The Adventurers is a heist film with a Mission: Impossible feel about a team of thieves traveling around Europe, attempting to find pieces of a valuable necklace known as GAIA, while evading a French cop determined to catch them in the act. It stars Andy Lau (House of Flying Daggers, Infernal Affairs) and Jean Reno (The Professional, Mission Impossible). If you liked the Oceans 11, 12 and 13 or From Vegas to Macau movies, this will be right up your alley.
Just to get it out officially (if you missed my other update) since I did cover Bai Bai He and her husband, Chen Yu Fan‘s news. They posted on weibo about it, announcing that they have been divorced since 2015 but didn’t announce the news to the public for the sake of their child. They apologize for causing suffering to both sides of the family and their kid. To focus on his son, Chen Yu Fan will leave showbiz for an indefinite amount of time. I’m glad everything is sorted out peacefully. It’s rare for both parties to be understanding and supportive. It was really them against the world for a few days.
With the gray clouds no longer over our heads, let’s move on to the first round of drama premieres!
I’m back! Not physically (still sitting in the hosp but I have access to a laptop!) I’ll do a detailed write-up later on my brief absence but now it’s time to catch up with the long train of news I left behind. First is the stylish new trailer released this past weekend of Lu Han‘s Fighter of the Destiny (择天记), a novel-to-drama adaptation from author Mao Ni, starring Gulnazar, Janice Wu, Amelie Xu Ling Yue, and Joseph Zeng Shun Xi.
It’s been a while that I like everything from hair to clothes of a drama production. The young cast members look really well-put together and I’m glad their stylists love them all equally. Lol. Upcoming novel-to-drama adaptation of Mao Ni’s Fighter of the Destiny (择天记) have a share-day at work and interviews are done with the cast. I haven’t personally watch it yet so I’ll include the videos at the end for those interested.
My, My, My. The premiere dates be dropping left and right in July! Zhang Han‘s detective webdrama, The Ten Deadly Sins (十宗罪), based on the novel of the same name written by Zhi Zhu, will also enter the mix. The novel is popular for detailing the accounts of real crimes throughout of China and many said they couldn’t finish the gory descriptions. How much of the rawness could translate onscreen effectively? We shall find out when it airs on July 20th. Trailer and interviews at the end of the post.
YESH! Find your favorites walking the red carpet for their respected dramas at the 22nd Shanghai TV Festival! But noooo to another red carpet event. Lol. The Legend of Mi Yue is the biggest winner of the night for the Magnolia Awards. All shades of purple on the ladies though. Variety girls!