Song of Youth stars Bai Lu, Jin Chen and Lamu Yangzi as sisters-in-law who seem to have the upper hand when it comes to married life. [Extended Synopsis]
The Yinyang Master 侍神令 is a very loose adaption of Netease RPG game Onmyoji, and stars Chen Kun as Qingming (Abe no Seimei), Zhou Xun as Babai Biqiuni (Yao Bikuni), Qu Chuxiao as Yuan Boya (Hiromasa) and Shen Yue as Shenyue (Kagura). William Chan and Wang Likun costar.(more…)
Even though the Magnolia Awards tend to favor actors/directors/dramas in the Shanghai circle, it is the awards show I enjoy watching most because the winners are usually worthy recipients. By all accounts, The Thunder winning Best Drama and Best Screenwriter was probably the biggest surprise of the night. A Little Reunion, Joy of Life and The Longest Day in Chang’an also took home two awards each.(more…)
I love it. It’s bold and somewhat risky, but they all look so good. Youth With You 2’s debut group THE9‘s first EP, titled SphinX, will reportedly have a mythology X outer space theme (hence Xu Jiaqi’s alien ears). chose a decidedly girlcrush route for a group of women with equally bold personalities.(more…)
Dating in the Kitchen 我, 喜欢你 is an adaption of Lan Baise’s Finally, I Get You, and stars Zhao Lusi as the personal hotel chef to Lin Yushen‘s CEO. The film remake starring Zhou Dongyu and Takeshi Kaneshiro was pretty cute, so I’m hoping the drama version is just as good.(more…)
My Treasure 生活家 stars Liu Mintao and Wenqi as a mother-daughter pair who dream of getting super-rich super fast, and eventually reconcile themselves to the fact that there’s more to life than money.(more…)
Xianxia romance Love and Redemption stars Huanrui’s latest star Cheng Yi as a cursed disciple who keeps on getting tortured (I’ve lost count of how many times he’s coughed up blood in all the trailers) and Yuan Bingyan as an ordinary disciple who doesn’t understand the concept of love.
The 59 episode drama premieres on Youku tonight.(more…)
Peng Xiaoran (Goodbye My Princess) plays an intelligent princess who specialises in medicine in Jun Jiuling 君九龄. After her family is murdered, she takes on a new identity and begins her own secret investigations in an attempt to unravel the political conspiracy. Jin Han (Royal Nirvana) plays her childhood sweetheart and future love interest Zhu Zan.
Based on Xixing’s novel of the same name, the drama is written by Li Mingchao (Buliangren) and directed by Xie Ze (Legend of Fuyao).