There’s quite a lot of Mike He to go around on-screen with his new drama Go, Single Lady having premiered last night on Zhejiang Network (it’s undubbed!) following the ratings hit melodrama Loving, Never Forgetting which starred Jerry Yan and Tong Li Ya. GLS is a pre-filmed drama having been shelved for just under a year, coming from a joint collaborative effort between Taiwan and China. I have a particular fonding for these collaborations since I really have enjoyed the ones which I have seen (I have seen much though). GLS is a rom-com about Mike who plays a rich chaebol heir who falls into a dire financial situation who his family enterprise goes bankrupt overnight. Now without the financial support that he grew up having, he finds himself doing all sorts of odd jobs. He comes across a nouveau riche pig farmer’s daughter played by Ady An who is trying desperately to break into the upper class (hence the tentative Chinese title 上流俗女 which translates to Upper-Class Common Girl). They have clashing personalities but they work together to achieve their dreams of breaking into upper class and in the process, they end up falling for each other. It’s typical rom-com drama but I like this and having seen the trailer and BTS footage, Mike and Ady are hitting it with the chemistry which is much needed for a rom-com. Continue reading
Category Archives: Chinese Dramas and Movies
Refresh 3+7 is a micro-movie/mini film that consists of ten episodes that all tell of a different, individual and unique story. The three represents three days: yesterday, today and tomorrow while the seven represents the colours of the rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet and together three plus seven is equal to ten. While each episode tells of a different story, what links them together is the common quest of discovery. Continue reading
Lin Xiao Jie (Chen Qiao En) is a diligent and intelligent employee who thinks she has found her man when receives a shock confession from her boss, Gao Zi Qi (Godfrey Gao) who is the second son of the Haiyue Group. So when he proposes, she agrees without hesitation. However, her happiness ends there when the day before her wedding she discovers that she is not the one who he loves. It turns out who he really is in love with is a beautiful model, Bai Ji Qing (Coco Jiang), and he would do anything for her – even being her puppet.
Heartbroken, she confides with her internet pal Tom/Tang Jun (Zhang Han) who she met while on a business trip in London. Though online she online knows him as Tom. Even though they are distance apart, he still stands by her side offering her all the support that she needs, including a home, for her to begin her life anew in Shanghai. As Tang Jun, he hires her to work at his company in Shanghai. With his encouragement, she starts her own business and grows to become the queen of the business industry.