Every drama is airing. Lol. Just when I thought I’m all caught up, Weibo explodes with more dramas. In any case, Forward Forever (热血同行) with Huang Zi Tao and Jackson Yi is adapted from a Boy-love manhua which has been heavily modified to now be a bromance instead. Zi Tao plays a member of the royal family nearing the end of the Qing Dynasty who has a secret identity as the leader of an assassination group called Yan Shi Fan, which was created to protect the nation. By chance, he meets a quiet gangster who has a sharpness to kill and befriends him, encouraging him to join the organization. The two youths fight battles and overcome challenges together, forming a strong bond which enables to share ideals and eventually join the revolution.
A proper trailer is released and we see Huang Zi Tao exploding with the air of a pompous singer while having the most adorable assistant to put him in his place, played by the lovely Janice Wu Qian. Tao plays an arrogant, unruly idol singer who’s hard to manage and Janice plays his assistant, and it’s her mission to transform his unmanageable personality, correcting his shortcomings and making him a true star. Continue reading →
Will you just look at that. Kaboom and The Negotiator is gonna air in four days on 2/4 with 42 episodes. Like many others, I’m very curious to see if romantic sparks will translate between Yang Mi and Huang Zi Tao.