Nothing But Thirty releases stills

Female ensemble drama Nothing But Thirty finished filming this week and released its first set of stills. The drama, one of many upcoming female ensemble dramas, tells the story of three thirty-year-old women, played by Jiang ShuyingTong Yao and Mao Xiaotong, who break free from stereotypes and begin to live life the way they want – because they’re only thirty after all.

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Bai Baihe, Zhang Zifeng welcome the new year in Begin, Again

Begin, Again 亲爱的新年好 stars Bai Baihe (Go Away, Mr. Tumor!, A City Called Macau) as the heroine who begins to find herself and start a new life with the help of young room-mate (Zhang Zifeng) and colleague-turned-love interest (Wei Daxun).

Directed by Peng Youlun (PhantaCity) and based off screenwriter Dingding Zhang’s novel Lonely in the City, the film is set for a Dec. 31st release.

Li Hongqi, Li Yitong’s fantasy romance film releases teaser

The title literally means “I’m waiting for you at the end of time.”

Love You Forever 我在时间尽头等你 stars Li Hongqi (Go Go Squid!) as Lin Ge, a man who turns back time so his love interest Qiu Qian can be resurrected. However there’s always a price to pay for thwarting Fate, and the teaser suggests that in the new timeline, Lin Ge will no longer be able to exist in the heroine’s life.

Directed by Yao Tingting (Yesterday Once More), the film is scheduled for a Valentine’s Day premiere next year.

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Godfrey Gao passes away

According to Sina, 35-year-old actor and model Godfrey Gao (The Gravity of a Rainbow, We Are All Alone) has passed away in hospital after collapsing on the set of Zhejiang TV variety show Chase Me.

Known for his acting, he starred in hit dramas SOP Queen and God of War, Zhao Yun, before getting his big break with Remembering Lichuan.

Update: Godfrey’s management agency Jetstar has released a statement on Weibo confirming the actor’s passing.