Zheng Shuang Lands Coveted Leading Lady Role in C-remake of You From Another Star

C-ent goes through It Girls like a fast speed conveyor belt and in recent two years Zheng Shuang has settled from her in every C-drama heyday to breaks between projects. This year she had the C-drama Rush to the Dead Summer with Cheney Chen and there are filmed C-dramas slated for 2018 but none have been top of the buzz charts in either airing or pre-production. Perhaps the buzz has died down for her next role but it’s still a big name drama name to generate plenty of interest – after months of speculation the role that Jeon Ji Hyun played to worldwide fame as the actress female lead in K-drama You From Another Star has landed with Zheng Shuang for the C-drama remake. I feel like this remake should have happened three years ago when YFAS was the hottest thing since sliced cheese but perhaps this will work out in the long run because the gap will give people less straight up comparisons and a chance for Zheng Shuang to make her Chinese Chun Song Yi a character all her own. Continue reading

First Preview for C-drama One Smile is Very Alluring Brims with Romantic Flirtation in the Rain

The highly anticipated first teaser is here for the C-drama adaptation of popular college romance novel One Smile is Very Alluring (Wei Wei Yi Xiao Hen Qing Cheng), the one starring Yang Yang and Zheng Shuang and not the movie … Continue reading

College Days C-drama One Smile is Very Alluring Releases Poster and Readies for Summer 2016 Airing

The sure to be adorable college setting modern C-drama One Smile is Very Alluring (微微一笑很倾城 Wel Wei Yi Xiao Hen Qing Cheng) is gearing up for its highly anticipated summer 2016 airing. Starring Yang Yang and Zheng Shuang, the drama is … 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

Top Chinese and Taiwanese Actresses When They were 18 Years Old

A post has been recently making the rounds that collects the way back when pictures of the top Chinese and Taiwanese actresses from their earliest entertainment days. For this group it’s a journey of one to two decades of star … Continue reading

Filming Starts on the C-movie Version of One Smile is Very Alluring with Angelababy and Jin Bo Ran

Filming has started on the C-movie adaptation of popular college age romance novel One Smile is Very Alluring (Wei Wei Yi Xiao Hen Qing Cheng). This is poised to be this year’s potential big like like You Are My Sunshine, … Continue reading

Angelababy and Jing Bo Ran Cast as Leads in C-movie Version of One Smile is Very Alluring

China’s propensity to doubly milk a potential hit continues with news coming out of a recent awards show that a highly anticipated adaption will be going for the usual two-fer treatment. Popular C-novel One Smile is Very Alluring (Wei Wei … 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