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.
You Are My Glory focuses on the romance between the celebrity endorser of Honor of Kings and an aerospace engineer. Starring Yang Yang, Dilraba, Zheng Hehuizi, Pan Yueming, Hu Ke and Wang Yanlin, the gaming romance is still in the midst of filming.
Lie to Love 良言写意 stars Luo Yunxi(Love Is Sweet) as Li Zeliang, a formerly successful CEO who now suffers from depression and chronic loneliness. Cheng Xiao (Legend of Awakening) plays Su Xieyi, the ex-girlfriend who is back for revenge after evidence suggests the hero may have been involved in her father’s bankruptcy and eventual death.
Fairyland Lovers 蓬莱间 stars Bai Yu as a doctor who helps spirits let go of mortal desires and transforms them into proper human beings. Zheng Qiuhong plays the reincarnation of the hero’s lover from a thousand years ago. Ji Xiaobing costars as a general from Heaven, who I assume is responsible for keeping the main couple apart.
The Tencent web drama will release 2 episodes every Mon-Wed beginning tonight.
Nice To Meet You 只为遇见你 explores the clashing of traditional Chinese and modern elements in the jewelry world. The series airs on March 10th and stars Janice Man (Tribe and Empires), Zhang Ming’en (Tientsin Mystic), Wei Qianxiang (Prince of Lan Ling), Tang Mengjia (Concubine Meng Arrives), Ma Yashu (Spell of the Fragrance), and Ji Xiaobing (S.C.I.).
I didn’t actually watch Secret of the Three Kingdoms, but Wan Qian‘s Fu Shou is so pretty I just had to include her in my post.
It’s that time of year again, when I collect all my thoughts on the dramas I watched over the past year. I vowed to watch many of the shows in the discarded list because they starred my favourites, conveniently forgetting that good actors cannot always elevate the quality of a drama.
On the other hand, dramas that weren’t initially on my radar ended up becoming the shows I was most invested in, probably because I had zero expectations going in. What are your thoughts on this year’s drama offerings?
Collection of Cfensi’s past reviews can be found here.
Will this be the sleeper ratings hit of 2019 like its prequel?
While 2018’s most viewed idol drama, Because of You 因为遇见你, tells of the combination of modern wedding dress designs and traditional embroidery, its sequel Nice To Meet You 只为遇见你 explores the clashing of traditional Chinese and modern elements in the jewelry world. The sequel stars Janice Man (Tribe and Empires), Zhang Ming’en (Tientsin Mystic), Wei Qianxiang (Prince of Lan Ling), Tang Mengjia (Concubine Meng Arrives), Ma Yashu (Spell of the Fragrance), and Ji Xiaobing (S.C.I.).
Concept trailer below, and plot and stills below the cut: