Gao Yuanyuan, Zhang Luyi, Wang Yaoqing cast in upcoming modern romance

Tangren (Chinese Paladin 1 & 3, Bubu Jingxin) has hired former employee Lin Yufen (Love O2O, Eternal Love, Love and Destiny) to helm Perfect Couple 完美伴侣, a story that focuses on the shaky marriage between a top securities lawyer (Gao Yuanyuan) and her house husband (Zhang Luyi).

Continue reading

Wang Yaoqing spoofs GQ covers

Wang Yaoqing vs Li Xian, who did better?

This might be the most fun photoshoot of the year. As the host of the upcoming GQ Men of the Year event, Wang Yaoqing spoofed all the 2020 covers. Other than being funnier, there are two covers of his that I unironically like as fashion magazine covers more than the original.

Wang Yaoqing vs Li Yuchun
Continue reading

Promo Round-up: Love Yourself (Love in Shanghai)

Love Yourself (Love in Shanghai) stars Song Qian, Celina Jade, Zhang Jianing and Li Chun as best friends who each have their own struggles when it comes to love.

The 36 episode drama releases 2 episodes every Tues-Thurs and will be English-subbed on the iQiyi app.

Trailer 1, Trailer 2

Continue reading

Song Jia, Anita Yuen ready for battle in Pride and Price teaser

I like how the concept teaser for Pride and Price likens signing a contract to an imminent battle where everyone has their own schemes and ideas. Starring Anita Yuen, Song Jia, Chen He, Wang Yaoqing, Wang Longzheng and Song Zu’er, the drama will probably be released this year. [Character Intros]

Continue reading

Character posters for Pride and Price

Song Jia as assistant editor Chen Kaiyi

Pride and Price 盛装 is a glimpse into the lives of the people responsible for a top fashion magazine as they navigate the challenges that come with the digital age. Song Jia and Anita Yuen play editors who hold opposing views regarding the magazine’s future direction.

Continue reading

Promo Round-up: Beautiful Reborn Flower

Song Weilong and Wang Yaoqing meet once more as love rivals.

Beautiful Reborn Flower stars Song Weilong as the hero who struggles to work out which of the sisters (both played by Lin Yun) he is actually in love with. The synopsis suggests they’re two different people, but the trailer makes me think they’re the same person after all?

Filmed in 2017, the 50 episode drama releases 2 eps every Friday to Monday on iQiyi and Tencent. English subs will be available on their respective apps / Tencent WeTV. It’s also available on Youtube here.

Continue reading

Review: Find Yourself loses itself part-way through

All the cute kisses can’t make up for bad characterization.

Song Qian and Song Weilong start off with immediate chemistry in the first few episodes of Find Yourself. Even better, all the side-characters are also attractive, varied in personality, and fun. However, as soon as the main couple gets together, Find Yourself loses itself.

Continue reading