Republican drama Fearless Whispers stars Li Yifeng as an ordinary police officer who later joins the Communists. Costars include Jin Chen as his love interest, Wang Longzheng as his mentor and Niu Junfeng as his friend-turned-nemesis. [Extended]
The 51 episode drama releases 2 episodes daily beginning tonight. Tencent and Mango TV VIP members get a 6 episode headstart.
This weeks’ photoshoots consists of some of my favorite recent photoshoots of Sisters Who Make Waves. While I have mixed feelings about the show itself, I do love many of the contestants and hope the best for them after the show.
Now this is my type of show! Woman Like Me / Sisters Who Make Waves乘风破浪的姐姐 (lit. translation) is aimed at forming a mature-age girl group, and I am loving all the contestants (full list below) and producer Huang Xiaoming after watching the first episode.
The variety show airs every Friday at 12pm on Mango TV, and will be up on YouTube shortly thereafter.
In Kidnapping Game 十日游戏, Zhu Yawen plays a game developer who holds a grudge against Shen Hui (Liu Yijun) after the latter suddenly stops investing money. He meets Shen Hui’s illegitimate daughter Lu Jie (Jin Chen), and the two begin to design an elaborate revenge plot. Geng Le costars as the detective.
The 12 episode iQiyi web drama just announced it will begin streaming in 2 hours (8pm CN time).
Song of Youth 玉楼春 is Yu Zheng’s latest period drama, a comedy starring Bai Lu, Jin Chen, Yang Rong, Huang Xinyao, Zheng Qiuhong, Lamuyangzi, Qiao Xin, and Wen Zhengrong. Their male love interests will be Wang Yizhe, Hao Lei, Chang Long, Zhou Lu, Zhu Zhiling, and Zheng Kai. According to Yu Zheng, the drama’s main focus will be fast-paced humor, but will include elements of traditional arts like pipa, guqin, dance, flower arrangement, the art of and fragrances and the like. It’ll also include actors from acting competition Real Actor.
This is Yu Zheng’s first attempt at comedy since Cosmetology High in 2014, which was not that well received (although idarklight enjoyed it).
Instead of focusing on the privileged elite, this very loose remake is titled Dear Missy 了不起的女孩, and stars Li Yitong(Bloody Romance) and Jin Chen(All Is Well With Us) as a pair of best friends who breakup during high school due to differing personalities and rekindle their friendship after almost a decade.
Modern drama Hope All Is Well With Us stars Liu Tao as a divorcee who reenters the workforce after her marriage with Xiang Qian (YangShuo) breaks down. Jin Chen plays Liu Tao’s new boss, yet finds herself falling in love with her subordinate’s ex-husband. Liu Duanduan plays Xun Zhao’s new love interest.