Official Trailer for Tang Wei and Zhu Ya Wen’s Empress of the Ming

As we have said before. Solid casting. An official trailer was dropped three days ago and here I’m talking about it now. See how fast I am these days with news? Tang Wei‘s drama comeback is Empress of the Ming with actor Zhu Ya Wen, and the story follows their love story of 50 years, first as best friends (grew up together) before they don the royal robes – she as Empress Xiaogongzhang and he as Emperor Xuande, the fifth emperor of the Ming dynasty. You will see plenty of familiar faces in the trailer such as Qiao Zhen Yu, Lay (as Emperor Yingzong of Ming), Yu Hao Ming (Zhu Gaoxu, later the Prince of Han), just to name a few.

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Drama Updates: Goodbye My Princess, The King of Blaze, Autumn Cicadas, My Naughty Classmates, If I Never Met You

Youku bought a lot of dramas to air under its wing in the upcoming months. Let’s see if any project piques your interest!

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Tang Wei’s Empress of the Ming begins filming with Zhu Ya Wen, Sun Xiao Xiao, and Deng Jia Jia

And guys, we have another queen running around for next year! Tang Wei confirmed this drama back in October and today the drama has begun filming with its main cast. Male lead is Zhu Ya Wen (Across the Ocean to See You) and supporting cast includes the lovely ladies Sun Xiao Xiao and Deng Jia Jia. Empress of the Ming is an upcoming novel-to-drama adaptation of Lian Jing Zhu Yi’s novel 六朝纪事. It’s a palace drama and she will be portraying the character from youth well into old age, first as best friend (grew up together) with the future emperor before becoming his wise and capable Empress, and their love runs solely for 50 years. From the description, looks like she’s playing Empress Zhang Xiaogongzhang who was the spouse of Emperor Xuande, fourth fifth emperor of the Ming dynasty.

UPDATES: added more pics.

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Tang Wei returns to dramaland, confirms Empress of the Ming

Her last drama is dated back in 2007. I have only known Tang Wei in movieland so it’s a surprise she also started out like many big movie stars back in the days, doing smaller roles in dramaland. The rumor has been floating around for a bit but she attended the press conference yesterday and is confirmed as the female lead of upcoming novel-to-drama adaptation of Lian Jing Zhu Yi’s novel 六朝纪事 known as Empress of the Ming (大明皇妃孙若微传). It’s a palace drama and she will be portraying the character from youth well into old age, first as best friend (grew up together) with the future emperor before becoming his wise and capable Empress, and their love runs solely for 50 years. From the description, looks like she’s playing Empress Zhang who was the first spouse of Emperor Hongxi, fourth emperor of the Ming dynasty. No confirmed male lead yet by Zhu Ya Wen name is up in the air.

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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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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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Bulletin Board: Cdramaland & Entertainment News (52)

Happy Friday! =D I need to publish or else I will keep adding news!

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