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 I don’t dislike either as well and have heard lots of buzz around this particular project since it was announced. Zhao Li Ying plays a slave girl in the Wei dynasty who becomes a martial arts trained agent turned general and strategist, basically a period version of a feminists dream. I quite like the black background sideways character posters, it makes me look twice and the contrast and intensity makes for a visual pop. The drama premieres in early June so I’m expecting a big summer hit with the popularity of the leading lady and the aspirational slave to leader strong female lead story line. Check out the first teaser for yourself below with English subs. 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 Trailer

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

C-drama Zhao Zi Long with Yoona and Lin Geng Xin Starts Filming and More Pretty Faces Join the Cast

Filming has started for the big-budget and big-cast upcoming period C-drama Wu Shen Zhao Zi Long with a working English title of God of War Zhao Yun. The drama made headlines last month for the casting of SNSD member Yoona … Continue reading