Xiao Zhan, Wang Yibo star in BL drama adaption The Untamed

The Untamed 陈情令, a very loose adaption of Moxiang Tongxiu’s BL novel Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation 魔道祖师 has started filming, and cast X-Nine idol Xiao Zhan (Oh! My Emperor) as Wei Wuxian and Wang Yibo (Love Actually) as Lan Wangji. English … Continue reading

First stills for Liu Yifei, Jing Boran’s Records of Nanyan Studio

Fantasy romance drama Records of Nanyan Studio (Southern Mist House) stars Liu Yifei (Hanson and the Beast) as Lu Mansheng, a woman who listens to other people’s love stories, and use her scents to give her clients a happy ending in their dreams (aka Republican … Continue reading

Air date update, May 2018

New Summer’s Desire 泡沫之夏 – May 8 Featuring: Zhang Xueying, Qin Junjie, Huang Shengchi Details: 36 episodes, 2 eps every Tues-Thurs on Zhejiang TV Love triangle between a rich young heir, a budding singer and a movie star. The Frontier … Continue reading

On-location Scenic Shots from The Legend of Jade Sword

Here are some pretty scenery to enjoy from Hawick Lau and Wang Ou’s The Legend of Jade Sword 莽荒纪, which aired today on QQ (available outside of China). Advertisements

Promo Round-up: Here to Heart

Here to Heart stars Zhang Han and Janine Chang as lovers who can’t forget about each other even after seven years apart. The trailer tells us that Wen Nuan feels partly responsible for her and Nanxian’s father’s death, which prompts her to break up with … Continue reading

Yang Zishan, Han Dongjun reunite after four years in Never Gone

The first trailer for modern romance drama Never Gone has been released, and stars Yang Zishan (Red Rose) and Han Dongjun (Wuxin: The Monster Killer 2) as a young couple whose sweet romance through high school and university crumbles after getting hit by the harsh realities of life outside the school yard. Talented young actors Li Landi (of cult hit My Huckleberry Friends) and Hu Xianxu (Nirvana in Fire II) play the younger counterparts.

Li Chengbin (Operation Proposal) plays second male lead Shen Ju’an, husband of Cheng Zheng’s (Han Dongjun) older cousin Zhang Yue (Lan Yingying) and Su Yunjin’s ex-boyfriend.

Su Qing (I almost didn’t recognise here) costars as Mo Yuhua, Su Yunjin’s best friend who has a one-sided love for playboy Zhou Ziyi, played by Tan Jianci (The Advisors Alliance). He’s aware of Yuhua’s affections, but chooses to do nothing about it (judging from the trailer, he may reciprocate her feelings after all).

Directed by Lin Yufen (Ten Miles Peach Blossoms, Lost Love in Times), the 36 episode has yet to secure an air date.

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Yang Zi, Li Xian confirmed for sweet rom-com Go Go Squid!

Based on Mobao Feibao’s novel of the same name, Go Go Squid! 蜜汁炖鱿鱼 stars Yang Zi (Ode to Joy 2) as Tong Nian, a cover singer of Japanese songs and a genius IT programming student. Li Xian (Tientsin Mystic) plays Han Shangyan, a legendary professional gamer with a high IQ and EQ who doesn’t take an interest to girls.

Tong Nian falls head over heels in love with Han Shangyan the night he walks into the internet cafe she is working at. The clumsy yet cute Tong Nian is on a mission to win over Han Shangyan’s affections, and eventually thaws his cold heart.

The fluffy romance drama will be produced by Huace/Croton Media’s Gcoo Entertainment (Boss & Me, My Sunshine, Love O2O), and is scheduled for 30 episodes.

An English translation of the novel can be found here.

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