Promo Round-up: Ever Night 2

Can Wang Hedi and Song Yiren defeat the all-powerful God in the sequel?

Season 2 of Ever Night stars Dylan Wang Hedi, Song Yiren, Yuan Bingyan and Yang Chaoyue. Ever Night 2 airs two episodes every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, with six additional episodes for Tencent VIP members and additional episodes for ordering beginning Feb. 3. Watch it on Youtube with English subs here.

Latest relationship-focused trailer below, more here and here.

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Ever Night 2 releases trailer

Wang Hedi replaces Arthur Chen Feiyu in Ever Night 2

Despite a change in the male lead from Arthur Chen to Wang Hedi, the trailer for the new season of Ever Night looks imo even better than the previous one, with better CGI and a more crispy edit. The drama brings back director Yang Yang as well as most of the first season’s cast – Song Yiren, Yuan Bingyan, Dylan Kuo, Sun Zujun, etc. Yang Chaoyue joins the cast as the god Haotian, while Lian Lian replaces Tong Yao as the princess. There’s still no broadcasting date announced.

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Song Yiren, Zhang Yao shoot for love in school romance

Song Yiren and Zhang Yao play a best of childhood besties who realize their love for each other set against the backdrop of archery competitions in The Best of You in My Mind 全世界最好的你. The drama is based on web novel Cream Romance 奶油味暗恋 and should stream fairly soon. The drama is directed by Su Haoqi ( Breaking Dawn ) and co-stars Qu Jingjing, Ma Ximo, and Li Zonglin

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Song Yiren, Gong Jun switch tastes in Flavour It’s Yours

This poster makes me ship them already.

When chef Lu Weixun (Gong Jun) and He Buzui (Song Yiren) accidentally switch their sense of taste – that is, they can only taste what the other one tastes. Even worse, He Buzui was born without a sense of taste. To save his career, Lu Weixun takes He Buzui on a series of flavourful adventures to help her regain her and therefore his sense of taste.

Song Yiren and Gong Jun’s new drama, Flavour It’s Yours 看见味道的你 (formerly called 与其微醺何不醉, has released a set of promotional posters and first MV’s. I don’t know the rest of the cast other than Song Yiren but the promos for the drama have been pretty cute so far and Song Yiren’s always adorable. The drama is set to air on November 7 on iQiyi, so it’ll probably be available with English subs on the app.

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Promos Round-up: The Prince of Tennis

Here’s another potentially solid drama to add to the many watchable ones currently airing – Go Go Squid!Love and Destiny, Eagle Flag, The Longest Day in Chang’an, and Return the World To You.

The latest adaptation of sports manga The Prince of Tennis 奋斗吧,少年 (formerly 网球少年) begins airing today. As with most dramas airing this summer, there’s little new promotional material other than one set of photos. But I did take the time to match up the characters with the manga names this time so it’s easier to figure out who’s who.

The series by directing duo Zhao Xiaoxi and Zhao Xiao’ou (Let’s Shake It) airs two episodes a day every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays on Hunan TV / MGTV.

Trailer; More promotional materials; Cast on Happy Camp ; Ending theme by Hu Xia below:

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The Prince of Tennis is getting another adaptation

Despite being filmed a decade apart, the two adaptations’ leading actors  (Qin Junjie and Peng Yuchang) are only three years apart in actual age.

From the bro-duo directors Zhao Xiaoxi and Zhao Xiao’ou of Let’s Shake It  comes the latest adaptation of manga The Prince of Tennis 网球少年. I’m guessing the script must be solid since the cast is quite impressive for an online drama, featuring   Peng Yuchang (Our Shining Days), former fencer Dong Li, Song Yiren (Ever Night), Zhang Yijie (Untouchable Lovers), Xie Binbin (Love Through the Millennium), Liu Yongxi (Our Shining Days), and Zhu Zhiling (My Classmate from Far, Far Away ).  Famed tennis player Li Na will also guest star. The series has already finished filming and hopefully will be online sometime this year.

I can’t think of  any competitive sports-themed drama lately out of China, so I’m really hoping that there is at least one good one among the many, many sports-themed dramas coming soon.  This is probably the best bet given the directors.

Trailer below:

 

 

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