Zhang Ruoyun, Qi Wei to begin filming Ming Dynasty miniseries

Daming Under Microscope 显微镜下的大明 looks at the decline of the Ming Dynasty through the lenses of two grassroots political events. Zhang Ruoyun plays maths genius Shuai Jiamo, Qi Wei plays the heroine with a strong business acumen and Wang Yang costars as the unscrupulous procurator Cheng Renqing.

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Promo Round-up: Hello Procurator

Hello Procurator was initially reported as a remake of Korean romance drama Prosecutor Princess, but the trailer makes it seem more like a legal crime thriller. Sun Yi stars as a budding prosecutor, Zhang Haowei plays her love interest, and Zhu Yuchen costars as the heroine’s mentor. [Extended Synopsis]

The 42 episode drama airs daily on Beijing TV.

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Promo Round-up: Jun Jiuling

Jun Jiuling stars Peng Xiaoran (Goodbye My Princess) as a former princess turned physician is back to avenge her father the emperor’s death. Her love interests are played by Jin Han, Du Yafei, Wang Youshuo and Zhou Zhan.

The 40 episode drama releases 1 episode every Sunday to Wednesday at 8pm (UTC+8) on Youku Youtube.

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Promo Round-up: The Worm Valley

Finally a series where the main cast will be reprising their roles across multiple instalments.

Pan Yueming, Zhang Yuqi and Jiang Chao continue their grave-robbing journey in Candle in the Tomb: The Worm Valley 云南虫谷, and end up in a poisonous valley in Yunnan. The 16 episode drama releases 2 episodes every Monday and Tuesday (VIP) on Tencent / WeTV.

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Chen Xiao, Mao Xiaotong reunite in wuxia drama The Ingenious One

Good news for Guofu shippers – Chen Xiao and Mao Xiaotong, who played Yang Guo and Guo Fu in Romance of the Condor Heroes 2013, will be playing the leads in iQiyi’s wuxia drama The Ingenious One 云襄传 (also the drama at the centre of the script re-edit controversy in showbiz drama We Are All Alone).

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