TVB’s upcoming drama The Ultimate Addiction <點金勝手> will make its debut on June 2, taking over the 9:30 p.m. time slot currently occupied by Never Dance Alone <女人俱樂部>. Stars Kate Tsui (徐子珊) and Nancy Wu (胡定欣) promoted the series with the cast on May 27. When asked to comment on their highly anticipated kissing scene, both described it as a challenging and awkward experience.
The Ultimate Addiction is one of TVB’s biggest investments this year. The TV station hopes that its broadcast will save the plummeting ratings caused in part by the heavily criticized fantasy epic Journey To The West <西遊記>. Starring top artistes Kate, Nancy, and Bosco Wong (黃宗澤) in an original story about money, power, and betrayal, the finance-themed drama may be just what it takes to retain TVB’s prime-time demographics.
Besides its thrilling plot, one of the main selling points of The Ultimate Addiction is a kissing scene between Kate and Nancy. Alone in a restroom, Nancy forcefully pushed Kate to the wall and kissed her to see if she is indeed a lesbian. Although the series has yet to air, this scene alone has already generated a lot of buzz which could bode well for TVB’s ratings strategy.
Kate feels that the kiss is a major breakthrough moment for both herself and local TV history. Although it seems like a simple peck on the lips, she was actually quite embarrassed during the shoot. “It was very awkward, but Nancy probably felt even more embarrassed because she had to take the initiative. It was very quiet [on the set] and everyone could hear it clearly.”
Nancy lamented that she indeed felt uncomfortable filming the scene, describing it as a very one-sided kiss. When asked who was the better kisser between Kate and Bosco, Nancy smoothly replied that she cannot compare the two but said that her kiss with Kate was more memorable. “I was more nervous kissing her than kissing Bosco. I’ve never tried to force a kiss on someone, and I was worried that I would hurt her when I pushed her towards the wall. We ended up causing outtakes twice.”
Source: Ming Pao
This article is written by Katrine for JayneStars.com.