2017 Weibo Awards Ceremony

The four most bankable actresses (四小花旦) of the post-85 generation: Yang Mi, Angelababy, Ni Ni and Liu Shishi, as chosen by netizens and industry insiders.

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National Treasures come alive in new CCTV program starring Tony Leung, Wang Kai and more

National Treasure 国家宝藏  will showcase 27 historical artifacts from 29 different museums across the country with the help of “protectors” (listed below), who will then present the story behind each piece in a short stage performance.

Actors / hosts featured: Zhang Guoli, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Wang Kai, Liu Tao, Li Chen, Duan Yihong, Wang Gang, He Jiong, Ma Su, Qin Hailu, Chen Xiao, Jackson Yi Yangqianxi, Liu Yijun, Guo Tao, Lei Jiayin, Guan Xiaotong, Sa Beining, Cai Guoqing, Ren Zhong, Ning Jing

Theme song: A Thousand Years in One Glance 一眼千年 – Na Ying

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Chinese remake of Midnight Diner releases trailer

Here’s a trailer for Midnight Diner, the official remake of Shinya Shokudo by Yaro Abe. Huang Lei (variety show Happy Life) takes on the role of the mysterious Master, the owner of a restaurant that only accepts customers between midnight and 7am.

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Weibo Wednesday: February 10, 2016

Ruby Lin with giant pizza

林心如: 這麼大!是想逼死誰[馋嘴][馋嘴][馋嘴]

A belated Happy Chinese New Year to all of our beloved Cfensi readers! Who else stuffed themselves silly with delicious food? It looks like Ruby Lin did too, although I hope y’all had better food than pizza. (I mean, no offense to pizza, which I love, but it just can’t compare with good Chinese food.)

So big! Who do you want to hound to death?

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Zhang Huiwen is a ballerina again in Forever Young

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Fun fact: Zhang Huiwen portrayed an (ex)ballerina in her debut film (Coming Home), and again in this upcoming youth film, but she actually majored in folk dance.

Rising actress Zhang Huiwen (Gong Li and Chen Daoming’s daughter in Coming Home) is co-starring with Li Yifeng in a new movie, Forever Young (literally The Gardenia Blooms). Xu Nuo (Li Yifeng) and Yan Qi (Zhang Huiwen) are a greatly admired couple in college. Xu Nuo is famous for being the lead singer for the band “Gardenia,” while Yan Qi dreams of dancing. She has the opportunity to leave the country and dance abroad, but reality becomes an obstacle, and Xu Nuo tries to cheer her up by preparing a surprise…yet this “surprise” forces these impulsive youths to pay a significant price.

The theme song was sung by Angela Wang Shiling (Dad, Where Are You?) and the director of the movie, He Jiong! Look below the cut for more pictures. Li Yifeng also lends his voice for two theme songs.  Continue reading

Forever Young release character posters

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Get your Forever (Young) Stamps now and use them any time!

Host He Jiong‘s directorial debut Forever Young 栀子花开2015 finished filming last month and released a set of character posters.  The film focuses on the story of a high school (?) band consisting of Li Yifeng, Jiang Jinfu, Zhang Yunlong, Chai Ge, Calvin Du .  The female cast is stellar cast of film leads, including Coming Homes Zhang Huiwen ,The Rooftop‘s Li Xin’ai, Summer of BubblesZhang Yuxi, and Song Yi.

It seems like everyone’s becoming a director these days, but I don’t mind if these celebs are all using their fame to promote young and talented actors.  Also Zhang Yuxi is gorgeous.

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Li Yifeng, Zhang Huiwen, Jiang Jinfu star in latest youth film

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Ancient Sword lead vs. Xuanyuan Sword lead, who would win in a pillow fight?

 

Li Yifeng, Coming Home‘s Zhang Huiwen, Jiang Jinfu, The Rooftop‘s Li Xin’ai, Yang Mi Workshops Zhang Yunlong, Tiny TimesDu Tianhao, and  Summer of Bubbles the film‘s Zhang Yuxi make a star-studded  cast for the latest youth-themed film – Bloom of Youth  栀子花看 2015.

Hoping to distinguish itself from all the other youth-themed films  reminiscing on the innocence of youth and first love, this film by He Jiong instead going the Disney channel route.  No longer will we see the young loves fall apart and meet years later only to find out the main girl has had an abortion (because seriously, birth control exists),   but instead  the young leads live out the fullest of their lives.

Filming started this month in Thailand.

Weibo Wednesday: January 28, 2015

Ni Ni with a koala for Wonderful Friends show

倪妮V: 下周六首播,我和我“奇妙的朋友”,等的好捉急@奇妙的朋友官微

It’s Ni Ni with a koala! Beautiful + cute, no? If you want to see her interact with more animals, check out Hunan TV’s new reality show Wonderful Friends (奇妙的朋友). The first episode, which you can watch on YouTube, aired on January 24.

Other celebrities on the show include Li Yuchun, Myolie Wu, Du Haitao (the Happy Camp host), Huang Xuan, and Calvin Tu (Wei Hai in the Tiny Times movies).

Next Saturday, watch me and my “wonderful friends,” I’m so anxious with waiting

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Weibo Wednesday: April 2, 2014

吴奇隆TD: 長的像吳奇隆了不起啊?你再瞪我,拖出去……擺好

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.

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“Where are we going? Dad” movie coming soon

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We have witnessed the growth of the kids as well as the parents in Season 1.

The first season of “Where are we going? Dad” will end on 27 December. The five fathers and their kids have left a deep impression on viewers because of their interesting and cute interactions when they carried out their missions. The movie version will give them a mission called the “Ultimate Challenge” where the five father-kid pair will head towards Guangzhou Changlong Safari Park to play with white tiger cubs, koalas, monkeys, and interact with other animals to test their limits. The director, Teng Huatao who filmed Love is Not Blind will join in this movie.

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