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.

 

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Yang Mi, Ethan Ruan’s Legend of Fuyao releases first trailer

Here’s our first look at upcoming fantasy romance drama Legend of Fuyao, which revolves around Yang Mi’s (Brotherhood of Blades II) exciting yet dangerous adventures as she travels across the five kingdoms.

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Behind-the-scenes: (1), (2)

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Legend of Fuyao releases stills of its main cast

Legend of Fuyao is the upcoming period fantasy drama starring Yang Mi (Brotherhood of Blades II) as Meng Fuyao, the cenral figure in a complicated love heptagon. Ethan Ruan (Candle in the Tomb – Weasel Grave) plays Zhangsun Wuji, the prince of Wuji Kingdom who also has a mysterious connection to the Firmament.

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