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