2021 seemed to be a year where the drama in C-ent was more gripping than the fictional stories playing out onscreen, but I still went through a fair share of interesting television shows. Which ones did you love the most or love to hate the most?
The Legendary Life of Queen Lau 皇后刘黑胖 stars Lamu Yangzi as Liu Heipang (literally dark and chubby), the illegitimate daughter of a noble who marries the young emperor (Li Hongyi) by a curious twist of fate.Continue reading
Starring Bai Lu, Jin Chen and Lamu Yangzi as sisters-in-law under one roof, female ensemble comedy Song of Youth just started streaming on Youku. The drama will release 2 episodes every Monday to Wednesday. Episode 1 on Youtube below:
Photos, stills, posters that caught our eyes this week. What caught yours?Continue reading
Photos, posters, and stills that caught our eyes this week. What caught yours?Continue reading
Song of Youth stars Bai Lu, Jin Chen and Lamu Yangzi as sisters-in-law who seem to have the upper hand when it comes to married life. [Extended Synopsis]
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).Continue reading
Mini Bazaar’s latest photoshoot showcases four young and rising artists that are breaking the mold – musician Lexie Liu, comedian Lamu Yangzi, and actresses Zhou Ye and Li Gengxi.Continue reading
The first episode of Real Actor 演技派 is all about the fundamentals of acting, and runs through the auditions and evaluations of 30 up-and-coming actors in just over 2 hours. The scenarios Zhang Songwen gives the actors does a great job of revealing their strengths and weaknesses as they are forced to perform on the spot.
Francis Ng doesn’t mince his words but his honest opinions are definitely a breath of fresh air. Yu Zheng will probably have more to do in future episodes, as the final twelve actors will be competing for roles in his variety show-drama Royal Kitchen in the Qing Dynasty 紫禁城里的小食光.