jjss08 joined Cfensi in 2011, and will stay with Cfensi until she finds a method of time-traveling other than drama-stalking. She has an unhealthy bias for ancient dramas and pretty people in pretty clothes.
I feel that many of the dresses in this photo shoot suit Tang Yan very well. You can look out for the actress in upcoming movie The Three Body Problem (where she’ll be working with Feng Shaofeng, Zhang JIngchu, and Du Chun), or the romcom Diamond Lover. You can look below the cut for more pictures. Continue reading →
The costumes in Bu Bu Jing Xin and the Legend of Zhen Huan are gorgeous – but what are those things on their feet? Why are they wearing such strange high heels? Wouldn’t it be rather difficult to walk in them?
To answer this question, we could first consider the history of bound feet in China. Continue reading →
How do you like to relax (away from your computer?) Are you like Ni Ni, who plays with a goldfish, read on her roof (or porch?), and enjoys her garden in a new photoshoot for Trendshealth? Are you like Fan Bingbing, who reads while drinking milk in her photoshoot for Grazia? Liu Shishi, lounging about a tropical island? Gao Yuanyuan, putting on lipstick, ready to go out? A photographer like Song Jia?
…Or Ni Ni again, trying on different wedding dresses? Look below the cut for more pictures. Continue reading →
Fun fact: Zhang Huiwen portrayed an (ex)ballerina in her debut film (Coming Home), and again in this upcoming youth film, but she actually majored in folk dance.
Rising actress Zhang Huiwen (Gong Li and Chen Daoming’s daughter in Coming Home) is co-starring with Li Yifeng in a new movie, Forever Young (literally The Gardenia Blooms). Xu Nuo (Li Yifeng) and Yan Qi (Zhang Huiwen) are a greatly admired couple in college. Xu Nuo is famous for being the lead singer for the band “Gardenia,” while Yan Qi dreams of dancing. She has the opportunity to leave the country and dance abroad, but reality becomes an obstacle, and Xu Nuo tries to cheer her up by preparing a surprise…yet this “surprise” forces these impulsive youths to pay a significant price.
The theme song was sung by Angela Wang Shiling (Dad, Where Are You?) and the director of the movie, He Jiong! Look below the cut for more pictures. Li Yifeng also lends his voice for two theme songs. Continue reading →
Zhang Zilin looks like she’s having a fantastic summer in this new photoshoot for Elle (for those of you who don’t know: she’s the first Miss World from mainland China, and is now an actress). Look below the cut for more pictures. Continue reading →
Gao Yuanyuan is striking in sumptuous evening gowns for her new photoshoot with Bazaar. #gorgeous Ni Ni melts out of the shadows (alongside dark crescents and blue polka dots), while Barbie Hsu has the best jewelry. Yang Mi evokes a 1920s movie star, with crimped hair and popcorn. Li Bingbing is also stunning,with slinky dresses and a dress made of red poppies. Look below the cut for more pictures. Continue reading →
Recently, actress Liu Yifei posed for L’Officiel. Watch out for her upcoming movie The Third Type of Love (to be released later this year), where she stars as a lawyer, her chick flick So Gone with Wu Yifan and Li Qin, and her ancient film Three Lifetimes, Ten Thousand Kilometers of Peach Blossoms 三生三世十里桃花. Continue reading →
The annotations/”headlines” on the poster reveal little bits of the plot – does Chen Xiao love Yuan Shanshan or Meng Jiangjie? (Yuan Shanshan, because she’s the main character).
Given that Love, Up in the Air/Above the Clouds/CLOUDS (云巅之上) is a drama about the drama between two people as they film drama(s), the new promo stills are rather fitting. The characters of the drama have been introduced, à la tabloid style: Chen Xiao (the in-universe star), YuanShanshan (the in-universe wannabe star), Meng Jiangjie (another in-universe star), Guo Xiaodong (a teacher at the institute for stars), ZhangZhehan (a star singer), Merat (a manager), Zang Hongna (Yuan Shanshan’s in-universe manager), He Hongce (Chen Xiao’s in-universe manager), and Cai Wenjing (a second generation star). (At first glance, I didn’t realize Zhang Zhehan and Merat were featured in the stills).
Asides from the ridiculous premise that sparks the filming of the in-universe “Dong Xian” drama, the drama will feature a story in the modern day, and (so it seems) in the Republican era. Look below the cut for more pictures. Continue reading →
Zeng Yike and Liu Mengmeng show off their friendship in this new photoshoot for Bazaar, while Li Yuchun chews on bubble gum and rocks a metallic gold jacket. Meanwhile, Ni NI doesn’t need a background to look #gorgeous. Continue reading →