Taiwan Reportedly Remaking Goblin into TW-drama with Jerry Yan and Mike He

Okay, this is just a weird everything but news enough to report on the rumor. Chinese-speaking news is reporting that Taiwan is planning a drama remake of hit K-drama Goblin, two years after the popular series aired. The male leads will reportedly be Jerry Yan and Mike He, two of the OG male actors that grounded the Taiwan idol drama decade of 2000 to 2010. I think this male lead pairing is weird because it just doesn’t have the visual and personality symmetry and synergy that Gong Yoo and Lee Dong Wook projected. Not to mention Mike and Jerry are so different in vibe I can’t see them in the same scene much less having a bromance. Of course if this turns out to be true I’m so watching it until it goes off the rails lol. Continue reading

Jerry Yan Pairs Up with Shen Yue for C-drama Count Your Lucky Stars in Weird Meteor Garden Generational Crossover

I double checked my Meteor Garden encyclopedia and confirmed, yep there is a twenty year age difference and the two dramas aired 18 years apart. I’m talking about OG Taiwanese Meteor Garden and the latest C-version remake Meteor Garden 2018, … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Ken Zhu Marries Han Wen Wen in Bali with F4 Mates Jerry Yan and Vanness Wu in Attendance

I’m inching towards celebrity wedding overload after successive Chinese and Taiwan huge stars have gotten married in the last two months alone, but I think I have it in me for one more celebratory post. TW-actor/singer Ken Zhu, most famously … Continue reading