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]
Cheng Xiao joins Xu Kai, Yao Chi, R1SE Zhai Xiaowen, Merxat, and Lingchao in yet another rom-com featuring competitive gamers, but this one with both leads as gamers. Falling into Your Smile 你微笑时很美 is produced by New Wave NewStyle Media (The Untamed) and finished up filming this week.
Falling into Your Smile 你微笑时很美 stars Xu Kai(Lingjian Mountain) as Lu Sicheng, a somewhat narcissistic captain of a top League of Legends team who is prone to capricious behaviour. Cosmic Girls member Cheng Xiao costars as Tong Yao, the first female professional esports player in China.
Chinese-American contestant Yu Haoran looks like a cross between Vic Zhou and Jerry Yan in this photo.
An intro to my favorite performances/ contestants so far based on the first round of Produce Camp 2019 创造营2019 aka the Season 2 of Produce 101, where 11 winners will be chosen to form the male equivalent of Rocket Girls 101.
The Wajijiwa boys – Xia Zhiguang, Yan Xujia, Zhao Lei, Peng Chuyue, Zhou Zhennan, Zhai Xiaowen – are clearly the stand-outs of the show so far. Honestly I just want them to get enough popularity for the four teens (Xia Zhiguang, Yan Xujia, Zhao Lei, and Guo Zifan) of X-Nine to keep being a group. Edit: I double-checked and Zhao Lei turned 20 earlier this year.