The Chinese remake of Jdrama Shinya Shokudo, which was also based on a Japanese manga series by Yarō Abe has finally let us peek inside its characters and their moving stories. It’s rare to have a modern Cdrama trailer that is this quiet and yet still effective in stirring one’s emotions. The adaptation boasts a solid casting, inviting big names from both Mainland China and Taiwan. For the full list, please visit its previous post here.
Midnight Diner (深夜食堂) is the Chinese remake of Jdrama Shinya Shokudo, which was also based on a Japanese manga series by Yarō Abe. The story follows a mysterious chef and his late night diner open from midnight to dawn, featuring ordinary stories from his patrons every night as they chatter and eat the one requested dish. Various stars from both China and Taiwan will be making an appearance including Mark Zhao, He Jiong, Janine Chang, Hu Bing Qing, etc.
I miss George on my screen but it looks like he’s determined to remain there for he’s in projects I have no desires to watch. I can’t do Taiwanese dailies. Too long for my fish attention span. Happiness Meets Rainbow is his upcoming Chinese drama. The name makes me giggle: Happiness Meets Rainbow equals Unicorns in my book. Lol. It follows the sole bread winner of a family (Yedda Chen Yan Fei) as she juggles the responsibilities of putting food on the table and the games involved with the three men she encounters. Three men again??! Okay. Even though her educational background isn’t high, she’s described as cool, kind, and brave (er, those characteristics do not go along with education, mmmkay). Upon returning from study abroad, her fiancé (Tang Chen Yu) quickly ends their marriage, leaving her with a sick son to care for. She then meets architect Du Fan (George Hu) and the two fall in love. But then something happens and it tears them apart. They meet again years later and eventually end up as a couple.