Huang Xiaoming and Yin Zheng Find Same Sex Romance and Love of Peking Opera in Period C-drama Winter Begonia

Movie land pushes the envelope a lot more since viewers can’t chance upon seeing a subject matter one doesn’t intentionally pay money to see. Which is why television is always slower and later in daring to show less than mainstream subject matter. C-ent is getting back to business after a bout with COVID-19 shut the industry out but during the hiatus there were plenty of pre-filmed fare still premiering. A new arrival last week is the Republic era period C-drama Winter Begonia (Chinese title Bin Bian Bu Shi Hai Tang Hong 鬢邊不是海棠紅) adapted from the same name novel and produced by love him/hate him C-drama producer Yu Zheng. It stars Huang Xiaoming and Yin Zheng as the male leads and based on the synopsis also the OTP, with Charmaine Sheh as the female lead and Huang Xiaoming’s wife in the story but according to her she doesn’t have that much screen time. Oh wow, consider me impressed and really curious whether this novel is compelling and viewers will tune in for the drama. It certainly does look beautiful and feels like the successor to Farewell My Concubine. Continue reading

C-netizens More Convinced than Ever Huang Xiaoming and Angelababy are Divorced After Zero Interactions in Same Show and Separate Hotel Rooms

The year long unceasing rumor that C-stars Huang Xiaoming (he of the leading man looks and crazy eyes acting) and Angelababy (she of the plastic surgery, porn star name, and major hard working drive) have hit a new peak last … Continue reading

C-stars Out En Masse in Beijing at 17th Annual China Film Huabiao Awards

The temperature majorly dipped in Beijing and despite the real and also politically frigid temperatures roaring through C-ent it appeared nearly all the stars were out to attend the 17th annual China Film Huaobiao Awards. The ladies walked the red … Continue reading

China Tax Authority Summons 17 Top Stars to Meeting with mid-December Deadline to Repay Owed Taxes

The list is out and there are 17 names on it. The good news is that if a star’s name is on it that means said star is an A-lister and one of the top earners in C-ent. The bad … Continue reading

Fashion Goes Playful as Does the Prize at the 2017 C-star Awards

I love self-deprecation especially in the entertainment industry since it can get too pompous and self-congratulatory. The 2017 C-star Awards were a blast to watch because it was just stars being sincerely thankful to be popular and having fun being … Continue reading

Stars Descend in Beautiful Fashion in Beijing for the 15th Annual Bazaar Charity Night

The Chinese-speaking glitterati was out in full force this weekend at the 15th annual Bazaar China charity event held in Beijing, with many reasons to check out ranging from couple sighting to once again C-stars showing that they do high … Continue reading

Fantasy C-drama A Lifetime Love Promises Romantic and Heartbreak in New Stills and Preview

The long lag time between the publishing of fantasy C-novel Once Promised by writer Tong Hua in 2011 to when the drama adaptation A Lifetime Love is hitting the small screens has lowered excitement but also expectations. I’m not peeved that … Continue reading

More Pretty Stills from Once Promised Drama Adaptation A Life Time Love with Victoria Song and Huang Xiaoming

The romance novel Once Promised is a fantastic read for those who hate love triangles and love OTP consistency, but terribly traumatic for those who need happy endings. The C-drama adaption A Life Time Love (Ancient Love Song) uses the … Continue reading

Huang Xiaoming Shares Glowing Angelababy Pregnancy Pics to Quash Rumors that She Didn’t Personally Deliver Their Baby

Looks like the whole “fake news” bit is moving over to China and over some totally silly pregnancy questioning. Married Chinese stars Huang Xiaoming and Angelababy welcomed their first child earlier this year in January 2017, the baby boy nicknamed … Continue reading

First Poster for C-drama Adaptation of Once Promised with Huang Xiaoming and Victoria Song

First impressions mean a lot and I loved the concept poster for the long awaited C-drama adaptation of fantasy period romance novel Once Promised (Ceng Shu Nuo) by writer Tong Hua most famous for having penned Bu Bu Jing Xin. The … Continue reading