Till The End of the Moon 长月烬明 is an upcoming fantasy xianxia romance drama, and stars Luo Yunxi, Bai Lu, Chen Duling and Deng Wei in the lead roles. These are the prettiest posters I’ve seen in a long while, and it seems like the art team got their inspiration from Buddhist Art from the Mogao Caves.Continue reading
Bright As The Moon 皎若云间月 stars Zhang Zhixi (Love and Destiny) as a romance novelist who time travels to the past and becomes the rebellious noble lady Yun Qianyue. Tong Mengshi (Joy of Life) costars as her love interest.
The 40 episode drama is written by Zhang Zhixi and premieres on Youku in 4hrs.Continue reading
Produced by Yu Zheng, Royal Feast 尚食 stars Wu Jinyan as Yao Zijin, an ordinary girl who joins the royal kitchen as a palace maid, and eventually works her way up the ladder to become head chef.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
Fated romances are one of the most common tropes in Chinese drama, so much so that many series take for granted that one will always love the same person in every lifetime. Xianxia drama Love and Destiny 宸汐缘 is a rare rejection of the assumption, instead questioning the ideas that the soul is the sole entity of human identity and that one’s life is necessarily bound to that of one’s past lives. In one of the most morally ambiguous battles in a recent drama, a chapter climax of the series has the male leads fighting for different reincarnations of the female lead. One male lead is determined that the human reincarnation of the female lead dies on time so her soul will return to heaven; another wants to try and save her current mortal self. The former believes that it’s important to save her soul so that she lives on, but the later believe that each life is a new person and they can’t sacrifice one of her lifetimes for that of another.Continue reading
Chang Chen’s drama debut and Ni Ni’s second television drama, Love and Destiny revolves around the romance between the God of War and a young maiden destined to wreck havoc on the world.
The 60 episode fantasy drama releases 2 eps every Monday to Friday on iQiyi.
Ni Ni and Chang Chen’s Love and Destiny 宸汐缘 has finally set a release date for July 15th (this means there’s a 50% chance of it actually being released). The drama released a MV today for its theme song by Zhang Bichen and Zheng Yunlong. From the producers and director of Eternal Love, the drama tells of the love story between the God of War and a maiden destined to bring chaos to the world. [Extended Synopsis]
Chang Chen and Ni Ni’s upcoming fantasy drama Love and Destiny comes from the producers and director of TLTWTMPB / Eternal Love, and tells of the love story between the God of War and a maiden destined to bring chaos to the world. [Extended Synopsis]
(To be honest, I’m finding it very hard to remain optimistic about this show.)
Spy Hunter 天衣无缝 comes from screenwriter and author Zhang Yong (The Disguiser) and director Li Lu (In the Name of the People), and has cast up-and-coming actors Qin Junjie (The Glory of Tang Dynasty) and Xu Lu (Candle in the Tomb: Weasel Grave) as leads.