Korea to Remake Taiwan Time Travel Music Romance Movie Secret

When I heard of this remake it was the rare instances where I think it’s a good idea. Korean has bought the rights to hit 2007 Taiwanese time-travel high school romance movie Secret starring Jay Chou and Gwei Lun Mei. The remake will hit the theaters in 2018 with the setting changed from high school to college. The movie not only starred Jay bit he also directed and wrote all the music, and reportedly it was based on his own high school romance but with no time-traveling coolness of course. Jay joked that he was still young enough to star in the K-remake, lol, but K-netizens have long loved this movie and the current groundswell of interest is for Park Bo Gum to play the male lead. Jay’s acting wasn’t the best and he got more accolades for his directorial and music composition for this movie but I hope K-ent finds someone who is really good at playing the piano. Continue reading

Top Stars Attend 2017 Golden Horse Awards and Shu Qi Wins the Fashion Red Carpet Yet Again

Taiwan’s biggest movie awards night was this weekend with the 54th annual Golden Horse Awards, feting the best of cinematic achievements in 2017. I haven’t watched a lick of Taiwan or Mainland awards worthy movies this year so I was … Continue reading

TVBS Magazine Releases Top-10 Most Powerful Star Ranking in Taiwan

Given that this is just the subjective assessment of one major Taiwanese entertainment publication TVBS Magazine, it’s still pretty darn accurate in my estimation. The power rankings are out for the top Taiwanese entertainers of 2013 with ten selected from … Continue reading