The Heart Painter rolls out stills

The Heart Painter 画心师 has released images.  Starring Xiong Ziqi, Zhu Xudan, Li Junchen, Bao Tianqi, Sun Bohao, Huang Tianqi, Qiu Haoxuan, Maggie Siu, Zhong Jiufu, He Zhonghua, Gao Xiong, and Fang Xiaoxi, this drama is another funded by Sohu.

More below the cut.

Continue reading

The Legend of Zu 2 begins filming

Didn’t really even watch the first one but here’s a sequel.

The Legend of Zu 2 蜀山战纪2踏火行歌 has started filming and has released character posters.  Starring Yu Tinger, Chen Zheyuan, Liu Yitong, Nie Zihao, Huang Shichao, Liang Baoling, and Li Hao, those who enjoyed the first can prepare for a sequel.

More below the cut.

Continue reading

Song of Phoenix stills still keep coming

I have lost track of what has and hasn’t been posted already in terms of images so apologies in case there are repeats going into the future.

Song of Phoenix 思美人 has released stills again.  Starring Ma Ke, Zhang Xinyu, Qiao Zhenyu, Yiyang Qianxi, Du Chun, Liu Yun, Lan Xi, Lee Hyunjae, Yin Zhusheng, Fu Yiwei, and Wang Yuelun, here’s more who miss the constant barrage of stills we had in the past.

More below the cut. Continue reading

Sinology Sunday: February 19, 2017

The Qin Dynasty was for the most part pretty short so clothing differences didn’t really seem to have the time to develop significantly. Therefore, the next major period would be the Western Han Dynasty (Experiencing Dynastic Restoration).

This week, we move on in the Chinese history timeline past the Qin Dynasty and into the Western Han Dynasty with Experiencing Dynastic Restoration 朝代復原體驗 and Hu Jingming 琥璟明.  Remember that this is still part of the time period when Chinese underwear was in develop to properly cover the body and thick and heavy clothes of dark color were favored by the upper class.

More pictures below the cut.

Continue reading

Martial Universe production video

Seems like lots of action dramas are going into production lately.

Martial Universe has released stills and a production video.  Starring Yang YangZhang TianaiWu ChunWang LikunShi XiaolongLiu YanSuo XiaokunDong Qing, and Yang Haoyu, people looking forward to this series can get a better look at what they are doing to bring the world to life.

More below the cut.

Continue reading

Zhaoge releases production video

Despite the costumes not being exactly historically accurate, I think it’s nice to have some originality done in a good way every now and again.

Zhaoge 朝歌 released more stills.  Starring Zhang ZhehanBao JianfengLin YouweiWu Jiayi, and Liu Mintao, a production video has also been released for those interested.

More below the cut.

Continue reading

Fights Break Sphere starts filming

Another action drama in the making.

Fights Break Sphere 斗破苍穹 has started filming based on the novel of the same name by Tiancang Tudou 天蚕土豆.  Starring Wu Lei (Nirvana in Fire), Lin Yun, and Li Qin, those looking for an action wuxia with some revenge can give this a go.

More below the cut.

Continue reading