China to Remake TW-hit Drama Fated to Love You With Fresh-faced Rising Stars

The remake train didn’t quite hit this popular drama as much as some others but it’s now going on the 4th remake so I think it’s nearly reached the same level. China will be remaking super popular when it aired TW-drama Fated to Love You which rocketed both leads Chen Qiao En and Ethan Ruan (as well as second male lead Baron Chen to a lesser degree) to superstardom. The timing is pretty savvy considering earlier this year the C-drama remake of Meteor Garden was a roaring success both in ratings and audience reviews. Of course I credit MG2018’s success on the casting of male lead Dylan Wang so it’s going to be a test of the production of C-Fated to see if their reported picks of rising stars Tan Song Yun for the female lead and Yan Xi for the male lead also deliver the same charismatic sizzle. The remake is slated to air in 2019. Continue reading