“With hot young actors in a story about adventure, love and digital culture, this is the perfect film for China’s post-1990s generation” – Ivy Zhong, the head of the studio making this who clearly should get a PR person to sell it better.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the cyberpunk film by Han Yan, Dream Breaker 破梦游戏, “stars actress Chen Duling as a young woman who must fight her way through a mysterious, holographic game world designed by her late father to avenge his death. ” It co-stars Song Weilong, Tong Dawei, Cao Xiwen, and Archie Gao.
If We Can Love Like This 如果可以这样爱 is an upcoming romantic melo that tells a passionate love story between a rebellious and slightly hysterical radio host, played by Liu Shishi(Lost Love in Times), and a genius pianist who is diagnosed with heart disease, played by Tong Dawei(Love Actually).
‘Real Hero 真心英雄,’ China’s newest variety show to air July 10th, is a spin-off off of South Korea’s ‘Infinite Challenge’ and ‘X-Man’, where a team of celebrities are given strenuous physical and mental challenges to complete in a short amount of time. Watching the trailer, it seems that the challenges include diving through a pool of plastic balls, parachuting into the sky, a giant tug of war, hamster ball fighting, wrestling, and lots of good ‘ol variety show style drama.
This season’s team features Chen Xuedong, Joe Cheng, Zhang Jie, Zhu Yawen, Tong Dawei, and Yang Kun, with Guo Jingming as a guest star in ep 1. The theme of this show, according to the show creators at Jiangsu TV, is to show the audience what it takes to be a real hero, and how we can be them in our everyday lives.
The designer of some of these costumes clearly went through the fabric section at JoAnn.
Tong Liya’s period comeback releases stills… and a trailer!! Our prayers have been answered. Glory Hallelujah!! Love Without a Trace stars Tong Liya, Yang Shuo, Tong Dawei, Peng Guanyin, and Guan Yue. I was having doubts about the costumes at first but seeing them in motion is definitely restoring some confidence.
idarklight is getting her wish – Tong Liya will be taking on another costume drama this year. “Love Without a Trace 爱无痕” features Tong Liya and Yang Shuo as the leads in a Five Dynasties Ten Kingdoms-era romance, with a guest appearance from Tong Dawei, and actors like Peng Guanyin and Guan Yue in supporting roles. Look below the cut for more pictures!
Synopsis: It’s the end of the Tang dynasty, and the country is in chaos. It’s the time of the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms, and the warlords fight for the throne. Tang Xiaocheng, the young master of a wealthy family, wanted to create a dream-like paradise for the girl of his dreams, Shen Lianxing. He gave up business for warfare, becoming enveloped in political machinations, but who could have foretold that in winning “all under heaven,” he lost the heart of his lover? Lianxing is unable to understand his idea of “using battles to end battles”; meanwhile, his actions sowed enmity made an enemy of his good friend Zhang Junxiang…
“If you’ve met the one, you never settle. ” – Yang Mi’s Guo Xiang Zhao Mosheng
I was feeling iffy about the film version of You Are My Sunshine, but both the character posters and the trailer have looked so good that I’m actually really looking forward to this.
The trailer released today focuses mostly on our leads played by Yang Mi and Huang Xiaoming, following them back in time through their seven years apart. It also has glimpses of the supporting cast of Angelababy, Tong Dawei, model He Sui, EXO’s Huang Zitao, Xie Yilin, Li Chen, Ma Su, Sun Yizhou, and Joan Chen Chong.
“Sorry, I didn’t have an abortion. May 1st, return simplicity to love” – Yang Mi as the idealistic Zhao Mosheng
Unapologetic for the story’s simple and pure love story (I still don’t understand how the TV version managed to drag for 40+ episodes ) and poking fun at the recent surge in films about youth love stories that are a bit too similar, the film version of Gu Man’s You Are My Sunshine 何以笙箫默 released its first set of stills this week.
The Enlight film stars Yang Mi, Huang Xiaoming, Angelababy, Tong Dawei, Xie Yilin, and film debuts by EXO’s Huang Zitao and model He Sui. The film is set for a May 1st release.
Now there’s proof of what we’ve always assumed – Zhou Xun would be a really pretty boy (even with those hyper thick eyebrows). Look at more pictures under the cut, and look forward to her upcoming role in new drama Red Sorghum. If you’re wondering about Tong Dawei, he and Zhao Wei are working together again for upcoming movie “Darling 亲爱的”. (They’re also cooperating on upcoming drama Tiger Mother, Kitten Father).
My Old Classmate and But Always are both recent films following the nostalgic trend after the success of So Youngand American Dreams in China, but did they succeed, or were they mere capitalistic ventures to ride on the commercial success of their predecessors? Warning: There might be spoilers.