Oopsie, another danmei novel turned drama and became a bromance drama instead. Winter Begonia (鬓边不是海棠红) is adapted from the novel written by Shui Ru Tian Er about the love story between a patriotic businessman and a talented opera performer, but in the drama version, they are close friends. Huang Xiao Ming plays the savvy businessman and Yin Zheng plays the opera performer, with Charmaine Sheh in the role of Ming’s wife. With the Japanese invasion in 1937, people from various arts and backgrounds gather together to protect the country and preserve the growing of arts.
Period drama, Please Give Me A Pair of Wings (请赐我一双翅膀), with Aaron Yan and Ju Jing Yi has new promotional materials in a long trailer and a bunch of stills. The story follows our heroine as the chief police’s daughter, whose father was killed and she becomes the top suspect and gets sent to prison. Aaron plays a detective who eventually finds out that all the evidence against the heroine was a big fat lie, he heads out to clear her name.
I’m so proud of you Allen Ren Jia Lun. He recently nabbed a lot of attention and love for his portrayal as Li Chu in The Glory of Tang Dynasty, and has chosen to reveal on weibo his long-term relationship with his girlfriend. I think most people would choose to wait a little longer to reveal their love status, afraid of losing that new-and-hard-earned fan love, but he doesn’t. The moment he got support from tv audience, he affirms the woman who has been with him since his unknown days. I just love it. Love it!