If you could figure out whose hands those were without looking at the watermark, major kudos to you! On June 1, Yang Mi and Hawick Lau welcomed a baby girl into the world. The couple has nicknamed their daughter “Little Sticky Rice” since she was born just one day before the Dragon Boat Festival, on which it is traditional to eat zongzi, which are made of sticky rice.
Welcome, sticky rice
Hawick posted on June 1 to update the world on Yang Mi’s condition and wish everyone a happy Children’s Day. (Yes, their kid was born on Children’s Day.) He later reblogged Yang Mi’s photo and added, “Always stick to Daddy and Mommy like this, all right?” Getting emotional already, eh?
Liu Shishi adamantly keeps quiet about the broadcast date for Legend of the Moon and Stars.
Legend of the Moon and Stars (星月传奇), which stars Liu Shishi, Eddie Peng, and Hu Ge, recently gave us its ending theme, titled “Ancient Poem of Old Age” (白头吟). The MV, which is embedded below, is not really anything special (and it looks like someone went crazy with the artistic filters in Photoshop in the beginning), but Della Ding is always worth listening to when it comes to drama soundtracks.
Legend, which is also known as The Song of Desert, is based off Tong Hua‘s book Desert Melody (大漠谣). The series finished filming in 2012, but its broadcast was delayed because of protests of its treatment of history. It’s been rumored that Dragon TV will begin airing Legend of the Moon and Stars in June or August, but so far, no official broadcast date has been announced.
The MV for “Ancient Poem of Old Age” below, as well as a handful of new stills behind the cut:
How many wax dummies of Nicky Wu do we need? Well, I’m not complaining, even though the dummy doesn’t even look that much like him… as long as they give us Bu Bu Jing Qing (步步惊情) when they said they would. Just twenty days away, everyone!
You think you’re great because you look like Nicky Wu? If you keep staring at me, I’ll have you dragged out and……… arranged properly.
What better way to start off this week’s Weibo Wednesday round-up than with pretty Hu Ge? An unofficial trailer for his upcoming drama Nirvana in Fire (琅琊榜) was leaked yesterday, and although the video doesn’t really reveal much (people flouncing! people walking! people darting around with swords!), at least it gives us some nice shots of Hu Ge.
Tomorrow Ah Su [Hu Ge’s character] is going to get sorted out by Lin Chen. Today, I hurriedly went out to get some fresh air. Medicine you don’t necessarily have to eat, but snow you cannot not appreciate.
This summer is about to get a little hotter with this week’s photoshoot Friday. This post started out as a fancast for Feng Qiu Huang (凤囚凰), but with this many eye candies it’ll be a sin not to share. Today’s specials include Wallace Huo enjoying coffee, Huang Xiaoming learning how to ride a bike, Chen Xuedong and William Feng spending some down time at a bar, Shawn Dou and Ran Xu chilling at the beach, and more. Continue reading →
Eddie Peng has been enjoying major success with his movies in the past two years: LOVE (爱), Tai Chi 0 (太极1), Tai Chi Hero (太极2), and Cold War (寒战) all surpassed 100 million at the box office, and at last count, A Wedding Invitation (分手合约) brought in 180 million RMB in sales and is expected to reach the 200 million mark.
Apart from having the Midas Touch at the box office, it seems as though Eddie might have another superpower. Did Eddie travel back in time to help shape U.S. politics by becoming one of Barack Obama‘s high school basketball teammates?
新视线: # 老照片# 奥巴马和他的队友们（1977年）
Outlook Magaine: #Old Photo# Obama and his teammates (1977)
Fan: @Eddie Peng, are you sure that’s not you on the bottom left corner? Eddie Peng: Yep, that’s me.
Unfortunately, no one else in this week’s Weibo Wednesday seems to have developed any awesome superpowers, but that’s okay, we love them anyway.
Eddie Peng‘s manager posted an incriminating photo of the complicated relationship between the three leads of A Wedding Invitation (分手合约). Eddie and Jiang Jinfu may have cordially welcomed the “male lead” Bai Baihe on Weibo, but behind her back…
Somehow 分手合约 (Agreement to Break-Up) was translated into Wedding Invitation. What a spoiler! But then again, who can blame the directors for wanting to give/imply a happy ending for Eddie Peng and Bai Baihe? Joining the two as supporting actors are Pace Wu and Jiang Jinfu. Bai Baihe’s stubborn female lead has been childhood sweethearts with Eddie Peng’s affectionate male lead for ten years now, struggling to continue doing the only thing they’ve learned how to in the past decade – loving – in the midst of the obstacles the grown up real world has thrown at them.
The movie comes out April 12. Look for stills under the cut, and watch the theme song below.
New steampunk martial arts film trilogy Tai-Chi 0 will be airing in the U.S. in late October. There’s a free screening at the University of Southern California on the 14th. The show opens on October 19th in San Diego, Monterey Park, Sacramento, City of Industry, Hollywood, Irvine , Chicago, Boston, New York, Portland, Seattle ,Houston, and Philadelphia, and on October 26th in Honolulu. Canadian airings are undecided. For more information, check showtimes on the official website here.