It’s Olympics season, so expect lots of athlete-entertainment crossovers other than dating (cough, Jing Tian and Zhang Jike, cough). First up are two of China’s favorites to place, pairs figure skaters Sui Wenjing and Han Cong, in a series of photoshoots. The two not only are better actors than many actors, but also rules in photoshoots. Continue reading
Actress Chun Xia pretty much became one of my favorite actress in photo shoots the first time I saw one of her works. Here’s another one of her stunning shoots.
It would be wise to just watch for the pretty, because there is basically no content in these clips.
In other news, Hu Ge still hasn’t locked down his new project, while Zhou Xun and Chen Kun (who now co-own a talent management company) have been busy establishing an acting academy with director-producer Chen Kuo-fu (The Message).
Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace costars Dong Jie, Xin Zhilei, Li Chun and Hu Ke feature in Bazaar’s February issue, though the drama itself is no closer to confirming an air date after getting stuck in SARPPFT’s censorship process. The show’s reputation has also taken a hit after novelist Feiwo Sicun (The Girl in Blue, Too Late To Say I Love You) accused author and screenwriter Liu Lianzi (Legend of Zhen Huan, Ruyi) of plagiarism.
Yang Mi and a lot of cats and yarn went into this photoshoot .
Zhang Ziyi is on the cover of Elle’s December issue, and also making headlines with her appearance as a snarky judge on acting variety show Birth of the Performer / Actor 演员的诞生. The variety show isn’t very well-produced (it’s Zhejiang TV after all) but her thinly-veiled criticisms directed towards C-ent’s most popular stars are absolute gold.