drama: most trashy characters in a drama… EVER.

I just need to vent. I lack sleep so maybe that’s why I’m easily irritable. But please tell me: aren’t they the most annoying characters in a Taiwanese drama ever? These two actors play the parents of Yang Guang, played by Rainie Yang in Sunshine Angel (with Wu Chun). They are scammers and freeloaders. There…

behind the story: Wu Chun

(This is part of the series on behind-the-scenes while covering celebrities.) I nearly lost three precious photos today. Precious because they were personalized autographed photos for my friends from Wu Chun. I left or dropped them by accident at Krispy Kreme in Siam Paragon and almost didn’t get them back. I couldn’t blame the staff…

movie: Saving General Yang… cast

The first time I heard about the story of the Yang clan was when I flew all the way to Bandar Seri Begawan to interview Wu Chun in May. He has just been cast in the movie and he was very excited about it so when I returned and started writing the story, I had…

Wu Chun’s ‘confession’

GKC is one naughty boy. Perhaps tired of the incessant questions on his marital status, he made a confession that perhaps not even the media–much more his fans–were expecting. “Yes, it’s true. I already have two children,” he said during an interview in Taipei last week. After a beat or two (and a heart-stopping moment…

they could be brothers

Let’s do a separated-at-birth post. I’ve always been fascinated with how these three actors look very similar they could be brothers. Or, the next best thing is, they could play brothers in a pan-Asian production. Wu Chun: former model, singer, actor, born in Brunei on Oct 10, 1979 Ryu Soo-young: model, actor, born in South…

where does he belong?

“Showbiz is really a complicated business and I don’t belong there.” – Brunei-born singer-actor Wu Chun in an email interview prior to our face-to-face in Bandar Seri Begawan

L-O-V-E GKC

I liked this guy in Hana Kimi but did not like him enough to really follow his career. But when I got to meet him in person for an interview in his hometown Bandar Seri Begawan, I found a very decent, down-to-earth guy.