Every Taiwan Actor and Actress Apparently Cast in Ruby Lin’s Epic 1988 Period Drama Blue Hour with First Stills of Joe Cheng, Chris Wu, and Jacob Wang Playing Jerky Men

There are quite a lot of big TW-dramas in development and production for 2021 but none as star-studded as Blue Hour (華燈初上) set in 1988 Taipei Red Light District about the lives, loves, and struggles of the club madam, their hostess ladies, and the men in and out of their lives. Ruby Lin is producing and plays one of the Head Madam (Mama-san) with Cheryl Yang as her frenemy another Head Madam. Their hostess ladies are played by Puff Guo, Nicky Hsieh, Esther Liu, and Cammy Chiang, and the male staff and customers are Tony Yang, Wallace Huo, Xiu Jie Ke, Rhydian Vaughan, and Derek Chang. The first stills released this week have everyone buzzing because it’s getting three top actors to play evil/douchey roles – Joe Cheng as a sleazy ex-husband to Ruby, Chris Wu as a cross-dressing third Mama-san, and Jacob Wang as a rival top male hostess. OMG they look so awesome in character and the whole vibe, mood, aura is spot on, now I can’t wait to see more stills of the main cast. The drama plans to air in 3 seasons of 8-episodes each for a total 24-episodes in mid-2021.

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Critically Acclaimed TW-drama The World Between Us Wins Big at the 2019 Golden Bell Awards

This week end was the 2019 Golden Bell Awards in Taiwan, their version of the Emmy’s feting the best of television for the year. The big winner was, not surprising at all, cable drama The World Between Us (Our Distance … Continue reading

Ady An’s Wedding Party of the Year Moves Back to Taiwan for Star-studded Banquet

The festivities have moved from Hawaii back to Taiwan for the final stop in TW-actress Ady An‘s wedding extravaganza of the year. Celebrity weddings can be lavish and over-the-top and Ady’s definitely is up there in terms of how much … Continue reading

Chris Wu and Alice Ke Win Best Acting Trophies at the 51st Annual Golden Bell Awards

The glitziest night of Taiwanese television took place at the 51st annual Golden Bell Awards Friday night in Taipei. I only pay attention for the fashion and if certain TW-dramas or acting talent that I happen to like for that … Continue reading

TW-drama Rock Records in Love Showcases Famous Songs with Top Taiwanese Actors and Actresses

Taiwan’s cable network PTV is doing a phenomenal sounding drama series of one-episode shorts featuring the the most influential music and acting talent. Starting April 9th, Rock Records in Love premieres with individual episodes all featuring a famous song from … Continue reading

Vic Zhou, Ariel Lin, and Bolin Chen Lead the Star-studded Fashion Parade at the 50th Annual Golden Bell Awards

The prestigious 50th annual Golden Bell Awards just went down this Saturday night in Taipei, and it was definitely one of the years with a plethora of A-list attendees. None more so than two time Golden Bell Best Actress winner Ariel Lin … Continue reading