Hu Ge Breaks the Good Guy Mold and Becomes Tattooed Kidnapper Baddie in C-movie Cherry Returns

It’s clear C-actor Hu Ge has his eyes on a prize bigger than popularity and easy appeal as he’s about to follow up multiple hit dramas from recent years with a turn to the dark side. Hu Ge has been playing sweet male lead characters from his debut days and in recent years veered into the upstanding calculating type in The Disguiser and Nirvana in Fire. Now he gets to play real bad in C-movie Cherry Returns (Chinese title That Summer, Where Did You Go). It’s about a girl who gets kidnapped at the age of 12 year and comes home 12 years later all grown up and suffering from massive PTSD, collaborating with her kidnapper for a long brewing revenge plan. Hu Ge plays said kidnapper and the role is all bad without a lick of redemption, so he’s actually quite excited to don the mantle of the antagonist. The movie looks fantastic and baddie Hu Ge even more mesmerizing to behold. 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

Hu Ge and Huang Xiaoming Lead the Pack of Gorgeous C-actors at the 2016 GQ Men of the Year Awards

The gentlemen of Chinese entertainment were out in collective stylish handsomeness this week for the 2016 GQ China Men of the Year Awards in Beijing. It was across the board old school well tailored tuxedo glamour for all attendees but … Continue reading

Wallace Huo and Ruby Lin Tie the Knot in Romantic Bali Destination Wedding

And they’re married! Congrats to Mr. and Mrs. Huo, or as they are known widely in the Chinese entertainment world – Ruby Lin and Wallace Huo have tied the knot in Bali this weekend surrounded by family, friends, and a … Continue reading

Stars Descend on the 2015 TV Drama Awards Honoring the Best of Mainland Chinese Dramas

This weekend in Beijing was the 7th Annual TV Drama Awards, showcasing the splashiest and buzziest Mainland Chinese dramas of 2015. I would say best of the bunch but so many award categories seem to be based on popularity even … Continue reading

Stars and More Stars Descend on China’s Fun and Fab iQiyi 2016 Award’s Show

Now this is how I call throwing a fun awards show shindig. One of China’s top streaming sites iQiyi hosted the 2016 All-star Carnival this past weekend and it appeared all the It Stars showed up, and then some. There … Continue reading