Hit TW-movie Our Times Producer Adapting New It Started With a Kiss Movie with Darren Wang and Jelly Lin

There’s a new remake of It Started With a Kiss (Itazura na Kiss) in the works and this one doesn’t elicit the immediate response of why bother which is actually good sign. There are so many versions of ISWAK out there and I’ve like quite a few of them – the Taiwan perfection with Ariel Lin and Joe Cheng, before all the scandal Playful Kiss cuteness with Kim Hyun Joong and Jung So Min, and lots of folks loved the modern newer Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo. Taiwan remade ISWAK as a drama two years ago but that didn’t resonate with the viewers but I’m curious to see ISWAK as a movie with two charismatic young stars in Darren Wang (breakout from Our Times) and The Mermaid‘s Jelly Lin. Jelly is gorgeous but plays goofy and dopey quite well as evidenced in The Mermaid, and Darren is just pent up charisma that I believe can pull off the straight man character rather than his Our Times rebel. The movie posters are so sweet and nostalgic, and Bazaar China has already done a fashion pictorial with the two leads that highlight their impressive visuals. Continue reading

Tzuyu of TWICE is Highest Ranked East Asian Star in 3rd Place on the TC Candler Most Beautiful Faces of 2017 List

The TC Candler website list of the Most Beautiful Faces of 2017 is out and congrats is due to Taiwanese idol singer Tzuyu (Chou Tzu Yu) of TWICE for being the highest East Asian star on the list at number … 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