Official Trailer for The Legends of Monkey King with Raymond Lam and Jin Akanishi

Based on the novel of the same name written by Jia Yu Bu Shi Gui, The Legends of Monkey King features Raymond Lam, Jin Akanishi (as Er Lang Shen), Jiang Meng Jie (as Holy Mother) and Kenji Wu (as Marshal Canopy) in the remake of the classic story some know by heart: The Journey To The West. The premise follows a mortal man who accidentally time-travels to the past and finds himself the Monkey King. Not willing to accept a fate forced on himself, he sets out to change the course of the future.

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Drama Updates: Chen Yao’s Age of Legends, Ren Jia Lun’s Cicada of Autumn, Raymond Lam’s Monkey King

Was just gonna do three listed dramas but ended up having more than 6 featured dramas. Lol. Updates everywhere!

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Ancient Drama Updates: Legend of Fu Yao, The King of Blaze, God of Lost Fantasy, Win The World

I was preparing for bed until I saw the onslaught of updates on news sites. Turns out it’s Qixi Festival aka Chinese Valentine’s Day! Drama productions release new stills to celebrate the annual meeting of two (tragic) lovers, the tale of Zhi Nu and Niu Lang’s forbidden love as the cowherd and weaver girl in Chinese mythology. I’m sure we have at least watched one adaptation of this story.

You might drown in the stills so I focus mostly on ancient dramas….for now. Lol.

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20th Shanghai International Film Festival 2017

With the drama section (Magnolia Awards) over with, here is the stars strutting it out for their upcoming movies! SO MANY. I’m drowning in pretty pics. The men are wicked awesome tonight. Usually they have on boring, routine stuff, but tonight, they shine more than the ladies, in my humble opinion. XD

Then there’s Weibo Night coming up…. O_O

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Raymond Lam’s scary transformation as the crazy Monkey King

Based on the novel of the same name written by Jia Yu Bu Shi Gui, The Legends of Monkey King features Raymond Lam, Jin Akanishi (as Er Lang Shen), and Jiang Meng Jie (as Holy Mother) in the remake of the classic story some know by heart: The Journey To The West. The premise follows a mortal man who accidentally time-travels to the past and finds himself the Monkey King. Not willing to accept a fate forced on himself, he sets out to change the course of the future.

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Chen Xiao and Yuan Shan Shan’s Above The Clouds to Air

Well, well, well. Another shelved Chen Xiao’s drama, Above The Clouds (云巅之上), finally got the green light to air after two years. You will see the usual Yu Zheng’s stars (boys from Memory Lost), beside the OTP couple played by Chen Xiao and Yuan Shan Shan, with her starring as a country pumpkin going to the city to find her biological mother but somehow ends up as an actress who struggles against numerous showbiz wars and current flower ladies.

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Jin Akanishi joins Raymond Lam, Jiang Meng Jie in The Legends of Monkey King

Lol. So many monkey kings running around in 2016 and 2017, both on the big and small screen. Here’s another drama related to Sun Wu Kong. Hong Kong actor Raymond Lam will take on the titular role while Japanese actor, Akanishi Jin, joins the production as probably the most handsome Er Lang Shen ever. Rising actress Jiang Meng Jie will play Holy Mother and Kenji Wu rounds out the cast as Tian Peng aka Pig. The Legends of Monkey King (大泼猴) follows a mortal man who accidentally time-travels to the past and finds himself the Monkey King. Not willing to accept a fate forced on himself, he sets out to the change the course of the future. At least this one has a twist in it.

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Eddie Peng and Zhao Li Ying wrap up filming for their movie

Now that is fast. Movies are generally faster than dramas. Now our girl can begin filming for The Monkey King 3 soon. Lol. For their wrap-ups, Li Ying spams weibo with a lot of pictures. This girl has been spamming people’s weibos these past few weeks. Even writer Han Han couldn’t escape her royal wrath. Lol.

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