The official remake of hit K-drama Misaeng, The Ordinary Glory stars Mark Chao as the workaholic team leader who takes the intern Sun Yiqiu (Bai Jingting) under his wing.
The remake of acclaimed slice-of-life Korean drama Misaeng / Incomplete Life is titled Ordinary Glory 平凡的荣耀 (lit.), and stars Mark Chao (Midnight Diner) as Wu Kezhi, the workaholic team leader who has a strained relationship with his superior. Bai Jingting (Rush to the Dead Summer) plays Sun Yiqiu, the newbie office worker who is turned away by multiple employers due to the lack of a tertiary degree.
Here’s a trailer for Midnight Diner, the official remake of Shinya Shokudo by Yaro Abe. Huang Lei (variety show Happy Life) takes on the role of the mysterious Master, the owner of a restaurant that only accepts customers between midnight and 7am.
The drama version of Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossom 三生三世十里桃花 finished filming at the end of June, and has released a wrap-up video and new stills to commemorate.
Azure Hills (Qing Qiu) seems to be the Hollywood of Chinese mythology lately, with foxes popping out left and right to capture the heart of the mortal world. Here’s the latest set of stills from Three Lives, Three Worlds, Ten Acres of Peach Blossoms 三生三世十里桃花 , featuring Azure Hills’ new stars, Baiqian (Yang Mi), Fengjiu (Dilraba), and their friends Mark Zhao, Gao Weiguang, Yu Menglong, Ken Chang, Zhang Binbin, Zhu Xudan, and Huang Mengying.
If you follow any of the younger Chinese actors, you probably already know about this news: Zhang Han more or less announced that he was dating Gulinazha, his costar from the upcoming The Classic of Mountains and Seas (山海经之赤影传说). The Weibo post is just a photo of the two kissing in front of a passing bus, with a simple message saying “Rat loves Monkey” (referring to their zodiac animals) and tagging Gulinazha, but it’s a low-key and sweet way to go public.
Happy 2015! A quick round-up this week — I expect that the next Weibo Wednesday will be several weeks from now, so enjoy your fill while you can.
Mark Chao used the last few hours of 2014 to post a photo of his wife, Gao Yuanyuan. The couple officially got married at the end of November. Also of note is that Mark’s post was #1314 on his Weibo, which is significant because “1314” sounds like “all my life” in Mandarin.
Don’t criticize her. This is my wife.
In order to celebrate Zhang Han‘s 30th birthday on October 6th, Chen Qiao’en dug out this potentially embarrassing photograph.
Best friend best friend classmate Wang~ Big happy birthday. I’ll become intoxicated after taking out this photo ~ Loyalty!
Queen of SOP II (胜女的代价2) began airing last month, giving us ample time to soak in its gorgeous cast. Male lead Zhang Han also took the opportunity to tease fans about his relationship with female lead Zheng Shuang, calling her his “idol” in this Weibo post.
Taking a photo with my idol. Click!
Kai Ko decided to hop on the bandwagon and take a picture with his idol as well.