The Legend of Flying Daggers to be released

Hopefully more co-operations between production companies and video platforms means better drama productions and more of them.

The Legend of Flying Daggers is set to be released on December 5th.  Starring Hawick LauYang Rong, Wu YingjieHuang MingKenny Kwan, and Yuan Bingyan, those looking for a wuxia drama can give this a look.

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Sinology Sunday: December 4, 2016

Northern Song Dynasty

This week, we take a look into more reconstructions from around the Song Dynasty.  Pictures this week come from Clothing and Happiness 裝束與樂舞.  As we all know, the Song dynasty is broken down into the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126 CE) and the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279 CE), interrupted by the invasion of the Jin Dynasty capturing not only the capital but most of the imperial court.  Images will be labeled with their respective eras.

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Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy new character

Don’t think we’ve see much of this costume yet…

Tribes and Empires:  Storm of Prophecy 九州·海上牧云记 has released more unseen images of Li Kaixin as the teenage counterpart to Xu Lu’s Su Yuning.  Starring Huang Xuan, Shawn Dou, Zhou Yiwei and Wang Qianyuan, I guess this shows how this dramas has kept enough material coming out to keep us interested but not enough that we feel like we’ve already seen everything.  Some productions should start taking notes.

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The Legend of Dugu continues to release stills

Kissy kissy…

The Legend of Dugu 独孤天下 has seen a lot of stills released lately so here we go.  Starring Hu BingqingZhang DanfengAn YixuanLi YixiaoXu Zhengxi, and Ying Haoming, this weeks stills seem to follow Dugu Mantuo.

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Royal Highness stills flood continues

Location, location, location.

Royal Highness 回到明朝当王爷之杨凌传 stills run continued today.  Starring Jiang JinfuYuan BingyanLiu RuilingLiu YanZhang SifanWang ZixuanWang Lidan, and Chen Haoyu, it’s nice to see some of the sets that this drama is filming at.

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Tony Leung joins Bai Baihe and Jing Boran in Monster Hunt 2

Monster Hunt was a commercial success when it premiered last year, and now a sequel starring original trio Bai Baihe (I Belonged To You), Jing Boran (Love O2O) and cute white radish Hu Ba has started filming. This will be Tony Leung’s (The Grandmaster) first comedy in 14 years, and it’s likely he will be playing the main antagonist.

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Sword Master to be released

Here it comes!

Sword Master 三少爷的剑 will be releasing on December 2nd.  Directed by Derek Yee and produced by Tsui Hark, this production stars Lin Gengxin, Peter Ho, Jiang Yiyan, Jiang Mengjie, and Jiang Yiyan, not too much longer now.

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Asura begins filming

I usually try to avoid projects like these because sometimes they try too hard to prove themselves…

I guess there’s a new filming in the works named Asura 阿修罗.  I’m waiting on a comprehensive list of the main cast but the production and actors/actresses seem to draw from a pretty diverse background.  The film seems to be aiming for a release sometime in 2018.

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More stills for Justice Bao

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 DongxueGao JunxianZhang ZhixiKenneth Tsang, and Liu Qianhan, those interested in any of these actors can get get a look while we wait on a trailer.

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