[C-Drama] A Different Kind of Pretty Man – 不一样的美男子


YES!! Found myself another Zhang Han drama…although I’m a bit hesitant to watch this one since it’s part of the Meteor Shower franchise (meaning lots of whining from the female lead x.x”), but I’m willing to try it just to see Zhang Han!

Although it’s meant as a follow up to Meteor Shower and Meteor Shower 2, A Different Kind of Pretty Man doesn’t actually follow the same plot line. It only makes use of the character concepts and the recurring actor is Zhang Han (having played Murong Yun Hai in both 1 & 2 and now reprises the same role under a different character name, Gao Yuan Shu).

Details from Dramawiki:

  • Title: 不一样的美男子 / Bu Yi Yang De Mei Nan Zi
  • English title: Not The Same Handsome Man / A Different Kind of Pretty Man
  • Genre: Fantasy, action, romance
  • Episodes: 20
  • Broadcast network: Hunan TV
  • Broadcast period: 2014-Jun-29 to 2014-Aug-31
  • Main theme song: Duo Yi Ge Ren Pei Ban (多一个人陪伴) by Dong Lai Dong Wang (东来东往)
  • Insert songs:
    • Yue Tong Yue Xiang Ni (越痛越想你) by Lei Nuo Er (雷诺儿)
    • Li Kai Ni De Fen Fen Miao Miao (离开你的分分秒秒) by Lei Nuo Er (雷诺儿)
    • Ming Ming Shi Zhen De (明明是真的) by Sun Ming (孙明)
    • Qi Shi Hen Xiang Ni (其实很想你) by Wang Dan Wei (王聃葳)

EDIT: I tried starting this drama…but aside from the draw of Zhang Han, my interest died about half way into Episode 01. I’m not sure what it is about the drama that is turning me off, although it’s a high chance that it’s the lead female.

If anyone has managed to watch the entire series, do let me know what you think.


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