30th Golden Eagle Awards

The Golden Eagle Awards has finally decided to untangle its messy awards categories, and created a Best Actor/Actress award where the nominations are mostly based on merit. You can tell they were trying really hard when it came to choosing winners, though it’ll take a few more rounds before the awards are going to regain its reputation.

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Friday Photos

September and October are traditionally the most high-quality fashion covers, but it seems like November is way, way better this year. Perhaps because the magazines don’t feel so pressured to have the biggest (safest) names bound by restraints, November covers so far are so much more modern in aesthetics.

Here’s a round-up of photos that caught our eyes recently. If you haven’t seen it yet, I also love Chen Man’s Zhao Wei photoshoot.

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Song Qian, Ou Hao reunite in upcoming mystery romance drama

Distant Lover 陌生的恋人 (lit.) 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.

Song Qian, Luo Yunxi’s Broker releases first teaser

Broker (native title change to 心跳源计划) stars Song Qian (Find Yourself) as an intelligent and capable scientist and Luo Yunxi (Princess Silver) as the dangerous broker out to steal coveted research data.

I have read the original novel, and I must say this trailer has really exceeded my expectations. The 48 episode drama is scheduled to air within the next couple of months.