Ever Night 2 releases stills and production BTS

The new season of Ever Night stars Dylan Wang Hedi as Ning Que, Song Yiren as Sangsang and Yuan Bingyan as Mo Shanshan. New leading cast members include Liu Kejun as Ye Hongyu and Yang Chaoyue as Haotian, the all-powerful god and the leads’ archenemy.

Coming from the producers of Season 1, Ever Night 2 is tentatively scheduled to broadcast this month on Tencent.

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Promo Round-up: If I Can Love You So

Filmed in 2015, melodrama If I Can Love You So stars Liu Shishi, Tong Dawei and Bao Jianfeng in a dysfunctional love triangle. The drama airs 2 episodes Sunday-Thursday and 1 episode on Fridays and Saturdays.

Initial trailer (Eng-subbed), Dramatic teaser 1, Theme song “Missing Persons Notice” by Lala Hsu

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Liu Shishi, Tong Dawei’s If We Can Love Like This releases trailer and new stills

If We Can Love Like This 如果可以这样爱 is an upcoming romantic melo that tells a passionate love story between a rebellious and slightly hysterical radio host, played by Liu Shishi (Lost Love in Times), and a genius pianist who is diagnosed with heart disease, played by Tong Dawei (Love Actually).

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New Dragon Gate Inn starts filming

Wuxia dramas have become such a rarity lately.

New Dragon Gate Inn 新龙门客栈 has started filming and released images.  Starring Ma KeQi WeiShen MengchenBao JianfengDaniel ChanLiu YaoyuanYe ZiqiYu BoDu JunzeZhang HuizhongLuo HuiyuXiao CanZhong Fengyan, and Ji Chen, something for those wanting to check out a wuxia drama.

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Zhaoge releases production video

Despite the costumes not being exactly historically accurate, I think it’s nice to have some originality done in a good way every now and again.

Zhaoge 朝歌 released more stills.  Starring Zhang ZhehanBao JianfengLin YouweiWu Jiayi, and Liu Mintao, a production video has also been released for those interested.

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Zhaoge releases first stills

Some of these images actually have really interesting details you can go looking for.

Zhaoge 朝歌 released stills.  Starring Zhang ZhehanBao JianfengLin YouweiWu Jiayi, and Liu Mintao, those interested in the stylized costuming from last post can get a look at the actual costumes in action.

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Zhaoge character designs

At least some of Yu Zheng’s tactics towards doing things seems to have changed. In the past, we would have been drowning in images by now.

Zhaoge 朝歌 released character designs a while ago and I thought I would share.  Starring Zhang ZhehanBao JianfengLin YouweiWu Jiayi, and Liu Mintao, based on these images, this seems to be a stylized take on the era.

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Zhaoge prepares for filming

I don’t think an actual English title has been set in stone yet but given the time period this drama is set in, it is probably a reference to the capital city of the Shang Dynasty, Zhaoge.

Those who miss Yu Zheng‘s productions are in luck.  Zhaoge 朝歌 has started filming.  Starring Zhang ZhehanBao JianfengLin YouweiWu Jiayi, and Liu Mintao, the artwork so far looks fantastic but I guess with all Yu Zheng productions, we’ll have to wait until the final product to see if it suits your personal tastes.

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