This past week might take the cake for the slowest news week ever! But I do hope you find at least one news interesting. Lol.
=======> ♦ Romantic comedy, Scandal Maker (外公芳龄38), with Michelle Chen, Tong Da Wei, and drops new stills and teaser. That kid is so stinkin’ cute!
=======> ♦ New trailer for Railroad Tigers (铁道飞虎) with Jackie Chan, Nick Wang Kai, Darren Wang, and Huang Zi Tao.
=======> ♦ Republican drama, Blade Warrior (锻刀), with Purba Rgyal and Angel Wang Ou premiered on October 1st.
=======> ♦ Spy drama, Immortal Bird (灰雁), with Feng Yue and Wei Da Xun. Ever notice why these spy dramas like to be named after birds? The main actress is very young, born in 1993! Graduated from Shanghai Theater Academy and was in The New Snow Leopard with Zhang Ruo Yun. The trailer looks really good for an idol spy drama and she kicks butts.
=======> ♦ Flowery Posters for Cherry Returns (那年夏天你去了哪里) with Song Jia, Cherry Ngan, Gordon Lam, and Hu Ge.
=======> ♦ Our Ba Ye aka actor Ying Hao Ming has a costume drama Da Ming Jin Yi Wei (大明锦衣卫). Jin Yi Wei was the imperial military secret police that served the emperors of the Ming dynasty in China [Wiki]. Like Zhang Han’s The Four. They might even be using the same outfits. Lol. VIP on Qiyi on 9/16/16.
=======> ♦ Ariel Lin recently cut her hair and surprised reporters when she attended a press conference for My Egg Man. They can’t believe she doesn’t look a day older. Fountain of youth!! This woman!!
=======> ♦ Opening and Ending Theme to Legend of Ravaging Dynasties.
=======> ♦ Fantasy Drama The Taoism Grand Master (玄门大师) led by Guo Jin with a line of 29 new faces drops new posters. The story tells the journey of a group of youngins working together to save humankind from being destroyed. Tong Meng Shi (Proud of Love) is part of the humongous promoted newbies.
=======> ♦ Taiwanese Movie 10,000 Miles (一萬公里的約定) with Sean Huang, Megan Lai, and Darren Wang drops promos. To hit theaters on 12/16/16. OMG. Where did that find the adorable Sean?! He looks so tiny!
=======> ♦ This week on music show, Master Class, a young prodigy (only 11) performs “Lake Baikal”, awing the entire audience with his soulful rendition. Recall that this song was used as Wu Xin The Monster Killer‘s themesong. Amazing. Must watch!
=======> ♦ New teaser for TFBoys‘ new music video, “It’s You”.
=======> ♦ And I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the star-studded wedding between TVB actors Him Law and Tavia Yeung on October 2nd. I have never seen this many tvb stars gather in one place before. It’s even grander than TVB anniversary. LOL. Congratulations to the couple!
Virtue of Harmony Mother. hehe.
Line Walker Trio. 😉
Kenix Kwok and Frankie Lam. Haven’t seen them in ages!
AWWWWWWWWWWWWW. Remember these three? Hint: Shifu is missing!! =D
The veteran table. ^_____^
Vincent Wong, Felix Wong, Ada Choi, Max Zhang, Jessica Hsuan. I’m feeling overwhelmed….
Derek Kok and Lawrence Ng flanking the side.
=======> ♦ Ode To Joy 2 began filming smoothly on 9/28/16. Chen Long is rumored to join, playing Jiang Xin’s love interest.
=======> ♦ Youth Campus drama, Beyond the Call of Aphrodite (初遇在光年之外) has Chen Ruo Xuan and Xu Jiao as the leads. Filming begins in October.
=======> ♦ Suspense novel, Special Crime Investigation (SCI) Case Collection (SCI谜案集) is being adapted into a film. Booting to being Mid-November.
=======> ♦ A new webdrama from Ghost Blows Out The Light is in the making. The chapter is called Gui Chui Deng Zhi Huang Pi Zi Fen (鬼吹灯之黄皮子坟) and names attached are Raymond Lam, Xu Lu, and Ethan Ruan.
=======> ♦ A drama version of Sandra Ma and Zhou Dong Yu‘s Soulmate is being made. Recall that the movie is based on a short story called Qi Yue and An Sheng. I won’t bother asking why. Lol.
=======> ♦ Boran Jing is now a free agent, setting up his own studio. He used to be under H.Brothers.
=======> ♦ The lovely Janice Wu might be leading in a new modern drama about plastic surgery, The World Does Not See Face (这个世界不看脸). Filming to begin in November.
=======> ♦ Chen Xiao has shaved his head, ready to start filming drama adaptation of Nothing Gold Can Stay (那年花开月正圆) with Sun Li. Literal Translation I would say is… That Year Flower Blooms The Moon Is Full (see? I’m not poetic!) But oh boy, a lot of shaved heads running around this winter. Lol.
=======> ♦ Movies Box Office Results:
1. I Belonged to You (Deng Chao, Bai Bai He): 7 days, total of 511 Millions
2. Operation Mekong (Eddie Peng): 6 days, total of 399 Millions
3. Lord of Ravaging Dynasties (Kris Wu, Yang Mi): 6 days, total of 301 Millions
4. Mission Milano (Andy Lau, Huang Xiao Ming): 6 days, total of 179 Millions
=======> ♦ Martial Universe (Wu Dong Qian Kun, 武动乾坤) confirmed Yang Yang a few weeks ago. Reports spill that Zhang Tian Ai and Gina Jin are the leading ladies.
=======> ♦ Liu Shi Shi‘s If Love Like This and Hu Ge’s Hunting Ground (Resume) are both brought by HNTV to air in the near future.
=======> ♦ HNTV is producing a new modern drama, adapted from the novel Time Knows (时间都知道), written by Sui Hou Zhu. OTP is rumored to be Ma Ke and Seven Tan Song Yun.
=======> ♦ Zhao Li Ying’s News Corner: She sends a video message to Zhang Han’s bday party.
=======> ♦ Li Ying’s birthday is on October 16th. She will be attending China TV Golden Eagle Award. Awww. Poor thing. But I can’t believe she’s STILL being nominated for Hua Qian Gu. Let it gooooo!
Filming for Princess Agents.