-Thanks for correcting me! Arg, I should have taken the time to actually read what the fans were talking about, lol, instead I just skim through the photos real fast. >< Anyways, thanks again for the translation from weibo! Yay, Charlene is going to work with James again, and I'm definitely cheering for them to work their magic once more time, and create another classic just like <My Wife is 18>. Ha, it will be so interesting IF they did a follow up movie but ADD 10 years to Charlene and Ekin's character. Maybe the story will revolve around their busy lives, and how they hardly have time for each other, and then maybe it leads to the idea of divorce but right when they were about to sign the papers they both have flashback of how they met and fell in love. Lol, I know it is lame but I will love for Charlene and Ekin to work together again as a mature loving couple. Maybe they can even have Charlene's character developing depression or some kind of illness because I think it will be one challenging role for her. Okay, seriously, just ignore me now! I guess I'm just very thrill to see Charlene meeting up with James and also a producer because Charlene haven't filmed anything after <It's Love> since she turned her focus to her solo music career, and then now with Twins' music career.
On the other hand, WOW! The photo showing Charlene's back is seriously so sexy, Mutts
! Thanks for putting together the videos from the award ceremony, I love the back shot of when Charlene was walking down the red carpet. It is definitely very awesome to hear the two hosts talking about Charlene nonstop as she walks down the red carpet, and I'm sure in the future she will get to walk that red carpet as a nominee. Fiz
- Charlene's Weibo is very similar to twitter. Actually, Weibo is China's twitter and it is so nice to get direct messages and photos from Charlene. If you needed help opening up an account, I will be glad to help you open one so that you get can direct updates from Charlene.
Something interesting about <Sword Heroes' Fate>! The series became the first Chinese TV series to ever be aired in Italy:
'Sword Heroes' Fate' to be first Chinese TV series to air in Italy
The drama "Sword Heroes' Fate," a hit in its home country, will become the first Chinese television series ever to air on an Italian TV network, project officials said Monday.
Moreover, it is expected that the futuristic series will lead to better cultural understanding between the two countries, the officials said.
The 33-episode series is based on an online video game that allows players to enter a virtual world that a famous hacker and a few others have managed to sneak into. While living in the game's universe, a mysterious presence prevents them from returning to reality.
The production had its international premiere at the Rome Fiction Fest Monday. It will appear on Babel, a new Italian satellite broadcaster, starting in November.
"We have been looking to highlight China for some time, and when we saw 'Sword Heroes' Fate,' we fell in love with the program and we knew this was the one we wanted," said Beatrice Coletti, Babel's channel director. "We saw a few other options that were quite good, but this was our first choice and we are thrilled."
Babel, which focuses on programs from around the world, is the first non-Chinese broadcaster to buy rights to the series, and the premiere marks the first time a Chinese-made TV series is being broadcast in Italy.
According to Yang Yanyan, head of external relations for the Chinese embassy in Rome, the hope is that "Sword Heroes' Fate" will be the first of many Chinese productions to find a home in Italy and elsewhere in Europe.
"I think that China understands the West more than the West understands China, and I think the best way to remedy this kind of situation is through cultural exchanges like this television series," she said.
Yang noted that China has become the world's largest producer of TV programs, creating some 500 TV series a year. With the country's growing prosperity, China's 187 million television viewers make it one of the world's largest TV series markets.
Babel is considering local audiences as well. With an estimated 200,000 Chinese people currently living in Italy, the Chinese are the fourth largest foreign group in Italy.
The broadcaster, which plans to broadcast the series in its original Chinese language with Italian subtitles, says it hopes to attract Chinese viewers living in Italy along with Italians interested in the story.
Coletti said the program could even help Italians learn Chinese.
"Sword Heroes' Fate," directed by Wu Yaqiao and Feng Baiyuan and produced by Hubei TV, contains an intriguing mix of special effects with the action taking place inside the video game, traditional camerawork and quick shifts between the two.
Already a big hit in China, with a big budget to match, producers said they have created the program with an eye toward gaining a foothold in some foreign markets. If that indeed happens, it will have started Monday in Rome.