Promo Round-up: Detective L

Republican mystery drama Detective L features Bai Yu as Luo Fei, a  dashing detective who develops a bickering romance with recent police academy graduate Qin Xiaoman (You Jingru). They begin to solve a series of murders with the help of a gifted medical examiner Benjamin (Ji Chen).

The 24 episode web drama is directed by Deng Ke (Seven Versions of Myself) and releases 2 eps every Thursday and Friday on Tencent. VIP members get a 6 episode head start.

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Wu Lei, Qin Hao, Zhang Meng, Yang Rong, Yu Hewei caught in Sea of Sand in new trailer

A+ for the tear and fear and shock shown in this scene by Wu Lei.

The Lost Tomb spinoff  Sea of Sand 沙海 released yet two more trailers in anticipation for its July 20th release date. The series stars Wu Lei as the protagonist, a high school’er who  becomes entangled in a suspenseful adventure after meeting Wu Xie from The Lost Tomb series (Qin Hao). They’re joined by Yang Rong, Zhang Meng, Ji Chen, and Yu Hewei.

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New Dragon Gate Inn starts filming

Wuxia dramas have become such a rarity lately.

New Dragon Gate Inn 新龙门客栈 has started filming and released images.  Starring Ma KeQi WeiShen MengchenBao JianfengDaniel ChanLiu YaoyuanYe ZiqiYu BoDu JunzeZhang HuizhongLuo HuiyuXiao CanZhong Fengyan, and Ji Chen, something for those wanting to check out a wuxia drama.

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The Legend of Kaifeng shows of palace interiors

When palace protocol requires you to wear tacky bright colors despite being able to choose from all the clothes in the land…

The Legend of Kaifeng gives us a look at more stills this week.  Starring Huang Weide, Zhang Meng, Gan Tingting, Jiang Chao, Winston Chao, Qi Kui, Ji Chen, Wang Wanzhong, and Zheng Siren, this weeks stills seem to focus more on the palace.

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The Legend of Kaifeng shows off costuming

Song dynasty headgear, the art of turning your head into an antenna…

The Legend of Kaifeng gives us a look at the different costuming and set locations this week.  Starring Huang Weide, Zhang Meng, Gan Tingting, Jiang Chao, Winston Chao, Qi Kui, Ji Chen, Wang Wanzhong, and Zheng Siren, costume coloring seems to be either bright or bland with very little in between.

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Huang Weide stars as Bao Zheng

I feel like the Song dynasty has it’s own unique sense of beauty.  It’s a pity that dramas have not been able to capture it for me yet… :(

The Legend of Kaifeng has started filming.  Starring Huang Weide, Zhang Meng, Gan TingtingJiang ChaoWinston ChaoQi KuiJi ChenWang Wanzhong, and Zheng Siren, the plot will follow Bao Zheng in the Song dynasty.

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