White Ant is a Taiwanese drama film directed by Chu Hsien-che, who had previously worked as a documentary filmmaker for more than 20 years. Wu Kang-jen, Aviis Zhong, and Yu Tai-yan star in the film.
White Ant was released in 2016.
Bai Yide is a young bookshop employee who lives alone in a Taipei suburb. Due to a tragic previous occurrence, the socially inept Bai has an obsessive passion for women's underpants, which is unknown to anybody else. One day, he receives a video clip of himself caught in the act of stealing female lingerie, causing him to become increasingly anxious and fearful of being exposed, which could lead to tragic repercussions.
Wu was born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on November 24, 1982. Kaohsiung Municipal Chung-Cheng Industrial High School was his alma mater. Following his parents' divorce, he moved home with his mother and began working at the age of 14 after graduating from junior high school to help support his family. He worked in a variety of establishments, including restaurants, booths, and supermarkets. Despite his lack of ability, he attempted to work as an on-site construction welder and received burns to his eyes as a result. He started working as a bartender after his enlistment. During this period, Li Qiyuan, a filmmaker, noticed him and encouraged him to pursue a career in the entertainment sector.
Zhong began her career as a model in 2004, and has since starred in various music videos for musicians such as Sandee Chan and S.H.E. Her first acting part was in the film Secret, which she received in 2007. She went on to appear in a number of dramas, including Gloomy Salad Days, Wake Up 2, and Mr. Right Wanted, in which she played a supporting part. In the drama Iron Ladies, Zhong got her first main role. She went on to star in dramas such as Five Missions, Code 2, and The Wonder Woman.
At the 53rd Golden Bell Awards, Zhong was nominated for the Golden Bell Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film for the television film The Substitute.