2008 was a breakthrough year for Taiwan actress, singer and host Barbie Hsu. She leaped onto the big screen in director Benny Chen's "Connected" and acting with Andy Lau in"Future Cop." And now Hsu has thrown herself into the film "Summer of Bubble." Playing the role of a singer in the film, Hsu will sing again after eight years. On today's List, We take a look at Barbie Hsu's career.
Barbie Hsu first entered the entertainment world as a singer when she was 17 years old, teaming up with her younger sister Dee Hsu. The duo were called "S.O.S." but were commonly known as Da S and Xia S or Big S and Small S.
The sisters became well known singers and TV hosts. After the duo broke up, Barbie Hsu focused on hosting and acting rather than singing.
She met overnight fame through the romantic TV drama "Meteor Garden" in China and many other Asian countries and regions. She took the lead role of Shan Cai, a plain and poor teenage girl, who goes to an expensive university, forced upon her by her parents. The university is dominated by a gang of handsome but arrogant students called F4, who are the heirs of the most influential families in Taiwan. Shan Cai's persistence gradually gains her respect and true love through a series of painful challenges.