mistake this press conference for a Taiwan tourism board
promotion when the guests present go on and on about
how pretty and scenic Taiwan is. The four principal
cast members of the Taiwan idol drama “Romantic
Princess” were in Singapore to promote the popular
series. And the four pretty boys were full of praises
for the picturesque locations in the show.
places we went to were so beautiful, I took pictures
of myself and posted them on my blog,” says the
well-dressed George Hu, who plays one of the four possible
heirs to a prestigious aristocratic family in the drama
his sentiments is Eric Lee, who plays a shy and quiet
fellow heir candidate. “We ran to many gorgeous
places which I’ve never gone to before,”
says the actor almost immediately when asked about his
most enjoyable experience while filming this series.
story centers on the four men, who are possible candidates
to become the heir of the family. Throw in a cutesy
Angela Chang who has always had the dream to become
an heiress and you get a sweet romantic comedy that
scores high on the eye candy section. Although everyone
looks happy and contented on the show, all’s not
a breeze during the two-month production period.
says: “We have to finish shooting 21 pages of
script in a day, which is about three times the rate
of a normal production.
Chun of the very popular Taiwan boy-band Fahrenheit
reveals: “The director for this series is known
as the ‘speedy director’, and if you don’t
do your preparations, you will be reprimanded.”
Being the most active of the lot, Wu livened up the
press conference with his chatty personality. When the
floor remains unresponsive after being prompted for
questions, the handsome Wu teases: “If we are
in Taiwan, I’ll see hands shooting up all over!”
tall actor also animatedly ran around the table when
he was asked about his kissing scene with leading lady
Chang. “It was a circling tracking shot and there
was no way we couldn’t let our lips touch!”
Fahrenheit member Calvin Chen recalls his kissing scene
with actress Genie Zhuo. “I felt embarrassed when
we were shooting it, but when the director tells us
that it is deleted in the final version, I felt disappointed,”
says the lean Chen.
rest of the members have also voted Chen as the most
attractive boy who would get the most number of calls
from girls. The rest of the cast members need not worry
too much though, because each of them is pretty in their
own right, and coupled with the scenic views of pretty
Taiwan, the drama series is definitely worth watching
just for its prettiness.
original "Romantic Princess" Special Edition
DVD is released by Scorpio East and available at all
good video stores.