C-drama Remakes TW-drama Hit Prince Turns into Frog with Fresh Faces Fair Xing and Jin Zhe

There’s another Chinese remake of a Taiwan drama finished filming and it’s one I’m cool with updating as the original really feels so dated. C-ent is remaking Prince Turns into Frog, that cracky silly romance that vaulted Ming Dao and Chen Qiao En into stardom though both have since fallen back to earth in recent years. The new version will star fresh faced cuties Fair Xing and Jin Zhe, she’s best known for Put Your Head on My Shoulder while he’s a straight up newbie. Second female lead Joyce Chao will reportedly be aging up and playing the female lead’s mom in this version. Wow, time really is a ruthless butcher knife. Continue reading

OTP Attraction Spills Over in Episode 4 of Before We Get Married with Annoying Exes Even more Annoying

I don’t think TW-drama Before We Get Married is making any statement about cheating being wrong or okay in certain cases. It’s purely about letting two beautiful people wildly attracted to each other try to keep apart and failing miserably, … Continue reading

Chinese Authorities Excoriate Court Dramas Like Yanxi Palace for Promoting Bad Values, All Court Dramas Pulled From Current TV Schedules

When something is too popular it’s bound to get backlash in still communist ideology controlled Mainland China, bucking up against tighter controls over social and policy restrictions. The biggest C-drama of 2018 was by far Story of Yanxi Palace, followed … Continue reading