Sisters Who Make Waves Season 2 premieres today

Michelle Chen, An Youqi (singer), Chen Xiaoyun, Alan Dawa Dolma (singer), Chen Zitong (singer),

Hugely popular variety show Sisters Who Make Waves is already back for a second season, and has brought in notable singers and actors Na Ying, Cecilia Cheung, Zhou Bichang & Wang Ou among others as contestants (full list below). The variety show releases 1 episode every Friday at 12pm (CN time), and should be up on Hunan TV’s official Youtube a few hours later.

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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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Yang Mi, William Chan’s Novoland: Pearl Eclipse wraps filming, releases stills

I am loving Yang Mi’s look in this drama.

Novoland: Pearl Eclipse stars Yang Mi, William Chan, Xu Kaicheng and Chen Xiaoyun in a love square, and is slated to premiere on Tencent sometime next year. [Extended Synopsis]

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Promo Round-up: Missing Persons

Chen Haoyu as a singer

Missing Persons revolves around the six people who become stuck at the bottom of a mysterious valley after a horrific car crash. The 12 episode sci-fi mystery stars Lv Yulai, Liu Chang, Chen Xiaoyun and Chen Haoyu (currently in cult hit I Don’t Want To Be Friends With You).

The 12 episode miniseries is written and directed by Wang Ruixin, one of the writers who worked on 2015’s Evil Minds.

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First look at Yang Mi, William Chan’s Novoland drama

Yang Mi looking amazing as Ye Haishi

The costumes look gorgeous for Yang Mi and William Chan’s first foray into Novoland in Pearl Eclipse 九州·斛珠夫人. Joining the cast is Xu Kaicheng, Chen Xiaoyun, Wang Sen, and Yuan Yuxuan. I swear at some point everyone is going to be in a Novoland drama.

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Attention Actors posters and stills round-up

Peng Xiaoran and Huang Junjie reenacts The Legend of Demon Cat

From classics like Daming Palace/Palace of Desire and Chinese Paladin to recent films like The Legend of Demon Cat and Cry Me a Sad River, Tencent’s new acting competition Attention, Actors 演员倾就位 combines the best of I am an actor and Phantastic by capturing the actors for a TV performance rather than on stage while still maintaining an one-take rule. Featuring directors Chen Kaige, Li Shaohong, Vicki Zhao Wei, and Guo Jingming, the resulting segments are on average far more watchable than the other two.

Plus, they have some great stills and posters that are better than many dramas and film posters that are wallpaper-worthy. You can watch episode two English subbed here. Zhang Yunlong and Chen Xiaoyun act out Romance in the Rain:

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Zheng Shuang’s coming-of-age drama airs tonight

Director Zhao Baogang (Struggle, My Youthfulness) is back with Youth Fight 青春斗, a 38 episode drama revolving around the friendship of four university graduates, their struggles and successes. Starring Zheng Shuang, Gai Yuexi, Xu Yue, Chen Xiaoyun and Wang Xiuzhu, the series airs daily on Beijing TV and Dragon TV beginning tonight.

(Episodes will be available on Youtube in the same channel)

 

 

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Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace releases more

The attention to detail on all of these is just… O_O

Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace 后宫·如懿传 has released more images of the wide cast of characters.  Starring Zhou XunWallace HuoJanine ChangLi ChunDong JieTong YaoChen HaoyuXin ZhileiZeng YixuanWu Junmei (Vivian Wu), Chen XiaoyunHuang MingJing ChaoLi QinYuan WenkangHu KeZhang JiazhuCao XiwenYu Yang, and He Hongshan, I am assuming these are simply costumes for more minor characters but that in itself is pretty mind-blowing.

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Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace releases new batch of stills

Feast your eyes!

Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace 后宫·如懿传 has released stills.  Starring Zhou XunWallace HuoJanine ChangLi ChunDong JieTong YaoChen HaoyuXin ZhileiZeng YixuanWu Junmei (Vivian Wu), Chen XiaoyunHuang MingJing ChaoLi QinYuan WenkangHu KeZhang JiazhuCao XiwenYu Yang, and He Hongshan, wow these costumes and backgrounds are extravagant.

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