First trailer for Ma Ke and Qi Wei’s New Dragon Gate Inn

First trailer is out for the drama remake of wuxia movie New Dragon Gate Inn now simply known as Dragon Inn (新龙门客栈) starring Ma Ke, Qi Wei, and Shen Meng Chen as the main leads. The story is very similar; the rise to power of powerful eunuch Cao Shao Qin (Actor Bao Jian Feng), leader of Dong Chang (Eastern Depot), a Ming dynasty spy/secret police agency, as he aims to eliminate all those who oppose him, one of them being defense minister Yang, who is killed, and his only son (Actor Liu Yao Yuan) exiled. Ma Ke plays the righteous general out to protect the youngin and Shen Meng Chen work together with him to escort Yang Minister’s son to an inn, which is operated by a seductive boss, played by actress Qi Wei. Friends and foes engage in long battles at the same inn.

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Opening Themesong MV: Hanson And The Beast, The Monkey King 3, Namiya, Seven of Me, Wong Fei Hung

Is anyone like me? After Princess Wei Young, I can’t seem to shake off the evil sister’s image from Li Xin Ai? Lol. And when she stands next to the death-magnet of dramas like Zhu Yi Long, I keep wanting him to run away! xD Has anyone been able to watch any of the new December dramas?

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Zhang Han Yu clashes with Masaharu Fukuyama in John Woo’s Manhunt

Manhunt (追捕) is an upcoming thriller movie that is directed by John Woo as a way to commemorate late Japanese actor Ken Takakura, who starred in the original in 1976, which was also based on Japanese novel Kimi yo Fundo no Kawa o Watare by Juko Nishimura. The new remake follows the same story setup with Zhang Han Yu as a prosecutor who is framed for robbery and multiple murders and on the run. He’s chased by Japanese actor Masaharu Fukuyama, who plays a detective. Female cast includes Qi Wei and Korean actress Ha Ji Won. Plenty of reasons to catch this one!

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Ma Ke and Qi Wei in drama remake of Dragon Inn 2017

Dragon Inn (新龙门客栈) is the drama remake of an older wuxia movie, now starring Ma Ke, Qi Wei, and Shen Meng Chen as the main leads. The story is very similar; the rise to power of powerful eunuch Cao Shao Qin (Actor Bao Jian Feng), leader of Dong Chang (Eastern Depot), a Ming dynasty spy/secret police agency, as he aims to eliminate all those who oppose him, one of them being defense minister Yang, who is killed, and his only son (Actor Liu Yao Yuan) exiled. Ma Ke plays the righteous general out to protect the youngin and Shen Meng Chen work together with him to escort Yang Minister’s son to an inn, which is operated by a seductive boss, played by actress Qi Wei. Friends and foes engage in long battles at the same inn.

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Chinese Midnight Diner: Mark Zhao and Ma Qian Yi’s moving performances

OH MY GAHHHH. It’s a beautiful sunday and I see this first thing in the morning! One of the quieter dramas that will also broadcast in June is the Chinese remake of Japanese drama Shinya Shokudo, which was also based on a Japanese manga series by Yarō Abe. Trailer for Mark Zhao‘s single parenthood has just been released and though he plays a mute father left behind with a baby girl after his wife (Stephy Qi Wei)’s departure, his eyes and smile speak volume about the pain and love he feels but cannot say. The little girl, child actress Ma Qian Yi, also brings in her A game.

This is too beautiful. T_______T

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Chinese Remake of Midnight Diner drops emotionally stirring trailer

The Chinese remake of Jdrama Shinya Shokudo, which was also based on a Japanese manga series by Yarō Abe has finally let us peek inside its characters and their moving stories. It’s rare to have a modern Cdrama trailer that is this quiet and yet still effective in stirring one’s emotions. The adaptation boasts a solid casting, inviting big names from both Mainland China and Taiwan. For the full list, please visit its previous post here.

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Bulletin Board: Cdramaland & Entertainment News (54)

Playing catchup for the hours we missed! =D

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Huang Lei leads extensive cast in remake of Midnight Diner

Midnight Diner (深夜食堂) is the Chinese remake of Jdrama Shinya Shokudo, which was also based on a Japanese manga series by Yarō Abe. The story follows a mysterious chef and his late night diner open from midnight to dawn, featuring ordinary stories from his patrons every night as they chatter and eat the one requested dish. Various stars from both China and Taiwan will be making an appearance including Mark Zhao, He Jiong, Janine Chang, Hu Bing Qing, etc.

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