Bai Lu, Jin Chen, Yang Rong, Qiao Xin cast in Ming Dynasty female ensemble comedy

Based on this oddly PS’ed poster, I’m guessing Yu Zheng will try to sell on historical aesthetics once more.

Song of Youth 玉楼春 is Yu Zheng’s latest period drama, a comedy starring Bai Lu, Jin Chen, Yang Rong, Huang Xinyao, Zheng Qiuhong, Lamuyangzi, Qiao Xin, and Wen Zhengrong. Their male love interests will be Wang Yizhe, Hao Lei, Chang Long, Zhou Lu, Zhu Zhiling, and Zheng Kai. According to Yu Zheng, the drama’s main focus will be fast-paced humor, but will include elements of traditional arts like pipa, guqin, dance, flower arrangement, the art of and fragrances and the like. It’ll also include actors from acting competition Real Actor.

This is Yu Zheng’s first attempt at comedy since Cosmetology High in 2014, which was not that well received (although idarklight enjoyed it).

(more…)

Another Alien from Planet Duo Landed in a Rom-Com

Neihert as crazy nor as fun as Abu Chacha, Abu Dory follows a school romance with a gaming side plot, a X-men side plot, and an ET side plot.

Another alien from Planet Duo (Let’s Shake It!) has crash landed on Earth in My Classmate from Far, Far Away 同学两亿岁. The two-hundred-million-year-old general Abu Dory  has been asleep since the time of the dinosaurs, but was woken after high school student Xuanmo drowned in the sea.

She must now not only try and go home, but also hide herself from an evil scientist who wants to experiment on all aliens,  deal with her pesky gamer brother, try not to fall in love with the boy who Xuanmo was in love with, and go through all the pains of a normal teenager.

The series stars newcomers Li Gengxi, Zhu Zhiling, Chang Long, and Liu Fangyun.