Promo Round-up: Shanghai Drama Academy’s new experimental drama My Lonely Planet

My Lonely Planet

You’ve seen the female lead turned into a pet, you’ve seen a male lead turned into a pet, now see not one but two leads turned into each other’s pets in My Lonely Planet 地球脸红了.

Like Beijing Film Academy’s Chinese Bestiary, this experimental drama is basically being used as homework for Shanghai Drama Academy students. In addition to the leads mostly being from the school, we know at least the script and storyboard were both workshopped by the school. At least whoever in charge of coming up with English names gives Shanghai Drama their first win over Beijing Film Academy.

The series stars Central Drama graduate Yang Zhuangze alongside Shanghai Drama students Zhang Lingyi, Li Huan, Liang Guodong, and Li Shuting. Subs for the 24 episode rom-com will be available on the iQiyi app.

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Greg Han, Zhang Ruonan star in On Your Wedding Day remake

Everyone Wants to Meet You is every cliché awkwardly stitched together, but Zhang Ruonan still has a place in my heart as the angel of Cry Me a Sad River, so I’m excited to see her as the lead in a film. She’ll be paired with Someday or One Day star Greg Han, who recently signed with a spin-off company of the studio that produced Tiny Times. Hopefully he’ll end up more like Kai Ko (minus the marijuana) than Calvin Tu.

Han Tian (Only the Wind Knows) directs the 2020 remake of Korean film On Your Wedding Day 你的婚礼, about a man receives a wedding invitation from his first love whom he met in high school. I don’t have super high hopes for the film, but the two leads look so happy in the teaser.

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Round-Up 2: Songs for the fight against COVID-19

The first round-up of songs, made when it was called coronavirus, here.
Please stay safe wherever you are! Remember to wash your hands and don’t use them to touch your eyes, nose, and mouth.

I Know 我知道 – Andy Lau
These heartfelt lyrics by Andy Lau are inspired by that of “For whom“, a song about efforts to contain the 1998 Wuhan floods –
“I don’t know who you are, but I know for whom you fight for.”

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Wuxin 3 releases stills, adds new cast members

Chen Yao again crossdresses to play Liu Xuanxi, the older brother of a pair of roles she’ll be playing.

Chen Yao will once more crossdress to play a male character in the latest installment of the Wuxin: The Monster Killer series. The series, a story of the undead Wuxin set in the Tang dynasty, released a set of still recently. Han Dongjun returns as the titular Wuxin in the Tang Dynasty, as does Sui Yongliang as Shang Qingtian. The series also announced Tangren regulars Tan Jianci and Ye Qing as well as Ding Qiao and Niu Junfeng as additions to the cast.

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