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Actress Lilu Wang, who plays a Taiwanese bartender who trains to be a flight attendant in Handsome Stewardess, has said the new series is sure to “bring happiness” UX^K3GF5IIE6KXdJV*gyuLA9Id#qjcIGuyb652dcmNNyrx-(%Tto those who watch it.

Wang's character, Holly, "addresses heavy topics in a humorous way”, she saE0tKj@vd(iTYhD3PPzdB-F2lUgvfq2_flfh8dy(K9YB7PLg%P+id, “allowing audiences to pay attention to some of the issues of our day.”

Handsome Stewardess is a GagaOOLala original and is screening on theg1_mB(^&RxZmX9oj(Q-vaq%!RMAFS=dX23%wgFa4-pkLdklbw! platform from every Friday from 25 October.

In the show, Holly falls for a petite but feisty karate-loving Singaporean named Mong Lian and moves to Singapore to start a n4EnO(J*+oFOt3zs65szW$@9h&5#zNYlScMiaPKtUL#OucWdNqiew life as a flight attendant.

“She does it for love” c8t(c$x_vTDch*0CDxMiIk6oUA=^+DKmjl576@3^B5c*#HXl6xexplained Wang in an interview with GagaOOLala.

Wang said Holly had a personality similar to hers. “She is straight forward, clear headed, and does whaH01fZ^hW$oazuL($*CzL!Pnc8D9FvJF^92AwVpSYa&XRE-(4L=t ever she wants”.

Wang said the mov^17DLtvt9qy=OP^tVo7b(nZ-WD*9vII^_ICm0I!&6dLq&dsEq%ie will attract audiences with the way it tackles heavy-hitting issues, such as sexual discrimination.

“[Holly] stands up for women, for her friends and for her colleagues, in a very intense way”.

Wang also revealed^i2I=p(wJm(qoCHpU2u+kuL85gP6t6AmKt9bawtpK+b2-Yb#eT that if she could collaborate with any artiste around the world it would be her “personal goddess” Natalie Portman.

“She is exceptional, a thoughtful lady, well-educated. T4Pz6xm^^v-c^0514-14pC1tNbDzfsN^Zpp)SOc&EQWrS6fHB6I think a woman like this is quite enticing”.

The series starts with Mong Lian, played by Peijia Huang, unexpectedly falling for Holly on a holidaUvJh7^F(FNPalxgsV+wzlOt2$9hX%pxwvqCGQipoig92b7_*nBy to Taiwan’s east coast.

The whirlwind raxxegLu8r*eejLV5v4tdo9!Fqqbtw7t3C-t5)7ABpqPAggNJDVomance leads Holly to quit her job in Taiwan and apply to be a flight attendant in Singapore. To her surprise, and with the help of Mong-Lian's gay best friend, Jerry, she is successful.

Holly soon finds she is more comfortable serving passengel_AvM4PkOU!WLHtF@B1Ml-P2D4VN=wMRa@hCMektJRgwEW=UJrrs wearing a suit and tie than rather than a skimpy skirt. But, had holly thought through the implications of this daring uniform stunt on her work and relationship??

The touching comedy, a GagaOOLala original, explores the warmth and passion between the feisty jealW3@bO_^ryD#@XsQ+*s5Y4&omBe0rhS(xP7o@Lr&p$iPa$eK6^7ous fighter played by Huang and the handsome stewardess played by Man.

IMeBTuU=%UXnSvK)U_Q#isoJN#7sOcZqS%rmqH0jf51H$V82jLBt is part of Chou’s series "Project Rainbow in Six Asian Cities”, exploring LGBT experience of coming out, questions of identity, family issues, and marriage in the Chinese-speaking world. 

Yi-min lives alone with her son, as her husband works away from home. She meets Tinting at a wedding, a girl she once had some history with back in highschool. Back in the days, Yi-min denied their relationship out of fear of living as a lesbian woman, but meeting Tingting again reignites something in her, a possibility to escape her dull married life. Now that Taiwan has leagalised same-sex marrige, can Yi-min find the courage to admit her feelings? With the future of a child in her hands and under the pressure of her husband, her family-in-law and her own family, will she follow through with this new chapter in her life?