Taiwan Starts Filming Military Themed Romance Drama The Best Choice Modeled After Descendants of the Sun

Filming has commenced for what is being billed as Taiwan’s adaptation of hit K-drama Descendants of the Sun, but really I think that’s a stretch and more of a marketing ploy. DotS has been referred to as a homage and glorification of military service in Korea, turning what is a mandatory two year purgatory of sorts of all able bodied men into a rah-rah maschismo patriotic litmus test. Nothing wrong with that, and if Taiwan’s own military department wants to sponsor a drama similar to DotS that highlights the positive elements of serving in the Taiwanese military then so be it. The drama is called The Best Choice and stars Yuan Ai Fei with model-actor Allen Chen, with the two leads way more model-esque than their Korean drama counterparts Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo. Allen is playing a military officer but Yuan Ai Fe’s character is a music teacher rather than a doctor. Continue reading

Bazaar China Brings Yang Mi’s Goddess from Three Lives Three Worlds into the Modern Era in Exquisite Pictorial

I have a feeling that Yang Mi and her performance in the recently concluded mega hit fantasy romance C-drama Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles Peach Blossoms (Eternal Love) will actually get better with time. Most dramas and performances don’t … Continue reading

Chinese Teen Actor Wu Lei Headlines First Drama Lead Role in Wuxia Epic Fights Break Sphere with Jelly Lin

C-ent’s puppy love for teen actor Wu Lei will get a treat and a test at the same time when his first major leading role in wuxia C-drama Fights Break Sphere (斗破苍穹) comes out later this year. It’s yet another nth adaptation … Continue reading

Production Team of Three Lives Three Worlds Readies New Period Drama with Vic Zhou and Dilraba Dilmurat

With so much well-deserved love for the C-drama adaptation of Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles Peach Blossoms, the production team behind that beautifully filmed fantasy drama is already filming it’s next colorful period piece. With the Chinese title Fiery Flames … Continue reading

Glorious Full Movie Trailer for Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles Peach Blossoms

Lordy is this going to be an exquisitely beautiful movie when it comes out this summer of 2017. The first full movie trailer is here for Once Upon a Time, the C-movie adaptation of fantasy gods and goddesses romance novel … Continue reading

First Character Posters of Movie Version of Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles Peach Blossoms

The first character posters are out for the C-movie adaption of popular romance novel Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles Peach Blossoms. The C-movie has the English title Once Upon a Time while the C-drama which aired early this year … Continue reading

First Poster for C-drama Adaptation of Once Promised with Huang Xiaoming and Victoria Song

First impressions mean a lot and I loved the concept poster for the long awaited C-drama adaptation of fantasy period romance novel Once Promised (Ceng Shu Nuo) by writer Tong Hua most famous for having penned Bu Bu Jing Xin. The … Continue reading