The CGI from The Yinyang Master reminds me of Monster Hunt, except this time our hero is a half-mortal half-demon (Chen Kun) who joins hands with his former master (Zhou Xun) to defeat the demon king. William Chan, Wang Likun, Qu Chuxiao, Shen Yue, Wang Zixuan costar.Continue reading
Longtime besties Chen Kun and Zhou Xun are on the cover of GQ’s February edition to promote their upcoming film The Yinyang Master, which is set to premiere in cinemas on Chinese New Year.
They’ve collaborated 11 times over the past two decades, with Yinyang being their 12th. Wuxia film The Weary Poet, when released, will be their 13th.Continue reading
The Yinyang Master 侍神令 is a very loose adaption of Netease RPG game Onmyoji, and stars Chen Kun as Qingming (Abe no Seimei), Zhou Xun as Babai Biqiuni (Yao Bikuni), Qu Chuxiao as Yuan Boya (Hiromasa) and Shen Yue as Shenyue (Kagura). William Chan and Wang Likun costar.Continue reading
Dream of a Salesman 输赢 stars Chen Kun as Zhou Rui, a successful sales director who is transferred to his company’s headquarters in Beijing. Unfortunately, he is bullied by his new superior, forced to give up control of his own team and assigned KPIs that are impossible to reach.Continue reading
Three-billion-RMB trilogy Fengshen 封神 released its first trailer today. The Wu’ershan-directed project is China’s most expensive yet. What do you think, is it worth it?
Magazine spreads, posters and stills that recently caught our eyes.Continue reading
Magazine spreads, photoshoots and cover art that recently caught our eye.Continue reading
Chen Kun looks like he just walked out of a manhua on the latest cover of Yoho!. Illustrations by Xu Xianzhe, author of Blades of the Guardians.