Friday Photos

 Killing All the Crows in the World (The Killing of Three Thousand Crows) 三千鸦杀

Killing All the Crows in the World (The Killing of Three Thousand Crows) 三千鸦杀

Posters, stills, photoshoots, and random photos that caught my eye this week.

Actress Li Yuan plays Yuchang, a man posing as a woman, in The Longest Day in Chang’an

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Friday Photos

Posters, stills, photoshoots, and random photos that caught my eye this week.

Xu Kai in a new still for There Was Once A Spirit Sword Mountain.

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Liu Haoran, Arthur Chen, Zhang Xueying, Wenqi team up in new Chen Kaige film

This cast is so unbelievably amazing it feels like a fancast, but it’s real.

Director Chen Kaige (Farewell, My Concubine) brings together some of China’s top young actors for semi-autobiographical film  From Dust, Flowers Bloom 尘埃里开花.   Starring Liu Haoran, Arthur Chen, Zhang Xueying, Chen Wenqi, and Chen Hong,  the film is a coming-of-age story set in Beijing. Award-winning cinematographer Cao Yu (Forever Young) rounds up the all-star team.  Filming has already begun.  This is notably the first film by Chen Kaige to feature both his son Arthur and wife Chen Hong.

Filming ceremony. Not sure who the girl next to Zhang Xueying is.

More Gorgeous Outfits from Princess Silver

All of Zhang Xueying outfits look meticulously designed while still looking natural.

Princess Silver easily has my favorite costume and make-up so far this year. Zhang Xueying alone has over 40 outfits, every one of which looks beautiful on her. I’m on the fence about the one dress with ruffles, but every other outfit for all the leads does a great job of using pastels, patterns, fabric , and small modifications to give the series a unique look while making it still look within the realm of hanfu.

Love the use of ombre in their outfits here.

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Friday Photos aka June schedules

Chen Feiyu, He Landou poster for My Best Summer (film version of The Best of Us)

Posters, stills, photoshoots, and random photos that caught my eye this week. This week is mostly June schedules of celebrities.
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Promo Round-up: Princess Silver

Princess Silver stars Zhang Xueying (Summer’s Desire) as Rong Le, a princess who wants to take control of her own destiny. Her suitors are played by Aarif Lee (Swords of Legends II), Jing Chao (Ruyi’s Royal Love) and Luo Yunxi (Ashes of Love). [Extended Synopsis]

The 60 episode drama releases 2 episodes every Wednesday to Saturday on Tencent.

First trailer, Second trailer

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Zhang Xueying’s coming-of-age film Einstein and Einstein gets a wide release after 5 years

“Don’t forget what type of kid you were. Don’t forget what type of adult you once wanted to be.”

Director Cao Baoping’s (Equation of Love and Death, The Dead End) third film Einstein and Einstein 狗十三 stars then-13 year old Zhang Xueying (Summer’s Desire) as a love deprived only daughter who is sent to live with her grandparents after her younger half-brother is born. Veteran actor Guo Jinglin (Great Expectations) plays her father.

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Stills for Zhang Xueying, Aarif Lee’s Princess Silver

In Princess Silver 白发王妃, Zhang Xueying (Summer’s Desire) plays the titular Rong Le, a princess of the royal family of the Xiqi Kingdom who wakes up one day to find that she has lost her memory. She is ordered to marry Zongzheng Wuyou (Aarif Lee), seventh prince of the neighbouring Beilin Kingdom, though her husband-to-be refuses to let her inside his manor.

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