Director is 程偉豪 Wei-Hao Cheng, the man behind horror movies 紅衣小女孩 The Tag Along and its sequel (posters above), inspired by Taiwanese urban legend “The Little Girl In Red”.
This urban legend also inspired the song 紅衣女孩 Lady In Red (at least music-wise), which is why Jolin asked him to shoot this MV.
“I really like red very much. Red, it has its own kind of power. Red is blood, passion is a wound. It’s the origin of life, it’s something we can’t lack. When I was communicating with the producer, I said: “I want a feeling of a ghost story.” Because when you want to walk into the muddiest place in your heart, it’s actually a bit painful. There is a feeling of a ghost that no one is going to save you from.”
Jolin Tsai about song 紅衣女孩 Lady In Red
You can find info about the urban legend (and the first movie) below !
Five promotional posters and a teaser have been posted online by Jolin’s team.
Promotional posters with English translation
In the pure white snow, a headless female corpse with a bright red wedding dress, a wedding ceremony like a funeral, a beheading murder case exposing the darkness of human nature, exposing the story of a complicated love and hatred triangle. Everyone is anxious, in the end, who is the murderer in this beheading murder case ?
徐熙娣 Dee Hsu and actor 王柏傑 Po-Chieh Wang are guest-starring in this horror MV. 徐熙娣 Dee Hsu is playing the part of Jolin’s best friend, 王柏傑 Po-Chieh Wang the part of the groom.
They also share a kissing scene. Dee Hsu asked Jolin if she was jealous, she shook her head shyly and said no. Dee Hsu said angrily (as an act): “That’s because you’re not married ! I’ve been married for 12 years, as long as it’s not my husband’s kiss, I can receive it !”
“I waited until Jolin invited me at last. And it’s a horror story filmed by 紅衣小女孩 The Tag Along director on top of that, so I was eager to try ! Actually, I was worried to not be able to act in the MV. However, after reading the script, I realized that it had been written for me. Because I found out that I had a kissing scene with the male lead, so I told my agent right away “I pick it up !”
When Dee Hsu asked Jolin why she wanted her for the MV, Jolin answered: “Because your figure is very suitable !” This left Dee Hsu totally dumbfounded since she thought that Jolin would answer “Because you’re the most suitable person for the role” !
It only took 2 takes to complete the kissing scene. Dee Hsu shouted: “How come it has been completed so fast ? Can we do it again ?”
Sony Music Taiwan is also holding an event, a few lucky fans will be able to watch the MV in a theater at midnight Taiwan time on April 2nd !
紅衣女孩 Lady In Red MVwill be uploaded afterwards on Jolin’s YouTube channel at noon Taiwan time on April 2nd.
EDIT 3/28: new teasers have been revealed !
If you send a drawing of a blue apple at the mail address above, you’ll get this:
*“Standard Chartered Taipei Charity Marathon” is the biggest and the most visually-impaired (VI) runners participated marathon in Taiwan. The major difference which sets Standard Chartered Taipei Charity Marathon apart from others is its good cause of visually impaired caring. For the past 6 years, Standard Chartered Bank has cumulatively donated NT$60 million through the race event and found job placements for around 500 visually impaired in Taiwan. The theme of 2019 is “Be Fearless”. Text from https://scbmarathon.com/
A couple of days ago, Jolin posted these pictures on Weibo, revealing her style for 腦公 Hubby MV !
A picture of her with Chinese actor Zheng Kai* also surfaced on Weibo, looks like he will be the “Hubby” ?
腦公 Hubby will be the third music video of UGLY BEAUTY. Its director is Jeff Chang (特務 J Agent J MV, 電話皇后 Phony Queen MV).
*Zheng Kai, also known as Ryan Zheng, is a Chinese actor and television personality. He graduated from Shanghai Theatre Academy Performance Institute in 2008. Zheng is best known for being a cast member in the variety show Keep Running. He is also known for starring in films So Young, My Lucky Star, Personal Tailor and Ex-Files. Text from Wikipedia.
Jolin has been interviewed yesterday by UFO radio.
She stated that 7 MVs are scheduled at the moment: 玫瑰少年 Womxnly, 你也有今天 KARMA (choreography scheduled, script is being written), 甜祕密 Sweet Guilty Pleasure (already filmed), 如果我沒有傷口 Vulnerability, 腦公 Hubby (already filmed), 消極掰 Life Sucks, and 惡之必要 Necessary Evil.
Nothing yet for 紅衣女孩 Lady In Red, 愛的羅曼死 Romance, and 你睡醒再看 Shadow Self…
UGLY BEAUTY‘s 2nd music video will be 甜祕密 Sweet Guilty Pleasure, and the 3rd one will be 腦公 Hubby !