Posts Tagged ‘Joe Cheng’

ISWAK Korean Version Soon!

It has recently been out that the Korean version of my favorite Taiwanese Drama ‘It Started with a Kiss’ is on he works now.  Group Eight, the production team responsible for Goong (Princess Hours) and Boys Over Flowers, will be doing the Korean version of this Japanase manga ‘Itarazura Na Kiss’.

I am super in-love with the simple, funny and cute plot of this drama.   I think the Joe Cheng and Ariel Lin tandem made this drama a lot more interesting.  They were so funny and cute together.  I must say Ariel Lin did a perfect job with the character.

When Korea announced that they are doing a version of Boys Over Flowers, i knew it will be as exciting as the two other versions.  I was not happy initially on the casting but later on the artists grew on me that I like Lee Minho now but definitely Jerry Yan is still my favorite Domyuji.   For ISWAK Korean version, rumors says Kim Hyun Joong will play the role.  I really love Joe Cheng when he played Zhishu and at this moment I can’t see that character with Hyun Jung.

Kim Hyun Jung as Zhishu?

I know Hyun Jung’s fans will not like me for this, but i wish there would be someone else who has stronger features to act as Zhishu.  I have always associated Hyun Jung with his soft and loving character in BOF.   I was thinking maybe Jang Geun Suk can be that guy but he is already in another drama.  Nevertheless, I am pretty sure ISWAK Korean version would be something worth watching with just the story line, I can imagine the laughter and drama that it will bring me.

Love or Bread

I really came to like the tandem and chemistry of Joe Cheng and Ariel Lin in the two successful dramas that they starred with.  I think It Started with a Kiss (ISWAK) is one of my all time favorite Taiwanese dramas and it goes without saying that They Kiss Again (TKA or also known as ISWAK2) is another one.


The two is back with another TV drama called Love and Bread.  I got the DVD and it seems that they are calling this series ISWAK3.  I read the synopsis and it doesn’t seem to be a sequel to TKA.   Joe Cheng is shedding of fhis Zhishu image as his character will be more free spirited in this drama.

I am looking forward to this drama, I am so glad that it did not take that long for Joe Cheng and Ariel Lin to be reunited in a TV series.

They Kiss Again – Halfway

I have been constantly visiting mysoju for the timely post of They Kiss Again episodes (the sequel to It Started with a Kiss).  So far they are now staring with episode 17.  My last visit showed a preview of what will happen to episode 17.


Episode 16 was all about Zhishu’s return from military service.  It features one of the cutest scenes between Xiangqin and Zhishu where he showed how much he misses Xiangqin.  Zhishu is a different guy now too far from the very very cold one.  It is in this episode where his hair is featured this way:

I never thought that Joe Cheng could actually look good in short spiked hair.  I have watched ISWAK and I thought that long hair fits his chinese-godly look.  He looks naughty in spiked hair, maybe they had to do this hair style to highlight his entry to the military. 

I am not sure how long this drama will run but its already at episode 17… ISWAK if I may recall had 30 episodes so this drama is already more than halfway if it will follow the same pacing as ISWAK.  I am sure a few weeks from the last episode DVDs of the drama will soon be available in the market and I will surely be the first to grab one.  I wanted to watch continuously just like what I did with ISWAK.  MySoju is actually fast in uploading episodes but the problem is some parts are broken.   Nevertheless, by May this drama could be celebrating its success and I could be celebrating that I got my DVD copy.