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A mixed pot. I comment on whatever catches my interest.

Promo Round-up: The Bond

Family drama The Bond stars Bai Yu, Mao Xiaotong, Song Zu’er, Zhang Wanyi and Zhou Yiran as siblings who always have each others’ backs. The drama airs daily beginning tonight. [Extended synopsis]

Zhang Kaizhou, can you do it this time round?
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Promos round-up: Qixi Festival 2021

A Dream of Splendor, Liu Yifei x Chen Xiao

Happy Chinese Valentine’s Day / Qixi! Here’s a round-up of posters and stills for upcoming dramas. Which shows are you looking forward to most?

Parting of the Orchid and Demon King
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Zhang Zhehan says sayonara to his entertainment career

Zhang Zhehan makes it onto the censors’ blacklist in less than 48 hours.

Zhang Zhehan, a breakthrough star thanks to Word of Honor, is set to say goodbye to a career in the entertainment industry after previous Instagram posts showing him posing inside the controversial Yasukuni Shrine and attending a friend’s wedding at Nogi Shrine were shared online.

The actor was supposed to star in military film Formed Police Unit 维和防暴队, but it seems like the producers will either edit the character out of the story or find an actor to replace him.

Promo Round-up: Awakening in Chang’an

Awakening in Chang’an (native title change to 与君歌) is a Tang dynasty period romance that stars Cheng Yi (Love and Redemption) as the emperor who is able to solidify his power with the help of a pair of sisters played by Zhang Yuxi and Xuan Lu. [Extended Synopsis]

The drama airs two episodes daily on Hunan TV from Sunday to Thursday, and 1 episode on Fridays and Saturdays.

Playlist of promos
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Sun Honglei, Liu Yijun’s gritty crime thriller releases first trailer

Crime Crackdown is inspired by the real-life event of a gang leader who evaded justice for almost twenty years due to corruption of the judicial system. This may turn out to be a solid drama, depending on how much the censors have edited the final product. Starring Sun Honglei, Zhang Yixing, Liu Yijun and Wu Yue, the drama is scheduled to premiere within the next couple of months. [Extended synopsis]

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