Nothing But Thirty begins filming with Jiang Shuying, Tong Yao and Mao Xiaotong

“I have no riches. I am my own best asset.” – Jiang Shuying as Wang Manni

Nothing But Thirty tells the story of three thirty-year-old women, played by Jiang Shuying, Tong Yao and Mao Xiaotong, who break free from stereotypes and begin to live life the way they want – because they’re only thirty after all. [Extended Synopsis]

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Tong Liya, Jiang Shuying, Mao Xiaotong cast in female-centric modern drama Nothing But Thirty

Update: Tong Liya has quit the project.
Starring Tong Liya, Jiang Shuying and Mao Xiaotong, Nothing But Thirty 三十而已 revolves around three vastly different women who are all on the cusp of turning 30, and decide to break the stereotype and take matters into their own hands.

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The Fated General prepares for filming

It’s nice that dramas aren’t limiting themselves to a palace backdrop these days.

The Fated General 大漠骠骑—霍去病 has started preparing for filming.  This dramas is set in the Western Han dynasty and follows the titular Huo Qubing during his rise from the circumstances of his birth to his famous conquests over the Xiongnu.  Starring Zhang RuoyunMao Xiaotong, and Bai Yu, anybody looking for a Han dynasty drama can give this a try.

 

 

Weibo Wednesday: September 23, 2015

This is less of a Weibo Wednesday update and more of round-up of a bunch of celebrities who announced they were dating (or in one case, married) and whom we couldn’t bother devoting an entire post to. Let me know if there are any celebrities you’d like an update from, because the Weibosphere has been a little dry lately, tbh.

Chen Xiao dating Michelle Chen

陈晓: 总有一天,你会跟我姓 [鲜花][兔子][兔子][兔子]@陳妍希michelle

Michelle Chen dating Chen Xiao

陳妍希michelle: @陈晓 [心][心][心][兔子]

Whether you loved or hated The Romance of the Condor Heroes (神雕侠侣), you gotta admit that the way leads Chen Xiao and Michelle Chen went public with their real-life relationship is pretty cute.

Chen Xiao: There will be a day when you will share my surname.

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“Female Royal Tutor” announces leads, female cast

Li Sheng Fu Xinbo

Li Sheng as the boss, aka Empress Deng Sui. She’s paired with the brothers played by Fu Xinbo.

Always ready to ride off his popular series,  Yu Zheng workshop begins filming the counterpart to Female Prime Minister, this time titled Female Royal Tutor 女傅/The Legend of Ban Shu 班淑传奇.   Yu Zheng announced partial casting today, including Jing Tian (Police Story 2013), Li Xin’ai (The Rooftop), Fu Xinbo (!!!),  Li Sheng (Flowers in Fog), Li Jiahang (New My Fair Princess),  up-and-coming Yu Zheng artist Zhang Zhehan and Zhang XueyingZhang Meng, Mao Xiaotong, Zhang Xinyu,  Deng Sha, Wang Lin,  Jiao Junyan, etc. The rest of the male cast is yet unannounced.

Who are you looking forward to? 
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