Meteor Garden leads eighteen years apart, Shen Yue and Jerry Yan, switch up their luck in The Exchange Luck 交换吧！运气. The modern rom-com began filming last week. Next up: Barbie Hsu X Wang Hedi please.
Lu Xingcheng (Jerry Yan) is a successful CEO known for his luck while Tong Xiaoyou (Shen Yue) is a down-on-her-luck designer. An accidental kiss somehow exchanges their luck reserve and the two’s lives begin to drastically change.
Here’s my favorite performance of the CCTV Sping Festival Gala, a theatrical spectacle set atop Mount Tai that almost looks like an Olympic Torch Lighting. The three song performance features Huang Xiaoming, Wallace Chung, Jerry Yan, Xia Li’ao, and Li Yundi.
I can’t tell if she’s wearing a wedding gown with a really big veil, or in bed.
In another classic Internet novel plot, Jerry Yan’s big boss has an one-night stand with Tong Liya’s poor intern and totally forgets about it until one day, he finds a little boy in need of blood donations, and he turns out to be his son …
The trailer for Loving, Never Forgetting 恋恋不忘 didn’t look great so I didn’t post on it before, but among the six or so dramas that begun airing last week, this was the only one I stuck with. The story is a bit cliche, but decent. Jerry Yan, Tong Liya, and Jerry Huang all look great despite the poor lighting. Anyways, a recommend until the two dramas I’m really looking forward to are airing soon – Boss & Me and Ancient Sword!
Since the fanmade trailer is better than the actual one … Whatever happened to Ocean Butterfly’s music quality anyways?
Thank you for everything today, thank you for all of your blessings, thank you all, I am married.
Some sharp-eyed netizens noticed an ironic Weibo post from October 2011, shortly after Yang Mi and Hawick filmed the MV for “Thorny Embrace” (刺猬的拥抱) together. In it, Yang Mi denies the relationship rumors with Hawick… only to go public not three months later, on January 8th, 2012.
Meteor Shower’s theme song was released featuring the voices of all four “Hua”. The soundtrack will feature the lovely voices of Wei Chen and Yu Haoming …and the voices of Zhang Han, Zhu Zixiao and Zheng Shuang. The series will be shown in early August on Hunan TV, after Always Smile! finishes airing.
We’re going to start a news roundup of all the little bits of news that we don’t have the energy, time, or motivation to make full posts on. I wanted to start one before, but my inherent laziness made it seem like a project doomed to failure; We’re going to try again anyway because now we’re finding it harder to have the energy to make those full posts.
These links were found mostly by idarklight ….which is how it usually goes on behind the scenes of Cfensi. Except for the obvious parts by me, like where I start to whine about lack of Wang Yuexin activities again. WYX…you’re turning me into a whiner.
Yu Siyuan and B.I.Z
Yu Siyuan and Biz are back with their new single Zhan Fang, which is making airwaves across China. Unfortunately no link, but here are the lyrics.
Also releasing albums recently: Gary Cao, Peggy Hsu, Phoenix Legend, Tan Weiwei, Jerry Yan, and Lollipop. And maybe some artists I’ve forgotten (Don’t hate me!). I’ve linked to youtube accounts where you can listen to the album for some artists.
Mayday‘s DNA MV for their DNA tour is out. Watch it here.
Are idol dramas a natural procession to boybands? HIT-5 hopes so
Anhui TV stated that it would invest in a drama that is a mix of Meteor Garden and Prince Turns Frog last week. According to the news article, the drama is mostly Taiwanese in nature, with its production team from Taiwanese CTV (which did the original Meteor Garden), but it will be purchased by Anhui TV. The producer stated that “Jerry Yan has already agreed to being the lead, though age is an issue.” The main actresses was to be chosen between Chen Qiaoen and Jolin Tsai.
In a later article, Anhui TV corrected themselves by saying that it is an original script about a poor girl and two rich guys, though they will look to dramas like Meteor Garden and Prince Turns Frog for guidance. Furthermore, they might look to mainland for the supporting actors and actresses. While the Meteor Garden rumor is definitely false, the rest could potentially be true, though still unlikely. But then, Anhui TV has been mainland’s exclusive channel for Jungiery(Mingdao, Qiaoen) dramas. Continue reading →