The upcoming college romance drama Love O2O 微微一笑很倾城 starring Yang Yang (Whirlwind Girl) and Zheng Shuang (The Three Heroes and Five Gallants) has released an abundance of stills and trailers ahead of its premiere tonight (August 22nd).
Bei Weiwei (Zheng Shuang) is known as Luwei Weiwei in the virtual world, a female martial artist who enters into a marriage with the “god of the gaming world” Yixiao Naihe (Yang Yang) so they can both level up in popular role play game Dreaming of Jianghu. Weiwei soon finds out he is her college senior Xiao Nai, who is described as the cream of the crop in both sports and academics – basically the perfect boyfriend, in C-novel terms. The romance between this pair of programmers is all sweet and fluff, and judging from the teasers released so far, the drama has captured the atmosphere perfectly.
Getting actors to sing drama theme songs seems to be the current trend, and Love O2O has also made sure to include its own group of flower boys in the soundtrack. Yang Yang tries his hand at singing in the insert song, while the opening theme song “Alluring Smile” features the drama’s supporting actors Bai Yu, Cui Hang, Zhang Binbin, Zhang He and Zheng Yecheng.
The drama is directed by acclaimed idol drama director Lin Yufen (Legend of the Nine Tail Fox, Wuxin: The Monster Killer), and written by original author Gu Man (Angelababy’s Love O2O, You Are My Sunshine). Love O2O is set to run for 30 episodes on Dragon TV and Jiangsu TV.