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Wang Kai, Wang Junkai, Wang Yuan, Deng Lun, Rocket Girls, R1SE films documentaries for non-profit causes

   Tencent recently filmed a series of documentaries featuring celebrities raising awareness for non-profit causes.  Wang Kai, Wang Junkai, Wang Yuan, Deng Lun, Rocket Girls, R1SE raised awareness for causes from reducing ocean pollution to building libraries in underserved communities. Each documentary also came with corporations matching donations by fans.

Wang Kai teaches you how to reduce plastic waste to reduce ocean pollution

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Well-intended Love sequel concludes filming

Xu Kaicheng and Wang Shuang return for another season of cuteness.

The surprise hit Well-intended Love 奈何boss要娶我2 (available on Netflix) got a sequel! I didn’t know it even began filming, but filming has concluded last week. The original cast of Xu Kaicheng, Wang Shuang, Yi Bochen and Li Jiaxi will all return for the sequel, as will the director Wu Qiang. Since it’s a Sohu exclusive, you can expect it to come out fairly soon.

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Deyun Club’s Fall/Winter 2019 World Tour Schedule

Zhang Yunlei arrived in Melbourne today with a huge extended family for a work-vacation.

Who knew the Chinese entertainment company with the most overseas performances (don’t quote me on that) would be a comedic group? I knew I should’ve stanned them earlier instead of artists who never come to America except to film commercials and MV’s.
Four groups will be performing in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, New Zealand, Australia, Canada (two groups), the United States (two groups), and Dubai this September and November. Two groups have also performed in Japan, Thailand, and Vancouver earlier this year.  

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Review: Butterfly Lovers is the perfect ensemble coming-of-age drama

“Whether one be male or female, rich or poor, royal or commoner, they should all be able to fly freely.” – The Butterfly Lovers

With a diverse set of characters that grow with each other as they try to find their way in a hierarchical feudal world that is rapidly in decline, the Peter Ho and Dong Jie version of The Butterfly Lovers 梁山伯与祝英台  is one of my to-go feel-good dramas (I stop at some point for obvious reasons). It’s refreshing to see a series where every person is full of wide-eyed wonder at the world they’re learning about and will soon be facing. Foils at every major decision point for the lead couple shows the complexity of the decisions they are forced to make and truly show why Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai are soulmates. 
Alternatively, if you like the possessive male lead who is mean to everyone but the female lead and has a troubled childhood that you can pity him for, then supporting male lead Ma Wencai (Chen Guanlin) has you covered. I’m 100% convinced the canon couple are soulmates in this drama, but I can see why this version’s Ma Wencai has a huge following.

This dance that Dong Jie choreographed on the day of shooting is one of my favorite TV dances. It’s simple but it’s so beautifully shot.

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Friday Photos

Wang Kai as an economics crimes detective in Hunting. Happy Mid-Autumn Festival, everyone!

Magazine spreads, photo shoots and stills that recently caught our eye.

Aaron Yan as Prince Jing of Nirvana in Fire for an upcoming variety show. How does he compare to Wang Kai’s original version?
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