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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Rainie Yang Leads the Parade of TW-stars Paying Visit to Alien Huang’s Memorial on the First Day of Service

I can’t fault the hordes of media stationed outside the memorial location for deceased singer-actor Alien Huang (Xiao Gui), it’s the biggest entertainment news on the island and remains such a shocker. Alien was confirmed to have passed from a … Continue reading

Spate of High Profile Star Couple Breakups Hit the Chinese Entertainment Industry

It’s been a bad last few weeks for the dating star couples in Chinese entertainment. These things typically come in waves, with the dating news bundled up followed later with a spate of breakups. The biggest breakup news lighting up the Chinese … Continue reading

Acclaimed C-actor Chen Jian Bin Nets Triple Win at Star-studded 2014 Golden Horse Awards

The 51st Golden Horse Awards took place last night in Taipei to celebrate the best of film in Greater China for 2014. It was an unprecedented triple win for Chinese actor-director Chen Jian Bin (who walked the red carpet in … Continue reading

Song Hye Kyo and Chen Qiao En Lead the Sprawling Cast for C-movie The Queens

There’s a new female-centric modern romance C-movie coming out called The Queens that is basically yet another girl power messy love relationships splashy offering. The Queens only came to my attention for the sprawling cast half of whom are actors … Continue reading