First Look at Mark Chao and Zhang Zi Feng Filming the C-drama Adaptation of K-drama My Ahjusshi

When it was announced early last year that C-ent was remaking the critically acclaimed K-drama My Ahjusshi (My Mister) I was one of the many who asked “why?” since the OG was still relatively recent and also pretty much perfect. But what a difference context and situation changing makes, with the death of My Ahjusshi male lead Lee Seon Kyun the drama becomes a bittersweet watch and rife with even more emotional beyond just the story onscreen. So perhaps the C-version titled Loving Strangers can have it’s own reason to exit and space to breath a different enactment of the story on the small screen. Veteran leading man Mark Chao and awarding winning young movie and drama actress Zhang Zi Feng were spotted filming this week for the drama and comparing them to the OG leads is actually not all that jarring.

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Youku Reveals Teaser Poster for C-drama Loving Strangers with Mark Chao and Zhang Zi Feng Remaking K-drama My Ahjusshi

So it feels like the pendulum has swung back to normalcy in C and K netizen chatter, for awhile the two sides were always against each other and their respective cultures and productions seemingly for the sake of it due … Continue reading

Mark Chao and Deng Lun’s New C-movie Yin Yang Master Criticized for Visual Effects Plagiarism of Dr. Strange and Naruto, May be Pulled From Theaters

The hits keep on coming for Chinese director and screenwriter Guo Jingming, best known for his Tiny Times novels and movie adaptations. Recently he published a formal apology to writer Zhuang Yu for plagiarizing her novel 17 years ago, which … Continue reading