This is the highest level of TV production in China so far. The cinematography is stunning, the set intricate, and the editing indicates a wonderful control of pace. I think I’m in love.
Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy 九州·海上牧云记 blew me away in the opening scene of the trailer alone. I hope this sets a new bar for Chinese TV, and I have high hopes for future adaptations of the Tribes and Empires series. I actually cried thinking about how this could be the future of Chinese TV.
The series is directed by Cao Dun and stars Huang Xuan, Shawn Dou, Zhou Yiwei, Xu Lu, Wen Yongshan, Zhang Jianing, Wan Qian, Kan Qingzi, Peng Guanying, Yu Haoming, Wang Qianyuan, Reyizha, Jiang Qinqin, Zhang Junning (Janine Chang), Li Xin’ai, and Li Nian . No news on airing date yet. This is the first of three upcoming series set in Novoland, all by different authors and companies.