Promo Round-up: Midnight Diner

The C-remake of Midnight Diner stars Huang Lei (A Love For Separation) as the owner of the late night restaurant, and will comprise of 24 heart-warming stories. The full cast list can be found here.

The 40 episode drama begins airing tonight.

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Chinese remake of Midnight Diner releases trailer

Here’s a trailer for Midnight Diner, the official remake of Shinya Shokudo by Yaro Abe. Huang Lei (variety show Happy Life) takes on the role of the mysterious Master, the owner of a restaurant that only accepts customers between midnight and 7am.

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Yang Mi, Mark Zhao reporting from Azure Hills


Why do foxes never fall in love with other foxes? Interspecies love must be so hard.

Azure Hills (Qing Qiu) seems to be the Hollywood of Chinese mythology lately, with foxes popping out left and right to capture the heart of the mortal world.  Here’s the latest set of stills from Three Lives, Three Worlds, Ten Acres of Peach Blossoms 三生三世十里桃花 , featuring Azure Hills’ new stars,  Baiqian (Yang Mi), Fengjiu (Dilraba), and their friends Mark Zhao, Gao Weiguang, Yu Menglong, Ken Chang, Zhang Binbin, Zhu Xudan,  and Huang Mengying.

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Weibo Wednesday: August 12, 2015

Zhang Han and Gulinazha kissing in front of a bus

张翰: [rat] [heart] [monkey] @我是娜扎

If you follow any of the younger Chinese actors, you probably already know about this news: Zhang Han more or less announced that he was dating Gulinazha, his costar from the upcoming The Classic of Mountains and Seas (山海经之赤影传说). The Weibo post is just a photo of the two kissing in front of a passing bus, with a simple message saying “Rat loves Monkey” (referring to their zodiac animals) and tagging Gulinazha, but it’s a low-key and sweet way to go public.

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Weibo Wednesday: January 7, 2015

Happy 2015! A quick round-up this week — I expect that the next Weibo Wednesday will be several weeks from now, so enjoy your fill while you can.

Gao Yuanyuan, as posted by Mark Chao

HERO趙又廷: 別差評了 this is my wife

Mark Chao used the last few hours of 2014 to post a photo of his wife, Gao Yuanyuan. The couple officially got married at the end of November. Also of note is that Mark’s post was #1314 on his Weibo, which is significant because “1314” sounds like “all my life” in Mandarin.

Don’t criticize her. This is my wife.

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Weibo Wednesday: October 15, 2014

Zhang Han and nerdy Chen Qiao'en

陈乔恩: 閨蜜閨蜜王同鞋~生日大快樂內[蛋糕][蛋糕][干杯]這照片拿出來我也是醉了~義氣啊![哈哈]

In order to celebrate Zhang Han‘s 30th birthday on October 6th, Chen Qiao’en dug out this potentially embarrassing photograph.

Best friend best friend classmate Wang~ Big happy birthday. I’ll become intoxicated after taking out this photo ~ Loyalty!

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Weibo Wednesday: October 16, 2013

张翰: 和偶像合个影 咔起来!

Queen of SOP II (胜女的代价2) began airing last month, giving us ample time to soak in its gorgeous cast. Male lead Zhang Han also took the opportunity to tease fans about his relationship with female lead Zheng Shuang, calling her his “idol” in this Weibo post.

Taking a photo with my idol. Click!

Kai Ko decided to hop on the bandwagon and take a picture with his idol as well.
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Weibo Wednesday: October 2, 2013

何炅: 翻出了1997年毛毛虫的照片,下面是今年的……

Is this an adorable caterpillar or is this an adorable caterpillar? Hunan TV host He Jiong may think he’s getting old, but if this pic is anything to go by, he doesn’t look much older now than he did 16 years ago.

I got out the caterpillar photo from 1997. The one underneath is this year’s…

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