Fond Remembrance of the Taiwan Idol Drama Actors of the 2000’s Era

Maybe it’s the fall weather and the recent seismic shift in Asian drama viewing options but I’m in a nostalgic mood and one of the classic eras that passed naturally was the Taiwan idol dramas of the 2000s. Starting from Meteor Garden which was remade by a new cast this year in 2018 who may have just been born when the original came out in 2001, the decade or so following MG were the heyday of Taiwan idol dramas featuring young charismatic male leads creating swoon worthy drama crushes onscreen. Sure the hairstyles and fashion choices are outdated and rather lulzworthy to revisit but the raw charm of so many of those leading men remain undeniable and evident onscreen. Follow the photo journey to see the now early 40s and mid-30s actors back in their prime from Mike He, Jimmy Lin, pre-Mainland drama Wallace Huo, all four F4 Jerry Yan, Vic Zhou, Ken Zhu, and Vanness Wu, classic Joe Cheng, intense Ethan Ruan, total prince and maybe a frog Ming Dao, stiff robot Wu Zhun, foraying into acting Show Luo, cute and goofy Jiro Wang and Aaron Yan, these names are so ingrained in me and always brings a smile to my face to remember those happy innocent days of watching them onscreen. Continue reading

Chen Qiao En is the Top Taiwan Star Earner Working in Mainland China Followed by Nicky Wu and Bolin Chen

K-drama fans in the last year must’ve truly understood first hand the acquisition power of Mainland China in dictating the entertainment outputs of some of it’s neighbors. Folks in Taiwan have known that for decades but it’s taken an unofficial … Continue reading

Stars Descend in Beautiful Fashion in Beijing for the 15th Annual Bazaar Charity Night

The Chinese-speaking glitterati was out in full force this weekend at the 15th annual Bazaar China charity event held in Beijing, with many reasons to check out ranging from couple sighting to once again C-stars showing that they do high … Continue reading

Wallace Huo and Zhou Xun Slip into Qing Dynasty Life in Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace

It’s a relief that A-list Chinese movie star Zhou Xun‘s big C-drama return with the mega budget Qing dynasty drama Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace found her a leading man in Wallace Huo who can fully bring the nuanced … Continue reading

Glamorous Stars Out in Full at the 2016 Annual Bazaar China Star Charity Night Event

Chinese-speaking entertainments best and brightest stars were out in mega force this past Friday for the annual Bazaar Star Charity Night. There were so many pretty faces and fashionable attire it’s impossible to pick a post topper so I’ll go … Continue reading

Newlywed Wed Expectant Stars Ruby Lin and Michelle Chen Spend Quality Time with Respective Hubbies Wallace Huo and Chen Xiao

Checking in on two recently married big star couples from Chinese entertainment yields the sweetest of comfort. This week Ruby Lin and Wallace Huo were spotting on the streets of Taipei going out for a night stroll. The fan didn’t … Continue reading

First Drama Poster for Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace Showcase the Tender Love Between Wallace Huo and Zhou Xun

The first poster is out for star-studded period C-drama Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace (Chronicles of Ruyi) and it’s legit captivating. Leads Zhou Xun and Wallace Huo are just exquisite together, with Wallace selling the tender love and affection … Continue reading

Wallace Huo and Ruby Lin Hold Swoony Taipei Wedding Reception at the Palais de Chine Hotel

The Ruby Lin–Wallace Huo wedding celebration moved from the destination locale of Bali back to their hometown of Taipei over the weekend, culminating with the lavish reception at the Palais de Chine Hotel. Ruby donned two different dresses that looked … Continue reading

Wallace Huo and Ruby Lin Tie the Knot in Romantic Bali Destination Wedding

And they’re married! Congrats to Mr. and Mrs. Huo, or as they are known widely in the Chinese entertainment world – Ruby Lin and Wallace Huo have tied the knot in Bali this weekend surrounded by family, friends, and a … Continue reading