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Liu Yifei posing for The Return of the Condor Heroes

Posters, stills, photoshoots, and random photos that caught my eye this week.

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Buddhist chant trailer for The Great Shaolin

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With high-qualitied productions like Shaolin and  Storm of Prophecy, Zhou Yiwei seems to be en route to stardom this year.

Managing to be serene and action-packed at the same time, The Great Shaolin 少林问道 continues to stand in a league of its own with the release of the opening and an insert song MV below. The series stars Zhou Yiwei , Guo Xiaoting, and Guo Jingfei, and airs on a land channel tomorrow (aka we might never see it in HD). You can watch it live here at 7 p.m. Beijing Time every day beginning May 30th.

 

The Great Shaolin releases trailer

Three cheers for a period drama that doesn’t involve the palace as much.

The Great Shaolin 少林问道 has released a trailer.  Starring Zhou Yiwei, Guo Xiaoting, Guo Jingfei, He Saifei, Shi An, Dong Yanlin, Zhang Zhixian, Fan Yutong, and Feng Jiayi.  This drama is set in the Ming dynasty.


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TV Round-up: Internet series special

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That awkward time when a low-budget Internet series like Death Notify has a better poster and script than you.

This post features a string of fairly well-rated Internet series that are obviously written by males… Is it just me or are Internet series much more sexist than normal ones, or is the sexism just more blunt?

  • Superpower comedy  Girl in Icebox 冰箱少女 begun streaming  on QQ and features Guo Xiaoting (potato girl from CP3) as a girl with a super brain found by Wang Chuanjun. The two discover more people with superpowers, attend  Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters, battle against evil, and probably fall in love.
  • Suspense comedy Death Notify: The Darker 暗黑者 is yet another QQ series from the team of comedy Longmen Express 龙门镖局 . Blunt humor combined with decent logic (it was based off a book), if low production values.
  • The Making of a Villain 谢文东/坏蛋是怎样炼成的 is yet another Internet series with a cult following. I heard good reviews about this, as well, if you ignore the anachronistic setting (Republican, but everyone acts as if they live now).
  • Finally, the team of Never Ever Expected brings you High-Tech Girl : Meow~  高科技少女喵, where the Boss from Yes, Boss! finds a girl robot named Meow that his future self had built.

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