Ryan Reynolds wows Taiwan fans with more than greetings in Chinese

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/01/21
By: Jay Chen

Taipei, Jan. 21 (CNA) If Ryan Reynolds’ reception in Taiwan is anything to go

(From Ryan Reynolds' Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/vancityreynolds)

(From Ryan Reynolds’ Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/vancityreynolds)

by, bantering with fans works, especially if it is done in the local language.

The Canadian movie star arrived in Taiwan Wednesday to promote his latest movie, “Deadpool.”

Taking several steps further than other Hollywood stars who try to greet local fans in Chinese when in Taiwan, Reynolds showed his knowledge of some the latest news events in the country, much to the pleasant surprise of the locals.

In a Facebook post, Reynolds announced jokingly — in Chinese — that he wants to apply to become the lead singer of ChthoniC, Taiwan’s best-known death metal band.

On Jan. 16, the band’s lead vocalist, Freddy Lim (林昶佐), won a seat in the legislative elections to become a member of Taiwan’s next Legislative Yuan.     [FULL  STORY]

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