Lost in 1949has followed its first batch of stills with a trailer. We are first introduced to older brother Qiao Zhicai (Chen Kun), a simple man from a humble background who probably becomes involved with the Communists after he decides to help rookie agent Huang Liwen (Wan Qian) find their underground base.
Chen Kun(Beautiful Accident) and Wan Qian’s (Guilty of Mind) upcoming drama quietly wrapped up filming in mid-April, and is now going by the official title of Lost in 1949 脱身 (I assume they dropped ‘The/者’ to avoid comparisons with The Disguiser 伪装者).
The Rise of Phoenixestells the story of an ambitious prince (Chen Kun) who wants the throne for himself, and his love-hate relationship with a cross-dressing genius politician (Ni Ni). Character introductions can be found here.
Since The Rise of Phoenixes凰权弈天下has decided to release stills of the entire main cast, I might as well include some short descriptions for each character.
Co-directed by Shen Yan (The First Half of My Life) and Liu Haibo (Chinese Style Relationship), and scripted by Zou Yue (Guardian of Beauty), Wang Pei (I’m Not A Monster) and Qian Mi (Painted Skin II: The Resurrection, drama ver. Guns and Roses), the 70 episode drama is tentatively scheduled for a late-2018 premiere on Dragon TV and Zhejiang TV.
The Rise of Phoenixes has released first stills of the main cast, led by Chen Kun (Beautiful Accident), Ni Ni(Suddenly Seventeen), Zhao Lixin(Chinese Style Relationship) and Ni Dahong (Intrude the Widow Village at Midnight). Continue reading →
The casting is now finalised for The Rise of Phoenixes, the upcoming historical drama starring Chen Kun(Chongqing Hot Pot) as an ambitious prince who has his eyes set on the throne and Ni Ni (Suddenly Seventeen) as an intelligent young woman determined to restore her kingdom.
Chen Kun‘s (Chongqing Hotpot)The Rise of Phoenixes has finally found its leading actress in Ni Ni(Suddenly Seventeen). This will be the latter’s first television drama role since her debut in Zhang Yimou’s 2011 war film The Flowers of War.