The popular show Meteor Garden was announced to have another remake.
The whole cast was composed of new and fresh faces.
With the massive budget that the remake has, this will definitely be a big hit again.
Can you still remember the days when you’re doing everything just to get home on time and watch the hit show Meteor Garden? Who will forget the handsome and charming faces of F4 and the spunky and cool Shan Cai, right?
What is Meteor Garden?
From the original Japanese manga “Hana Yori Dango,” Meteor Garden is the story of a girl who found herself at the center of the attention of four rich and handsome students in their university. Popularly known as F4, Shan Cai found herself trying to stop the bullying made by the group.
Meteor Garden became popular not only in the Philippines but also took other Asian countries by storm. If you miss the show, here are some good news: There will be a remake, and the whole cast is as charming as the previous ones!
The new F4 was introduced last Tuesday. Sixteen years after its first TV premier, the fresh faces of the new actors will definitely give a new take to the well-loved series.
The New F4
Nineteen-year-old Chinese Actor Dylan Wang who starred in an idol reality show in China will be Dao Ming Si (Jerry Yan).
Darren Cheng, a 22 years old actor and the only Taiwanese in the group will be Hua Ze Lei (Vic Chou).
Connor Lee, a 22 years old actor, who also starred in an idol reality show with Wang will be Mei Zuo (Vanness Wu).
Caesar Wu, a 22 years old actor from China, is casted as the new Xi Men (Ken Chu).
All four appeared on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar and was billed as the “young and tallest” of all the F4 groups. They were also described as a “mix of warm and bright persona with hints of playfulness, stylish appearance, and versatile individuality warm and bright persona with hints of playfulness, stylish appearance, and versatile individuality.”
The New Shan Cai
Meanwhile, rookie Chinese actress Shen Yue will play the iconic role of Barbie Hsu.
Yue is the star in “A Love So Beautiful,” another much awaited Chinese drama about a tiny yet energetic girl who falls in love with her tall and genius classmate.
The remake is reported to have a massive budget of NT$720 million (or $23.74 million). That will be NT$15 million per episode.