Promo Round-Up: Go Go Squid!

Who could say no to the sweetness that is Yang Zi?

Yang Zi, Li Xian, and Hu Yitian’s rom-com Go Go Squid 亲爱的,热爱的 (formerly 蜜汁炖鱿鱼) airs today, July 9th.   Yang Zi plays a brilliant IT student who doubles as a cover artist who falls in love with the workaholic competitive gamer played by Li Xian. Hu Yitian joins the mix as a rival gamer. The daily drama is available on Youtube here.

Theme song MV ; BTSTrailer 1 ; Trailer 2 ; TV Spot; Trailer 3 below: 

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Hu Yitian, Zhang Yunlong, Xiao Yan’s Republican detective drama begins filming

My Roommate is a Detective 民国奇探 stars Hu Yitian (A Love So Beautiful) as Lu Yao, an arrogant genius detective who just returned from an overseas education and becomes the assistant to the hot-blooded inspector Qiao Chusheng (Zhang Yunlong).

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Lantern Festival drama posters

Here’s a round-up of Lantern Festival poster/stills released for upcoming (and one currently airing) dramas.  Happy Lantern Festival!

The Longest Day in Chang’an – Yi Yangqianzi

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Handsome Siblings and The Smiling Proud Wanderer get the remake treatment again

The new version of Handsome Siblings 绝代双骄 is directed by Zou Zicheng (second director of The Stand-In) started filming today, and has confirmed Chen Zheyuan (Legend of Zu 2) as Xiaoyu’er and Hu Yitian (A Love So Beautiful) as Hua Wuque. Hu Yitian’s acting skills is his biggest weakness, and he really needs to pull a Nic Tse (whose good looks could somewhat cover for his wooden acting) to make this work.

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Promo Round-up: A Love So Beautiful

The teaser for A Love So Beautiful 致我们单纯的小美好 is SO CUTE. A young girl (the main couple’s daughter) narrates that she doesn’t understand how her parents interact, given her father Jiang Chen’s (Hu Yitian) cold personality. And then we rewind a few years, where we are given a glimpse of his warm and cheeky side when he’s with girlfriend Chen Xiaoxi (Shen Yue).

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