Promo Round-up: Ancient Love Poetry

Xianxia romance Ancient Love Poetry stars Zhou Dongyu as a powerful goddess who sacrifices herself for the greater good in the first life, and Xu Kai as her protector over three lifetimes.

The drama releases 2 episodes every Thurs-Sat on Tencent / WeTV.

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Promo Round-up: Jiuliu Overlord

Jiuliu Overlord stars Bai Lu (Love is Sweet) as a mob boss and Lai Yi (The King’s Avatar) as a rich silk merchant with a secret identity. Initially rivals, the two learn to work together and eventually defeat the unscrupulous merchants, returning peace to the city.

The 48 episode drama releases two episodes every Friday to Sunday on WeTV.

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The King’s Avatar is now streaming on Tencent

Yang Yang and Jiang Shuying’s online gaming drama The King’s Avatar has premiered on Tencent. The 40 episode drama releases 2 episodes every Wednesday to Friday, and VIP members get a 6 episode head start. English subs will be available on Viki and possibly Tencent’s Youtube channel.

Theme song by new Tencent boyband R1SE

How does the CGI here compare to the CGI in L.O.R.D?
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Bai Lu, Lai Yi fight for Tang-dynasty Chengdu in Jiuliu Overlord

The city of Chengdu flourished in the late Tang dynasty as the start of the “Southwest Silk Road.” When a mysterious burglery shakes the city,  the city’s two overlords are pitted against each other.  On the one side, there is mob boss Long Aoyi (Bai Lu). She represents the Lower Jiuliu, the lower class consisting of entertainers, seamstresses, candy sellers, , matchmakers, thieves, burglars, and prostitutes..     On the other side, there is silk tycoon Li Qingliu (Lai Yi), the calculating leader of the Upper Jiuliu and the social elites. The two must push aside their prejudices as they go from fighting for the city with each other to

From the alleys of Chengdu to foreign locales to the royal court of the Tang Dynasty, the two fight with each other and then together in both jianghu and the business world.

Jiuliu Overlord 九流霸主 began filming this month and stars my new bias Bai Lu (The Legends) and Lai Yi ( Flame’s Daughter ). Most of the crew seems new, but the costumes and make-up so far look cute. Continue reading

Yang Yang cruises to victory in The King’s Avatar trailer

I wish the show looked like this poster.

Gaming series The King’s Avatar 全职高手 released its first trailer today.  Based on the novel of the same name, the series stars  Yang Yang, Jiang Shuying, Lai Yumeng , Lai Yi, and Gao Hanyu as professional gamers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0Kj5lDA8pA

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