Friday Photos: Best of Fan Xin

Fan Xin’s

A look at some of my favorite photoshoots by Pill Fan/Fan Xin. Be it Joan Chen strolling under a rainy Shanghai skyline or Jing Boran melting into the mountains and lakes of Yunnan, the objects of her photos always effortlessly become one with their surroundings.

Wang Junkai as screensaver material
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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

Friday Photos

Zhou Yutong and Gong Jun’s seductive tango on a sofa in Begin Again

Posters, stills, and photoshoots that caught our eyes this week.

Somebody suggested Lin Fan from Youth With You should star in a remake of Hana Kimi and now I can’t get the idea out of my head.
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Ma Sichun, Bai Jingting begin filming healing romance drama

‘Healing’ in the literal sense.

Love to Be Loved By You 我的城池营垒 (lit. You Are My Fortress) follows the love story between doctor Mika (Ma Sichun) and special forces elite Xing Kelei (Bai Jingting). Before anyone asks, this is not a remake of Korean drama Descendants of the Sun – the 34+ episode drama is based on Mu Qingyu’s 2013 novel of the same name.

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Promo Round-up: Mr. Fighting

Has the potential to be a heartwarming and feel-good drama if written well.

Mr. Fighting comes from the team behind To Be A Better Man and Mr. Right, and stars Deng Lun as a former top idol and aspiring actor who fights his way back to the top with the help of his bumbling new assistant (Ma Sichun) and her father (Han Tongsheng).

The 44 episode drama airs daily on Hunan TV beginning tonight.

Playlist of official teasers and songs. Episodes will be available on Huace’s channel tomorrow at midnight.
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Tang Yixin, Zhang Ruoyun wedding photos

Embroidered on Tang Yixin’s dress is “Love you as love life”, which they also have tattooed on their ankles.

After over ten years of being in love, Tang Yixin and Zhang Ruoyun finally held their fairytale wedding this weekend at the Adare Manor in Ireland. Joining them were bridesmaids Li Qin, Shen Mengchen, and Victoria Song Qian, groomsmen Liu Haoran, Jing Boran, and Guo Qilin, and emcee Ma Sichun. Jing Boran caught the bouquet but gave it to Ma Sichun. Not sure what’s the proper superstition here, so we’ll have to wait and see which one of them gets married first.

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