Promo Round-up: Mr. Fighting

Has the potential to be a heartwarming and feel-good drama if written well.

Mr. Fighting comes from the team behind To Be A Better Man and Mr. Right, and stars Deng Lun as a former top idol and aspiring actor who fights his way back to the top with the help of his bumbling new assistant (Ma Sichun) and her father (Han Tongsheng).

The 44 episode drama airs daily on Hunan TV beginning tonight.

Playlist of official teasers and songs. Episodes will be available on Huace’s channel tomorrow at midnight.
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Love and Destiny is Ni Ni as every Disney Princess in ancient China

Your royal cuteness Ni Ni as Lingxi

Have you ever wondered how Disney Princesses would be like if they were filmed in a Chinese fantasy world? Look no further than Love and Destiny, the drama that is basically The Little Mermaid, Cinderella, and maybe Elsa but set in the world of Eternal Love. Here’s a review that’s not really a review of why Ni Ni is each of those princesses.

In the first lifetime, Ni Ni’s Lingxi is bird fairy who’s been restricted from leaving the peach blossom land of her childhood. She spends her daydreaming of meeting her hero the God of War Jiuchen and becoming a part of his world. When she escapes to the heavens against her father’s will, she meets and falls for Jiuchen. Eventually, she is tempted by a demon and exchanges her ability to hear (and by association her voice) to save the man she loves. As for herself, she dissipates into bubbles.

In this lifetime, Ni Ni is my favorite live-action Disney Princess since Amy Adams. She perfectly portrays the wide-eyed wonder and the contagious joy of the character. Her character is one of the few who can feel naive and pure instead of dumb. Lingxi just so full of good and charm that it’s hard to not want to give her a hug.

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A look at more animated films from the producers of The Hero’s Back, Ne Zha

Poster for sci-fi thriller Deep Sea by Tian Xiaopeng (Monkey King: The Hero’s Back)

In 2015, when Monkey King: The Hero’s Back first proved that Chinese animation could break into the mainstream film market, Enlight Media quickly made plans to make its mark in the up-and-coming industry. In the interim years, the newly created firm Coloroom Pictures worked on 22 upcoming films and released other successful animated films such as My Name. In 2019, the company finally came out with its first self-produced project – Ne Zha, which has so far been smashing box office records.

Beginning with Ne Zha, the animation company already has an entire universe of films waiting to be released, including one that got an Easter Egg in Ne Zha. Here’s a look at some upcoming animated films from the company.

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Over-protective parents grow up in upcoming family drama A Little Reunion

A Little Separation’s companion series, A Little Reunion focuses on three sets of families who all go to great lengths to ensure their children perform well in the university entrance exams, yet eventually realise that perfect scores are not the be-all and end-all.

Hai Qing is the strict mother who constantly compares her son (Zhou Qi) to her nephew (Liu Qi), while Huang Lei plays the father who is always responsible for defusing the situation.

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Love and Destiny costumes round-up: Ni Ni as a bird fairy

Despite opening to ridicule, Ni Ni and Chang Chen’s Love and Destiny has been slowly garnering fans thanks to its solid writing, acting, and directing. A round-up of costumes for Lingxi the bird fairy, the first of the three lifetimes of Ni Ni’s character in fantasy drama Love and Destiny. Designed by William Chang Suk Ping, the costumes in this period of her life are all simple ombre gauze to give her character a sense of flight and innocence.

You can watch the series on Youtube here.

In heaven prison, you look like this.
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Meteor Garden leads Shen Yue, Jerry Yan star in The Exchange Luck

What happens when 2000 Daoming Si and 2018’s Shan Cai fall in love?

Meteor Garden leads eighteen years apart, Shen Yue and Jerry Yan, switch up their luck in The Exchange Luck 交换吧!运气. The modern rom-com began filming last week. Next up: Barbie Hsu X Wang Hedi please.

Lu Xingcheng (Jerry Yan) is a successful CEO known for his luck while Tong Xiaoyou (Shen Yue) is a down-on-her-luck designer. An accidental kiss somehow exchanges their luck reserve and the two’s lives begin to drastically change.