Yu Zheng’s borderline girl-love miniseries Couple of Mirrors stars Zhang Nan and Sun Yihan in the leading roles, and will premiere on Bilibili in a couple of hours. The danmaku site is region-restricted though, and there’s no news yet about legal viewing options outside of Mainland China. [Extended synopsis]Continue reading
Produced by Yu Zheng, Royal Feast 尚食 stars Wu Jinyan as Yao Zijin, an ordinary girl who joins the royal kitchen as a palace maid, and eventually works her way up the ladder to become head chef.Continue reading
Four high-profile BL-adapted dramas will be in production by the end of the year, though Yu Zheng is bucking the trend (to be fair, he’s already had a go at it with Winter Begonia) and planning to awe us with 12 episode womance drama Couple of Mirrors 双镜.Continue reading
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.
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).
Yang Shupeng: Then, let us fight the monsters together. @Zhang Xinyi
Director Yang Shupeng and actress Zhang Xinyi (above) have announced that they have tied the knot with a cute weibo on Sina.
Meanwhile, badminton players Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei, who became the only couple to have won the summer olympics together when the won the Mixed Doubles in 2012, finally moved their couples ring from their middle finger tho their ring finger. The shift was noticed during this year’s Sudirman Cup this week, when the couple helped China to its fifth consecutive win. Congrats to the lovely pair both on and off court!