Parting of the Orchid and Demon King 苍兰诀 (lit.) stars Yu Shuxin as Little Orchid Flower, the reincarnation of a powerful goddess whose clan was massacred by demon lord Dongfang Qingcang (Dylan Wang). Little Orchid Flower unwittingly releases him from captivity, and a torturous romance begins.Continue reading
The Rational Life 理智派生活 (previously The Woman Who Cannot Fall in Love 无法恋爱的理智派) stars Qin Lan (We Are All Alone) as our thirtysomething heroine who must decide between her younger true love (Wang Hedi) or her crafty yet much more suitable superior (Li Zonghan).Continue reading
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Photoshoots, posters, and stills that caught our eyes this week. What caught yours?Continue reading
Two upcoming late-Republican/Pre-revolution dramas, The National Southwest Associated University and Us with Wang Hedi and Zhou Ye, and A Love Never Lost with Li Xian and Chun Xia, have both recently released stills.
It’s pretty rare to use popular young actors for this period, but the casting for both seem spot-on . Wang Hedi and Zhou Ye look perfect for the wide-eyed university students of the era, and Li Xian and Chun Xia are both very solid actors who can blend flawlessly into the era. Plus, this is Hong Kong Film Awards Best Actress Chun Xia’s first leading drama role, so I’m actually really interested in the two projects. Whose stills makes you want to watch their dramas?Continue reading
Meeting the Dragon 遇龙 (lit.) stars Dylan Wang as Weichi Longyan, a two thousand-year old dragon king who is saved by kind-hearted young maidservant Liu Ying (Zhu Xudan).
All dramas have ceased filming and work is sparse, so I’m going to use this opportunity to highlight the following celebrities for donating to efforts to contain the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. I know there’s a lot of uncertainties about whether donations are being properly used, but that doesn’t diminish the goodwill of the donators. If you chose to donate to anything, though, definitely do your homework and making sure that the money is actually well-spent.
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Season 2 of Ever Night stars Dylan Wang Hedi, Song Yiren, Yuan Bingyan and Yang Chaoyue. Ever Night 2 airs two episodes every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, with six additional episodes for Tencent VIP members and additional episodes for ordering beginning Feb. 3. Watch it on Youtube with English subs here.Continue reading
Despite a change in the male lead from Arthur Chen to Wang Hedi, the trailer for the new season of Ever Night looks imo even better than the previous one, with better CGI and a more crispy edit. The drama brings back director Yang Yang as well as most of the first season’s cast – Song Yiren, Yuan Bingyan, Dylan Kuo, Sun Zujun, etc. Yang Chaoyue joins the cast as the god Haotian, while Lian Lian replaces Tong Yao as the princess. There’s still no broadcasting date announced.Continue reading