Posters, photoshoots and stills that caught our eyes this week. What caught yours?(more…)
My Unicorn Girl 穿盔甲的少女 stars Guan Hong (Sleuths of Ming Dynasty) as an ice hockey player and Chen Yao (Wuxin: The Monster Killer 3) as a figure skater who joins the ice hockey team by chance.
The 24 episode iQiyi web drama has yet to confirm an air date.
Han Dongjun reprises his role as the monster killer in the third installment of Wuxin: The Monster Killer, and will have a love line with Qingluan (Chen Yao), reincarnation of Yue Qiluo.
The 24 episode drama will release 2 episodes every Tuesday and Wednesday on iQiyi and Tencent (English subs available on both apps).(more…)
Chen Yao will once more crossdress to play a male character in the latest installment of the Wuxin: The Monster Killer series. The series, a story of the undead Wuxin set in the Tang dynasty, released a set of still recently. Han Dongjun returns as the titular Wuxin in the Tang Dynasty, as does Sui Yongliang as Shang Qingtian. The series also announced Tangren regulars Tan Jianci and Ye Qing as well as Ding Qiao and Niu Junfeng as additions to the cast.(more…)
Immortality 皓衣行 is based on Roubao Buchi Rou’s novel The Husky and His White Cat Shizun/Teacher 二号和他的白猫师尊. Luo Yunxi plays the grandmaster of the cultivation world while Chen Feiyu is his rebellious disciple who eventually turns over a new leaf. Chen Yao costars as one of the other two disciples.(more…)
Tencent’s upcoming big-budget acting variety show Attention, Actors 演员请就位 (lit.) has hired directors Li Shaohong (Palace of Desires, Dream of Red Mansions 2010), Chen Kaige (Farewell My Concubine, Legend of the Demon Cat), Guo Jingming (Tiny Times, L.O.R.D) and Zhao Wei (So Young) as judges who will assemble their own team from a group of 58 actors.(more…)
Chen Yao stars as a maiden who crossdresses to become a detective in order to overturn the case of her family in detective rom-com Maiden Holmes 少女大人. The series is currently filming.
After court politics forced him to effectively give up all his powers, the Duke Fei Yanzhi (Zhang Linghe) leaves the capital to explore the world. On his journey, he meets detective Su Ci (Chen Yao), the young master Xie Beiming (Zhang JIading), and poison master Dong Rushuang (Wang Yizhe). As the four teams up to solve a series of mysteries, they also discover each other’s and their own secrets.
A round-up of currently filming dramas, mostly detective procedurals and rom-coms, without their own posts yet. Which ones are you looking forward to the most?
Replacement Princess 冒牌太子妃
Starring: Eleanor Lee, Zhao Yiqin
The rise to power of a free-spirited bandit who somehow stumbles into marriage with the Crowned Prince.