Promo Round-up: Hello Procurator

Hello Procurator was initially reported as a remake of Korean romance drama Prosecutor Princess, but the trailer makes it seem more like a legal crime thriller. Sun Yi stars as a budding prosecutor, Zhang Haowei plays her love interest, and Zhu Yuchen costars as the heroine’s mentor. [Extended Synopsis]

The 42 episode drama airs daily on Beijing TV.

Playlist of promos

Round-up of new dramas in production: July 1st, 2021

Brotherhood of Blades concept poster

A round-up of dramas that have just started filming, mostly rom-coms and xianxia romances,  without their own posts yet.  Which ones are you looking forward to the most?

Brotherhood of Blades: Shadow of the Lands 绣春刀·山河之影 (lit.)
Cast: Zhang Yunlong, Sun Yi, Chen Ruoxuan
Executive producer: Lu Yang
Directors: Li Yi, Cao Hua
Screenwriters: Li Yi, Xu Yiliang (Princess Jieyou)
The first drama from Lu Yang’s Brotherhood of Blades universe, it’ll cover the founding of the Ming dynasty and the formation of the jinyiwei.

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Actresses suit up for Marie Claire Power Trip

Tang Yan, Zhang Yuqi, Ni Ni, Li Bingbing, Sun Li, Yang Mi, and Liu Shishi by Feng Hai. No photoshop other than lighting.

Marie Claire has become the first magazine to host a fashion event exclusively for women, and has invited actresses, models and influential female executives. The dress code for the night was black and white suits – who do you ship? (Hint: the correct answer is everyone X everyone)

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Chen Kun, Bai Yu, Angelababy, Sun Yi announced for upcoming mystery thriller

It’s funny how all of Ma Boyong’s drama adaptions (Mystery of Antiques, Secret of the Three Kingdoms, Longest Day in Chang’an, upcoming Luoyang) have high production values and star actors I like as leads, yet I just end up dropping all of them. Fingers crossed The Wind Blows from Longxi 风起陇西 can break the curse.

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Sun Yi, Jin Han’s Twisted Fate of Love wraps up filming

Period romance drama Twisted Fate of Love stars Sun Yi as the heroine Dongyue. She falls in love with Feng Xi (Jin Han), a high-ranking official who plans to exact revenge on the Emperor. Pang Yu (Tan Jianci), the kind-hearted third prince and good friend of the hero develops unrequited affections for Dongyue, and is eventually consumed by jealousy.

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