Frankfurt Wedding of Yuan Hong and Zhang Xin Yi Bring Out the Famous Friends and Fun

The Frankfurt destination wedding of Chinese stars Yuan Hong and Zhang Xin Yi turned out to be the star-studded affair as expected, not surprising since the happy couple are well liked in the industry and have tons of famous friends. The sweetest part was the reunion of Yuan Hong with his Tangren besties Hu Ge and Liu Shi Shi, the former attending as Yuan Hong’s groomsman as well as TW-actor Eddie Peng.

This wedding looks legit awesome from all the pictures below, playful and sincere, with the marrying couple clearly in love and surrounded by people who love them. Congrats again to Yuan Hong, who I have loved for a nearly a┬ádecade since Legend of the Condor Heroes 2008, and seeing him marry the woman he loves is so gratifying. Now all that’s left is Hu Ge to find his forever someone and join Shi Shi and Yuan Hong in the married bunch. Continue reading

Actresses Personify the Ancient Chinese Beauty Look to Varying Degrees of Visual Success

Chinese period story fans are have very very high standards when it comes to opinions about onscreen period beauties. There’s modern beautiful which doesn’t always dovetail with period beauty wondrous, and in between plenty of pretty actresses have flailed in … Continue reading

Yuan Hong and Zhang Xin Yi’s Reel to Real Romance Period C-drama Princess Jieyou Premieres Feburary 18th

C-dramas remain notoriously hit-or-miss for me, even with last year yielding a bumper crop of watchable ones like Nirvana in Fire, The Disguiser, and My Sunshine, among others. Overall it’s still mostly duds and the recently started The Imperial Doctress … 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