Stars in bling bling at Tencent Star Awards 2017

The newbies giving you hearts! The rise to stardom begins!

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Friday Photoshoots: Dilraba, Leo Wu Lei, Zhang Ming En, Tong Li Ya

Happy friday drifters of dramaland. This kappy got a new job! Starting work next monday. This past week was supposed to be my vacation week but the migration to a new home took a handful of my hair away…. Lol. Life… is never the way you planned it out.

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Liu Ye and Ariel Lin’s Old Boy wraps up filming

After three months of filming, Liu Ye and Ariel Lin‘s modern drama, Old Boy (老男孩) has wrapped up! The stills of the romance look very sweet and mature, so here’s to hoping for a logical story with great directing, since we don’t have to worry about the acting here!

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Jin Dong and Ma Yi Li’s The First Half of My Life to air

Dang, no place for young kids in this drama! An adult show about middle-aged women and their struggles in society. In The First Half of My Life (我的前半生), Ma Yi Li plays a married housewife in her mid thirties and her life turns upside down when her husband wants a divorce. She doesn’t have any work experience and to top it off, she also has a young kid to support, what will life be like for her? In comes Jin Dong‘s character, a perfect gentleman, a businessman who recently return to Shanghai to manage his business. He’s a busy man with a quality lifestyle and after meeting her, he’s thrown into her messy life. Both of their lives have been peaceful and calm, how will a fateful meeting challenge and reward them in the latter half of their lives?

I waited to publish this post, hoping the press conference (today!) would drop a trailer! But nothing! Na-da! WHAA? It’s airing next week!

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Liu Ye and Ariel Lin begin filming for Oldboy

Both strong actors returning to dramaland in upcoming modern drama, Oldboy (老男孩). I just laughed so hard thinking about Liu Ye’s face when he saw the drama title. HA. Liu Ye‘s last drama was All Quiet in Peking in 2014 and Ariel Lin‘s last drama was in 2013 with Prince of Lan Ling. He will put on a pilot uniform for the role ~

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White Deer Plain Drama: Zhang Jia Yi, Qin Hai Lu, Li Qin, Deng Lun

Adapted from Chen Zhong Shi’s novel of the same name, White Deer Plain (白鹿原) was also made into a film in 2012. The drama adaptation stars many heavy weight veterans such as Zhang Jia Yi, Qin Hai Lu, Liu Pei Qi, and along with several youthful faces such as Li Qin, Deng Lun, and Zhai Tian Lin. The novel is considered one of many Chinese literary treasures, diving into the generational wars and clashes of evolving beliefs and values held esteemed in the small village known as White Deer Village, focusing on two big families – the Bai and the Lu.

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