Liu Haoran, Chun Xia have amazing chemistry

Both having led major films with critical acclaim, Chun Xia and Liu Haoran are two of the top actors of their generations.  Chun Xia is currently filming A Love Never Lost, while Liu Haoran can be seen in National Day holiday films My Country, My Hometown 我和我的家乡 and Coffee or Tea?一点就到家.

After seeing this Vogue photoshoot of them, all I want is them to be in a drama together.
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Amber Kuo sleeps on a bed of money in The Story of Xi Bao

“Love without material goods is just a fistful of sand that blows apart with the wind” – Amber Kuo’s famous Tiny Times quote seems to also be fitting for her new role.

Amber Kuo sleeps on a bed of money in the newest promos for The Story of Xi Bao 喜宝. Based on the book of the same name, the film follows Xibao as she chooses between love (Gao Ren) and money (Chang Kuo-chu) . First-time director Wang Danyang writes and directs. It’s set to be in theaters on October 16th.

Promo Round-up: Love Is Sweet

Love Is Sweet stars Bai Lu as the heroine who is allergic to tears and Luo Yunxi as her protector. Gao Hanyu plays the hero’s rival, while Xiao Yan and Wang Yilun will have their own love line.

The 36 episode drama releases 2 eps every Sun-Tues and will be English-subbed on iQiyi international site and the app beginning tonight (Sept 27th).

Ending theme song by Sunnee

Playlist of promos
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Ni Ni channels Frida in new cropped hair photoshoot

How cool is Ni Ni that the one time she cut her hair in almost ten years, she did a photoshoot in the process?

Reminiscent of Frida Kahlo’s Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair, every strand of hair strewed across the floor is defiant of what other people thinks she should look like. Famous for her outer appearance and feminine sensuality, Ni Ni hasn’t been allowed by her team to cut her hair since forever. Here, she dons on male suits and wields her own sissors to show that you don’t have to just “love her for her hair”.” Like Frida, she’s documenting her process of creating art. In her case, it’s cutting off her long locks for her upcoming film 1921.

The execution by Ni Ni and Trunk Xu is both visually and conceptually perfect, and this photoshoot is now my favorite Ni Ni photoshoot of the year over the blood rose one by Guo Puyuan.

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Luo Yunxi, Chen Feiyu’s Immortality releases first looks

Marketed to be Tencent’s next big bromance, Arthur Chen Feiyu and Luo Yunxi‘s Immortality has finally wrapped up filming and released a few character posters.

The drama, featuring Luo Yunxi as a teacher of Chen Feiyu in a battle of good vs evil, was originally sold to be the most expensive BL drama made, we’re not so sure anymore given all the other ones that have came into the mix (such as Zhang Zhehan Gong Jun’s A Tale of the Wanderers, Jing Boran, Song Weilong’s The Society of Four Leaves, and Tan Jianci and Chen Zheyuan’s Winner is King, as well as several big projects in pre-production). I feel like this one has the best team (Ashes of Love CGI and world-building, Tribes and Empires costume designer, World of Dugu director) and most shippable leads, but we’ll have to wait to see who comes out on top in the end.

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