Xianxia drama Love and Redemption 琉璃美人煞 recently finished filming and released its first set of character posters. The series stars Yuan Bingyan as a lost cause who is determined to redeem herself after ruining a major wulin event. She’s helped on the way by her talented sister (Zhang Yuxi) and the young master of a friendly sect (Chen Yi). The series is directed by Yin Tao (Tingxue Tower) .(more…)
Prison break drama Please Give Me a Pair of Wings 请赐我一双翅膀 airs on Tencent today. Starring Ju Jingyi, Aaron Yan, Zhang Yuxi, Han Dong, Merxat, and Wang Yitong, the series airs every Tuesday-Saturdays on Tencent here today (so far not region blocked) . More stills, trailer, and a weird official plot that seems to have nothing to do with the drama here.
Here are some recent photoshoots of people being cute together, featuring Ma Sichun X Jing Boran, Wu Lei X Chun Xia, Zhang Tian’ai X Huang Zitao, Zhao Wei X Alec Su, Wu Jinyan X Xu Kai, Zhang Yuxi X Kenji Chen, and Zhu Zhiling X Li Gengxi. Which couple has the most chemistry?
Sci-fi drama Hard Memory: Prisoner Under Air 失忆之城之空气的囚徒 tells of a city in need of memories and oxygen. In the near future, the populace are imprisoned in a walled “city” as their memories are farmed by the ruling class. I imagine they must really need oxygen outside of the walled city since not giving people enough oxygen is probably not the best way to get memories.
In what looks like Prison Break meets Orange is the New Black, Ju Jingyi, Aaron Yan, Zhang Yuxi, Han Dong, and Merxat star in Republican-era Please Give Me a Pair of Wings 请赐我一双翅膀. There are two versions of the plot, both from very official sources, so I’m not sure which one is real, but one that the Baidu Baike and the trailer seem to suggest the series features the female lead hanging out and eventually teaming up with other prisoners to break out of jail after being accused of murder while her friends try to clear her name from the outside.
Trailer, alternate plot, and lots of stills below
Magic Star 奇星记之鲜衣怒马少年时 is revving up for its release date on January 3rd. Starring Wu Lei, Chen Xiang, Hao Shaowen, Zhang Yuxi, Zhengge Huizi, He Meidian, Jackie Lui, Qiu Xinzhi, Zhang Junzhu, Xue Cun, Wang Tianze, Chen Long, and Fang Feilin, there has also been a barrage of promotional materials released as well.
More stills below the cut.