The first character posters are out for the upcoming 2018 drama remake of Meteor Garden, now more officially a TW-drama and C-drama mashup thanks to the producer being Angie Tsai who produced the classic 2001 version but this time getting Chinese production backing and the main cast being predominately Chinese actors. All the previous Hana Yori Dango adaptations whether J-dorama, C-drama, and TW-drama have all gone on to make the male lead who plays Domyouji super famous, namely Matsumoto Jun, Lee Min Ho, Jerry Yan, and Hans Zhang.
This time around it will be C-actor Dylan Wang’s turn to aim for super stardom if he plays his cards right, but I’ve got my eyes on female lead Shen Yue and hope she is one of the rarer instances of the Hana Dan female lead getting super famous from this role. I’d day Inoue Mao and Zheng Shuang really parlayed the role into a steady solid leading lady career, whereas Barbie Hsu and Gu Hye Sun not so much. I really like this 2018 cast for the visuals and these official character posters continue to give hope that Angie Tsai may hit gold her second time around with this story. Continue reading