C-ent Insiders Say the Billing Push From Chen Zhe Yuan’s Camp is Real and Coming From iQiyi Investing in the Drama Love on the Turquoise Land

So y’all want more melon on this one? So the production of C-drama Love on the Turquoise Land is happy to have confirmed Dilraba Dilmurat and Chen Zhe Yuan for the leads and both stars like the script and their characters. The biggest issue is billing order, it’s either going to be Dilraba first as expected or equal billing between the two which is what Chen Zhe Yuan’s camp wants. Reportedly the strong push is because Chen Zhe Yuan’s side did it against Ju Jing Yi in Sword and Fairy 4 so his side feels like they know what they are doing and this will be all worth it if they get their way. Wow, what the exact opposite lesson I wished they took away from the Sword and Fairy 4 debacle. Another reason for his side’s strong stance is that iQiyi has invested 7% into this drama and Chen Zhe Yuan is the current fave boy of iQiyi which is being very generous in promoting him. Dilraba’s fandom is vocal about her dropping out of this drama if the production won’t change the male lead and allows the equal billing to happen. But reportedly Dilraba is kinda fine with whatever happens, which is either supreme confidence or nonchalance on her part.

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Chen Zhe Yuan’s Camp is Insisting on Equal Billing with Dilraba Dilmurat with Their New Drama Love on the Turquoise Land

So my goodwill towards C-actor Chen Zhe Yuan after his breakout last summer with Hidden Love is rapidly evaporating. Recently he got some negative feedback over his flap with his Sword and Fairy 4 costar Ju Jing Yi over top … Continue reading

Dilraba Dilmurat to Kick Off Filming of C-dramas Love on the Turquoise Land with Chen Zhe Yuan Followed By Love Beyond the Grave with Chen Fei Yu

So the brief hiatus Dilraba Dilmurat took in 2022 is long over as she’s going full steam in 2024. Last year she filmed one C-drama Sword Rose and then did the super popular variety show Divas Hit the Road. This … Continue reading

CP4 Drama Sword and Fairy 4 Opens with 4.2 on Douban While CP6 Drama Sword and Fairy Gets 5.1 as Both Dramas Limp to Conclusion

I feel like the expected success of xianxia C-drama Love Between Devil and Fairy in 2022 made everyone think that xianxia dramas were more than just niche offerings with the occasional success. Otherwise how to explain the expectations for recent … Continue reading

Both Sword and Fairy C-dramas Adapted From Chinese Paladin Games are Industry Flops But Consensus is CP6 is Less Bad than CP4

It was just a production scheduling screw up that Chinese Paladin 4 adaptation Sword and Fairy 4 and Chinese Paladin 6 adaptation Sword and Fairy (just that, no 6 in the title) aired at the exact same time. Okay, one … Continue reading

Sword and Fairy 4 with Ju Jing Yi and Chen Zhe Yuan Hilariously Has Landing Page Poster Billing Blooper Putting in Names Liu Shi Shi and Liu Yu Ning Instead

After all that public fighting over billing order for Sword and Fairy 4 (Chinese Paladin 4), this mix up is especially funnier and more karmic for the production company. This week on one of the streaming landing pages for the … Continue reading

Dilraba Dilmurat’s Fans Do Not Want Chen Zhe Yuan as Her Male Lead in Love in the Turquoise Land After the Billing Fan War with Ju Jing Yi in Sword and Fairy 4

It frustrates me to no end when a star’s own fandom ends up being his or her worst enemy, and this happens a lot in C-ent moreso than other industries. In trying to promote and fight for their own star, … Continue reading

Production Indecisiveness Around Top Billing for Chinese Paladin 4 is a Self-created Problem and May End Up Suddenly Air Dropping Drama with Zero Promos

There are so many finished C-dramas with actual problems, like in jail mail leads, a topic that is banned by the C-government, and a cast member under investigation for tax evasion. So Chinese Paladin 4 not airing yet is the … Continue reading

Yang Zi and Zhu Yi Long Wins 2023 Weibo Night Queen and King as the C-stars Put on the First Red Carpet Party of the New Year

The first big C-ent party of 2024 was this weekend with the 2023 Weibo Night celebration that brought out nearly all the popular stars in the industry. Yang Zi and Zhu Yi Long took home the top awards Weibo Queen … Continue reading

Chinese Paladin 4 with Ju Jing Yi and Chen Zhe Yuan Mired in Top Billing Controversy and Reportedly Pulled From Airing at the Last Minute This Week

So there are rumors for the past few weeks that Chinese Paladin 4 would be airing in January 2024. It’s not a big budget drama and was filmed in 2022, plus there is Sword and Fairy based on Chinese Paladin … Continue reading

Big C-blogger Basically Confirms Its Dilraba Dilmurat with Chen Zhe Yuan for Big Budget C-drama Love in the Turquoise Land

C-drama melon time, and this one is likely to be confirmed. A big C-drama blogger is now saying that Love in the Turquoise Land (枭起青壤 Xiao Qi Qing Rang) that is slated for Dilraba Dilmurat as the female lead will … Continue reading