Director of In Time With You Helms Web Romance Drama with Sonia Sui, Mike He, Gillian Chung, and Ray Chang

School’s starting again and it also feels like the drama train is coming to life as many Taiwan actors and actresses have upcoming dramas to look forward to. Adding a new one to the lineup with a big name director and cast but on a more du jour platform – Director Winnie of In Time With You and It Started with a Kiss is directing a web romance drama with the literal Chinese title Animal Type Lovers, which is not about animal love thank goodness. It follows a series of young adults seeking romance within their personalities which is described as having certain traits that are associated with various animals. Not sure what that all means but the cast is certainly attractive enough to check out, starring Sonia Sui, Mike He, Gillian Chung, Ray Chang, Allison Lin, and others, which is a return to romance idol dramas for Mike after a long absence from that genre and also a return to acting for Sonia after a three year hiatus since she got married and had two babies in quick succession. 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

Winners and Star-studded Red Carpet at the 50th Anniversary Golden Horse Awards in Taipei

Two major Asian film awards took place this weekend, there was the Blue Dragon Film Awards celebrating Korean cinema held in Seoul, and further South in Taipei the annual Golden Horse Film Awards feted the Chinese-language movies of 2013. It … Continue reading

Vic Zhou Wins Best Actor at the 2013 Golden Bell Awards in a Star-studded Ceremony

What is that you said? I can’t hear you over the ear splitting screaming still coming out of my mouth for the last 24 hours, give or take a few. I thought I had long since stopped caring whether deserving … Continue reading