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]
Republican mystery drama Spy Hunter stars Qin Junjie(Summer’s Desire) as Zi Liping, a young man who intends to seek revenge for his half-sister Guiwan’s (Xu Lu) “death”. Lu Yi costars as the main antagonist and his older brother Zi Liqun. [Extended Synopsis]
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.
The Advisors Alliancetakes viewers to the ever-popular Three Kingdoms era, and this time the entire story will be told from Sima Yi’s (Wu Xiubo) perspective. Liu Tao(Ode to Joy 2) plays his fierce wife Zhang Chunhua while Janine Chang(Midnight Diner) plays Bai Lingyun, a spy from the Cao faction and Sima Yi’s concubine. Xiao Shunyao and Tan Jianci from M.I.C. costar as sons Sima Shi and Sima Zhao.
On the other side we have the Cao household, led by Yu Hewei(I Am Not Madame Bovary) as warlord Cao Cao and Li Chen(variety show Keep Running) as Cao Pi. Tang Yixin(Psychologist) and Zhang Zhixi(Three Heroes and Five Gallants) star as the latter’s consorts.
After seeing stills like these, I come to appreciate the sheer variety of costuming styles that exist in China and how they grow side by side.
The Advisor’s Alliance 军师联盟 has released stills. Starring Wu Xiubo, Li Chen, Liu Tao, Janine Chang, Tang Yixin, Zhang Zhixi, Zhai Tianlin, Yu Hewei, and Zhang He, I will admit I’m getting a bit impatient for a more official release date.
Yes… because we all know the spray tan was invented during the Song Dynasty…
Justice Bao 包青天 has released more stills. Starring Li Dongxue, Gao Junxian, Zhang Zhixi, Kenneth Tsang, and Liu Qianhan, those interested in any of these actors can get get a look while we wait on a trailer.
Justice Bao 包青天 is getting another remake. This seems to be a Taiwan-China co-production. Starring Li Dongxue, Gao Junxian, Zhang Zhixi, Kenneth Tsang, and Liu Qianhan, another Northern Song dynasty drama in the running about Bao Zheng.
Didn’t really like Liu Tao’s character in The Legend of Miyue. Hope she fares better in this one.
The Advisor’s Alliance 军师联盟 has released more stills, giving us a look at the various settings the drama will take place in. Starring Wu Xiubo, Li Chen, Liu Tao, Janine Chang, Tang Yixin, Zhang Zhixi, Zhai Tianlin, Yu Hewei, and Zhang He, this is definitely on list of dramas that need to be put on the fast-track for release.