Final trailer for Chen Kun, Zhou Xun’s The Yinyang Master

The CGI from The Yinyang Master reminds me of Monster Hunt, except this time our hero is a half-mortal half-demon (Chen Kun) who joins hands with his former master (Zhou Xun) to defeat the demon king. William Chan, Wang Likun, Qu Chuxiao, Shen Yue, Wang Zixuan costar.

Playlist of promos

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Friday Photos: Sisters Who Make Waves

Statuesque Ning Jing

This weeks’ photoshoots consists of some of my favorite recent photoshoots of Sisters Who Make Waves. While I have mixed feelings about the show itself, I do love many of the contestants and hope the best for them after the show.

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Chen Kun, Zhou Xun’s The Yinyang Master releases first teaser

The Yinyang Master 侍神令 is a very loose adaption of Netease RPG game Onmyoji, and stars Chen Kun as Qingming (Abe no Seimei), Zhou Xun as Babai Biqiuni (Yao Bikuni), Qu Chuxiao as Yuan Boya (Hiromasa) and Shen Yue as Shenyue (Kagura). William Chan and Wang Likun costar.

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30 actresses and singers join girl group reality show

Ning Jing

Now this is my type of show! Woman Like Me / Sisters Who Make Waves 乘风破浪的姐姐 (lit. translation) is aimed at forming a mature-age girl group, and I am loving all the contestants (full list below) and producer Huang Xiaoming after watching the first episode.

The variety show airs every Friday at 12pm on Mango TV, and will be up on YouTube shortly thereafter.

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Zhang Han, Wang Likun’s One Boat One World releases long trailer

Apart from being a cruise line commercial, One Boat One World 海洋之城 revolves mostly around the romance between a cruise ship captain (Zhang Han) and a budding tour guide (Wang Likun), and the lives of the people who work on the sea.

Directed by Chen Kunhui (My Fair Lady), the 51 episode has yet to secure a broadcaster and air date.

Promo Round-up: Martial Universe

Martial Universe 武动乾坤 follows Lin Dong’s (Yang Yang) journey as he levels up to become the most powerful fighter in the land, and protects the world from an attack by the demons. Zhang Tian’ai and Wang Likun play his love interests. It’s also acclaimed historical drama director Zhang Li’s (Ming Dynasty 1566) first attempt at a fantasy drama, so I’m curious to see the outcome.

The 40 episode drama has been split into two parts, and will air in the 10pm time slot from Tuesday to Thursday on Dragon TV beginning tonight. Watch on Youtube here.

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Xu Zheng, Wang Likun’s suspense thriller A or B gears up for release

Xu Zheng (Lost in Hong Kong) plays high-profile corrupt billionaire Zhong Xiaonian, who is kidnapped and held captive in a secret building after attempting to lock in another dirty deal. Zhong Xiaonian finds himself in living hell as the kidnapper begins to publish one dark secret about him a day.

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Martial Universe stills

The backgrounds look nice though…

Martial Universe has released more images.  Starring Yang YangZhang TianaiWu ChunWang LikunShi XiaolongLiu YanSuo XiaokunDong Qing, and Yang Haoyu, I’m not impressed with the costumes but I think they are passable.

More below the cut.

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