Over 40 celebs join in Vogue Film photoshoot

 

Three generations of Chinese actresses.

It’s rare to get this many stars to do anything together, not to mention a photoshoot where everyone’s agent is probably fighting for a better spot, but Vogue Film has done it in conjunction with its gala this year. The photoshoots includes  some of the biggest actors, including Li Bingbing, Yang Mi, Angelababy, Liu Shishi, Tong Liya, Xin Zhilei, Tan Zhuo, Huang Xuan, Ethan Ruan, Zhou Yiwei, Zhai Tianlin, Han Dongjun, Xu Weizhou, Peng Yuchang, Bai Baihe, Jing Boran, William Chan, Ma Sichun, Janine Chang, Sun Yi, Li Meng, Qi Xi, Lan Yingying, Chen Ran, Victoria Song, Ouyang Nana, Wu Lei, Chen Feiyu, Song Zuer, Yang Le, Geng Le, Li Chun, Zhang Xueying, Zhang Zifeng, and Chen Wenqi. Musicians Zhang Bichen, Li Yundi, Zhou Bichang and models Ju Xiaowen, Xi Mengyao, Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying (Bad Genius is amazing and I highly recommend it) , and Karlie Kloss also joined in the fun.

I was able to recognized 34 of the 42 without looking at the list of names, how many can you identify?

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Zhang Xueying, River Villages of China

” I know you want to hear stories of bridges over gentle streams, narrow alleys past ancient buildings, but that’s not my home. ”    -Zhang Xueying on her hometown Yiwu

Actress Zhang Xueying, who is the best Xiamo yet in the new Summer’s Desire, did a photoshoot recently in her hometown of Yiwu.  The photoshoot is part of a  series of photos set in four river villages in the Jiangnan region  – Yiwu, Jinxi, Jinhua, and Zhouzhuang.

I was pretty impressed with her interview, which unfortunately consisted mostly of this one quote that whoever wrote the intro clearly ignored.

I know you want to hear stories of bridges over gentle streams, narrow alleys past ancient buildings, but that’s not my home. Yiwu is a very commercial city. Old markets are being torn and new markets are being built everyday. I return whenever I have the chance. Every modern amenity and fun that Beijing has to offer, so does my hometown.

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Promo Round-up: Summer’s Desire

Given how much music is a part of the story, they should’ve done a musical adaptation for creativity bonus points. . 

Half school romance and half the tale of one woman’s climb to the top in the entertainment industry, the third adaptation of Summer’s Desire 泡沫之夏 begins airing  two episodes every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday beginning May 8th.

The series stars Zhang Xueying, Qin Junjie,  Huang Shengchi  and Madina Memet.

Acting career trailer ;Love triangle trailerControlling boyfriend trailer ; Trailer 1 ; Trailer 2 

 

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First look at new Summer’s Desire drama

The latest adaptation for Summer’s Desire 泡沫之夏, starring Zhang Xueying, Qin Junjie, and Huang Shengchi, has released a trailer. I haven’t seen Huang Shengchi in anything, but both Zhang Xueying and Qin Junjie are solid young actors. If anything, the actors look a lot more their age (middle school to early twenties) than the previous two versions.

Once Given, Never Forgotten trailer

Let’s just take a second to appreciate a rare well-translated title. The title refers to her taking on his last name after she loses her memory.

Former child actress Zhang Xueying stars in her first major production in Once Given, Never Forgotten你的名字我的姓氏, and she looks amazing.    

The teaser is a little misleading, but FYI  the male lead (Yang Le) did not adopt her because that would be creepy.  Instead, the female lead was adopted by the male lead’s deceased girlfriend’s family after she received her cornea transplant.

The series is mostly a typical love triangle + car crash+ memory loss plot, but it looks cute.  Plus, it’s written and produced  Yao Yao, who actually did a great job with her previous work 漂洋过海来看你.

25 Under 25: Zhang Xueying

With both the looks and the acting, Zhang Xueying is already starring in major roles.

A series  for some of my favorite up-and-rising young artists. Most of them aren’t big enough to have fancy photo shoots, but they’re cute. I don’t know a lot of them, so feel free to leave a comment if you want some featured.  

Former child actress Zhang Xueying (1997) is no stranger to most. She even signed with Yu Zheng for a year or two  and starred in series such as The Condor Heroes and Ban Shu Legend.

The Central Drama Academy sophomore seems to mostly going the idol drama route for now.   She currently starring in idol drama 青春最好时 and will be starring in a remake of Summer of Bubbles opposite Qin Junjie.

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Summer’s Desire remake confirms leading trio

The latest remake of popular romance novel Summer’s Desire 泡沫之夏 by Ming Xiaoxi has confirmed its leads. Zhang Xueying (Fifteen Years of Waiting for Migratory Birds) will be playing female lead Xia Mo, an orphan who becomes a trainee at a recording company to help pay for her brother’s medical bills.

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“Female Royal Tutor” announces leads, female cast

Li Sheng Fu Xinbo

Li Sheng as the boss, aka Empress Deng Sui. She’s paired with the brothers played by Fu Xinbo.

Always ready to ride off his popular series,  Yu Zheng workshop begins filming the counterpart to Female Prime Minister, this time titled Female Royal Tutor 女傅/The Legend of Ban Shu 班淑传奇.   Yu Zheng announced partial casting today, including Jing Tian (Police Story 2013), Li Xin’ai (The Rooftop), Fu Xinbo (!!!),  Li Sheng (Flowers in Fog), Li Jiahang (New My Fair Princess),  up-and-coming Yu Zheng artist Zhang Zhehan and Zhang XueyingZhang Meng, Mao Xiaotong, Zhang Xinyu,  Deng Sha, Wang Lin,  Jiao Junyan, etc. The rest of the male cast is yet unannounced.

Who are you looking forward to? 
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