Fantasy romance drama Records of Nanyan Studio (Southern Mist House) stars Liu Yifei (Hanson and the Beast) as Lu Mansheng, a woman who listens to other people’s love stories, and use her scents to give her clients a happy ending in their dreams (aka Republican version of City of Hopeless Love 华胥引). Jing Boran plays her love interest Ye Shen.
Zhao Lixin (Great Expectations) costars as Wei Shen, a seemingly perfect gentleman who is actually a hypocrite. He’ll also have a heartbreaking love story with the main antagonist Yunniang, played by Liu Mintao (Nuts). The two actors gave a great performance in The Sound.
Wei Daxun as surgeon Zhao Xinzhi
Jin Hao as military officer Yuan Shichen
Zhang Hanyun as Dai Wanqing, a young woman who learns martial arts from Ye Shen
Gorgeous shots of the Nanyan Studio, shrouded in mist (behind the scenes):