iQiyi Releases C-drama Version of Gaus Electronics Titled Never Give Up with Zheng Kai, Chen Yu Qi, and Dylan Wang

I feel like SARFT just went on an approval spree recently how else to explain the spate of releases in recent weeks. A new workplace drama arrives this week on February 21st titled Never Give Up but is actually the C-drama adaption of webtoon Gaus Electronics which got a K-drama version last year. This one stars Zheng Kai, Chen Yu Qi, and Dylan Wang, a reunion for the latter two and hopefully a way better story than their last interminable period drama Unchained Love. This is a classic quirky workplace story so if the comedic tone is to your taste then check it out.

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C-drama Unchained Love with Dylan Wang and Chen Yu Qi Head into Final Stretch of Airing with Reviews Getting Better

C-drama Unchained Love has aired 22-episodes out of the total 36 so it’s into the final stretch of airing and I thought to check in. Surprisingly the reviews and audience feedback is getting better, I noticed since about episode 14 … Continue reading

Unchained Love with Dylan Wang and Chen Yu Qi Debuts to 7.3 on Douban Ranking Surprisingly High for the Mostly Poor Reviews

It’s been a week since period romance C-drama Unchained Love (Forbidden Love) premiered and the first Douban audience ratings are out of a decent 7.3. It seems high to be since the reviews have been more negative but then again … Continue reading

C-drama Forbidden Love Pours Cold Water on the Warm Early Excitement with Terrible Reviews on the Acting of Both Leads Dylan Wang and Chen Yu Qi

The last C-drama to premiere before year end 2022 is unfortunately an early reviews dud. Sure it can get better but Forbidden Love (also called Unchained Love) with Dylan Wang and Chen Yu Qi (Yukee Chen) takes the former back … Continue reading

High Profile Period C-dramas Forbidden Love and Back From the Brink are Supposedly on Deck for December 2022 Airing

I continue to believe it when I see it with upcoming C-drama airings but it’s useful to check in occasionally. For December 2022, there are a slew of on deck dramas both period and modern, more modern ones but for … Continue reading

C-ent Discusses Deep Resourced Stars Who Just Can’t Seem to Breakout into Super Stardom Starting From Chen Fei Yu to Li Yi Tong and Chen Yu Qi

True popularity is a combination of timing (right role/right time) and talent and in the cutthroat world of C-ent with countless talents rising and on the rise it’s one misstep and off the cliff. But there are also stars who … Continue reading

First Preview and Many Pretty Stills for Dylan Wang and Chen Yu Qi’s Upcoming Court Intrigue Drama Forbidden Love

I’ve written off Thousand Years for You as quickly as I got excited about it so let’s take the next batch of C-dramas that interest me a bit slower. One is Forbidden Love (浮图缘 Fu Tu Yuan) a court intrigue … Continue reading