Dramas to Air: Jasper Liu’s My Bittersweet Taiwan, Kong Chui Nan’s Fighting For Love, Ariel Lin’s Oldboy, Jiang Meng Jie’s The Perfect Wedding

The good thing about Cdramaland is…. you never have a shortage of dramas to try and watch. Lol. I still haven’t gotten out of my drama slump yet. Something please, catch my attention!

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The Birth of An Actor Show: Episode 1 with Zheng Shuang, Ren Jia Lun, Zhai Tian Lin, Yu Shao Qun

The Birth of An Actor is a new show on Zhejiang TV featuring a crop of actors and actresses in acting challenges against a fellow actor each week. The judges are Song Dan Dan, Zhang Zi Yi, and Liu Ye. Actor Zhang Guo Li serves as the MC. Acting is still subjective in my opinion so this show is a platform for fiery discussion among netizens, fans, and non-fans alike. The always hot-topic individual Zheng Shuang is in the first week, pitted against Ren Jia Lun and Song Dan Dan, while she wins against Allen, she loses to the veteran actress, respectively. In the short play, Zheng Shuang plays Zhang Zi Yi’s character in her big screen’s debut The Road Home, directed by Zhang Yi Mou. Other contestants in the same episode are Zhai Tian Lin, Yu Shao Qun, Huang Lu, and Liu Yun.

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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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Weibo Movie Awards Ceremony 2017

The Magnolia Awards was worth talking about, the weibo awards, not so much. Show up and you get one slice of pork!

I think I sorted over 1000 pictures in the last 2 days. What’s with all these events back-to-back!

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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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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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Explosive new trailer for The Founding Of An Army

First trailer is out and they aren’t cheap with explosions and fresh meat. Led by Zhu Ya Wen (as Zhou En Lai), Liu Ye (as Mao Zedong), Oho Ou (as Ye Ting), Ma Tian Yu (as Lin Biao), Liu Hao Ran (as Su Yu), and Ma Yi Li (as Xiang Jing Yu), The Founding Of An Army begins in 1927 at the beginning of the Nanchang uprising, known as the first major Kuomintang–Communist engagement.

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War movie The Founding of An Army reveals star-studded cast

War movie, The Founding of An Army (建军大业), is the third part of the trilogy called Founding of New China, followed by The Founding of a Republic (2009), The Founding of a Party (2011), intended to be released this summer to mark the anniversary of the Chinese army (90th anniversary). The movie gathers 40+ stars in main roles and guest appearances, including both veteran actors and fresh meat, led by Zhu Ya Wen (as Zhou En Lai), Liu Ye (as Mao Zedong), Oho Ou (as Ye Ting), Ma Tian Yu, Liu Hao Ran and Ma Yi Li. The story begins in 1927 at the beginning of the Nanchang uprising, known as the first major Kuomintang–Communist engagement.

The endless scrolling of pretty begins…. hehehe. (It took me an hour to get all the names. Lol!)

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