Wallace Huo’s thriller movie Hide and Seek sets premiere date

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Wallace Huo’s previous films haven’t made any splashes with the audience – let’s hope this one will turn things around.

Wallace Huo is definitely moving full steam ahead with his film career – Hide and Seek is just one of three movies he has filmed this year, while his other projects The Great Escape (starring Zhou Xun) and Reset (co-starring Yang Mi) are in the final stages of post-production.

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Legend of the Dragon Pearl: The Indistinguishable Road has stills

Augh… this better not be the kind of drama where they have imperial consorts and concubines milling around outside the palace like they do it all the time because according to what I have learned about court protocol, that most likely did not happen.

Legend of the Dragon Pearl: The Indistinguishable Road 龙珠传奇之无间道 has released stills.  Starring Yang ZiQin JunjieMao ZijunShu ChangHe Zhonghua, and Zhang Na, more for those interested.

More stills below the cut.

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Stills for Beauties in the Closet

Despite the fantasy elements, I’m just glad the costuming for Chinese dramas are getting more and more similar to clothing that people may have actually worn during that era as opposed to “generic” hanfu.

Beauties in the Closet 柜中美人 has more stills.  Starring Chen YaoHu Bingqing, Vic ChouHan Dong, and Chen Ruoxuan, fans of the Chinese period fantasy genre can probably look forward to a flood of them in the near future.

More stills below the cut.
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An introduction to the characters in Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace

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For Zhou Xun’s sake, I hope this drama will live up to expectations.

Historical romance drama Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace 后宫·如懿传, also known as the sequel to Empresses in the PalaceLegend of Zhen Huan 后宫·甄嬛传, has finally released the full supporting cast list.

I have translated the plot, character descriptions and ranks below. All the information I have gathered is based on the original novel. A word of warning that some of the characters’ endings are also included, so do proceed with caution.

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