Fighting Youth‘s new trailer is really focusing on the female relationships – let’s hope it doesn’t take a backseat in the actual drama. Starring Wu Jinyan as a rookie salesperson, Yin Tao and Zuo Xiaoqing as competing sales managers and Liu Mintao as their calculating boss, the drama is slated to premiere at the end of the month.
Over the past week, Mango TV, Tencent and iQiyi have released teasers and promos for select dramas that will probably air next year (follow the links for more information). Which ones are you looking forward to most?
Yet another female ensemble drama, Astringent Girl, finished up filming and released its first set of stills. Of all the upcoming female ensemble dramas, this one and Nothing by Thirty have my favorite casts, so I’m really hoping it’ll be good. Can’t tell much so far other than the lighting and costumes look solid.
Astringent Girl 涩女郎 is the second adaption (the first being Pink Ladies 粉红女郎 back in 2003) of Zhu Deyong’s manhua of the same name, and stars Yin Tao(The Years You Were Late) as Wanrenmi, the most popular and attractive of the quartet.
Standardized Life 标化人生 / Fighting Youth 正青春 is an upcoming workplace drama starring Wu Jinyan (Hear the Bells Ring on Shanghai Bund) as Zhang Xiaoyu, the plucky new assistant to Yin Tao’s (The Years You Were Late) Lin Rui, SW company’s smart and capable sales director and the most likely candidate to take over the position of leader from Shu Wanting (Liu Mintao).
Because the awards shows are government endorsed, the Flying Asparas are taken very seriously, and that means all nominees turn up, which makes the live stream that much more interesting. Red carpet round up and winners list below.
I commented in an earlier post that The Years You Were Latewas sounding a lot like Yin Tao‘s Feather Flies to the Sky, and funnily enough, she was soon confirmed as the female lead opposite Huang Xiaoming(A Life Time Love).