[Feature] 2018 Remake Dramas

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Some classics like the Condor Trilogy probably get remade once every few years or so, so it’s no surprise if you see them on this list. This year, however, the list of remake is so much longer than normal!  New faces playing old roles…that’s always a hit or miss but lots of anticipations and hypes for some of these dramas.

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Entertainment Updates: To Love To Heal, Police Tactical Unit, Sweet Dreams, Pillow Book, King of Blaze, Cry Me a Sad River, Beneath the Embroidered Uniform, Return the World to You, Moonlight Doesn’t Understand the Bottom of My Heart, Youth Chu Liu Xiang, Dongshan Fine After, Legend of Fei, Twenty Four Hours, Monkey King 3, and Celebrity Updates

The latest batch of entertainment updates!

On the side note, we changed the theme of the website so that the comment section is more user-friendly and easier to read.  Let us know what you think of the new layout. =D

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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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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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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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[Review] Eternal Wave (2017 Film)

Title: Eternal Wave (新永不消逝的电波)

Release date: November 3rd, 2017

Starring: Aaron Kwok, Zhao Liying, Zhang Han

Synopsis: The story takes in In 1937, after the fall of Shanghai during the Japanese invasion. Spy Lin Xiang (Aaron Kwok) was ordered to infiltrate Shanghai and reconstruct the underground headquarter that was destroyed. Here he was assigned a simple but with a very strong sense of justice girl, Lan Fang (Zhao Liying), to play his wife. Known as the “underground party couples”, the two fight hand in hand to gather information and fight against the Japanese invaders, notably the Japanese official (Zhang Lanxin).

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10 Chinese Actresses You Need to Know

I saw this article on China Film Insider that introduces 10 Chinese actresses and wanted to re-post this on our site to let our readers know some of the more influential and/or emerging actresses in the Chinese entertainment industry.

With a booming entertainment industry, China has seen a growing number of outstanding new generation actresses. Along with their more accomplished counterparts, we handpicked 10 Chinese actresses whom we think every filmmaker, and anyone who is interested in the Chinese film industry should know. These talented women are recognized for their achievements in film and TV, popularity, social influence, international recognition, commercial value, and potential to contribute to the film industry. Continue reading “10 Chinese Actresses You Need to Know”

2017 Sina’s Best Performances Short Films

Every year Sina selects 10 outstanding actors and actresses to participate in their annual “Best Performances” films. This year the 10 selected actors and actresses are Huang Xuan, Zhao Liying, Zhang Yishan, Ni Ni, Lei Jiayin, Ma Li, Wu Xiubo, Pan Yueming,  Zhang Zhijian, Ma Yili. These actors and actresses participated in the making of 10 short creative films (with the help of 4 promising directors) at one minute each. The film was released on December 18th.

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