Li Yitong, Jin Chen cast in remake of Gossip Girl

Instead of focusing on the privileged elite, this very loose remake is titled Extraordinary Girls 了不起的女孩 (lit.), 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.

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Celebrity Schedules: September 2019

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Round-up of celebrity September schedules put out by their workshops, mostly selected based on if I liked their photo. I’m too lazy to look up what they’re all filming, but the biggest news is probably that Dilraba is finally filming again after being on filming break since the new lunar year.

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Yang Yang, Jiang Luxia stills from The Glory of Special Forces

We finally get a glimpse of female lead Jiang Luxia (Operation Red Sea) in the latest stills from special forces drama The Glory of Special Forces. The series follows the journey of a rebellious teen (Yang Yang) to become a special forces member.

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Sports rom-coms you may have missed

Xing Zhaolin and Eleanor Lee star in a mountaineering-themed romance.

Here are three sports-related school rom-coms that are currently airing. I honestly haven’t had time to watch any of them. Let me know if any of them are good.

Rock-climbing/Mountaineering – Blow in the Wind 强风吹拂
Starring: Xing Zhaolin, Eleanor Lee, Nonkul ( Chanon Santinatornku )

Synopsis: After the death of a friend during a hiking incident, Xia Di (Xing Zhaolin) goes into depression. With the help of rock-climbing coach (Eleanor Lee), he uncovers the truth about the accident and finds love on the way.

Available: One episode per day on Youtube with English Subs

 

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First trailer for Yang Yang, Li Yitong’s upcoming military drama

It seems like the training Yang Yang took part in for Glory of the Special Forces has paid off, because the first trailer looks pretty good. Li Yitong also made an official appearance at the Tencent press conference, and has confirmed that she will be playing Ai Qianxue, the hero’s main love interest. [Extended Synopsis]

Court Lady releases more stills

A Promenade through the Tang Dynasty 大唐女儿行 (lit:  Journey or Outing of Women in the Tang Dynasty) released a new set of screencaps to better showcase what the drama will actually look like.   The Yu Zheng production stars Li Yitong (Bloody Romance) and  Xu Kai (The Legends) in a panorama of early Tang dynasty life. Continue reading

Behind the scenes with Yang Yang in Glory of the Special Forces

Upcoming military drama Glory of the Special Forces 特战荣耀 (lit.) stars Yang Yang (Martial Universe) as Yan Poyue, a high school student who comes from a family of soldiers. He forgoes the university entrance examinations and joins the armed police force in order to prove his worth to his father.


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Court Lady releases screencaps

Aiming to be a panorama of early Tang dynasty life, the latest Yu Zheng-produced drama features merchants, pirates, the military, and princes finding love and success in the early Tang dynasty.

Rather than stills, A Promenade through the Tang Dynasty 大唐女儿行 (lit:  Journey or Outing of Women in the Tang Dynasty) released a new set of screencaps to better showcase what the drama will actually look like.   The Yu Zheng production stars Li Yitong (Bloody Romance) and  Xu Kai (The Legends) in a panorama of early Tang dynasty life.

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