Tong Liya and Song Jia ready to take my heart on flight
Arthur Chen Feiyu as seen through his father’s eyes.
I don’t usually post these type of patriotic films since they’re usually just bad films, but the trailer for this actually looks really good. Me and My Motherland 我的我的祖国, a film celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China in October, consists of eight parts separately shot by eight directors, ranging from veterans like Chen Kaige to rising talents like Wen Yan. Here’s what we know of the cast so far for each part:
Guan Hu (Mr. Six)– Ou Hao, Huang Bo, Wang Qianyuan
Zhang Yibai (Fleet of Time) – Zhang Jiayi, Zhang Ze
Xu Zheng (Lost in Thailand) – Liu Tao, Xu Zheng
Xue Xiaolu (Finding Mr. Right).- Du Jiang, Zhu Yilong, Gao Yalin
Ning Hao (Let the Bullets Fly) – Ge You
Wen Muye (Dying to Survive) – Tong Liya, Song Jia, Lei Jiayin
Chen Kaige (Farewell My Concubine) – Liu Haoran, Chen Feiyu, Tian Zhuangzhuang
Wen Yan (Angels Wear White) – Andy Lau, Zhuang Yinan
We Are All Aloneis set in the entertainment industry, and stars Qin Lan as a talent agent who must rebuild her career from scratch. Gao Yixiang plays the lawyer with the smouldering gaze. Costars include Wang Ziyi as an idol and Wang Yaoqing as the CEO of the heroine’s agency. Kara Hui and Guo Xiaoting play artists signed under the agency.
Arsenal Military Academy 烈火军校 – Aug 6 Starring: Bai Lu, Xu Kai, Li Chengbin Details: 30 episodes, weekly drama on iQiyi Cross-dressing heroine gets involved in a love triangle with two of the most popular officers at the Academy.
The Glory of Youth 号手就位 will revolve around a group of university students who undergo various trials and tribulations to ultimately become the best unit in the PLA Rocket Forces. Directed by Li Lu (Spy Hunter, In the Name of the People), the drama is yet to begin filming.
Mr. Fighting comes from the team behind To Be A Better Man and Mr. Right, and stars Deng Lun as a former top idol and aspiring actor who fights his way back to the top with the help of his bumbling new assistant (Ma Sichun) and her father (Han Tongsheng).
The 44 episode drama airs daily on Hunan TV beginning tonight.
A Little Separation’s companion series, A Little Reunion focuses on three sets of families who all go to great lengths to ensure their children perform well in the university entrance exams, yet eventually realise that perfect scores are not the be-all and end-all.
Hai Qing is the strict mother who constantly compares her son (Zhou Qi) to her nephew (Liu Qi), while Huang Lei plays the father who is always responsible for defusing the situation.
Despite opening to ridicule, Ni Ni and Chang Chen’sLove and Destiny has been slowly garnering fans thanks to its solid writing, acting, and directing. A round-up of costumes for Lingxi the bird fairy, the first of the three lifetimes of Ni Ni’s character in fantasy dramaLove and Destiny. Designed by William Chang Suk Ping, the costumes in this period of her life are all simple ombre gauze to give her character a sense of flight and innocence.
Meteor Garden leads eighteen years apart, Shen Yue and Jerry Yan, switch up their luck in The Exchange Luck 交换吧！运气. The modern rom-com began filming last week. Next up: Barbie Hsu X Wang Hedi please.
Lu Xingcheng (Jerry Yan) is a successful CEO known for his luck while Tong Xiaoyou (Shen Yue) is a down-on-her-luck designer. An accidental kiss somehow exchanges their luck reserve and the two’s lives begin to drastically change.
The first half of The Longest Day in Chang’an is mesmerising, and has a very meaty setup – Zhang Xiaojing (Lei Jiayin), former police detective (buliangren) and currently a prisoner on death row, is given the near impossible mission of uprooting a terrorist group within twenty four hours. He sacrifices close friends and subordinates and willingly puts himself in mortal danger in order to save the people of Chang’an, yet is easily thrown under the bus by those in power when things get out of control.