Tang Yan, Shawn Dou’s Legend of Xiao Chuo premieres tonight

The official announcement was made two hours ago…

The Legend of Xiao Chuo stars Tang Yan, Charmaine Sheh and Lu Shan as sisters who marry into three different branches of the royal family, and eventually find themselves in a deadly power struggle. Shawn Dou plays a powerful general and Xiao Chuo’s true love, while Jing Chao plays her husband.

The 48 episode drama airs daily on Beijing TV. Tencent VIP members will be able to watch 8 episodes on the first day.

Tang Yan, Shawn Dou’s Legend of Xiao Chuo releases teaser

The Legend of Xiao Chuo stars Tang Yan as a politician’s daughter who is forced to marry the Liao Emperor (Jing Chao) instead of her true love (Shawn Dou). Charmaine Sheh and Lu Shan costar as the heroine’s sisters. [Extended Synopsis]

The drama should begin streaming on Tencent within the next couple of months.

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First looks at Tang Yan, Shawn Dou’s Liao Dynasty drama

Tang Yan as the Liao Empress

Tang Yan and Shawn Dou look amazing in the first stills of their latest drama together, The Legend of Xiao Chuo 燕云台.The drama follows the life of Liao dynasty empress Xiao Yanyan (Tang Yan), her advisor (Shawn Dou) and emperor (Jing Chao). The drama recently concluded filming and is expected to air late 2020. [Extended Synopsis]

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More Gorgeous Outfits from Princess Silver

All of Zhang Xueying outfits look meticulously designed while still looking natural.

Princess Silver easily has my favorite costume and make-up so far this year. Zhang Xueying alone has over 40 outfits, every one of which looks beautiful on her. I’m on the fence about the one dress with ruffles, but every other outfit for all the leads does a great job of using pastels, patterns, fabric , and small modifications to give the series a unique look while making it still look within the realm of hanfu.

Love the use of ombre in their outfits here.

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Friday Photos aka June schedules

Chen Feiyu, He Landou poster for My Best Summer (film version of The Best of Us)

Posters, stills, photoshoots, and random photos that caught my eye this week. This week is mostly June schedules of celebrities.
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Promo Round-up: Princess Silver

Princess Silver stars Zhang Xueying (Summer’s Desire) as Rong Le, a princess who wants to take control of her own destiny. Her suitors are played by Aarif Lee (Swords of Legends II), Jing Chao (Ruyi’s Royal Love) and Luo Yunxi (Ashes of Love). [Extended Synopsis]

The 60 episode drama releases 2 episodes every Wednesday to Saturday on Tencent.

First trailer, Second trailer

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Tang Yan, Shawn Dou reunite in The Legend of Xiao Chuo

…Except their previous drama See You Again still hasn’t secured an air date. 

The Legend of Xiao Chuo 燕云台 chronicles the life of Xiao Yanyan (Tang Yan), the most powerful woman of the Liao dynasty. Shawn Dou plays her childhood sweetheart and main love interest Han Derang, who becomes the most influential Han official in the Liao court.

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Stills for Zhang Xueying, Aarif Lee’s Princess Silver

In Princess Silver 白发王妃, Zhang Xueying (Summer’s Desire) plays the titular Rong Le, a princess of the royal family of the Xiqi Kingdom who wakes up one day to find that she has lost her memory. She is ordered to marry Zongzheng Wuyou (Aarif Lee), seventh prince of the neighbouring Beilin Kingdom, though her husband-to-be refuses to let her inside his manor.

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Jing Chao’s Medical Examiner Dr. Qin releases teaser

Medical Examiner Dr. Qin: The Survivor 法医秦明之幸存者 stars Jing Chao as the titular examiner, Liu Haikuan (Rule the World) as detective Lin Tao, Deng Yang as a leading trace detective and Yu Xintian (The Great Wall) as assistant examiner Chen Shiyu.

On another note, the official sequel to Zhang Ruoyun’s Dr. Qin will air 2 episodes every Thursday on Sohu beginning tonight.

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