Republican-era romance drama Love in Flames of War 良辰好景知几何 is based on the novel of the same name by Lingxi and stars Shawn Dou and Chen Duling in the leading roles.(more…)
Simmer Down 好好说话 stars Chen Xiao (Love Journey) as 39 year old Yang Guang, a DJ of a relationship counselling call-in radio program for fifteen years. Wang Xiaochen costars as a lawyer and his love interest.(more…)
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
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. (more…)
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.