How nice is it to actually have a female lead not fixed on romances? Despite a love triangle and the inability to learn, the female lead of Above the Clouds 云巅之上 was surprisingly unwavering in her acting dreams, something rare in recent dramas that makes even the most powerful women motivated solely by love. The series tells of a romance between accidental actress by day and maid by night Jian Xi (Yuan Shanshan), her boss and the least-paparazzi-conscious actor Tang Fei ( Chen Xiao), his rumored girlfriend and her acting rival Ji Qing (Jiang Menjie), and a pop star with terrible hair ( Zhang Zhehan). Continue reading
A Tale of Two Phoenixes 凤囚凰 is preparing to start filming. Based on the novel of the same name by Tianyi Youfeng 天衣有风 and produced by Yu Zheng. He has stated that Yang Rong and new actor Merxat will be playing the leads Chuyu and Rongzhi respectively, though knowing Yu Zheng, anything can change.
More character designs below the cut and (WARNING!) spoilers at the bottom of the post.
Demon Girl 半妖倾城 period stills while we anticipate a June 30th release date. Starring Liu Yitong, Zhang Zhehan,and Merxat, those who have missed Yu Zheng’s costuming will be happy to know he doesn’t seem to have lost his touch in these regards. Theme songs below.
More stills below the cut.
Stills for Demon Girl 半妖倾城 have been released being set in what seems like the Republican era. Starring Liu Yitong, Zhang Zhehan, Merxat, Hong Xiao, and Dai Xiangyu, those looking forward to this drama can probably expect a more stylish take on the era.
More character posters below the cut.
Fantasy romance Demon Girl released its first trailer, and surprisingly, the CGI actually looks decent, as does the cinematography.
The series is produced for MGTV.com and plans for a summer release. Also, we now finally have a synopsis for this!
Demon Girl 半妖倾城 is centered around a group of aliens who lands on earth in the late Qing, most notably our female lead’s mother (Ady An Yixuan). Ignoring issues about interspecies breeding, our female lead (newcomer Liu Yitong) grew up years later without knowing her half-alien identity. Something clear happened and she
went through terrigenesisdiscovered her alien powers. She’s supported by a human love interest (Zhang Zhehan), a scientist love rival who uncovered her secret (He Ruixian), and a half-alien love interest (Merxat).