Zhang Bichen, winner of The Voice 2014 and singer of several popular drama theme songs, has confirmed that she has a toddler daughter with Super Boy winner and popular singer-songwriter Hua Chenyu.Continue reading
Hugely popular variety show Sisters Who Make Waves is already back for a second season, and has brought in notable singers and actors Na Ying, Cecilia Cheung, Zhou Bichang & Wang Ou among others as contestants (full list below). The variety show releases 1 episode every Friday at 12pm (CN time), and should be up on Hunan TV’s official Youtube a few hours later.Continue reading
Controversial actress Zheng Shuang, best known for her roles in Meteor Shower, Mural and Love O2O, has been condemned and banned, in writing, from future onscreen appearances by television and film regulator NRTA (formerly SARFT). The actress has been making headlines over the past few days for the use of surrogacy in the US (China has a de facto ban on all forms of surrogacy) and allegedly planning to abandon her children, who are currently in the US with her ex-husband.
The regulators have their own double standards when it comes to blacklisting artists, though this is the first time they have published an official editorial. Her upcoming dramas A Chinese Ghost Story (opposite Hou Minghao) and Masked probably won’t be able to broadcast unless they use AI to replace the actress, much like what The Message and The Glorious Era did after Zhao Lixin was quietly blacklisted.
The latest drama adaption of Unrequited Love wrapped up filming in March 2019, and will finally be premiering tonight. Hu Bingqing plays the heroine whose love for high school classmate (Hu Yitian) is finally returned. [Extended]
The 40 episode drama releases 2 eps every Tues-Thurs on Mango TV / Tencent.Continue reading
Studios have released perfectly photoshopped pictures of their stars ahead of the broadcast of Douyin’s event (although it probably isn’t getting the level of attention it would like at the moment…). Catch the stars on the red carpet now at Youku.Continue reading
You Are My Glory wrapped up filming last week, and has just released a promo where the main cast farewell their characters. Starring Yang Yang and Dilraba in a romance between a space engineer and a top star, the 27 episode drama should air on Tencent later this year.
Game Changer 紧急公关 (formerly 危机先生) focuses on crisis management as PR manager Lin Zhongshuo (Huang Xiaoming) is caught between protecting his clients’ interests and telling the public the truth. Costars include Cai Wenjing, Tan Zhuo and Zhang Bo.
The drama releases 2 episodes daily on CCTV-8.Continue reading
Random posters, stills, and photos that caught our eyes lately. Any that caught yours?Continue reading
Fighting Youth‘s new trailer is really focusing on the female relationships – let’s hope it doesn’t take a backseat in the actual drama. Starring Wu Jinyan as a rookie salesperson, Yin Tao and Zuo Xiaoqing as competing sales managers and Liu Mintao as their calculating boss, the drama is slated to premiere at the end of the month.Continue reading