Tang Wei, Zhu Yawen, Deng Jiajia, Zhang Yixin, and Qiao Zhenyu’s Ming dynasty bioepic Empress of the Ming appears to have leaked a long trailer. It looks way more polished than the first one. Watch it now while it’s still up. It’s gone
Mystery of Antiquesstars Xia Yu as Xu Yuan, a pawnshop owner who can tell apart fake and authentic antiques with just one look. Qiao Zhenyu costars as his mysterious new buddy, and the two embark on a journey to find the Jade Buddha Head and unravel the mystery surrounding the deaths of Xu Yuan’s father and grandfather.
The 36 episode drama releases two episodes every Wednesday – Friday on Tencent.
I sincerely wish historical drama producers would stop hiring Zhang Shuping/William Chang as costume designer, because the leads’ weird hairdos and costumes usually stick out like a sore-thumb (The Rise of Phoenixes is probably the best of the lot).
Empress of the Ming chronicles the life of Sun Ruowei (Tang Wei) a young girl who puts her vengeance behind her to become a virtuous empress, and eventually a respected empress dowager.
Empress of the Ming: Legend of Sun Ruoweiis the latest female-centric drama to star a well-known film actress, and this time Tang Wei will be playing the titular empress. Zhu Yawen, her costar from The Golden Era plays Sun Ruowei’s husband Zhu Zhanji, later known as the Xuande Emperor. Continue reading →
Upcoming “adventure mystery” drama Mystery of Antiquesis set in the 1990s, and stars Xia Yu(Wished) as the owner of an antiques store who embarks on several expeditions to find valuable treasures, Qiao Zhenyu(Song of Phoenix) as the heir of an antique appraisal firm, Cai Wenjing(My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend) as the heiress of the powerful Huang family and Chie Tanaka(52Hz, I Love You) as a good-natured Japanese lady who harbours a deep secret.
New stills and teasers have been released for Healing Love, the upcoming drama that revolves around Wallace Chung’s(General and I) genius violinist and conductor who later becomes hearing-impaired, and his journey to find true love.