Chun Xia is a nymph

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.

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Olympics skaters Sui Wenjing, Han Cong pimp post

Sui and Han emote like thespians on ice.

Sensual, modern, and exploding with emotions,  Sui Wenjing and Han Cong are unlike any Chinese pairs  you’ve seen.  The pair is technically beautiful and graceful, but also exudes charm and passion in every strand of their hair (I’m not even kidding about the hair, everyone loves her hair) . The young team will be competing for China on the 14th and the 15th  in the pairs event, with a short program of Hallelujah and a  long program of Turandot advised by director Zhang Yimou.    Here are some of my favorite programs from them to hype them up: 

Spanish Romance 

“They’re doing the most difficulty moves on the planet, but they’re doing it in the style of the music. to the music, and the judges should pour points all over this thing.” – commentator

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Wu Xiubo, Angelababy seek comfort in each other in City of Desire

Here’s our first look at City of Desire (I’m glad they changed the name, because Desire and the City just gives the wrong impression), the upcoming modern drama starring Wu Xiubo and Angelababy as two lonely individuals who come together to heal each other, and eventually fall in love. Extended synopsis here.

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Yang Zi, Deng Lun have an awkward meet-cute in new trailer for Heavy Sweetness, Ash-like Frost

The latest teaser for fantasy romance drama Heavy Sweetness, Ash-like Frost features Yang Zi as Jin Mi, an innocent deity who is about to injure the phoenix deity Xu Feng (Deng Lun) to retrieve his magical internal pill and increase her own powers (thankfully he wakes up just in time to prevent the act).

The female protagonist is a bundle of cuteness at the beginning of the novel, though the story takes a sharp turn into melodrama territory after Jin Mi believes Xu Feng killed her father. (Extended Synopsis)

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Promo Round-up: Memories of Love

Wallace Chung plays Lu Fei, an up-and-coming director who returns from the US to film a movie based on the story of his first love Xin Chen (Jiang Shuying), as well as rekindle their relationship after discovering that a small misunderstanding has kept them apart for a decade. Aaron Yan costars as a university friend who has a secret crush on Xin Chen.

Blooming Flowers Shall Send Us On Our Way / Memories of Love will run for 30 episodes (hooray for a drama with <50 episodes) beginning tonight.

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Teaser collection:

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Handsome Siblings and The Smiling Proud Wanderer get the remake treatment again

The new version of Handsome Siblings 绝代双骄 is directed by Zou Zicheng (second director of The Stand-In) started filming today, and has confirmed Chen Zheyuan (Legend of Zu 2) as Xiaoyu’er and Hu Yitian (A Love So Beautiful) as Hua Wuque. Hu Yitian’s acting skills is his biggest weakness, and he really needs to pull a Nic Tse (whose good looks could somewhat cover for his wooden acting) to make this work.

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Zhou Xun, Chen Kun, Hu Ge star in short films for Vogue

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).

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Actors for Marie Claire

Tang Yan and Yang MI

Marie Claire did a “Chinese Style” photoshoot featuring some of China’s hottest young stars, incluing Yang Mi, Li Bingbing, Chris Li Yuchun, Tang Yan, Angelababy, Huang Xuan,Wang Junkai and Yi Yangqianxi  of TF Boys, Liu Haoran, Sheng YIlun, Victoria Song Qian, and Song Weilong.

Whose photo do you like the best?

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