Based on the wuxia novel of the same name by Wen Ruian, Heroes 说英雄谁是英雄 follows the adventures of young lad Wang Xiaoshi (Zeng Shunxi) as he journeys through jianghu and befriends the morally ambiguous Bai Choufei (Liu Yuning), Wenrou (Yang Chaoyue) and Su Mengzhen (Baron Chen).
Directed by Li Muge (Goodbye My Princess), the drama is still filming.
The Lost Tomb Rebootstars Zhu Yilong as Wu Xie, and will focus on his tomb raiding adventures ten years after the events of the last novel. Costars include Mao Xiaotong, Hu Jun, Baron Chen, Huang Junjie, Chen Minghao, Tse Kwanhoand Huang Mengying.
The 56 episode drama releases 2 eps every Thurs-Sat with six additional episodes for VIP members and additional episodes for ordering beginning Feb 20th. English subs will be available on Tencent / WeTV app.
The Lost Tomb Reboot 盗墓笔记重启之极海听雷 announced that Zhu Yilong(The Story of Minglan) would be playing Wu Xie back in August, and has now confirmed new actor Huang Junjie(Unexpected, Fox in the Screen) as Zhang Qiling.
I have not yet watched Battle Through the Heavens / Fights Break Sphere 斗破苍穹, but here’s another set of watercolor/calligraphy posters for leads Wu Lei, Lin Yun, Baron Chen, and Li Qin. Continue reading →
What a fangirl would give to be that tree between Wu Lei and Baron Chen
The cast of Battle Through the Heavens / Fights Break Sphere 斗破苍穹, including Wu Lei, Baron Chen, Li Qin, Su Qing, Carmen Lee, and X-Nine’s Wu Jiacheng, Gu Jiacheng, and Peng Chuyue, posed for a more modern (aka Chen Man-like) promo shoot for the series.
The series is currently available for streaming on Youtube here.
Fights Break Spherestars Wu Lei (The Magic Star) as a genius child who suddenly loses all his powers, Lin Yun (Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back) plays his love interest and Baron Chen (Extremely Urgent) stars as his martial arts teacher.
They also fall in love — in case, you know, you weren’t sure if that was going to be happen.
The director and screenwriter of last year’s Arrows on the Bowstring (箭在弦上) are back with their newest drama, the currently filming Extremely Urgent (迫在眉睫), which stars the unlikely pairing of Gillian Chung and Baron Chen as treasure hunter and treasure defender.
Extremely Urgent takes place after the fall of the Qing Dynasty in 1911. Thanks to the weak post-Qing warlord government, thieves from all over have their eyes on the country’s treasures, many of which have fallen into the hands of the people. He Cai (Baron Chen) wants to protect a treasure map that may lead to the 64 volumes of the Yongle Encyclopedia, so he creates and becomes the leader of a treasure protection organization named Dancing Sand.
However, he doesn’t bargain on meeting Chen Mo (Gillian Chung), an American-raised Chinese-boxing expert who returns to Shanghai to hunt down a precious artifact. After her birth father was killed when she was thirteen, Chen Mo was rescued and adopted by an American man named Henry, who taught her the ways of treasure hunting. Although she and He Cai are initially on opposite sides, they find themselves drawn to one another and fall in love.