Chen Xiao with a moustache is my favourite type of Chen Xiao.
Du Juan (Wine War) plays an interior designer who believes in fairy tale romances, even though her own marriage is on the verge of falling apart. On a trip to Paris, she meets and falls head-over-heels in love with a violinist, played by Chen Xiao (Nothing Gold Can Stay).
Shadowing Your Heart 如影隨心 (lit.) is based on the eponymous novel by reporter and author An Dun, and tells of the romance between a talented violinist (Chen Xiao) and interior designer (Du Juan). The pair get married almost immediately after meeting each other, though they soon find out that a passionate romance isn’t enough to keep a marriage going.
Faye Wong and Na Ying first performed theme song Time 岁月 at this year’s Spring Festival Gala (English lyrics).
When films list Jingle Ma (The Butterfly Lovers, Mulan, Speed Angels) as director, it’s usually a sign for me to stay right away from the very beginning, because his movies always turn out to be so very boring. I’ve heard some good things about the other two Raiders movies though, so let’s hope he doesn’t turn an action flick into a snooze fest.
Ten of China’s leading ladies graced Vogue, and each of them individually posed for 2 – 3 pictures (included inside the shoot). This makes for some thirty photos total, featuring actresses Zhao Wei, Carina Lau, Fan Bingbing, Tang Wei, Li Bingbing, Zhang Ziyi, Zhou Xun, models Liu Wen and Du Juan, and singer Li Yuchun. Continue reading
Zhao Liying is a bride you don’t want to mess with – she’s adorable in this new photoshoot for Bazaar. Meanwhile, Sun Li looks like she could be one of Bai Zihua’s sect sisters, with all the white she’s wearing (p.s: the Legend of Flower is being released June 9), and Du Juan is wonderfully elegant in black and white for Elle. Joe Chen, meanwhile, brings a little more sunlight into her look for L’Officiel. Look below the cut for more pictures. Continue reading