Wartime film The Eight Hundred gears up for premiere

Guan Hu’s (Mr. Six, Candle in the Tomb) The Eight Hundred 八佰 focuses on the eight hundred Chinese soldiers who hold Shanghai’s defenses for four days against three hundred thousand Japanese troops. Starring Zhang Yi, Jiang Wu, Huang Zhizhong, Ou Hao, Wang Qianyuan and Du Chun, the film will be released on August 21st.

BTS, Teaser

Theme song Suzhou River by Na Ying and Andrea Bocelli
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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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Song Qian, Ou Hao reunite in upcoming mystery romance drama

Lover or Stranger 陌生的恋人 stars Song Qian as a violinist who loses her memory after surviving an avalanche. The heroine is told that she is the fiance of a successful entrepreneur (Ou Hao), yet the actions of her emotionally distant husband-to-be makes her question her identity.

Directed by Huang Tianren (Here to Heart, Someday or One Day), the 40 episode drama is the leads’ second collaboration after Love Under the Moon, and began filming today.

Celebrity Schedules: December 2019

Zhang Tian’ai

Round-up of celebrity Decembers schedules put out by their workshops and what drama/film they’re working on right now, mostly selected based on if I liked their photo.

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28th Golden Rooster Awards red carpet round-up

Liu Shishi x Ni Ni

Some of the photos the actors’ studios have released are comparable to magazine shoots.

Yang Mi
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The Chinese Pilot releases first teaser

The Chinese Pilot 中国机长 is based on the emergency landing of a Sichuan Airlines aircraft on its way to Lhasa, and stars Zhang Hanyu as the heroic pilot who safely lands the plane at Chengdu Airport. Ou Hao, Du Jiang, Yuan Quan, Zhang Tian’ai and Li Qin costar as crew members.

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Victoria Song, Ou Hao, Danson Tang star in The Moon Knows Not My Heart

 I just hope this film airs before the real estate bubble in China pops or it’s going to be really awkward.

Coming off what I feel like was the best idol drama of the year so far,  His Excelleny’s First Love /Moonshine and Valentine, Victoria Song is filming her next series with Ou Hao and Danson Tang.  The Moon Knows Not My Heart 山月不知心底事, based off the book of the same name by  Xin Yiwu (So Young, Never Gone,  is once more an extended love triangle spanning from school days to the work place.   The synopsis is very spoilery so I’m not going to translate it, but just get that the focus will either be on her journey from a poor girl to a top real estate tycoon, or a love triangle between two rich brothers and a poor girl.

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