Hong Ju Zi Artists: Updates

Okay, so I was so lazy about updating some of them that I think I need to do something about it. I am not sure with some of them BUT I’ll update on the ones I know about.

Chen Yi (I know he’s not with Tangerine anymore BUT just want to put it here anyway) and his band-mate, Kris Shen, are currently promoting their latest album, WOW–and should be seen on various shows and/or at various events.

Jacky’s activeness on a certain singing competition show has ended, but he’s seen around on Season 2 to be supporting his brother, James. (I still DO NOT want to talk about it. I seriously agreed with the result and who the winner was for the last season, BUT still feel like something was fishy, like someone was playing us big time with the build of the hype.)

Our little fish and Mr. Tang Feng are currently promoting their latest project–Rookies’ Diary (新兵日記). Another military-related one for Tang Feng and some similar cast from Our Island, Our Dreams, but hopefully, it would receive a better reception from the viewers.

Makiyo was seen on various shows–games and talk shows. She was also on a certain singing competition show twice–trying to help, BUT it failed–unfortunately. (Yes, that same one that I still DO NOT want to talk about.)

Sweety related stuff–Esther’s currently continuing her studies in Shanghai (if you haven’t caught up on it yet). As for Miss Tseng, she has been absent from the ET community for a while, but is back and is supposedly filming a Mainland drama right now, which is considered somewhat like Meet the Parents but there hasn’t been much news of it. Hopefully, it is still going on.

NO idea what the rest of the people are doing OR if they are still with Tangerine since the company’s website is still down.

For more stalking, please access this page.

*Most images were captured and/or scanned by DTLCT and some were by SoTN

From Jia Hao (家豪) to Feng (豐)

You cannot be a fan of this guy without knowing that he had changed his name. Yes, that’s right. He changed his name since last year from Jia Hao (家豪) to Feng (豐).

If you still have no idea who he is, he was the guy who portrayed Cyndi Wang (Ai Qing)’s brother in Heaven’s Wedding Gown, Tao Ya Qun. Yes, he was the cruel, despicable yet cowardly guy who sold the Tao Mansion to Leon Jay Williams (Lu Zi Hao) in order to get some money so he could pay off his debts. He was also the guy who crawled back later to cry for help when the debt collector, Ying (Jacky Chu), went after him since he managed to get himself into another huge debt again.

He was also the cunning Duan Yan Hao in Mr. Fighting. Yes, he was Lai Wei Ru (Duo Er)’s brother and Tony Sun (Duan Yu Qiao)’s step-brother. He was the one responsible for Tony’s downfall at the beginning of the drama because of jealousy and greed. And who could forget that he fell in love with Qiao Qiao (Tian Xiao Kui) and found a reason to be happy but turned violent again upon many frustrations and unsuccessful courtships?

Call it his lack of luck or the possibility that SETTV favors J-Star guys more than Tangerine guys, but after three back-to-back not so desirable roles–from Snow Angel to Heaven’s Wedding Gown to Mr. Fighting, his fate crossed path more with the villainous roles than the favorable ones. Luckily, his fate changed slightly–just slightly–the following drama when he was cast alongside fellow Tangerine colleague Andy Chen Yi in a hilarious yet witty drama called My Son Is A Mob Boss with the role of Ah Hui, to which although he portrayed someone from a dark side of society yet managed to make people laugh more than hate him.

Despite all the undesirable roles he was given, he managed to deliver each and every time with a great performance, convincing the audience that he was the character–whether it was Ji Jie (from Snow Angel), Tao Ya Qun (from Heaven’s Wedding Gown), Duan Yan Hao (from Mr. Fighting), Ah Hui (from My Son Is A Mob Boss), Lawrence (from Engagement for Love), Xiao Gu (from Yang Ye 3 + 1), Ah Tuo (from Full Count), or Qiu Yi Bai (from Bull Fighting).

His recent project was not another idol drama, but a movie called Our Island, Our Dreams. In it, he worked alongside another fellow Tangerine colleague, Ya Li, as well as many other notable artists and production team.

Perhaps, this will be a good new start for him–with a new name and new projects to look forward to. So what is Mr. Tang Feng’s grand plan for the upcoming project? Accepting another drama or diving into movies wholeheartedly? Whatever it is, hopefully, there will be more good projects to come in the near future.

Anyone want to stalk his blog? (Okay, maybe leave him messages of encouragement.) Here’s the link: http://www.wretch.cc/blog/ppoopp0819

*The first image was collected around the net hence belonging to their rightful owner. The rest were captured by DTLCT and Shadowofthenight.