Zhang Tian’ai, Cao Xiwen, Wu Yue join the cast of Held in the Lonely Castle

Zhang Tian’ai joins the cast as one of the concubines of the Emperor Renzong of Song

Song dynasty drama Held in the Lonely Castle 孤城闭 announced its latest round of cast members, including Zhang Tian’ai, Cao Xiwen, Wu Yue, Xu Lingyue, Zhang Benshuo, Wen Yanbo, and Ding Jiawen.

Directed by Zhang Kaizhou (The Story of Minglan) , the historical drama is about the Emperor Renzong of Song’s struggle to balance the factions both within and outside his palace while trying to push through new reforms. The series stars Wang Kai, Jiang Shuying, Ren Min, and Bian Cheng.

Ding Jiawen plays the princess’ first love.

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A window into Yang Mi, Tang Yan, Ni Ni, etc. at fashion event

Tang Yan will see you now.

It seems like it’s now a thing for fashion event to take group photos now.  This time,  Marie Claire captures Yang Mi, Tang Yan, Ni Ni, Angelababy, Zhou Dongyu, Victoria Song Qian, Li Qin, Zhao Wei, Wu Lei, Cai Xukun, Fan Chengcheng, Huang Xuan, Song Weilong, Sun Yi, Zhang Tian’ai, Lisa Lu, Song Zu’er, Wang Ziwen, Chen Wenqi, Dong Jie, Tong Liya, Jolin Tsai, He Sui, and Xi Mengyao behind a window.  This time we’re at Marie Claire. How does this compare to the Cosmo, Elle, and Vogue photoshoots earlier this year?

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Last round of promotions for Huang Xuan’s Legend of the Demon Cat

Upcoming fantasy mystery film Legend of the Demon Cat stars Huang Xuan (Extraordinary Mission) as a poet who often dreams he is living in the era of Emperor Xuanzong of Tang (Zhang Luyi). Shota Sometani costars as a monk, and the two work together to unravel the truth behind a series of strange events that all lead back to the death of the emperor’s favourite concubine Yang Yuhuan (Sandrine Pinna).

Teaser 3

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Zhang Tian’ai, Zhang Ruoyun lead remake of In Time With You


Zhang Tian’ai (The Founding of an Army), Zhang Ruoyun (Sky on Fire) and Xu Weizhou (Addiction) have been announced as the leads of upcoming modern romance drama The Evolution of Our Love 爱情进化论. The producers aren’t promoting it as such, but the story line definitely sounds like a remake of the hit 2011 Taiwanese drama In Time With You.

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Martial Universe stills

The backgrounds look nice though…

Martial Universe has released more images.  Starring Yang YangZhang TianaiWu ChunWang LikunShi XiaolongLiu YanSuo XiaokunDong Qing, and Yang Haoyu, I’m not impressed with the costumes but I think they are passable.

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Martial Universe production video

Seems like lots of action dramas are going into production lately.

Martial Universe has released stills and a production video.  Starring Yang YangZhang TianaiWu ChunWang LikunShi XiaolongLiu YanSuo XiaokunDong Qing, and Yang Haoyu, people looking forward to this series can get a better look at what they are doing to bring the world to life.

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The Legend of the Demon Cat production video

Here, kitty kitty…

The Legend of the Demon Cat 妖猫传 has released a couple more stills, a production video, and a release date projected for December 22nd of 2017.  Starring Shota SometaniHuang XuanLiu HaoranZhang YuqiZhang Rongrong, and Zhang Tianai, people interested in this production can get a look behind the scenes.

More stills below the cut.

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