Li Sheng and Zhang Rui of Flowers in Fog join together once more to film a pretty side microfilm for the series, Smiling girl and silly boy. She has so far finished filming three other series – Wine Beauty with Myolie Wu and Roy Qiu, a remake of Moment in Beiijng with Gao Ziqi, and ancient series 天地情缘 with Gao Yunxiang and Huang Ming. He’s been awkwardly starring in sequels of the inferior Sui-Tang series while filming variety show Two Days and a Night. More photos below the cut and here.
Hunan TV’s “flower fields, ancient castle, romantic comedy drama” of the summer, Flowers in Fog 花非花雾非雾, definitely took me by surprise when in episode 2, a number of the main characters, music and dance students in France, broke out in choreographed dance and song.
Given that two of the leads, Zhang Rui and Li Sheng, play music students, they’re also prone to serenades. The best thing is, both actors are actually really good singers and sings all their characters’s songs themselves. Ruby Lin and Joo Jin-mo also find their romance through opera, but I don’t think they sing their own parts.
Watch Zhang Rui and company sing and dance in ep.2。 I’m crossing my fingers that there’ll be more such scenes.
Drama “Flowers in Fog 花非花雾非雾” released posters for its main couples themed “love’s embrace.” Starring Ruby Lin, Li Sheng, Zhang Rui, Wan Qian, Yang Zi, Yao Yuanhao, Deng Lun, Han Qiaoyu, Medina, Gao Ziqi, etc., the romantic mystery tale evolves around the lives of four orphans who were sworn sisters, but then were separated, with the eldest gone missing in France.
The series, formerly translated as “Like Flower Like Fog”, airs daily on Hunan TV beginning the 6th. Watch English-subbed trailers here.
The queen of romance sets her latest series in the most romantic country – France. With her favorite casts that include both old-timers Ruby Lin and Wan Qian and new favorites Li Sheng, Zhang Rui, Gao Ziqi and Medina, as well as a few newbies Han Chengyu, Joo Jin-mo, Deng Lun and Yang Zi, “Flowers in Fog 花非花雾非雾” is the latest work from author Qiong Yao. With an emphasis on art and focusing on art students, France seemed like the perfect setting for the film. Following coverage by the French press, including Le Telegramme and TF1, Qiong Yao decided to celebrate by releasing stills of the series. Continue reading