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More Than Blue (2021) Review

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“More Than Blue” series brought two popular new generations, Wang Jing and Fan Shaoxun, to reinterpret the sadistic love between “Song Yuan Yuan” and “Zhang Zhe Kai” in the drama version. In terms of plot, screenwriter Lu Anxian said that the main plot will be even more innovative, adding richer and more emotional links, and adding the story of the male and female protagonists during the student period. She believes that it will enable the audience to more appreciate the sincere emotions of the two along the way.

What’s more special is that the producer has also added a love story parallel to the original drama version of the love story. Actor Wang Bo Chieh and actress Shao Yuwei are invited to play the role of the modern love line of male and female protagonists, and the hero and heroine of the drama are compared with each other’s sacrifices in the series. Sadness urges love.

“More Than Blue” is the first collaboration between Wang Jing and Fan Shaoxun. Wang Jing said that the tacit understanding with Fan Shaoxun is quite good: “During the trial, Shaoxun’s movements quickly entered the state, with big eyes and sincere emotions. I saw the emotion he wanted to convey the first time; I saw the ‘second half’ starring him, and I thought he was great and powerful.”

Wang Jing also jokingly called herself a “little princess remake version”. During the filming, she practiced the most difficult “one second cry” of the whole drama, which was quite challenging acting skills and experience. The director thinks that Wang Jing is very suitable for the funny and outgoing character of Yuanyuan, and looks forward to showing her cute and lively side!

The director also stated that when he was casting the cast, he saw Fan Shaoxun exuding a feeling of “proud” and thought that he was a perfect candidate: “Look at his face, and you will feel that he has a kind of power, a kind of likable paranoia. Feeling proud again.”

The plot of the drama tells the story of the hero and heroine Zhang Zhekai (K) and Song Yuanyuan (Cream) living together but not dating, and never in bed. After 10 years, the two have become each other’s closest friends and both see each other as their only relatives since they lost their real families in high school. The two have feelings for each other but do not admit it because K’s illness is getting more and more serious and K’s disease relapses from time to time makes him afraid to promise. 

In addition, other classic couples from the original drama version are still preserved, such as the photographer Cindy played by Yao Yiti, and Zeng Shaozong, who was born as a kid, who interprets the gentle and considerate dentist You Xian. They are a pair of strong women and weak men, with bipolar personalities. The cold and cute couples.

The storytelling record industry senior director Bohan and assistant An Yi Qi, in order to help the diva singer find the title song “The Saddest Thing”, find a needle in a haystack to find the original composition and The whereabouts of the lyricist, with the mysterious help of the music elders, Qi Ge and the little cat woman.

The drama promises to be a touching story and helps the audience feel the sincerity of the love that couples will have for each other and show it through the small screen.

The series version 2021 will also have more new characters and stories presented to the audience, and the first collaboration between the two actors is also the highlight of the whole drama. The movie version of “More Than Blue” is expected to be on October 22, 2021. It will be launched on NETFLIX on the same day, with a total of 10 episodes. The actors and screenwriters have revealed that the movie version will be warmer and more moving than the drama before. Let’s look forward to the official launch in October!

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  • Drama: More Than Blue
  • Related Content:
    More Than Blue (Korean adaptation)
    More Than Blue (Taiwanese adaptation)
  • Native Title: 比悲傷更悲傷的故事
  • Also Known As: Bi Beishang Geng Beishang De Gushì , A story more sad than sad
  • Director: Hsieh Pei Ju
  • Genres: Romance, Life, Melodrama
  • Country: Taiwan
  • Episodes: 10
  • Airs: Oct 22, 2021
  • Airs On: Friday
  • Original Network: Netflix
  • Content Rating: 13+ – Teens 13 or older

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