Luo Yunxi, Cheng Xiao begin filming modern romance Lie to Love

Lie to Love 良言写意 stars Luo Yunxi (Love Is Sweet) as Li Zeliang, a formerly successful CEO who now suffers from depression and chronic loneliness. Cheng Xiao (Legend of Awakening) plays Su Xieyi, the ex-girlfriend who is back for revenge after evidence suggests the hero may have been involved in her father’s bankruptcy and eventual death.

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Youku promo round-up: Falling into Your Smile, Being A Hero and more

Chen Xingxu x Zhang Jingyi in Republican romance Fall in Love

Youku has released trailers for some of its upcoming dramas. Personally, I’ll be following Being A Hero and The Story of Xing Fu – which ones are you looking forward to most?

Twelve Legends – Nazha, Jasper Liu

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Xu Kai, Cheng Xiao’s gaming drama finishes filming, releases stills

At this point, will there be any top young actor who hasn’t played a gamer?

Cheng Xiao joins Xu Kai, Yao Chi, R1SE Zhai Xiaowen, Merxat, and Lingchao in yet another rom-com featuring competitive gamers, but this one with both leads as gamers. Falling into Your Smile 你微笑时很美 is produced by New Wave NewStyle Media (The Untamed) and finished up filming this week.

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Promo Round-up: Legend of Awakening

Legend of Awakening is loosely based on Hudie Lan’s novel of the same name, and stars Chen Feiyu, Xiong Ziqi, Cheng Xiao and Deng Enxi as young heroes who end up saving the world together.

The 48 episode drama releases 2 eps every Thurs-Sun on iQiyi / Mango TV. English subs will be available on the iQiyi app and later on iQiyi Youtube.

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Legend of Awakening releases MV and teasers

Happy 20th birthday to Chen Feiyu!

Perhaps to celebrate its lead’s 20th birthday, xianxia drama Legend of Awakening released its first video previews today. This includes the MV for the theme song by Wang Sulong (below), as well as previews for the leads on Weibo here.

Chen Feiyu turned down Ever Night 2 for this, so this drama better be worth it.

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Promo Round-up: Detective Chinatown web drama

Writer-director Chen Sicheng has grand plans to create his own Detective Chinatown Universe, and the web drama is his first attempt at bringing the series out of cinema and onto the small screen.

The 12 episode web drama comes from Sam Quah, the director of well-received crime thriller Sheep Without a Shepherd and releases 1 episode a day every Wed-Sat beginning today.

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Xu Kai, Cheng Xiao’s gaming drama begins filming

Falling into Your Smile 你微笑时很美 stars Xu Kai (Lingjian Mountain) as Lu Sicheng, a somewhat narcissistic captain of a top League of Legends team who is prone to capricious behaviour. Cosmic Girls member Cheng Xiao costars as Tong Yao, the first female professional esports player in China.

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Celebrities face their shadows in Multiverse photoshoot

Probably the most creative fashion event photoshoot of the year, Sina Fashion Awards gave everyone a shadow from an alternate universe.

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Web drama adaption of Detective Chinatown releases first trailer

Supervised and written by the Detective Chinatown film series’ director Chen Sicheng, the web drama version stars Roy Qiu as a private investigator. Janine Chang, Chen Zheyuan, Cheng Xiao and Deng Enxi costar. The 12 episode series will revolve around four cases, all set in different locations and directed by different up-and-coming directors.

Wang Baoqiang and Xiao Yang reprise their roles from the film series.
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First stills for Chen Feiyu’s Legend of Awakening

 

Chen Feiyu has bowed out of Ever Night Season 2- Wang Hedi takes over the role of Ning Que, while Song Yiren will reprise her role as Sangsang.

Legend of Awakening is an upcoming fantasy drama based on Hudie Lan’s novel of the same name, and stars Chen Feiyu (Ever Night), Xiong Ziqi (One and Another Him), Cheng Xiao (Cosmic Girls) and Deng Enxi (Last Letter) as youngsters who are recruited and trained as warriors.

BTS

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