Good news for Guofu shippers – Chen Xiao and Mao Xiaotong, who played Yang Guo and Guo Fu in Romance of the Condor Heroes 2013, will be playing the leads in iQiyi’s wuxia drama The Ingenious One 云襄传 (also the drama at the centre of the script re-edit controversy in showbiz drama We Are All Alone).Continue reading
I missed this in my iQiyi round-up, but the trailer for Strange Legend of Tang Dynasty 唐朝诡事录 is intriguing enough that the drama gets its own post. Produced by the team behind Soul Ferry, the web drama follows imperial guard Lu Lingfeng (Yang Xuwen) and Di Renjie’s disciple Su Wuming (Yang Zhigang) as they try to catch the ‘ghosts’ behind the mystery.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Being a Hero 冰雨火 is an upcoming crime drama starring Chen Xiao and Wang Yibo as former police officers who infiltrate an organised crime triad.Continue reading
Filmed in 2017, republican espionage drama Autumn Cicada 秋蝉 stars Ren Jialun (Under the Power) as Ye Chong, a Japanese officer who is actually an undercover Communist agent. Costars include Li Man, Liu Huan, He Dujuan and Jian Renzi.
The 51 episode drama airs daily on Zhejiang TV / Jiangsu TV beginning tonight.Continue reading
Despite a change in the male lead from Arthur Chen to Wang Hedi, the trailer for the new season of Ever Night looks imo even better than the previous one, with better CGI and a more crispy edit. The drama brings back director Yang Yang as well as most of the first season’s cast – Song Yiren, Yuan Bingyan, Dylan Kuo, Sun Zujun, etc. Yang Chaoyue joins the cast as the god Haotian, while Lian Lian replaces Tong Yao as the princess. There’s still no broadcasting date announced.Continue reading
The new season of Ever Night stars Dylan Wang Hedi as Ning Que, Song Yiren as Sangsang and Yuan Bingyan as Mo Shanshan. New leading cast members include Liu Kejun as Ye Hongyu and Yang Chaoyue as Haotian, the all-powerful god and the leads’ archenemy.
Coming from the producers of Season 1, Ever Night 2 is tentatively scheduled to broadcast this month on Tencent.Continue reading
The Imperial Age 山河月明 (prev. 江山纪) is an upcoming historical drama that chronicles the life of Zhu Di (Feng Shaofeng / Cheng Yi), fourth son of the founding emperor (Chen Baoguo) of the Ming Dynasty who later rebels against his nephew Zhu Yunwen (Chen Yuemo) and takes the throne for himself.Continue reading