Crime Crackdown is inspired by the real-life event of a gang leader who evaded justice for almost twenty years due to corruption of the judicial system. This may turn out to be a solid drama, depending on how much the censors have edited the final product. Starring Sun Honglei, Zhang Yixing, Liu Yijun and Wu Yue, the drama is scheduled to premiere within the next couple of months. [Extended synopsis]Continue reading
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Sun Honglei, Zhang Yixing, Liu Yijun’s crime drama releases stills
As the name suggests, Crime Crackdown 扫黑风暴 will focus on the crackdown on organised crime led by former detective Li Chengyang (Sun Honglei). Zhang Yixing and Liu Yijun costar as police officers.Continue reading
Chen Xiao, Wang Xiaochen cast in modern rom-com
Simmer Down 好好说话 stars Chen Xiao (Love Journey) as 39 year old Yang Guang, a DJ of a relationship counselling call-in radio program for fifteen years. Wang Xiaochen costars as a lawyer and his love interest.Continue reading
Goodbye My Princess airs tonight
I have been addicted to the chorus of Goodbye My Princess’ theme song First Encounter ever since it made its debut in the third teaser, and now they’ve finally released the full version ahead of its premiere on Youku at 8pm (CN).
The 52 episode drama will release 1 episode every night, while members get a 4 episode head start. Happy Valentine’s Day, and happy watching!
Promo Round-up: The Legend of Haolan
Upcoming palace intrigue drama The Legend of Haolan stars Wu Jinyan as Li Haolan, a former noble lady of the Zhao state who is first a concubine to merchant-turned-politician Lv Buwei (Nie Yuan) before marrying the future ruler of the Qin state Ying Yiren (Mao Zijun).
The 63 episode drama will release two episodes every Saturday to Tuesday on iQiyi / MZTV beginning tonight. Members get an 8 episode head start.
Opening theme song by Lu Hu and Huang Yali
Ending theme song by Gao Yu’er
Goodbye My Princess releases romantic teaser and posters
I’m really digging Goodbye My Princess’ new trailer (and the original score), which features all the sweet romance moments between Xiaofeng (Peng Xiaoran) and Gu Xiaowu / Li Chengyin (Chen Xingxu).
Melodrama Goodbye My Princess releases second trailer
Torturous melo Goodbye My Princess has released a trailer that actually shows the faces of the leads Peng Xiaoran and Chen Xingxu, who play the main protagonists Xiao-Feng and crown prince Li Chengyin (Gu Xiaowu). [Extended Synopsis]
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Drama adaption of Eastern Palace confirms cast
The drama adaption of Feiwo Sicun’s tragic romance novel Eastern Palace is titled Goodbye My Princess 东宫, and has cast Peng Xiaoran (The Mystic Nine) and Chen Xingxu (Legend of the Condor Heroes 2016) as the leads.