Coming from the writer of Joy of Life, Sword Snow Stride follows a youngster’s (Zhang Ruoyun) journey from a good-for-nothing noble to swashbuckling hero. As this is only the first season, I don’t think we’ll be able to see the hero getting involved in any warfare as a powerful general. This is why I hate seasonal formats, especially when the first season is already 38 episodes.Continue reading
The latest trailer for Sword Snow Stride is feeling more like Joy of Life 2.0, and has less wuxia than I expected (plus, with this being a Wang Juan-scripted show, the chances of me dropping this drama midway just increased dramatically). Starring Zhang Ruoyun, Li Gengxi, Hu Jun and Zhang Tian’ai, the drama is yet to secure an air date.
Period rom-com Truth or Dare stars Li Gengxi, Huang Junjie, Sun Anke and Ding Jiawen in mixed-up love square. Instead of the original beggar (Li) x thief (Ding) and prince (Huang) x noble lady (Sun) pairing, we’ve now got beggar x prince and thief x noble lady.
The 34 episode drama begins airing on Youku tonight.Continue reading
Photos 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
Zhang Ruoyun is reuniting with Joy of Life screenwriter Wang Juan in upcoming wuxia drama Sword Snow Stride 雪中悍刀行, an adaption of Fenghuo Xizhuhou’s novel of the same name.Continue reading
Titled Truth or Dare 花好月又圆, the mistaken-identity rom-com that sounds like a mix of Wrong Carriage, Right Groom and My Fair Princess stars Li Gengxi (absolutely perfect in A Little Reunion) as Xiao Wanzi, a mischievous and optimistic young girl who performs on the street for a living. Huang Junjie (Dr. Cutie) costars as the third young master of the Mei family and her love interest.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