30 actresses and singers join girl group reality show

Ning Jing

Now this is my type of show! Woman Like Me / Sisters Who Make Waves 乘风破浪的姐姐 (lit. translation) is aimed at forming a mature-age girl group, and I am loving all the contestants (full list below) and producer Huang Xiaoming after watching the first episode.

The variety show airs every Friday at 12pm on Mango TV, and will be up on YouTube shortly thereafter.

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Pan Yueming, Zhang Yuqi’s Candle in the Tomb now streaming

The Lost Caverns 龙岭迷窟 is the first of Tencent’s Candle in the Tomb series, and stars Pan Yueming as Hu Bayi. He played Hu Bayi’s ancestor Chen Yulou in The Wrath of Time. Costars include Zhang Yuqi as Shirley Yang and Jiang Chao as Wang Pangzi, and the trio will be reprising their roles in the next 4 instalments.

The 30min x 18 episode drama releases 3 episodes every Wednesday. Find the first three English-subbed on WeTV.

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).

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The Legend of the Demon Cat releases stills

I remember the Japanese have a thing for Yang Guifei so of course she had to fit in this film…?

The Legend of the Demon Cat 妖猫传 has released stills.  This seems to be a Chinese-Japanese co-production since it’s based on the Japanese tale of Bakeneko.  Starring Shota SometaniHuang XuanLiu HaoranZhang Yuqi (Kitty Zhang), Zhang Rongrong (Sandrine Pinna), and Zhang Tianai, those looking for a quick Tang dynasty fantasy movie to watch can check this out.

More stills and (WARNING) potential spoilers at the bottom of the post.

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Kitty Zhang, Lin Yun for Elle


Kitty Zhang Yuqi reminds me of Maggie Cheung in certain pictures from her new photo shoot for Elle. Ina few of the pics, she teams up with/twins with young actress Lin Yun (star of upcoming movie Mermaid 美人鱼, as well as a collaborator in Guo Jingming’s L.O.R.D. and Yu Zheng’s drama “Love Among the Clouds”). Look below the cut for more pictures. (more…)

Photoshoot Friday: Almost bridal

Thank Zhang Jingchu, because her photoshoot with Bazaar Jewelry saves this round-up from being another bridal photoshoot Friday. On the other hand, Kitty Zhang Yuqi is in full bridal style, with flowers and glitter for her bodice; Li Xiaoran‘s shoot brims with flowers. Meanwhile, Jing Tian‘s vermillion lipstick is a nice contrast to the lush countryside her photo shoot took place in, while model Zhang Xinyuan‘s photoshoot is by the ocean and utterly gorgeous (though you really can’t see any of her face). Look below the cut for more pictures. (more…)