Wuxia romance drama Tingxue Tower begins streaming tomorrow

Tingxue Tower stars Qin Junjie and Yuan Bingyan as members of the titular cult who lead the fight against the unorthodox sects. If the show follows the books, they’ll also have their own bitter romance, as distrust and betrayal breaks their relationship.

The series releases 2 episodes every Monday to Thursday on Tencent. Members get an 8 episode head start.

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Wuxia series Tingxue Tower releases opening and ending MV’s

Super stylized and slick-looking, Tingxue Tower at least wins the award for the best-looking wuxia series of the year.

Wuxia series Tingxue Tower 听雪楼 just released its opening and ending themes by Mickey He. Starring  Qin Junjie (Summer’s Desire) and Yuan Bingyan (Ever Night) , the series is a torteous tale of a young woman’s attempt to avenge her parents in a battle that blurs together good and evil.  I hope the release of these means that it’ll be released sometimes soon.

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Tingxue Tower releases bamboo forest stills

Are you in bamboo forest? Are you in a wuxia drama? You better watch out!

If you’ve seen Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon or House of Flying Daggers or many recent wuxia-ish dramas such as The Flame’s Daughter, you would know that bamboo forests are great places to pick fights. Here’s a set of photos in the forest from the cast of wuxia drama Tingxue Tower featuring the three lead couples played by Qin Junjie, Yuan Bingyan, Han Chengyu, Angela Yuen, Zhao Dongze, and Lin Yuan.

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Tong Liya stars in strangely named new comedy “Weaning”

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Tong Liya’s new drama is a comedy. So far, its name at least is living up to the genre; it’s called “Weaning,” as in, “weaning a child from milk.” Starring Tong Liya, Lei Jiayin, Luo Jin, and Lin Yuan, the drama tells the story of a post 80s couple. Here, the prissy “An Qi” (Tong Liya) and her “It Boy” (played by Lei Jiyin) are to be married within weeks. Two young adults, who had once only needed to say the word to be given clothing and food, now face the difficulties of reality. They must start becoming adjusting to their new life, from the base up. And so, every week this couple will go to the An family home for food and for laundry, up until our female lead becomes pregnant. Then the family’s care and worry becomes even more overbearing…The problems of married life, conflicts over child rearing, and (what!) feelings outside of marriage begin to surface. Look below the cut for more pictures – even if you just want to see Tong Liya with fabulous styling.  (more…)

Weaver of dreams strings together love tragedies in upcoming drama

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If I can only find reality in this dream, then what’s more real? – Jiang Xin plays the Little Mermaid to Yuan Hong’s Prince, who mistook another girl for his savior.

Following the journey of a revived princess who weaves dreams for those in need,  novel 华胥引 Hua Xu Yin joins the latest batch of novels to be made into television series. Each episode focuses on a  story of a misunderstood love, with the revealed leads so far being Yuan Hong, Jiang Xin, Guo Zhenni, He Gang and Gao Hao.  String the story together are Lin Yuan and Kevin Cheng, the princess and prince of enemy kingdoms who get caught in dreams of their own.