Tong Liya is beautiful as Xi Shi in trailer for Huan Xisha

Huan Xisha (Silk-washing Stream) has released its first trailer and I think Xi Shi (Tong Liya) and the supporting characters are really well cast – Wang Longzheng‘s Goujian is a real stand-out. The trailer feels like an old-school melodrama but I’ll be giving it the benefit of the doubt based on the cast. [Synopsis]

Stars brave the cold for ELLE Style Awards

Below are some of the stars’ red carpet looks for the ELLE event – which ones are your favourite?

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Tong Liya plays one of the four great beauties in upcoming historical romance

Tong Liya is making a return to period dramas, and will be playing the famed beauty Xi Shi in Silk-washing Stream / Huan Xisha 浣溪沙. She was discovered by Yue statesman Fan Li (Han Geng), and sent into Fuchai’s (Peter Ho) palace as a spy along with Zheng Dan (Chen Duling).

According to legend, the two women were instrumental in the downfall of the arrogant Fuchai and the restoration of Goujian to the throne. The drama is directed by Gao Yijun (The Empress of China) and written by Zou Jingzhi (The Four Scholars of Jiangnan 2014).

Promo Round-up: Another Me

Another Me is the television adaption of the critically acclaimed film Soulmate, and stars Shen Yue and Chen Duling as best friends who eventually have a fall out after both of them fall in love with the high school heartthrob (Xiong Ziqi). They seem to mend their friendship after growing up, and live happily ever after with their own true loves, played by Liang Jingkang and Zou Tingwei respectively.

The 48 episode drama releases 2 episodes every Monday to Thursday on iQiyi here (currently not region blocked) beginning tonight.

Theme song by the two leads, Insert song by You Zhangjing

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Soul Mate drama adaptation releases trailer

“Qi Yue is An Sheng’s shadow, and An Sheng is Qi Yue’s shadow.”

Shen Yue (Meteor Garden) and Chen Duling (Left Ear) play best soulmates in Another Me 七月与安生, an adaptation of the award-winning film Soul Mate. The series released its character trailer recently.  No word on airing dates yet.

Shen Yue, Liang Jingkang reunite in Another Me

Meteor Garden stars Shen Yue and Liang JIngkang reunite in Another Me 七月与安生, a remake of the award-winning film Soul Mate.  Chen Duling (Left Ear) will play Liang’s best friend and Shen Yue’s soulmate, while Xiong Ziqi plays the girls’ mutual love interest.  The series has wrapped up filming and just released this set of cute but weird animal-themed posters.

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“Soul Mate” is Being Adaptation Into a Series

“The most beautiful encounter in the world, is meeting another me.”      –  Soul Mate/Another Me

Award-winning film Soul Mate 七月与安生 is being made into a drama called Another Me, starring young actress Shen Yue, Chen Duling, and Xiong Ziqi.  The drama follows the story of two girls seemingly destined to be together forever as they grow up, apart, and then recall the stories of their youth.  Trailer below:

 

Poster cr: @ 元气少女沈月 

Cyberpunk film Dream Breaker trailer

“With hot young actors in a story about adventure, love and digital culture, this is the perfect film for China’s post-1990s generation” – Ivy Zhong, the head of the studio making this who clearly should get a PR person to sell it better.

 According to The Hollywood Reporter, the cyberpunk film by Han Yan, Dream Breaker 破梦游戏, “stars actress Chen Duling as a young woman who must fight her way through a mysterious, holographic game world designed by her late father to avenge his death. ” It co-stars Song Weilong, Tong Dawei, Cao Xiwen, and Archie Gao.