Teaser and posters for Luo Jin, Huang Zhizhong’s Qing dynasty historical drama

Royal Nirvana was both memorable and miserable, and I’m just here to watch Luo Jin (now Kangxi) gain an upper hand over Huang Zhizhong (now a court official).

River of the World 天下长河 (lit.) stars Luo Jin as the Kangxi Emperor and Huang Zhizhong as the honest and frugal polotician Jin Fu, who is tasked with flood-control works for the Yellow River. Yin Fang costars as Jin Fu’s trusted subordinate.

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Promo Round-up: Lie To Love

Lie To Love stars Luo Yunxi (Love Is Sweet) as the amputee vice-president of a hotel chain who appears to be a controlled puppet of his ambitious uncle. Cheng Xiao (Falling Into Your Smile) costars as his ex-girlfriend who is back for revenge after witnessing her father’s death at the hands of the hero. Ji Xiaobing (The Trick of Life and Love) costars as a secretive lawyer and the heroine’s brother-in-law.

The drama premieres on iQiyi and Tencent tonight.

Playlist of promos
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Exciting first trailer for spy thriller Enemy

The trailer for Enemy 对手 looks so good it deserves its own post. The show is described as a “cat-and-mouse spy drama set in peaceful times” and features Guo Jingfei, Tan Zhuo, Yan Bingyan and Ning Li in leading roles.

The suspense drama comes from director Lu Lunchang (Little Doctor) and writer Wang Xiaoqiang (Little Doctor, Mask).

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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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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