Sword Snow Stride has released stills of its supporting cast. The wuxia drama stars Zhang Ruoyun as a martial arts hero turned general and Li Gengxi as his slave (and maybe love interest?). Costars include Hu Jun, Zhang Tian’ai, Li Chun, Dong Jie and more.Continue reading
Based on the wuxia novel of the same name by Wen Ruian, Heroes 说英雄谁是英雄 follows the adventures of young lad Wang Xiaoshi (Zeng Shunxi) as he journeys through jianghu and befriends the morally ambiguous Bai Choufei (Liu Yuning), Wenrou (Yang Chaoyue) and Su Mengzhen (Baron Chen).
Directed by Li Muge (Goodbye My Princess), the drama is still filming.
Legend of Two Sisters In The Chaos 浮世双娇传 stars Meng Ziyi and SNH48 idol Li Yitong as two sisters who get caught in a dangerous power struggle. Aarif Rahman and Wang Zhuocheng play their love interests.
The drama releases 2 episodes every Mon-Wed on Tencent WeTV beginning Sept 28th.Continue reading
Photos, stills, and posters that caught our eyes this week. What caught yours?Continue reading
The Untamed is now available with English Subs on Youtube here. The bromance series, which aired without much warning, also finally released some more promotional materials. There’s even a trailer! The two leads will also begin their promotional tour soon, including filming Happy Camp this week. I haven’t had the time to watch it yet, but it’s definitely gaining traction among the slash shipping fandom. How does it measure to your expectations?Continue reading
Bromance xianxia drama The Untamed 陈情令, a very loose adaption of Moxiang Tongxiu’s BL novel Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation 魔道祖师, has finally aired today. The series stars Xiao Zhan and Wang Yibo as the two leads, with Meng Ziyi playing the third wheel. The series is available on Tencent here, with two new episodes every Thursday and Friday.
I would do a promos round-up but the series aired so suddenly that there are no new promotional materials other than the posters, stills, and promotional shoot previous posted.
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Upcoming fantasy wuxia drama Ever Night (Part 1) stars Chen Feiyu, Song Yiren, Yuan Bingyan and Meng Ziyi in the leading roles, and will release 2 episodes every Wed-Fri on Tencent and Youtube beginning tonight. VIP members get a 6 episode head start.
Xianxia epic Ever Night: Dawn of the Empire 将夜：帝国的清晨. released another trailer to announce its streaming on October 31st. The new trailer seems to focus on the male lead, played Chen Feiyu, and his love interests – Song Yiren, Meng Ziyi, Yuan Bingyan, and Tong Yao. We’ve seen a string of xianxia flops, so don’t get your hopes too much despite how pretty it is.
I’m not even sure if I want to watch BL drama The Untamed, but I couldn’t say no to posting pictures of pretty people in ancient garb. Xiao Zhan plays a carefree young hero of the Jiang clan who appears 16 years later as the founder of the demonic sect, and controls an army of walking corpses. Wang Yibo (variety show Produce 101) costars as the righteous Lan Wangji, a cultivator of the orthodox sects.
The biggest xianxia/ fantasy wuxia drama starring newcomers, Ever Night将夜, has released a full trailer. Based on the book of the same name by Maoni (Fighter of the Destiny), the series will be released in three parts, with the first one being Ever Night: Dawn of the Empire 将夜：帝国的清晨. Relatively new actors Chen Feiyu, Song Yiren, Sun Zujun, Meng Ziyi, Yuan Bingyan head the cast of seasoned actors like Hu Jun, Leo Lai, Ni Dahong, Adam Cheng, Dylan Kuo, and Tong Yao.
Ning Que is a soldier who has came to the capital to clear his family. Yet when he finds out that his servant Sangsang is the embodiment of Ever Night, the foretold forever nighttime of humanity, the two go on the run.
The series was shot on-location in Xinjiang, an increasingly popular filming location where you can get the desert, vast grasslands, forests, and snowy mountains all in the same location around the same time. If you ignore the whole castle at the beginning, the sets, clothing, and definitely directing/editing appear to be some of the most promising of recent xianxia dramas . The on-location scenery shots are beautiful, the cast seems to have great chemistry based on the trailer, and the romantic BGM is gorgeous.