Next Gen C-actor Wu Lei From Nirvana in Fire Turns 20 Years Old

Man, was Nirvana in Fire really that long ago? It’s one of the best dramas from any country I’ve ever watched and remains vivid in my mind and heart of what epic storytelling paired with excellent acting and directing can produce. Then teen actor Wu Lei was just a kid, squarely a gawky teen playing a gawky teen role that was supporting but integral to the story. It vaulted him to stardom and he’s been working nonstop the last few years though I haven’t found a drama yet of his that interests me to watch all the way through. But this December 26th was his birthday and he’s officially 20 years old, which means he can more believably play male lead roles in the 20s and that’s going to be a whole lot more fun to see him expand his opportunities. Publicity wise he had a great year in 2019, landing the Emporio Armani watch spokesman role in China. 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

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

Chinese Teen Actor Wu Lei Headlines First Drama Lead Role in Wuxia Epic Fights Break Sphere with Jelly Lin

C-ent’s puppy love for teen actor Wu Lei will get a treat and a test at the same time when his first major leading role in wuxia C-drama Fights Break Sphere (斗破苍穹) comes out later this year. It’s yet another nth adaptation … Continue reading

Kris and Zhao Li Ying Crowned King and Queen of the 2016 Weibo Awards in Beijing

Nothing looks as good as having a hottie doting fiancee by one side, and the star couple of Chen Xiao and Michelle Chen were definitely the major standout at the just held Weibo Awards in China. I feel like K-ent … 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