Huang Xuan’s mystery thriller Luoyang releases first trailer, to air December 1st

The production values for Luoyang look great, and the hero, played by Huang Xuan, is the loyal officer who must prove his innocence while also helping to save the city from attack. Wang Yibo and Song Qian round out our trio of investigators.

The drama will begin streaming on iQiyi on December 1st.

Concept trailer

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Exciting new trailer for Huang Xiaoming, Yan Ni’s upcoming legal thriller

Heart’s Motive stars Huang Xiaoming as a lawyer who has been blacklisted by his industry for blowing the whistle on his firm. By chance, he helps to overturn a mysterious woman’s (Yan Ni) murder conviction, and regains fame and fortune. However, he soon discovers there’s more to her story than meets the eye.

The film will premiere on December 3rd.

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Ni Ni, Deng Lun’s Night Wanderer releases first trailer and stills

Time-travelling romance Night Wanderer recently wrapped up filming and has released its first trailer. Starring Ni Ni as a modern day medical examiner and Deng Lun as a Republican-era lawyer, the drama will premiere sometime next year on iQiyi. Gao Ye (The Ideal City) and Wang Duo (Bloody Romance) costar.

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Dilraba, Gong Jun, Liu Yuning’s Legend of Anle wraps up filming

Legend of Anle 安乐传 stars Dilraba as Di Ziyuan, a noble lady who has been betrothed to the crown prince since a young age. However, she is forced to escape the capital after her clan is charged with treason. Now known as Ren Anle, she decides to aid the vulnerable while she travels across the lands, and catches the attention of crown prince Han Ye (Gong Jun).

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Promo Round-up: Novoland: Pearl Eclipse

Novoland: Pearl Eclipse chronicles Haishi’s (Yang Mi) journey from a fisherman’s daughter to a general and finally empress dowager of a kingdom. She’ll also have a torturous romance with her teacher Fang Zhu (William Chan), who has sworn a blood oath to his king. The secondary couple is also pretty melodramatic – we have a king (Xu Kaicheng) whose first love was sacrificed due to political intrigue, and a new empress (Chen Xiaoyun) who looks exactly like the king’s first love.

The 48 episode drama releases 1 episode a day on Tencent (viewing calendar).

Production special, Opening theme song by Zhang Bichen, Ending theme

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Promo Round-up: Marvelous Women

“You are my greatest enemy, and my closest friend.”

Marvelous Women (previously translated as The Matriarch) stars Jiang Qinqin and Yang Rong as love rivals who eventually overcome their differences and protect the family’s silk-weaving technique when the family heir (Xu Haiqiao) goes MIA. Mao Zijun costars as the heroine’s first love, while Zhang Huiwen plays her maid.

The 35 episode drama releases 2 episodes every Monday to Thursday.

Romance trailer

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Luo Yunxi, Bai Lu reunite in upcoming xianxia romance Till The End Of The Moon

Luo Yunxi as Tantai Jin / Cang Jiumin / Mingye

Till The End of the Moon 长月烬明 is an upcoming fantasy xianxia romance drama, and stars Luo Yunxi, Bai Lu, Chen Duling and Deng Wei in the lead roles. These are the prettiest posters I’ve seen in a long while, and it seems like the art team got their inspiration from Buddhist Art from the Mogao Caves.

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Promo Round-up: Ark Peace

Ark Peace stars Chen Kun and Zhang Tian’ai as doctors on a hospital ship that travel to developing countries to provide foreign aid. Directed by the infamous Cao Dun (Tribes and Empires, The Longest Day in Chang’an) and written by Feng Ji (Operation Red Sea), I might check it out and see how long it takes for Cao Dun to bore me into dropping the show.

The drama airs daily on CCTV-1.

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