TMMTMQ – Chapter 49
When she woke up on the next day, Gong Qingyao started to calculate Children Go Home clients whereabouts after her practice. After doing a few calculations, Gong Qingyao frowned slightly.
This was the first time that Lu Qianqian saw thid expression on Gong Qingyao’s face. After Gong Qingyao put down the phone, Lu Qianqian stepped forward and asked, "Master, what happened?"
"In the past few days, more and more people have lost children." Gong Qingyao said.
It turned out to be this. Lu Qianqian said, "Now that Children Go Home is famous and found credible, there must be a lot of people that register the information of their lost children who have not been found before."
Gong Qingyao shook her head, "These children have just been lost recently." Even if the parents didn't write this information, Gong Qingyao could still figure it out.
Lu Qianqian said, "That's easy to understand. There were not many people who knew this platform before, so only some people registered. Now the whole country knows it, everyone will definitely register on it."
This explanation makes sense.
"Okay, Master, hurry up and watch Dreaming Back to Da Zhou. Tomorrow is the audition." Lu Qianqian also knew that Gong Qingyao wanted to get the movie queen award.
After having breakfast, Gong Qingyao continued to turn on the computer, and began to watch Dreaming Back to Da Zhou. She kept watching until seven o’clock in the evening and finally finished the entire plot. She went to compare the script and read Yin Yiyi’s lines again according to what she had just watched. The play went through in her mind.
Lu Qianqian was also reading the script. On the first scene, Yin Yiyi was sitting on a bridge, turning back and smiling. Lu Qianqian tried to look back and smile. After a while, Lu Qianqian gave up, "I used to judge people for poor acting skills. When it was me, I found it was really easy to judge but hard to do." Lu Qianqian couldn't even act out simple smiling scene, let alone other things.
Gong Qingyao smiled. Nowadays, getting started in the entertainment industry seemed very simple. People could come as long as they have a good face. In the past, actors needed basic skills. Gong Qingyao didn't rest until she had all the lines were memorized. The next day, as usual, Gong Qingyao got up to practice.
Ai Xiaoyun came to Gong Qingyao's house at seven o'clock, saw Gong Qingyao dressed in casual clothes, and said, "You won’t put on makeup today?"
Ai Xiaoyun found the cosmetics in Gong Qingyao's house were gone. Ai Xiaoyun didn't wear any cosmetics either. She saw Gong Qingyao's skin was fair and delicate, so it would be okay if she didn't wear makeup. "Then just wear good-looking clothes today." When Ai Xiaoyun said that, she went to open Gong Qingyao's closet. When she opened it, all the clothes inside were all neutral color, no bright tones. "Where are your red and purple clothes?"
"Gone." Gong Qingyao said.
Ai Xiaoyun knew that Gong Qingyao had changed her appearance when she returned from Ye Shan, but it changed for the better. Ai Xiaoyun thought for a while, and finally chose a white dress and down jacket. "This set will be slightly better, childhood sweetheart, must be pure and pleasant, but will you be cold?"
Gong Qingyao changed her clothes. She had been practicing profound strength, so she didn't feel cold even when dressed like this.
The Gong Qingyao dressed in white was even more outstanding. Ai Xiaoyun clapped her hands, "Okay, this is it."
Ai Xiaoyun drove Gong Qingyao to the audition place. The audition place was in a certain commercial building. Besides Gong Qingyao, many actors had come. Generally, the actors were not accompanied by their agent. But this was Gong Qingyao's first audition, so Ai Xiaoyun accompanied her.
Since the male and female protagonists had already been selected, today’s audition started directly with the other male and female roles. Once a certain role was confirmed, it would go directly to the next one. Therefore, the number of draws would be better if it was in earlier turn.
When the two came in, Ai Xiaoyun gave the audition notice and handed it to the staff. The staff saw the notice for the role of Yin Yiyi, and pushed out one of the boxes, "Draw one."
Ai Xiaoyun thought about her luck and looked at Gong Qingyao, "You do it."
Gong Qingyao reached into the box, pulled out one, and handed it directly to the staff.
Ai Xiaoyun looked nervously as the staff opened the note, only to see the number 1 written on it. She was immediately happy. "It's great. If you act well in front of the director, we might be able to win this role directly."
The actress waiting in line glanced at Gong Qingyao with a trace of disdain in her eyes. Although Gong Qingyao was good-looking, but the dress was too plain, how could it be possible to pass the audition like this?
Gong Qingyao was noncommittal. When they went out in the morning, Ai Xiaoyun didn’t let her had breakfast so that they would arrive early and showed good nature. Gong Qingyao said to Ai Xiaoyun, "Breakfast first?"
"Wait." Ai Xiaoyun asked an acquaintance to inquire and found that there was still some time before Yin Yiyi's audition, so she agreed to go out for breakfast with Gong Qingyao.
When the two returned, everyone in the waiting room exploded.
"That was Mr. Wang just now, right?"
"Isn't Mr. Wang the investor in this show?"
"It seems yes, have you noticed the woman behind him?"
"Is that woman also an actress?"
"That's Xie Xiaoman, with a little fame."
When she heard the name Xie Xiaoman, Ai Xiaoyun's expression changed slightly. She took Gong Qingyao to find a place to sit down, "It's okay, maybe she came to audition for the villainess."
In fact, Gong Qingyao didn't know who Xie Xiaoman was, but after listening to Ai Xiaoyun's explanation, she was probably also an actress.
At this time, the staff shouted, "Please come in actress number one for role Yin Yiyi."
Gong Qingyao immediately got up and walked in. There were a few people sitting in the room, directors, leading actor and actress, plus a screenwriter. At this moment, the director got up and said something to the man beside him, Gong Qingyao glanced at the face of the person, guessing that this person should be Mr. Wang.
"Director Song, what do you think?" Mr. Wang said.
"Everything is subject to President’s arrangement." Director Song said.
President Wang said, "That's OK, then we won't disturb your work." After speaking, he took Xie Xiaoman and left.
The room returned quiet again, and the director looked at Gong Qingyao with some embarrassment, "We already have a candidate for the role of Yin Yiyi, please go back."
Unexpectedly, Xie Xiaoman was here to compete for this role. Hearing this, Gong Qingyao was about to leave.
The screenwriter on the side said immediately, "Wait."
Gong Qingyao turned around, showing a puzzled expression.
The screenwriter looked at Gong Qingyao expectantly, "Do you know Master Qingyuan role in the drama?"
"I know." Master Qingyuan was a mysterious master in the drama. She saw that the heroine was transmigrated, and foresaw a disaster of the heroine. She saved the prince and the heroine at a critical moment. Because of the metaphysics element, Gong Qingyao read the role a few more times, but that role didn't make many appearances, only three times in total.
The screenwriter looked at the director and asked, "Director Song, what do you think?"
The director looked at Gong Qingyao. Although the girl was a little too young, her temperament was indeed good. "Then let's do a segment of the first scene with Jiang Feimeng."
Jiang Feimeng was the name of the heroine. The first time Master Qingyuan met Jiang Feimeng was in a temple. Jiang Feimeng accompanied her family to the temple to give incense. Because of her curiosity, she wandered freely and strayed into Master Qingyuan’s area.
Gong Qingyao paused, then looked at Fang Jiayue, who was playing Jiang Feimeng’s role, "Does benefactor have something to worry about?" (TN: People that come to temple are called benefactor in Chinese novels.)
Fang Jiayue was taken aback. She didn't expect that Gong Qingyao would choose to enter the role directly. The little girl in front of her seemed to have a pair of insightful eyes. Fang Jiayue got up, "I, I do have, only, just..."
"The benefactor is not a person in this world." Gong Qingyao said.
Fang Jiayue was taken aback, with a wary look in her eyes.
"It's okay." Gong Qingyao brushed her sleeves, "You already have an answer for your troubles, right?"
Fang Jiayue nodded, "What you said is?"
"Then do it." Gong Qingyao finished speaking and stopped on the spot.
The director wanted to watch the next scene on the script. After saying this, Master Qingyuan turned and left, leaving only Jiang Feimeng alone.
Fang Jiayue breathed a sigh of relief and then sat down. This little girl was really not easy, especially when the little girl looked at her eyes just now, for a moment she felt that she was really seen through. Fang Jiayue glanced at Gong Qingyao. This kind of person was very challenging to act against, and she liked it.
The director clapped his hands and looked at Gong Qingyao, "Are you willing to play the role of Master Qingyuan?"
Normally a director did not need to ask at all. But this was because seeing Gong Qingyao's performance just now, he felt that he had found a good seed.
In fact, the role of Master Qingyuan could be completed by Gong Qingyao only with her true self. No need for acting, "Yes."
"That's great." The screenwriter voted Gong Qingyao with a kind smile, Gong Qingyao nodded, and then left the room.
The director called in the staff, "You go and inform everyone that the actors of Yin Yiyi and Master Qingyuan have been decided, and the rest of the role audition will continue."
Gong Qingyao came out of the room, and the noise outside suddenly became quiet. Ai Xiaoyun greeted her with excitement, "How about it, did you get the role of Yin Yiyi?"
The actress present all looked at Gong Qingyao, and Gong Qingyao said, "No."
Ai Xiaoyun's face drooped suddenly. But, she thought this was Gong Qingyao's first audition, so it was fine if she didn’t passed it. There were still many other chances anyway.
Some actress said directly, "I said, she won’t make it through."
"Exactly." Some people bowed their heads and murmured.
After hearing this, Ai Xiaoyun was very angry, "Qingyao..."
At this moment, a staff came out, "The roles of Yin Yiyi and Master Qingyuan have been decided, so the actress who auditioned for these two roles can leave."
After the staff entered the room, Ai Xiaoyun looked at Gong Qingyao. They reported two roles just now, and Xie Xiaoman definitely couldn't play the two roles alone, "Didn't you say you didn't get it?"
"Well, what I got is the role of Master Qingyuan." Gong Qingyao said.
After a while, Ai Xiaoyun reacted, "It's great." Although Master Qingyuan didn't make many appearances, Gong Qingyao could join the crew anyway.
The actors present were stunned, and then they reacted, Yin Yiyi's role was decided, so that must be Xie Xiaoman. Everyone was envious and jealous. Gong Qingyao didn't care about the thoughts of these people. Ai Xiaoyun sent Gong Qingyao home before she went back to the company.
Gong Qingyao started today’s divination task. The number of missing children had increased significantly today. It was not that there were more people on this platform, but she found that there was something else. She put down her phone and took out the copper money she bought on Shanggu Street yesterday and started the calculation. This calculation really revealed a problem.
She picked up her phone and called Qin Ze, "Are you willing do something for me?"