Upcoming palace intrigue drama The Legend of Haolan stars Wu Jinyan as Li Haolan, a former noble lady of the Zhao state who is first a concubine to merchant-turned-politician Lv Buwei (Nie Yuan) before marrying the future ruler of the Qin state Ying Yiren (Mao Zijun).
The 63 episode drama will release two episodes every Saturday to Tuesday on iQiyi / MZTV beginning tonight. Members get an 8 episode head start.
New Madam White Snake 新白蛇传 is a retelling of the classic folk tale, and stars Sun Xiaoxiao as White Snake, Lu Hong as Xu Xian, the reincarnation of the gentleman who saved White Snake, and Zhang Tianyang as Fa Hai, who seems to be possessed by an evil spirit from his previous life.
The 48 episode drama releases 2 episodes every Friday to Sunday on Tencent. Members get a six episode head start.
There’s nothing like summer on the TV, someone in a rush replaces someone looking pretty. After a series of surprising upsets in the battle for the Hunan TV summer slot, The Bodyguards 麻辣变形计 (official title: Hot Girls) is now advertising itself to overtake the next spot. We’ll see who comes out to the up soon, but meanwhile, here’s the opening theme from SNH48’s Ju Jingyi.
There’s nothing like summer Hunan TV, someone in a rush replaces someone looking pretty. After a series of surprising upsets in the battle for the coveted summer slot, Hero Dog 2 神犬小七2 finally clinched it with its beach setting and cute puppies.
Set to air on the July 17th, the series again tells the story of hero dog Xiaoqi, but now as a rescue dog who befriends a lifeguard (Zhang Yunlong), a hospitality worker (the spunky Wang Yang), and the owner (Wang Yu) at a beach resort. In addition to love triangles between both the humans and the pets, they must also team together to stop a group of smugglers trying to steal artifacts from under the sea.
Realm of Love: Long Ballad 秀丽江山 长歌行 has changed their air date to July 21st from July 26th. Starring Ruby Lin, Yuan Hong, Kenny Kwan, Mao Zijun, Li Jiahang, Wang Yuanke, Zong Fengyan, Yu Bo, Dai Junzhu, and Wang Yu, it’s nice to see a drama changing to an earlier release date after being accustomed to dramas being pushed back… wonder if it has anything to do with catching the media storm about Ruby Lin and Wallace Huo… anyhoo… new trailer below.
More stills and a teaser below the cut.
Realm of Love: Long Ballad 秀丽江山 长歌行 is set to air on July 26th. Starring Ruby Lin, Yuan Hong, Kenny Kwan, Mao Zijun, Li Jiahang, Wang Yuanke, Zong Fengyan, Yu Bo, Dai Junzhu, and Wang Yu, with how long it has taken for this to air, I am pretty sure I have already seen some of the props and costumes for this production in other dramas that have already aired…
More stills below the cut.
Dilraba and Ma Ke‘s first lead TV series has finally released a trailer months after it was suppose to air. The Bodyguards 麻辣变形计 is now looking at a fall release from Hunan TV along with Hero Dog 2 神犬小七 from the same company and almost the same cast minus the leads and plus Zhang Yunlong