Forget You, Remember Love: Chinese Remake of Prince Turns to Frog with Xing Fei and Jin Ze

Oy, this is tough! The Prince Who Turns Into A Frog is one of Taiwanese classic idol dramas back in the days and shot its leading couple – Ming Dao and Joe Chen into stardom. I liked it a lot when I first watched it as an impressionable teenager. I even bought the freakin ring believing in its holy magic of finding true love. LOL. The ring now symbolizes my youth and is the only drama merchandise I bought.  In the new remake, the main couple is played by Xing Fei, who has been solid in all her projects, and Jin Ze, who is a new face to me. Not sure whether I will be tuning in or not, so let me know of your impressions!

Premieres today 3/23.

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Gong Jun and Chen Yao enter virtual game in Fantasy Westward Journey

Fantasy Westward Journey (梦幻西游) is based on the game inspired by the Chinese novel Journey to the West starring Chen Yao (Wu Xin The Monster Killer) and Gong Jun (Lost Love In Times) as the main leads. It follows a group of game experts as they encounter a bug and get embroiled in a crisis overlapping the virtual and reality world. What a vague plot so I don’t have much to say except it’s nice to see Chen Yao all gangsta with the eye-liner!

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