Sun Honglei, Liu Yijun’s gritty crime thriller releases first trailer

Crime Crackdown is inspired by the real-life event of a gang leader who evaded justice for almost twenty years due to corruption of the judicial system. This may turn out to be a solid drama, depending on how much the censors have edited the final product. Starring Sun Honglei, Zhang Yixing, Liu Yijun and Wu Yue, the drama is scheduled to premiere within the next couple of months. [Extended synopsis]

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Friday Photos

Wan Qian still in film Never Again 兔子暴力.

Posters, stills, and photoshoots that caught out eyes this week. What caught yours?

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Round-Up 2: Songs for the fight against COVID-19

The first round-up of songs, made when it was called coronavirus, here.
Please stay safe wherever you are! Remember to wash your hands and don’t use them to touch your eyes, nose, and mouth.

I Know 我知道 – Andy Lau
These heartfelt lyrics by Andy Lau are inspired by that of “For whom“, a song about efforts to contain the 1998 Wuhan floods –
“I don’t know who you are, but I know for whom you fight for.”

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Promo Round-up: Empress of the Ming

Tang Wei plays the Empress of the Ming Sun Ruowei, a former noble lady who puts her personal vendetta aside and becomes a respected empress with the help of her husband Zhu Zhanji (Zhu Yawen) and trusted advisor Xu Bin (Qiao Zhenyu).

Ming Dynasty 大明风华 (as it wants to be known as) runs for 62 episodes and airs daily on Hunan TV beginning tonight.

Teaser, Romance teaser

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