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.
Rattan wasn’t really on my to-watch radar, but this trailer has really piqued my interest – Jing Tian plays Siteng, a resurrected demon from the Republican era, while Zhang Binbin is the ordinary human who gets entangled in her revenge plans. [Extended Synopsis]
The 30 episode drama releases 2 EPS every Sunday-Tuesday on Tencent / iQiyi / Youku beginning tonight.
Jiaxing’s upcoming crime investigation drama Storm Eyestars Yang Mi and Zhang Binbin as national security agents who work together to catch the mastermind who is planning to steal top-secret intellectual property.
The 40 episode drama airs daily on Zhejiang TV / Dragon TV beginning in 1.5hrs.
I Love You, That’s My Fate / Love is Fate / Love Happening 我爱你，这是最好的安排 stars Zheng Hehuizi(Rush to the Dead Summer) as an heiress who is able to see the future of whomever she touches. However, she only glimpses fragments and always suffers a piercing headache after her visions – until she meets the ordinary hero (Zhang Binbin).
The 48 episode drama releases one episode a day on Mango TV beginning tonight.
Industrial espionage drama Storm Eye stars Yang Mi as a policewoman and Zhang Binbin as a national defense officer. Supporting cast include Jaywalk artists Liu Ruilin, Daisi, Wang Xiao and Yi Daqian among others.
Yang Mi is finally starring in a drama opposite one of her own employees!
Modern espionage drama Storm Eye暴风眼 released its first stills today featuring its leading team of investigators played by Yang Mi, Zhang Binbin, and Liu Ruilin.
Zhang Bingbin play a member of the national defense team who must collaborate with the local police department headed by Yang Mi to investigate a case of industrial espionage of a new material that is of vital national security importance.
I Will Never Let You Go stars Ariel Lin (Old Boy) as the descendant of a mysterious cult who holds the key to a treasure trove, and Zhang Binbin (The King’s Woman) as her Superman / Clarke Kent. The 51 episode drama airs 2 episodes every Tuesday to Thursday on Zhejiang TV / MZTV, and members get a 4 episode head start. [Extended Synopsis]
The show has kept a very low profile since news of the casting was first announced in February. The production team hasn’t opened an official drama account on Weibo either, hence the lack of official stills.
Ariel Lin(Old Boy)is returning to period dramas after 5 years with wuxia romance drama I Will Never Let You Go 小女花不弃, a very loose adaption of Zhuangzhuang’s novel of the same name.