First Poster and Trailer for 2019 Period C-drama Legend of Hua Buqi with Ariel Lin and Zhang Bin Bin

This year in 2018 there were plenty of surprises in C-dramas from what ended up being a hit to the big budget disappointments. Looking forward to 2019 I’m only tangentially eyeing what’s on the slate but one that interests me is solely because I love the female lead Ariel Lin. It’s her first period drama in five years since Prince of Lan Ling and much has improved and evolved in period C-fare. With that said, this first preview and posters feels very throwback almost evoking Lan Ling and a mix of Ariel’s role in Legend of the Condor Heroes. She’s smart, plucky, and has a chip on her shoulder. She’s the central focus of the preview so I don’t have a good sense of male lead Zhang Bin Bin yet but he’s certainly as easy on the eyes as I remember him. The drama is slated for a mid-2019 premiere. Continue reading

Top Stars Attend 2017 Golden Horse Awards and Shu Qi Wins the Fashion Red Carpet Yet Again

Taiwan’s biggest movie awards night was this weekend with the 54th annual Golden Horse Awards, feting the best of cinematic achievements in 2017. I haven’t watched a lick of Taiwan or Mainland awards worthy movies this year so I was … Continue reading

Ady An’s Wedding Party of the Year Moves Back to Taiwan for Star-studded Banquet

The festivities have moved from Hawaii back to Taiwan for the final stop in TW-actress Ady An‘s wedding extravaganza of the year. Celebrity weddings can be lavish and over-the-top and Ady’s definitely is up there in terms of how much … Continue reading

Hu Ge Wins Big at the Golden Eagle Awards and Reunites to Present with Former Costar Ariel Lin

The current roster of It Chinese drama stars were present at this past weekend’s 11th Annual Golden Eagle Awards in Beijing, the event started off with this year’s Golden Eagle Goddess Tang Yan striking the same pose as the statuette … Continue reading