Never mess with caged women!
Never mess with caged women!
Another big December drama is definitely Nirvana In Fire 2. Set years after the prequel, Nirvana In Fire 2: The Wind Blows in Chang Lin (琅琊榜之风起长林) has a different story and pretty much unrelated to the first part. The story follows elder bro Huang Xiao Ming, general Xiao Ping Zhang of the Liang Dynasty, who is in charge of guarding the border but is severely wounded and eventually poisoned, which sets Little Bro Liu Hao Ran on a journey to uncover the 30-years old conspiracy/revenge pan, led by Guo Jing Fei.
Dear Them (亲爱的她们) is an urban emotional story centering on today’s relationships between parents and kids, parents and friends, and parents and their story after old age. Zhang Ruo Yun is pretty lucky to be surrounded by women of all ages starting with the veterans like Song Dan Dan, Liu Li Li, and Vivian Wu.
Awww. Dee Hsu or more widely known as Little S is gonna play our hero’s spunky sister! She’s Barbie Hsu (the original Shan Cai)’s younger sister in real life. You have to agree the sister is a well-loved character in the series. They have been filming and leaked photos are surfacing everywhere online. Here is just a small compilation and first look at our heroine played by Shen Yue (A Love So Beautiful). What I read so far is that they’re planning to make a movie version as well, where the cast of 2001 will meet 2018… To do what? Compare wrinkles?! Lol.
Luo Jin is working hard this year, ain’t he? Dramas after dramas! He just wrapped up his modern drama with real-life girlfriend Tang Yan and now he’s confirming another modern drama with movie princess Zhou Dong Yu. Behind the Scenes (幕后之王) is about a media student (Zhou Dong Yu) who fosters a dream of becoming an outstanding producer. She aspires after a high-end producer (Luo Jin) and applies to become an intern at his production company. But his cold and unreasonable temper disappoints her. As her hopes diminish, she has an accident on live broadcast which leads to her losing her job and missing the time frame to submit her thesis. But it is the hero who jumps in to save the live broadcast and letting our heroine see another side to his personality. They slowly become closer, fighting side-by-side to overcome difficulties and eventually reaping the results of their hard labor and love.
It sounds….typical….. but with the charms of these two, maybe the drama will be more exciting in motion?
Fantasy Westward Journey (梦幻西游) is based on the game inspired by the Chinese novel Journey to the West starring Chen Yao (Wu Xin The Monster Killer) and Gong Jun (Lost Love In Times) as the main leads. It follows a group of game experts as they encounter a bug and get embroiled in a crisis overlapping the virtual and reality world. What a vague plot so I don’t have much to say except it’s nice to see Chen Yao all gangsta with the eye-liner!
It’s as if all the popular models are requested to do a shoot this week. So much pretty! Happy Friday!