Zhao Li Ying to Headline High Profile C-drama Adaptation of Xianxia Novel Accompanying the Phoenix with Reunited Male Lead Lin Geng Xin

The new crop of C-drama actresses that have up come up big in the last few years have done so because the last gen hasn’t been doing as many C-dramas, it’s one gen takes the myriad opportunities that arise. But the last gen is still doing dramas from time and time and it gets a lot of press, case in point Zhao Li Ying and news that she’s coming back to period C-dramas with the xianxia adaptation of the novel Accompanying the Phoenix (Yu Feng Xing) by writer Jiu Lu Fei Xiang. It’s her first period drama since the underwhelming Legend of Fei in 2020 with Wang Yi Bo, and her last big period hit was the 2018 period drama The Story of Ming Lan. This time she isn’t just headlining a novel focused on a strong female lead, she will be reuniting with male lead Lin Geng Xin from their hit 2017 C-drama Princess Agents. The drama production released these set of concept stills in connection with her casting confirmation and it’s all so pretty!

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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

Striking Sideways Posters for Upcoming Period C-drama Princess Agents with Zhao Li Ying and Lin Geng Xin

New and dramatically sideways drama posters for upcoming big budget period C-drama Princess Agents has me mildly hopeful I can find a new C-drama worth watching. Can’t say I love either leads Zhao Li Ying or Lin Geng Xin but … Continue reading

Period C-drama Princess Agents Releases First Stills Starring Zhao Li Ying with Lin Geng Xin and Shawn Dou

Actresses rarely get the accolade of aging beautifully, reserved for actors who grow older onscreen with dignity while the fresh-faced beauties are held up to impossible standards. With that said, leading lady Zhao Li Ying is absolutely aging beautifully and … Continue reading

C-drama God of War Zhao Zi Long with Lin Geng Xin and Yoona Premieres this Week April 3rd

Bigger isn’t necessarily better is a true adage in many situations, and almost certainly applies to dramas. Those aiming for bigger often find the collapse to be equally thunderous, which can make for entertaining watches for the exact opposite reasons … Continue reading

Huang Xiaoming and Angelababy Tie the Knot in Lavish Wedding Ceremony Attended by Bevy of A-list Stars

Money was clearly no limitation for the lavish and star-studded wedding ceremony of top Chinese stars Huang Xiaoming and Angelababy. It was as luxurious and over-the-top as Jay Chou‘s nuptials to Hannah Quinlivan last year, minus only the English castle … Continue reading

Fan Bing Bing, Li Chen, and Kris Headline New C-variety Challenger Alliance Premiering in Mid-September

I’m not sure I’ll like upcoming C-variety show Challenger Alliance quite as much as I love the Chinese version of Running Man (Hurry Up Brother), but it’s totally piquing my interest solely on the behind-the-scenes antics of the cast. The … Continue reading

Period C-drama God of War with Yoona and Lin Geng Xin Release First Splashy Look

With the release of the first official trailer, I think it’s safe to expect supremely dorky rather than totally awesome with upcoming period C-drama God of War Zhao Zhi Long. Folks were naturally skeptical about Korean idol-actress Yoona being cast … Continue reading