Huang Jingyu, Li Qin confirmed for military romance

Even I can Photoshop better than this…

Dear Military Uniform 亲爱的戎装 (lit.) is being touted as the next Descendants of the Sun, and stars Huang Jingyu as a stone-faced special forces officer and Li Qin as a warm and gentle army doctor. A similar-themed drama starring Ma Sichun and Bai Jingting is also in production.

Directed by Tian Yi (The Drug Hunter) and written by award-winning screenwriter You Xiaoying (Love Education), the 45 episode drama is based on the novel of a similar name (军装下的绕指柔) by Zhezhi Mayi.

Drama Review: Joy of Life Eps 1 – 10


I have so much to say about the new Chinese drama Joy of Life 庆余年. As a fan of the original fiction as well as the author Maoni, I am satisfied with its skillful adaptation of the novel and the tight plot. The casting seems fantastic because this drama features a lot of big names such as Chen Daoming, Li Xiaoran, and Wu Gang.  I would rate a 9 out of 10 based on the first ten episodes. 

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Posters and trailer for political intrigue drama Thankful for the Remaining Years

Thankful for the Remaining Years / Qing Yu Nian comes from Wang Juan, the writer of cult hits Turbulence of the Mu Clan, Legend of Southwest Dance and Music and Young Blood. Zhang Ruoyun is a forward-thinking noble intent on pushing through political reforms, most of which are opposed by the tyrannical ruler of Qing (Chen Daoming).

It’s rumoured Season 1 of 3 will premiere in less than a week. [Character Intros]

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Flashback : Li Qin in kunqu costume

A flashback photo series of actress Li Qin in Chinese opera kunqu makeup and costumes. The actress has trained since the age of three in Chinese opera and went on to attend the prestigious Shanghai Drama Academy’s kunqu program before dropping out to pursue a film and television acting career.

Her performing in the Peony Pavilion below:

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