Chris Wu and Alice Ke Win Best Acting Trophies at the 51st Annual Golden Bell Awards

The glitziest night of Taiwanese television took place at the 51st annual Golden Bell Awards Friday night in Taipei. I only pay attention for the fashion and if certain TW-dramas or acting talent that I happen to like for that year are nominated, and this year it was all about Marry Me or Not with Roy Qiu and Alice Ke. The two leads were nominated for Best Acting awards but it was Alice who walked home with her Best Actress trophy while Roy lost out to frontrunner Chris Wu who won Best Actor for his role in period Taiwanese drama A Touch of Green, which also took home Best Drama. The red carpet was more interesting than the Korean awards shows, per usual, and Alice was stunning in both her white red carpet dress with the rocking horse print and layered white her stage dress with chocker and butterfly appliques. None of the winners were a surprise and the entire event went down with smooth precision. Fans of popular SETTV drama Bromance also got a treat to see leads Baron Chen and Megan Lai reunited again. Continue reading

Filming Begins on Let’s Go Watch the Meteor Shower 3 with Hans Zhang and Swapped Female Lead Gui Gui

It’s probably just coincidental timing that Hana Yori Dango is back in the news these days what with the Japanese tabloids gossiping about the J-dorama leads Matsumoto Jun and Inoue Mao maybe dating and even more maybe getting married. It’s … Continue reading

Comedy Period Drama Incisive Great Teacher with Nicky Wu and Liu Shi Shi Off to a Promising Start

I can’t be the only C-drama viewer out there blindsided this week by the unexpected and sudden premiere of Incisive Great Teacher. This was the period comedy drama starring Liu Shi Shi and Nicky Wu filmed after they reunited on … Continue reading

Nicky Wu and Liu Shi Shi Reunite for the Third Time in Period Drama Incisive Great Teacher

Holy three-peats what is this? I’ve been purposely avoiding news about Nicky Wu and Liu Shi Shi’s upcoming Bu Bu Jing Xin reunion sequel Bu Bu Jing Qing, which has finished filming already and is in post-production aiming for a … Continue reading