Trailer Round-up #2: Chinese Special Forces, Lover or Stranger and more

Dramas are releasing trailers left and right these days. My pick is Song Qian and Our Hao’s Distant Lover (Lover or Stranger) – which is yours?

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Celebrity Schedules: August 2020

I screencapped this but forgot who this is … does anyone recognize her? She’s filming most of August.

What does August 2020 look like for your favorite Chinese actors and singers? Here’s a preview of what they’ll be up to based on the schedules put out by some of their workshops. Schedules are based mostly on how much I like their aesthetics.

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Love You Forever, Wild Grass the first romance films to premiere in cinemas

The Chinese film industry is on the road to recovery and romance films Love You Forever (Li Yitong, Li Hongqi) and Wild Grass (Ma Sichun, Zhong Chuxi, Huang Jingyu) will be the first new commercial films on offer to moviegoers. Both films are slated to premiere on August 25, Chinese Valentine’s Day.

Teaser for Wild Grass

Chen Jianbin, Li Yitong’s modern rom-com premieres tonight

Don’t Think Twice, Love’s All Right / Love Me Don’t Think Too Much 爱我就别想太多stars Li Yitong as a fashion designer and Chen Jianbin as a rich CEO who wants to find a wife who loves him for who he is.

Filmed in 2017, the 41 episode drama airs daily on Beijing TV / Dragon TV.

June Celebrity Schedules

Luo Yunxi, Immortality

At the beginning of the month many celebrity workshops will put out a tentative schedule to let fans know what they’re up to. Here’s June’s with what film projects everyone’s attached to. Partly due to a pause in filming due to the coronavirus, June is a pretty busy month with almost all A-lister drama actors filming.

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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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Yu Zheng releases Court Lady stills of the Winter Begonia cast

Tang Zeng, the breakout supporting actor from Winter Begonia, rejoins Yu Zheng in Court Lady

As Winter Begonia came to an end, producer Yu Zheng released a set of new stills for upcoming Tang Dynasty panorama Court Lady featuring some of the cast members who are in both dramas, including Tang Zeng, Bai Bing, Tan Jianci, and people who I don’t recognize.

Bai Bing
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Yang Yang’s military drama wraps filming

Filming for Glory of the Special Forces has concluded after nine months. Yang Yang (The King’s Avatar) plays a hot-headed young officer, Li Yitong (Royal Nirvana) costars as the youngest electronics engineer in the military and Jiang Luxia (Operation Red Sea) plays a top sniper. [Extended Synopsis]