Many people know of Huang Zitao (Tao), but here is his moving life story that converted me from a neutral to a fan… I hope it will dispel some misconceptions and provide an overview of the person he is:
- As the only child of a billionaire father (7th richest man in China), Tao was not interested in/did not excel in school. So, he left home at age 14 to make it on his own. He worked odd jobs to support himself, even donning costumes to hand out flyers on the street. When his father passed by him on the street, he would cry but did not force him to come home. By age 20, Tao bought houses for his parents. To this day, he has never taken any money from them
- Even then, Tao saved up money to buy clothes for his grandma and lied about its price so his grandmother would not feel like he is spending too much money on her
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For the overseas fans, DramaFever will start uploading the subs February 12th!
Here’s the official playlist on the YouTube channel of Croton Media where you can find The Negotiator episodes as it’s being broadcast (English subtitles are now available on episode 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFaC6Oaaygs&list=PLpOa-OrneXm2K32ZhATtnDnFKPZe6FUyL
What do you think of the drama so far?!
As of February 9 (5 days into its broadcast/8 episodes released), Negotiator has reached 1 billion views on Chinese platforms!
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Updated with press conference photos, new stills, and a new trailer!
Coming soon is “Negotiator”, a drama starring Yang Mi and Huang Zitao, which has been licensed by Dramafever and Viki (thanks for the info, May) to be streamed simulcast!
“Negotiator” will start broadcasting on Hunan TV starting February 4th (to March 1st). The schedule is as follows:
Sunday to Thursday: 8:10pm to 10pm (2 episodes)
Friday to Saturday: 7:30pm to 8:20pm (1 episode)
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I’ve been seeing so many baby pictures of celebrities recently that I thought I would compile them all into a post. Included in this post are baby pictures of Yang Mi, Gul Nazhar, Angelababy, Yang Zi, Dilireba, Liu Yi Fei, Zhao Liying, Liu Shi Shi, Huang Zitao, Luhan, Lay Zhang Yixing, HuGe, Leo Wu Lei, Li Yi Feng, William Chan, Kris Wu, and Zhang Yi Shan. But before you click on, try to take a guess who that adorable curly hair kid is?
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Hey everyone! I’m back since I only have one exam and it’s 2 weeks away. This will be my first entertainment update in awhile.
FIRST THINGS FIRST, dramas…
- The Brightest Star in the Night Sky is an upcoming musical drama starring Huang Zitao (Chinese Odyssey, The Negotiator). His female lead is rumoured to be Janice Wu (My Amazing Boyfriend). It is the first Chinese musical drama, which will feature Tao’s songs. Filming begins June 2017 (after Tao’s Promise Tour) and will take place in Los Angeles and Beijing. This drama is the story of a young girl (Janice Wu) who joins an entertainment agency to pursue her dreams. It’s there where she meets and falls in love with the CEO (Tao). To be broadcast on Hunan TV as it’s one of their productions. Last year, Princess Agents was their summer production. This year, this drama is.
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The Negotiator is the unrelated sequel to Dear Translator. Filming in China wrapped yesterday, 02/12/17. However, filming is still taking place in the U.S. specifically New York City.
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On January 6th, Ruby Lin gave birth to a baby girl via C-section weighing 6.6 pounds. Wallace Huo was present for the birth. They have yet to name their baby
Famous paparazzi, Zhou Wei, has exposed yet another relationship. He caught Li Bingbing with a much younger man. She’s 43 years old and he is 24 (19 years younger)
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My first post in over a month. I’ve been really busy with school, but here’s a new update on what’s happening in the entertainment world!
Starting with Zhao Liying‘s two covers for FHM
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Baidu released a list for various topics, but I am only posting the ones related to the entertainment world.
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