First Character Posters of Zhao Li Ying and Feng Shao Feng for Period C-drama The Story of Ming Lan

Filming has started for high profile 2019 period C-drama The Story of Ming Lan, with the mouthful Chinese title of 知否知否应是绿肥红瘦 (Zhi Fou Zhi Fou Ying Shi Lv Fei Hong Shou which means Don’t you know? The Green should be Plump and the Red Lean). It’s adapted from a popular novel much like many recent period C-dramas, and this one gets the added publicity of starring two famous leads Feng Shao Feng and Zhao Li Ying, who are also currently caught up in dating in real life rumors. I’m curious to see how this translates into onscreen chemistry but it’s also worth keeping an eye on to see if Zhao Li Ying’s incredible streak of picking successful C-dramas continues. The character costume posters are out for the two leads and I hope Zhao Li Ying’s female lead Ming Lan keeps her hair down for most of the drama, this high arrangement look doesn’t work on Zhao Li Ying since she’s so petite with a very small face. Continue reading

C-drama Ice Fantasy with Feng Shao Feng and Victoria Song Drop Visually Entertaining Trailer

Consider me pleasantly surprised and not at all unhappy that the initial gloom and doom prognostications for upcoming otherwordly C-drama Ice Fantasy may not have been warranted. The first teaser trailer is out and does not look bad at all, … Continue reading

Shu Qi Funny and Gorgeous for the C-version of My Best Friend’s Wedding with Male Lead Feng Shao Feng

I find the Chinese remake of 90’s Hollywood movie My Best Friend’s Wedding ridiculously well-cast even if two decades too late in terms of timing. The movie script for the original was terrible but the whole thing coasted on the mega-watt … Continue reading

Detective Dee Prequel is an Entertaining Romp with Mark Chao, Feng Shao Feng, Lin Geng Xin, and Kim Bum

You guys want to watch Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon? I normally don’t post full movie links here but this will be an exception because I haven’t had so much fun watching a popcorn period C-movie in ages. Plus … Continue reading