Entertainment Updates: Story of Minglan, The Destiny of White Snake, Flipped In My Youth, Eagles and Youngster, The King of Blaze, Ace vs Ace Season 3,

Hello folks~ It’s a new year and new batch of updates 😀

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[Recap] Untouchable Lovers Episode 3-6

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Episode Count: 52

Where to Watch: Raw | Viki

Release Date: January 14, 2018. Two episodes every sunday and monday.

Synopsis: (includes potential spoilers)

In 464, Liu Ziye ascended the throne becoming a brutal ruler of the Liu Song dynasty. A leading secret organization wants to overthrow Liu Ziye and they decide to replace his sister, Princess Shanyin, with their disciple, Chuyu (Guan Xiao Tong). There she meets the princess’s companion RongZhi (Song Wei Long), who is actually a spy from Northern Wei. They grow closer but their opposing goals hold them back. During the rebellion Liu Ziye and the real princess are killed. Both RongZhi and Chuyu lose their memories. Some time afterwards, Chuyu is sent to their neighboring country, Northern Wei to marry the prince who turns out to be RongZhi.

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Recently Licensed Chinese Dramas

A little bit random but I figured some of you could use it if you are running low on cdrama material 😛

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[Thread] Idol Producer (Variety Show)

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Title: Idol Producer

Coaches: Lay Zhang Yixing (Nations’ producer), Li Ronghao (Vocal instructor), Jackson Wang (Rap instructor), MC Jin (Rap instructor), Cheng Xiao (Dance instructor), Zhou Jieqiong (Dance instructor)

Release Date: January 19, 2018

Where to watch: iQiYi, Youtube (raw)Youtube (sub)

Synopsis: The Chinese version of Produce 101 (from South Korea), Idol Producer brings together 100 trainees from different entertainment companies and talent agencies, both within and beyond China. The trainees will have seal-offed training sessions which are recorded for a period of four months. Nine candidates will be chosen through a voting system by the audience from the pool of 100 trainees to debut as a unit boy group of 9 people.

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[FEATURE] SOUTH KOREAN ACTORS/ACTRESSES IN CHINESE DRAMAS AND MOVIES

Did you know that there have been a lot of South Korean actors and actresses that have been featured, and even headlined, Chinese dramas and movies? Below is a list of several dramas/movies that I’ve compiled that have South Korean actors/actresses in them.

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[Recap] Untouchable Lovers Episode 1-2 First Impressions

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Episode Count: 52

Where to Watch: Raw | Viki

Release Date: January 14, 2018. Two episodes every sunday and monday.

Synopsis: (includes potential spoilers)

In 464, Liu Ziye ascended the throne becoming a brutal ruler of the Liu Song dynasty. A leading secret organization wants to overthrow Liu Ziye and they decide to replace his sister, Princess Shanyin, with their disciple, Zhu Que (Guan Xiao Tong). There she meets the princess’s companion Rong Zhi (Song Wei Long), who is actually a spy from Northern Wei. They grow closer but their opposing goals hold them back. During the rebellion Liu Ziye and the real princess are killed. Both Rong Zhi and Zhu Que lose their memories. Some time afterwards, Zhu Que is sent to their neighboring country, Northern Wei to marry the prince who turns out to be RongZhi.

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Movies Released on Chinese New Year 2018

Chinese New Year’s Day is one of the biggest days of the year for movies, if not the biggest in China. Most of the big budget movies filmed by huge directors are released during this period and some of them end up being the #1 movies of the year when it comes to box office gross.

Some of the movies coming out on CNY 2018 have already been announced! This list will be updated as more releases get announced. The most anticipated films on this list are probably Detective Dee The Four Heavenly Kings, Monkey King 3, and Monster Hunt and they are probably the highest contenders for coming out #1 in box office gross.

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[Feature] The Next Generation: Actresses born in the 90’s

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I added anyone that came to mind but I could have missed some. Some are already big names while others are just starting out. The bottom line is that you will be seeing a lot of these ladies in the upcoming years.

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2017 Douban Highest Rated Chinese Movies

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Below is this year’s list of Douban’s highest rated Chinese films and topping the list is Angels Wear White with a score of 8.4 out of almost 70 thousand rates. I don’t think I’ve seen any except for my short attempt at Brotherhood of Blades 2 but the genre didn’t keep me interested. I’ve been looking for a few good Chinese movies to watch so if anyone have a good one to recommend, I’m all ears.

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