Bai Jingting, Zhao Jinmai star in time-loop thriller Reset

Daylight Entertainment never disappoints as he returns with one of the most innovative set-ups for a drama yet. Based on the book of the same name, Reset 开端 tells of two groups of people stuck in a time loop where they keep returning to the beginning of a day or incident. Part crime thriller and part 50 First Dates, the novel could be one of the most fun adaptations of late. The series will be directed by Sun Molong (Minning Town), Suan (Mad House), and Liu Hongyuan.

In part one, Li Shiqing (Zhao Jinmai) experiences death over and over again on a bus, with each loop sending her back to the bus and back in time. To get off the bus, she accidentally dragged fellow passenger Xiao Heyun (Bai Jingting ) into the time loop. The two must try everything to make sure the bus gets to its destination safely to close the time loop.

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Promo Round-up: Octogenarian and The 90s

Octogenarian and The 90s stars Wu Qian as the person-in-charge of her grandmother’s retirement home. She initially takes take a hard line approach with the elderly residents but learns to be more empathetic as the story progresses. Bai Jingting plays her love interest, and familiar veteran actors Ni Dahong, Li Jianyi and Yang Xinming costar.

The 40 episode drama airs 2 episodes Sunday – Thursday and 1 episode on Fridays and Saturdays on Hunan TV beginning tonight.

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Photoshoot Round-up: Bazaar Icons

A round-up of perfectly photoshopped (or not) pictures of the stars ahead of the Bazaar event tonight. Which look(s) do you like the most?

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Friday Photos

Bai Jingting, or Traveling in the Age of COVID-19

Photos, stills, posters that caught our eyes this week. What caught yours?

Word of Honor: A show that explores the topic of how to best raise a child for men. Look at Wen Kexing’s paternal instincts shown here!
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Ma Sichun, Bai Jingting’s military romance drama releases first trailer

You Are My Hero (previously translated as You Are My City and Fortress) has released the first teaser featuring Ma Sichun as a doctor and Bai Jingting as a special ops soldier.

In the trailer, Ma Sichun has a crush on the unknown soldier that rescued her two years ago, who unsurprisingly turns out to be Bai Jingting. Yay for destined romances? The drama will premiere soon on Tencent.

[Extended Synopsis]

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Red carpet round-up: 2020 Weibo Awards Ceremony

Another year of the Weibo awards, another year of marvelling at how great all the actresses look.

Select list of attendees: Angelababy, Huang Xiaoming, Bai Jingting, Bai Yu, Deng Chao, Sun Li, Dilraba, Guan Xiaotong, Lu Han, Kris Wu, Huang Zitao, Zhang Yixing, Jin Chen, Li Bingbing, Li Xian, Zhou Dongyu, Liu Haocun, Mao Xiaotong, Ni Ni, Zhao Liying, Song Qian, Song Weilong, Tan Songyun, Tang Yan, Tong Liya, Tong Yao, Wang Kai, Cai Xukun, Wang Yibo, Xiao Zhan, Yang Zi & Yang Mi.

The cast of Hi, Mom – Shen Teng, director Jia Ling, Zhang Xiaofei. The movie has topped $700M USD to become China’s third-highest grossing film ever.
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Photoshoot round-up: Douyin Star Night

Guan Xiaotong

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.

Red carpet compilation: Ladies & Gents

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