Promo Round-up: Falling into Your Smile

Gaming drama Falling into Your Smile stars Xu Kai as a professional League of Legends player and Cheng Xiao as a casual player who is eventually signed by an e-sports agency. Like all rom-coms, theirs is also a bickering frenemies to lovers romance. [Extended Synopsis]

The drama premieres tonight on Youku / Tencent.

Episode previews: 1, 2

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Promo Round-up: Ancient Love Poetry

Xianxia romance Ancient Love Poetry stars Zhou Dongyu as a powerful goddess who sacrifices herself for the greater good in the first life, and Xu Kai as her protector over three lifetimes.

The drama releases 2 episodes every Thurs-Sat on Tencent / WeTV.

Playlist of promos
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Promo Round-up: Court Lady

Court Lady 骊歌行 stars Xu Kai as a profligate youth who chooses to make a name for himself after falling in love with the heroine (Li Yitong). Costars include Tan Jianci, Wu Jiayi and some other Yu Zheng artistes. I’m liking the comedy, so am definitely in for the first quarter.

The 55 episode drama releases 2 episodes every Thursday – Sunday on iQiyi / Tencent.

Production BTS

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Stars attend Tencent awards show in Nanjing

Most of the stars that have had or will have shows broadcast on Tencent attended the event. The actresses have my utmost respect today – it’s currently 2 degrees Celsius in Nanjing. Which look do you like best?

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Youku promo round-up: Falling into Your Smile, Being A Hero and more

Chen Xingxu x Zhang Jingyi in Republican romance Fall in Love

Youku has released trailers for some of its upcoming dramas. Personally, I’ll be following Being A Hero and The Story of Xing Fu – which ones are you looking forward to most?

Twelve Legends – Nazha, Jasper Liu

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Ancient Love Poetry showcases amazing CGI in first trailer

The best CGI I’ve seen since 2018’s Ashes of Love. Phenom Films was responsible for the post-production of films Mojin: The Lost Legend and Ne Zha.

To be honest, I’m probably going to check out the first couple of episodes of Ancient Love Poetry for the special effects alone. Starring Zhou Dongyu and Xu Kai, the drama will focus on the 10,000+ year romance between two powerful deities and will stream on Tencent next year. [Extended Synopsis]