Zhai Tianlin and Yin Zheng’s crime thriller Original Sin 原生之罪 got a surprise release date today. The two play a pair of lawyer-detective archenemies turned allies in a super shippy drama. The 24-episode series airs two episodes every Thursday through Saturday on iQiyi here.
Yin Zheng and Huang Xiaoming play a pair of starcrossed lovers (?) in the latest drama by Yu Zheng.
Producer Yu Zheng makes his foray in adapating boylove novels withWinter Begonia 鬓边不是海棠红, a Peking opera romance period piece no doubt inspired by Goodbye, My Concubine. Although the series will be written by the author of the original novel, it’s uncertain how shippy the drama will actually be. The series stars Huang Xiaoming, Yin Zheng, Charmaine Sheh , Merxat, and Liu Min.
Set in the 1930’s, the series follows displaced Peking Opera performer Shang Xirui (Yin Zheng) as he moves to Beijing to remake his name. In his quest to make a name for himself and reinvent Peking Opera, he captures the eyes of Cheng Fengtai (Huang Xiaoming), a businessman who becomes enthralled by the world of opera. With the help of Cheng Fengtai, Shang Xirui is able to rebuild his old opera troupe and train a group of new talents. When the Japanese army takes of Beijing in 1937, the two must struggle between preserving the art that they love and the city that they love.
Zhai Tianlin and Yin Zheng looking to hop on that lucrative and popular BL ship train of late.
Zhai Tianlin and Yin Zheng’s detective series Original Sin原生之罪 released its final trailer recently, with plans to come out maybe this month but maybe not. The two play archenemies turned allies in a super shippy drama.
Liu Haoran rocking those construction worker + emergency vest colors.
Liu Haoran, Wu Lei, Li Yuchun, Cai Xukun, Yang Mi, Tong Liya, Han Geng, Kim Jaejoong, Zhai Tianlin, Yin Zheng, Gulnazar, Jing Boran, Zhou Dongyu, Xiao Zhan, Li Qin, WeiDaxun Dong Li,etc. pose as if they were at a press conference for a Cosmo event. The photoshoot is probably one of the more interesting “event photoshoots” lately, although they didn’t even bother to change the color palette when they ripped off of a Ni Ni Gucci ad.
Original Sin 原生之罪 comes from director Raymond Yip (Cook Up A Storm), and starsZhai Tianlin(The Advisors Alliance) as a lawyer fresh out of prison and Yin Zheng (A Chinese Odyssey: Love You for Ten Thousand Years) as a skilled detective with a hidden past. The two begin as archenemies, yet eventually team up to solve the mysteries together.
Even built-in English subs can’t make-up for a dubbed Zhang Luyi.
Set in the same time and place as last year’s hit The Disguiser, espionage series Sparrow 麻雀 released its first trailer today. This is both Li Yifeng and ZhouDongyu’s first foray into the genre, and I have to say that Zhou Dongyu impresses a lot more than her co-star. Despite her babyface, she’s able to smile like an angel but cry with the pains of experience. And of course, veterans Wang Jinsong, Zhang Luyi and Li Xiaoran always bring their A-game. The series co-stars Zhang Ruoyun, Kan Qingzi, and Yin Zheng.
Now that poking fun (1, 2, 3) of this film is all the rage, it seems only fitting that it be mentioned here…
The Classic of Mountains and Seas seems to be set for release on March 20th. StarringZhang Han, Gulnazar, Kenny Kwan, Lan Yingying, Gao Weiguang, Yin Zheng, and Wu Lei, those looking for more Gulnazar and Zhang Han can check this drama out.