Top Chinese film actress in TV series criticised for bad acting and looks, joining Zhang Ziyi and Tang Wei as big-screen stars panned for small-screen work

//Top Chinese film actress in TV series criticised for bad acting and looks, joining Zhang Ziyi and Tang Wei as big-screen stars panned for small-screen work

Top Chinese film actress in TV series criticised for bad acting and looks, joining Zhang Ziyi and Tang Wei as big-screen stars panned for small-screen work

The first television drama to star top Chinese film actress Zhou Dongyu launched recently to widespread criticism, echoing the disapproval that met fellow star Zhang Ziyi’s disastrous foray onto the small screen earlier this year.Zhou’s first period drama series – Ancient Love Poetry – launched on Tencent Video on June 17. Reportedly costing 400 million yuan (US$62 million) to make, the 49-part series tells the story of romance between two deities, Shang Gu, played by Zhou, and Bai Jue, played…

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