Yang Zi and Cheng Yi’s Immortal Samsara suddenly drops like a hot potato today!

Imagine my surprise when I came home from work to a community of rejoicing fans, all excited to see Cheng Yi suffering beautifully again when his drama, Immortal Samsara, with Yang Zi suddenly announces it’s airing tonight! Lolol.

The novel is currently being translated by a sweet and stressed-out high school teenager (Lol, so cute), Rosie @ her blog. Fighting!

I have written spoilers for the novel before in my previous posts, but knowing how novel-to-drama adaptations go, not sure how much of the original story is still left. *shrugs* Happy watching!

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Ren Jia Lun and Song Zu Er begin filming for The Demon Hunter’s Romance

The Demon Hunter’s Romance (无忧渡) is a historical fantasy romance drama adapted from a novel written by Ban Ming Ban Mei. Our male lead is a black panther demon who hails from a family that guards the origin of evil. After an incident happened to his parents, our male lead rarely smiles. He accepts his responsibility, helping demons and other worldly beings let go of their hatred, solve their troubles, so they can cross peacefully to the other side. Our heroine’s a human girl with yin yang eyes, allowing her to see the inner thoughts of demons and spirits. While other people believe that her father died, she knows that the buried body isn’t his. They consider her a strange girl spilling nonsense so she sets out to look for her father, joining our male lead on his journey, slowly opening up his heart again.

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Zhao Li Ying’s The Story of Xing Fu to begin airing at the end of June

June is almost over?!

Li Ying’s drama is confirmed for airing! It’s a drama adaption of Zhang Yi Mou’s The Story of Qiu Ju, which was also based on Chen Yuan Bin’s novella. The drama version will be called The Story of Xing Fu (幸福到万家).

Airing 6/29~

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First Trailer for Love When the Stars Fall with Chen Xing Xu and Li Lan Di

After Ashes of Love, Skate Into Love, producer Liu Ning is calling Love When The Stars Fall (星落凝成糖) his third part of the Honey Trilogy, just because the titles of the three separate novels contain sugar and or honey in it. So yes, it’s three separate novels, all with different stories. Love When The Stars Fall (星落凝成糖) is written by Yi Du Jun Hua and follows dual female leads! They are princesses from the royal family Li. Older sister (He Xuan Lin) is deemed as a lucky charm for the family. She’s kind-hearted, beautiful, and is considered hope to the whole country. She’s betrothed to the heavenly first prince (Chen Xing Xu). As a favor in return, they are protected by the heavens. Younger sister (Li Lan Di) was born unlucky, deemed as a shame to the family, making her cold-hearted and cruel. She’s betrothed to the demon prince (Chen Mu Chi). However, a twist of fate sends the sisters to the wrong families on their wedding day. Even though they advertise it as dual female leads, from reviews, the cunning younger sister and her romance with the Godly Prince is the central piece.

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Zhao Li Ying becomes producer as The Legend of Shen Li begins filming

Impressive! I knew she was playing the female lead but she’s also listed as producer for The Legend of Shen Li (与凤行) at today’s booting ceremony! Hopefully, this means that she can have some control on reigning in the original novel story!

Based on the novel written by Jiu Lu Fei Xiang (author of Ostentatious Zhao Yao, The Blue Whisper), The Legend of Shen Li follows the story of a strong-willed “Prince” of the demon world, Shen Li. To clarify, the “prince” here refers to our female lead, who is not blood-related to the demon royalty but a title given to her for her successes in battles and military prowess. Unluckily on her 1000th birthday, she receives a degree decree to get married to the Heavenly Emperor’s grandson, Fu Rong. The guy’s Casanova reputation forces her to run away. However, during her escape she’s injured and returns to her true form – a phoenix. The bad luck comes her way as she’s hunted down by a group of hunters. They pluck her golden feathers and sell her on the street vendor as a hairless chicken. LOL. That image is hella funny. She’s bought by a sickly scholar, who is actually a powerful God in Heaven who was bored (or whatever) and decided to enter the human realm with his memory intact. He can see that she’s a phoenix demon but doesn’t let her know about his knowledge or identity, in order to play tricks on her.

Director is Deng Ke (My Heroic Husband) and scriptwriter is given to Jiu Lu Fei Xiang (original novel author). Sounds good!

You can read the novel here at Just Reads.

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Drama adaptation of The Legend of Shen Li (Yu Feng Xing) confirms Zhao Li Ying and Lin Geng Xin

The novel is commonly ranked as reader’s favorite and is written by Jiu Lu Fei Xiang (author of Ostentatious Zhao Yao, The Blue Whisper). The Legend of Shen Li (与凤行) follows the story of a strong-willed “Prince” of the demon world, Shen Li. To clarify, the “prince” here refers to our female lead, who is not blood-related to the demon royalty but a title given to her for her successes in battles and military prowess. Unluckily on her 1000th birthday, she receives a degree decree to get married to the Heavenly Emperor’s grandson, Fu Rong. The guy’s Casanova reputation forces her to run away. However, during her escape she’s injured and returns to her true form – a phoenix. The bad luck comes her way as she’s hunted down by a group of hunters. They pluck her golden feathers and sell her on the street vendor as a hairless chicken. LOL. That image is hella funny. She’s bought by a sickly scholar, who is actually a powerful God in Heaven who was bored (or whatever) and decided to enter the human realm with his memory intact. He can see that she’s a phoenix demon but doesn’t let her know about his knowledge or identity, in order to play tricks on her. xD

You can read the novel here at Just Reads.

I read this rumor since last year and was hoping to get a new fresh pairing, but alas, my drama wish seems to never come true.

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Love You Seven Times (Seven Unfortunate Lifetimes) wrapped filming with Ding Yu Xi and Yang Chao Yue

Sorry for the lack of updates guys, moving into a new place has completely taken over my life the past few weeks. The newfound freedom is great but the cleaning and organization is not!

Last I wrote about Love You Seven Times was in January of this year and now filming has wrapped and new promo videos and stills are also released! Seven Unfortunate Lifetimes All Thanks to a Moment of Impulse (一时冲动,七世不祥) is adapted from the novel written by Jiu Lu Fei Xiang. From my previous description: Female lead is a cloud fairy with no big ambition and spends her days preferably sleeping. Lol. She works for the stingy God of Moon (aka Yue Lao aka Matchmaker in Heaven) for very little money and intends on using that money to buy herself a fan. She’s napping peacefully one day when our male lead literally drops onto the carpet outside of the Moon’s temple. He asks for help in a disrespectful manner and has the audacity to try and whip her! Luckily…or in this case, unluckily, his whip ends up destroying her most coveted thing – her fan! Now he’s getting whooped. LOL. She ties up her hair, performs a measly spell to trap him, and then chomps on him with all her strength. 😛 He then pulls her hair! A full-on brawl takes place. In front of Jade Emperor, they are punished for messing up other people’s red strings of fate – by being sent to the mortal realm and experiencing 7 lifetimes of fated love. HOHOHO. As it turns out though, it was Yue Lao who messed up the strings the other day when he was drunk and our heroine is covering up for him. In the first lifetime, our girl smartly avoids having her memory wiped and swears to make the hero’s life a miserable existence. xD

You can read the completed translated novel at Volarenovels.

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Shawn Dou Xiao and Chen Dou Ling go through life and death in Love in Flames of War

I waited so long for Mr. Sunshine to be back in dramas but one after another, all his dramas are melo… T_T

Based on the novel by Ling Xi, Love in Flames of War (良辰好景知几何) follows the tumultuous romance between a temperamental third young master who’s sent to train in the military and an independent and resilient girl who takes refuge at his home.

Airing 4/30~

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