Under the cherry blossoms with Yang Mi and Ni Ni

Yang Mi and Ni Ni did separate photo shoots in Kyoto, and Chen Man was the photographer for both. They’re also starring in period romance dramas Legend of Fuyao and The Rise of Phoenixes respectively, and both shows are tentatively scheduled for a Summer broadcast.

Which photo shoot do you like more?

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Daniel Wu, cyborgs in cyberpunk wuxia photoshoot

Have you seen Daniel Wu in the Tomb Raider yet?   Either way, here’s this awesome cyberpunk wuxia (is this a genre? If not, we’re going to make it one.) photoshoot by Chen Man from last year.

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Flame’s Daughter males star in modern wuxia shoot

Where is this cyberpunk wuxia film that I’m totally ready for?

Vic Zhou, Zhang Binbin and Liu Ruilin of Flame’s Daughter team up separately pose for a modern wuxia photoshoot.

Harper’s Bazaar is really pounding the revamped wuxia concept recently, having done at least three other shoots in the past six months. After these and Liu Yifei’s shoot, I am even more ready than ever for a cyberpunk wuxia film (no, Jared Leto being creepy shifu in a world with fembots in cheongsam  does not count).

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Figure Skaters Sui Wenjing, Han Cong photoshoots

Sui Wenjing and Han Cong are more photogenic than 90 % of actors.

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