The Golden Eyes releases international posters

The poster would work really well for The Golden Compass.

Lay Zhang Yixin and Wang Zixuan’s fantasy adventure series The Golden Eyes 黄金瞳 streams today on iQiyi in China and Viki abroad, and they’ve released a set of international posters probably mostly for the Chinese audience.  Which one is your favorite?

Plot from wikipedia below:

It is said that only individuals with the “spirit language” (言灵 in Chinese) can possess a pair of Golden Eyes. A simple pawn shop worker, Zhuang Rui (Lay Zhang) had his own eyes mutated after an accident while he was dealing with some ancient bronze and ceramic. His mutated eyes subsequently brought many changes to his life in many unexpected ways he could ever imagined. His new life started after he adopted the pair of special eyes and his spiritual adventure began. The dragon clan are the only individuals who have access to this power and Chuzi is the only person apart from the dragon clan who can utilise this magic power. However, Chuzi’s level of mastery over the pair of golden eyes is not equal to that of the two brothers from the dragon clan, Lu Mingfei and Lu Weizhe, who are also bestowed with this magical gift.

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Wuxin: The Monster Killer 3 will be set in the Tang Dynasty

This poster makes it like a tomb raider movie. 

After two dramas in the Republican era, Wuxin: The Monster Killer 无心法师 goes back in time to the Tang dynasty for its next installment.  Han Dongjun returns as Monster Killer Wuxin, while Chen Yao returns as a new character Qingluan who Wuxin helps to return home in the turbulent late Tang dynasty.  On the way, the two are met with a string of mysteries that all seem to point to  Wuxin’s old enemy Bai Liuli. When the two stumble upon the secret to everlasting life (and death), Wuxin must choose between his dream of death and saving Qingluan and her brother.

The scriptwriter will still be Xu Ziyuan of the first two dramas, while the directors will be Xu Huikang and Li Yizhong of the second Wuxin. Filming began on Feb. 15. (more…)

Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Saber the ninth sets release date on February 27th

The classic wuxia novel is known for propelling the theory that the Ming dynasty was founded by and named after the  Manicheist Ming sect.

Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Saber the ninth announced its release date of February 27th with a new trailer and a few posters. The series stars Zeng Shunxi, Chen Yuqi, and Zhu Xudan in a fight between three religions and three countries.

Both of the trailers have actually looked interesting to me, and given that there haven’t been a true-to-the-books version made yet, it’ll be interesting to see director Jeffrey Chiang’s take on it given his success with the 2017 version of the Legend of the Condor Heroes.

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The Wandering Earth releases art posters, brought by Netflix

Director Frant Gwo will be on a mini-US tour on the 22nd in LA and 24th in NY. Tickets have already been raffled off, but you might try and look for scalpers if you’re interested.

Sci-fi blockbuster The Wandering Earth 流浪地球, which now has China’s second highest box office second only to Wolf Warrior 2 , released a set of Chinese-styled art posters probably to just spend some of all their profits. I think their carved book poster is still the best poster by far, though.   

The film is still screening in select AMC theaters in U.S., Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. It will be streamable on Netflix after some unannounced time.  . 

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All Is Well trailer hits all the hot topics

A victim of sexism in her own family, a spoiled youngest son, and a weak father finally freed from his  boss spouse  all walk into the same show…

From preferential treatment to sons to overly-protected sons to independent women to old people being scammed,  All is Well 都挺好’s trailer hits so many the hot topics that every episode is already guaranteed to set aflame a million internet forum. The series starring Yao Chen, Ni Dahong, and Guo Jingfei is set to air on March 1st.

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