, before all the scandal Playful Kiss cuteness with Kim Hyun Joong and Jung So Min, and lots of folks loved the modern newer Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo. Taiwan remade ISWAK as a drama two years ago but that didn’t resonate with the viewers but I’m curious to see ISWAK as a movie with two charismatic young stars in Darren Wang (breakout from Our Times) and The Mermaid‘s Jelly Lin. Jelly is gorgeous but plays goofy and dopey quite well as evidenced in The Mermaid, and Darren is just pent up charisma that I believe can pull off the straight man character rather than his Our Times rebel. The movie posters are so sweet and nostalgic, and Bazaar China has already done a fashion pictorial with the two leads that highlight their impressive visuals.