Taiwanese manufacturing firms DaMou Leisure and KOKO Leisure unveiled a starry native solid for “Fired Up,” their Taiwan remake of hit Korean sequence “Itaewon Class.”
At an occasion held throughout the Taiwan Inventive Content material Fest (TCCF) on Thursday, the 2 firms additionally confirmed plans for a second season of “The World Between Us,” a 2019 drama sequence that premiered on Taiwan’s Public Tv Service and regional streamer Catchplay.
“Fired Up” will star Mandarin-language pop star Eric Chou, Golden Horse Movie Award nominee Angela Yuen, Shao Yu-wei, Huang Guan-zhi, Cosmos Lin, Ben Wu and Sean Lin in main roles. The present is co-directed by kao Pin-chuan and Tseng Ying-ting, working from a script headed by Chien Li-ying (“Wave Makers”).
“Itaewon Class” is a narrative about an ex-convict who units up his personal enterprise after launch from jail. His makes an attempt, not all the time profitable, drag in family and friends. It was initially a Korean-language webtoon and was subsequently tailored as a TV sequence in 2020 that broadcast regionally on JTBC and streamed worldwide on Netflix.
The Taiwanese TV manufacturing may also contain Korea’s Kakao Webtoon and be offered as an HBO Asia Authentic. Manufacturing begins subsequent month.
Up to date socio-political sequence “The World Between Us” adopted occasions within the aftermath of a mass taking pictures at a film theatre. It performed on Taiwan PBS, Catchplay and HBO Asia.
With a screenplay by Lu Shi-yuan and manufacturing additionally starting in December, the second season stars Golden Bell-winning actor Vic Chou portraying a widower psychiatrist, Simon Hsueh portraying a legislator, Nikki Hsieh, Yang Kuei Mei and Sara Yu.
It’s described as a “story that spans three completely different time frames, a posh and intensive narrative, touching the topics of public well being, regulation, politics and psychological sickness.” It has some 18 important characters, 30 supporting characters and greater than 100 talking elements.