New Dream of the Red Chamber Cast in Versace

APRIL 13, 2009 | POSTED IN MAINLAND CHINA,PHOTOSHOOT,TELEVISION, TAGGED BAI BING, JIANG MENGJIE, KANG QINZI, LI QIN, NEW DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER, XU XIAOTONG, YANG MI, YANG YANG, ZHANG DI

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From L-R Bai Bing, Zhang Di, Jiang Mengjie, Kang Qinzi and Li Qin

These photos feature the very young cast dressed in Versace for the upcoming New Dream of the Red Chamber series, for a piece called “Dreams in Versace” featured in iLook magazine. Those especially invited to participate in this photoshoot were Yang Yang (18 yrs)  as Older Baoyu, Yu Xiaotong as Younger Baoyu (14),  Li Qin as Young Baochai (18), Bai Bing as Older Baochai (22), and Jiang Mengjie as Lin Daiyu (19). Also in this photoshoot are Zhang Di as Jia Yingchun and Kang Qinzi as She Yue. In blue on the bottom is Yang Mi as Qing Wen, Baoyu’s servant.  Below the cut are  thumbnails from the rest of this shoot and some of my favorites. (more…)

New Dream of the Red Chamber Cast in Versace

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From L-R Bai Bing, Zhang Di, Jiang Mengjie, Kang Qinzi and Li Qin

These photos feature the very young cast dressed in Versace for the upcoming New Dream of the Red Chamber series, for a piece called “Dreams in Versace” featured in iLook magazine. Those especially invited to participate in this photoshoot were Yang Yang (18 yrs)  as Older Baoyu, Yu Xiaotong as Younger Baoyu (14),  Li Qin as Young Baochai (18), Bai Bing as Older Baochai (22), and Jiang Mengjie as Lin Daiyu (19). Also in this photoshoot are Zhang Di as Jia Yingchun and Kang Qinzi as She Yue. In blue on the bottom is Yang Mi as Qing Wen, Baoyu’s servant.  Below the cut are  thumbnails from the rest of this shoot and some of my favorites.

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Cast set for The Myth and Legend of Daiyu

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The casts for the TV version of  The Myth and The Legend of Daiyu has been announced, with the female leads all being newcomers and Hu Ge and Ma Tianyu being the respective male leads.

Searching for the Dream of the Red Chamber seems to be like the Super Girls of acting. Even before the completion of the drama itself, actresses from the competition have already began to flourish. Lin Xinru of Ugly Wudi was the first. Ying Yezi, who plays Xue Baoqin, then signed on as one of the lead actresses in Meteor Shower. More are coming their way. Bai Bing, who plays Xue Baochai in Red Chamber, signed on to Hong Kong’s EGM and will star in The Myth alongside Hu Ge. Meanwhile, two other actresses from the competition will star opposite Ma Tianyu in an “idol” version of the Dream of the Red Mansion. Min Chunxiao will play Lin Daiyu and Deng Sha will play Xue Baochai.