Tong Hua’s Mermaid Romance Novel The Starry Sea The Starry Night Gets C-drama Adaptation

Chinese romance novelist Tong Hua, most famous for authoring Bu Bu Jing Xin (Startling with Every Step), has penned many of my favorite period romance novels. But her moderns novels have been mostly miss with me, and the few that work aren’t epic or memorable much. One of her recent novels was The Starry Night The Starry Sea centering on the star-crossed love between a male mermaid prince of the ocean and his modern day lady love who resides on a small island. Truth be told it was sorta weird from the start and I never connected with either lead. The novel got a C-drama adaptation starring Feng Shao Feng and Bea Hayden, which is a pretty enough pairing though she looks way more mermaidy in visuals than him. Check out all the character posters, drama stills, and first preview that screams island paradise with a side of angst. Continue reading

C-stars Fashionably Wow at the Esquire China Man of the Year Gala

The 12th annual Esquire China Man of the Year awards took place in Beijing this week but it ended up being a lady star who stole the night. C-actress Alina Zhang (Zhang Ming) wowed in an exquisite eye-catching dress, accentuated … Continue reading

Gong Hyo Jin and Heechul Join Top C-stars at 2015 Fashion Cosmo Gala

The stars were out in full style (good, bad, and weird) at the 2015 Fashion Cosmo Gala in Shanghai this week. There were plenty of industry renowned fashion plates present such as idol Show Luo, just married Angelababy, model-actress Bea Hayden … Continue reading

Yoon Eun Hye Confirmed for Season 2 of Chinese Fashion Reality Show The Goddess’s New Outfit

Preparations are underway for the second season of popular Chinese fashion competition show The Goddess’s New Outfit. The Chinese title has changed slightly from 女神的新衣 (The Goddess’s New Clothes) to 女神新装 (The Goddess’s New Outfit). The final casting line up of five … Continue reading

Check Out the Remaining Two Episodes of Mini-drama Love LINE with Lee Min Ho and Bea Hayden

Not every commercial feels exploitative though it’s increasingly hard to find one that acknowledges hawking a product while attempting to do so sincerely. That makes Lee Min Ho‘s short but high profile C-webdrama Love LINE co-starring TW-actress Bea Hayden all the … Continue reading