18th February 2013, Taiwan
Source : http://www.babyou.co...id=103&id=12941
HOME held a grand press conference and media test screening on 18[sup]th[/sup] Feb. The main cast from the drama Vic Chou (Zaizai), Janine Chang, Li Li Ren, Lego Li and other actors all attended. A joint production by the two shores, this epic drama, HOME was in the making for 4 years with an investment of NTD150 million, and will be broadcast on the MOD channel 49 of NextTV starting 19[sup]th[/sup] Feb at 8.00pm Mon-Fri. The highlight of great interest is that this is Zaizai's first war drama.
After being nominated in the Golden Bell Awards, progressively, his acting skills have become more exquisite and affirmation received from the veterans of the same drama. In the latest production HOME, Zaizai acted the character of Su Tai Ying, with very rich emotional levels. From his eyes, one can clearly discover Vic Chou's growth in terms of acting.
Zaizai : "HOME is a historical production of a certain era, to be able to polish up for the role, the only way is to rely on immersing in it."
After the filming, and while Zaizai was taking a shower, he could see how he looked in the mirror, still with the brows deeply etched in a frown. Many people felt that it was because he could not shed off the character in the ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)
Feb 20 2013
Catwalk artistes showed up at an official 'ėopening' ceremony to resume work after Chinese New Year
On Monday morning, Taiwanese modeling agency and management company Catwalk Production House held a prayer ceremony to start work after the Chinese New Year holiday. Taiwanese celebrity couple Ethan Ruan and Tiffany Hsu attended the event along with other Catwalk artistes, where the actor 'ėpopped the question' after reporters pressed him on marriage plans.†
Responding to the claims at the event, Ethan turned to Tiffany and asked 'Do you want to get married?'Ě, leaving the actress in shock. Quickly recovering from the 'ėsudden proposal', she ranted that the question made her 'break out in cold sweat'Ě.
Contradictory to earlier media reports which stated that Ethan 'promised'Ě to marry Tiffany next year, the actor said in a separate interview that he is 'still young'Ě and plans to focus on his career at the moment. As a result of his recent statement, some have suggested that the 30-year-old is trying to 'delay marriage'Ě.
Emphasising that they are both caught up with work right now, Ethan later explained that 'the timing is not right yet'Ě and added, 'It's not about whether I propose or whether she wants to get married.'Ě
'I need to be sure before I propose. It'd be embarrassing if the proposal fails,'Ě he laughed.
Similarly, Tiffany maintained that she is not in a hurry to get married and echoed her boyfriend's words, saying, 'I'm still young too.'Ě
When asked on the establishment of his own management company, Ethan let on that the new set-up would mainly deal with his movie career developments while Catwalk will continue to manage his commercial and modeling jobs.
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The lovebirds were spotted spending Valentine's Day with Vivian's parents in New Zealand
According to the tabloids, Jolin Tsai went on a sightseeing trip with model boyfriend Vivian Dawson and his parents in Rotorua, a famous northern island in New Zealand during Valentine's Day last week. An insider also revealed that the couple behaved 'just like one family'Ě.
Vivian's parents seemed to enjoy the company of their 'daughter-in-law'Ě and were beaming throughout the group photos during their cable car ride. Jolin, who was seated at the corner, even embraced her boyfriend intimately.
When the photos surfaced online, it sparked off a new wave of speculations, inviting rumours that the 32-year-old songstress had secretly tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend.
Jolin's manager, Wang Yong Liang dismissed such claims, commenting that it was 'fabricated news and absolutely impossible.'Ě
'[Jolin] specially arranged a New Zealand getaway for her group of good friends. Vivian, who's New-Zealand born, acts as the best tour guide,'Ě he explained.
Feb 19 2013
The Taiwanese actor plans to start his own management firm as soon as his contract with Catwalk ends
Ethan Ruan will be dabbling in some business of his own (artist management) when his contract with his current management company Catwalk ends.
The 30-year-old confirmed the news to Taiwanese media waiting outside his place and said that the company, named Tian Liang, is a co-investment with Taiwanese director Doze Niu and Taiwan filmmaker Lee Lieh.
Explaining the meaning behind his company's name, Ethan said, 'Because my nickname is Xiao Tian!'Ě
Rumour has it that Hong Kong director Peter Chan will also be investing money in Ethan's new company. However, Ethan clarified, 'It's not true, don't speculate! When the time is right, I will release the details to the media.'Ě
In related news, Ethan and his parents visited his girlfriend Tiffany Hsu's place for the Lunar New Year recently.
Both families have already met each other previously and Ethan told the media, 'We are all very close because Tiffany and I have been together for so long, so both families have known each other for a long time.'Ě
However, the pair who has been in a stable relationship for five years said that they do not have plans for marriage yet. Ethan said, 'We won't be getting married soon. I'm still young!'Ě
The Taiwanese singer reportedly flew to Las Vegas to spend Valentine's Day with Evelyn this year
Dating rumours between Taiwanese singer Lee Hom and Taiwanese model Evelyn Lin resurfaced after the pair reportedly spent Valentine's Day in Las Vegas together this year.
Sources revealed that Lee Hom flew from Hong Kong to Los Angeles on the first day of Lunar New Year this year, and later made a stop at Las Vegas to meet the model.
When asked to confirm the rumours, Lee Hom's manager said that the star would be spending his 10-day break in different countries, and that he is currently spending time with his family.
Lee Hom, who frequently posts photos on his microblog to update fans about his whereabouts, has also been unusually quiet lately, fueling speculation that he is indeed on a secret date with Evelyn in Vegas.
Dating rumours first sparked when Lee Hom was caught spending the night at Evelyn's place after driving her home in October last year. However, he was then allegedly dating Chinese pianist Li Yun Di †and netizens speculated that it was a ploy to divert attention from his relationship with Yun Di.
Lee Hom and Yun Di were romantically linked after Lee Hom was photographed visiting the pianist's apartment in October. The pair was also spotted holding hands when posing for a group photo at Taiwanese songbird A-Mei's bar the following night.
However, the pair have dismissed the dating rumours and stressed that they are 'just friends'Ě.
Joe Chen Qiao En : War in the Bamboo Grove demonstrated expertise and use Magic Bordi in "Swordsman"
Feb 18 2013
Chen Qiao En starred in wuxia drama "swordsman" since February 6 premiere on Hunan TV, “SWORDSMAN” have been a high rating and became the most popular TV series in the Chinese New Year. In this drama Qiao En played a great classical figure, her role a lot of attention during the Spring Festival, the most beautiful touch, full of popularity. The latest New Media Index report a ranking actress Joe Chen is High, Joe Chen not only demonstrate martial arts skills also do Magic Embroidery, Embroidery war sword, she shouted, "fun", "because in the past was to kill people, this time I can be a powerful "battle scene in the bamboo forest that filming for a weeks, wearing a heavy costume Chen Qiao En suffered enough!. Joe Chen admits "I'm not a Zen , making it difficult to make an action movie."
Grasp the needle, embroidery dragon weaving Phoenix, "Chen Qiao En becomes truly great men and women, a lot of doing the crime, Joe Chen also said with a smile" I even don’t know how many people I killed, there must be tens of thousands, wind blowing, the water from sinking needle, invincible weapon in her hand. '
Joe Chen said it is very fast, "before being killed, or ask for help, don’t kill me, to be weak, and now I'm going to kill you, too cold, to kill all the world. Joe Chen also dominate Embroidery Magic great, although a little dangerous, but Chen Qiao En really like it and also she learned kungfu.
Feb 18 2013
Not in screen for a long time Mingdao , " Taiwan Idol Big Brother " last month Mingdao officially announced his comeback in the entertainment.
He does not ready to take on the TV series but specializes to be a Host. Mainland audiences know him from populer drama ""Prince Turn Into The Frog" why he has not returned idol actor?. Mingdao said he has not fully returned to the feelings as an actor and also he wanted to rest.
According to insiders, informed sources revealed Mingdao cameback behind the scenes.
Now Mingdao is the producer and he is expected to sign a contract in the third quarter with program variety show " unstoppable 'in Anhui TV.
Unstoppable is a variety show in Anhui TV, has invited Zhu Dan and Xie Nan, and also get a good ranking, but this time invited Mingdao to join the program, it will bring a variety of effects and more masculine.
Anhui TV will pay Mingdao a high price [of 12 million yuan] if Mingdao lead on stage and behind the scenes.
In recent years, Mingdao often appears in shows and variety shows in Anhui TV . since he was founded the company, he and Anhui TV join and invest and the first project is drama Happy and Love Forever "
Mingdao joined and signed a contract with Anhui TV and they will cooperated variety show "Unstoppable" and has been confirmed in his officially micro blogging and he get 12 million for the program "Unstoppable"
Feb 18 2013
The 28-year-old Taiwanese artiste went to Hawaii with her rumoured boyfriend Prince for a holiday recently
The romance of Taiwanese singer-actor Rainie Yang and Prince of Taiwanese boy band JPM was exposed after the couple was spotted vacationing in Hawaii recently.
To avoid being identified by the public or the paparazzi, Rainie and Prince walked separately and waited for most of the passengers to clear customs before proceeding. They also covered their faces with their passports along the way.
An eyewitness saw Rainie waiting patiently for Prince at a corner while he organised his belongings. The pair then left the airport together after collecting their luggage.
However, Rainie's manager has denied that the couple is dating and clarified, 'Rainie rarely gets some time off work, so she went for a holiday with five to six friends over the Lunar New Year holiday.'Ě
Prince's manager also claimed that Rainie and Prince went to Hawaii with a group of friends.
Dating rumours between the 28-year-old Rainie and 23-year-old Prince first surfaced last year after the pair were spotted visiting each other's house on a few separate occasions last year, but both stars have repeatedly they are more than just friends.
Feb 16 2013
The Taiwanese host shed tears of joy when family and friends surprised her with an impromptu birthday bash in Las Vegas
Set to enter her 40s next Thursday (February 21), Bowie Tsang once expressed her desire to mark this new chapter with an unforgettable birthday celebration.
And Bowie got what she wanted. Her loved ones threw her a big surprise in advance when she went to host a Chinese New Year special event with her father, famous Hong Kong veteran artiste Eric Tsang in Wynn Hotel, Las Vegas on Wednesday.
A hunky-looking Caucasian male model approached her with a birthday cake after their celebratory dinner with guest performers, Hong Kong TVB artistes Michael Miu, Oscar Leung and Taiwanese singers Rene Liu and Ricky Huang.
Bowie lost her composure and became fidgety and blushed when the male model stripped down to his singlet and jeans.
When everyone sang the birthday song for her, the emotional birthday girl started to shed tears of joy. Her younger brother Derek Tsang, who was one of the "culprits" for this surprise, immediately comforted her with a hug.
She expressed, "All of you have arranged so much for me before I can think of anything special for my 40th birthday. I'll definitely remember this party, thank you!"
Although her father was drunk and fell asleep throughout the entire process, Bowie chirped, "I feel lucky to get to celebrate with my dear ones. It's my best birthday ever."
Taiwanese celebrity couple Christine Fan and Blackie Chen met up with Selina Jen and husband at a NBA match in Los Angeles
On Tuesday, Taiwanese singers Selina Jen and Christine Fan went on a double date with their husbands to a NBA match featuring Taiwanese-American Jeremy Lin.
Selina may have specially organised the trip to Los Angeles for her husband who is a basketball enthusiast, but it seems like the ladies were the ones who 'ėgained' from the experience after they met Houston Rockets player Chandler Parsons.
Blackie turned green-eyed when Christine excitedly asked for a photo with 'the most handsome NBA player'Ě and ranted that the ladies' eyes were fixed on Chandler Parsons the moment he came out from the dressing room.
'Our wives suddenly turned 'ėsingle' again and all Chang (Selina's husband) and I could do was to help them take pictures. With him [Chandler] around, there's no Valentine's Day for us,'Ě he laughed.
On the other hand, Chang expressed his wish to become a sports commentator so that he can 'watch basketball every day'Ě.†
The two couples will be flying to Houston to catch another game today.†