Meteor Garden II (Chinese: 流星花園II; pinyin: Liúxīng Huāyuán II) is a sequel to the hit Taiwanese drama, Meteor Garden. Unlike the first series, the sequel is an original story and is not based the manga, Boys Over Flowers by Yoko Kamio. It was produced by Angie Chai. The series aired on CTS in 2002 for thirty-one episodes.
The drama starred returning actors Barbie Hsu, Jerry Yan, Vic Chou, Ken Chu, and Vanness Wu with new addition Michelle Saram. After the premiere of Meteor Garden in 2001, Yan, Chou, Chu, and Wu formed the F4, and performed the two theme songs of the sequel.
Cast and characters
- Producers: Angie Chai
- Screenplay: Angie Chai, Mao Xun Rong, Mag Hsu, Zhou Ping Zhi
- Directors: Wang Ming Tai, Jiang Feng Hong, Mai Da Jie, Zheng De Hua
- Editing: Yang Shi Fan, Zheng Ya Yun, Cai Jia Han
- Planning: Yang Jia Yu
- Cinematographer: Lai Jun Hong
- Overseas supervision: Yan Li Xue
- Sound effects: Carrie Recording Workshop
- Post-production: Long Jia Li
- Wardrobe: Zhang Wei Jie, Zhong Feng Lan
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Meteor Garden II was produced by Angie Chai, the original producer behind Meteor Garden. Barbie Hsu, Jerry Yan, Vic Chou, Ken Chu, and Vanness Wu returned to star. Singaporean actress, Michelle Saram joined the main cast. Shooting for Meteor Garden II began in April 2002. In July 2002, the cast and crew completed filming in Spain. Production experienced several delays due to changing directors and the hectic schedule of F4. Filming was suspended again in September 2002, when Hsu's and several others contracts expired. Meteor Garden II premiered on November 11, 2002, despite only about half the show being shot.
- Main article: Meteor Garden II Original Soundtrack
The theme songs for the drama were "Jue Bu Neng Shi Qu Ni" ("Can't Lose You") and "Yan Huo De Ji Jie" ("Season of Fireworks") by the F4. Both songs were included on the Meteor Garden II Original Soundtrack, which was released on December 20, 2002. Edward Ou also contributed a track, while rest of the soundtrack consisted of English love songs.