Wasn't sure if I should have started this new thread. >.<" But now that the drama has been officially casted and announced, it might be better to start a more official titled thread. If the moderators would like to, they can merge the old thread with this one.
Announcement by GTV: http://www.gtv.com.tw/News/20110303002/
After many years of production and casting problems, Extravagant Challenge (華麗的挑戰) has finally been officially announced. Extravagant Challenge is an adaptation of the popular Japanese shoujo manga, Skip Beat! written by Yoshiki Nakamura. It has been confirmed to begin filming in April 2011 starring Ivy Chen, Siwon CHoi and Donghae Lee from the popular Korean boy band Super junior. Estimated budget is 60 million TWD (approx 2 million USD).
To support her boyfriend (and childhood friend) Sho, sixteen year old Kyoko has sacrificed her dreams to help Sho achieve his dreams of becoming a star. Finally their efforts has beared fruit as Sho becomes #7 on the top 20 most popular star rankings. However, Kyoko discovers that Sho only kept her around to act as his maid and to help him earn his living expenses. Feeling betrayed and heart broken, Kyoto vows for revenge by becoming a even bigger star than he is. Upon joining the show business, Kyoko soon discovers a new passion that she never knew she had before and finds something in acting beyond her initial desire for revenge.
(Chinese names of Characters has yet to be announced):
Ivy Chen as Kyoko Mogami
Siwon Choi as Ren Tsuruga
Donghae Lee as Shō Fuwa
Bianca Bai as Kanae Kotonami