Yin Zheng and Huang Xiaoming play a pair of starcrossed lovers (?) in the latest drama by Yu Zheng.
Producer Yu Zheng makes his foray in adapating boylove novels withWinter Begonia 鬓边不是海棠红, a Peking opera romance period piece no doubt inspired by Goodbye, My Concubine. Although the series will be written by the author of the original novel, it’s uncertain how shippy the drama will actually be. The series stars Huang Xiaoming, Yin Zheng, Charmaine Sheh , Merxat, and Liu Min.
Set in the 1930’s, the series follows displaced Peking Opera performer Shang Xirui (Yin Zheng) as he moves to Beijing to remake his name. In his quest to make a name for himself and reinvent Peking Opera, he captures the eyes of Cheng Fengtai (Huang Xiaoming), a businessman who becomes enthralled by the world of opera. With the help of Cheng Fengtai, Shang Xirui is able to rebuild his old opera troupe and train a group of new talents. When the Japanese army takes of Beijing in 1937, the two must struggle between preserving the art that they love and the city that they love.
Zhai Tianlin and Yin Zheng looking to hop on that lucrative and popular BL ship train of late.
Zhai Tianlin and Yin Zheng’s detective series Original Sin原生之罪 released its final trailer recently, with plans to come out maybe this month but maybe not. The two play archenemies turned allies in a super shippy drama.
The third adaptation of My Fair Princess / Huan Zhu Ge Ge 还珠格格 is being made through a collaboration of Tencent (Ever Night, An Oriental Odyssey) and author Qiong Yao.
They’re looking for actors across the world ages 18+ for every role. Should be able to have basic acting skills and line-reading in Chinese. Interested parties should e-mail email@example.com or call at (+86) -0731-84802648.
Dramaholic combines 2D backgrounds, 3D animation, live-action, a 2D world, our world, an Internet world, Peking opera, rap, rock, and martial arts.
Not only does Dramahoic combine Peking opera animation with live-action humor, it turns out that it is also a Peking opera and rap musical and has a cyber dimension.
When an animated Peking Opera character goes through mid-show identity crisis, he escapes to the live-action human world. The rest of the opera troupe, each one representing a type of Peking opera character, must now enter our world to bring him back. They take a “dimension increase” pill and enter our world. In our world, they must avoid cameras since they turn into animation whenever they’re photographed. Once a day, they can also go into stage mode to fight. Based on the trailer, at some point they also all enter the Internet.
The show has shot to fame its stars Wu Jinyan and Xu Kai, and re-launched the careers of Nie Yuan, Qin Lan, Charmaine Sheh, and most importantly producer Yu Zheng. After a successful online run, it received successful runs on TV in the mainland, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. You can watch the hit show English subbed on Viki and Chinese subbed on Youtube.
Aunt-niece pair Jiang Wenli and Ma Sichun reps theirs home of Anhui province with model-actress Chen Ran. Jiang Wenli and Ma Sichun return to their hometown of Bengbu, a city known for its freshwater products, while Chen Ran goes home to Xiaoxian, known for its traditional Chinese paintings.
The Forbidden Palace Museum store transacted over 1 billion RMB last year, and yet it’s still coming up with new ways to take all my money
After fans repeatedly asking for an original makeup line, The Forbidden Palace Museum has finally delivered with two beautiful makeup sets and two single items with both packaging and colors by the Forbidden Palace itself and the museum’s collections. Each piece costs between 66 – 160 RMB and can be brought on their taobaostore (which now takes foreign credit cards and ships abroad).
P.S. I know it’s not Sunday but this news was too exciting to wait.
Both leads are Chinese-Canadian and Beijing Film Academy alums.
Song Yiren is capitalizing on her newly-found fame as the adorable Sangsang in EverNight with the release of her new idol drama, Time Teaches Me To Love时光教会我爱你, on December 10th. She’ll co-star with Jerry Yan Yuhao (not to be confused with THE Jerry Yan) in a pretty standard plot of a contract marriage to deal with demanding parents.