Ju Jingyi, Aaron Yan, Zhang Yuxi, Han Dong, Merxat break out of prison in new drama

Prison break action flick or inspirational female educational-attainment film? Either way, it’ll probably end up being mostly a romance.

In what looks like Prison Break meets Orange is the New Black,  Ju Jingyi, Aaron Yan, Zhang Yuxi, Han Dong, and  Merxat star in Republican-era  Please Give Me a Pair of Wings 请赐我一双翅膀.  There are two versions of the plot, both from very official sources, so I’m not sure which one is real, but one that the Baidu Baike and the trailer seem  to suggest the series features the female lead hanging out and eventually teaming up with other prisoners to break out of jail after being accused of murder while her friends try to clear her name from the outside.

Trailer, alternate plot,  and lots of stills below

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Beneath the Brocade Robes gets official name, releases long trailer

Now officially known as Under the Power, the upcoming historical romance drama stars Ren Jialun as a broody jinyiwei (secret police officer) and Tan Songyun as an adorable constable who has a crush on him. [Extended Synopsis]

HQ version

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Two teasers for Ren Jialun, Tan Songyun’s Beneath the Brocade Robes

The silent film teaser for Beneath the Brocade Robes describes Lu Yi (Ren Jialun) as a shrewd secret police officer / jinyiwei who has formidable martial arts skills. On the other hand, the tomboyish Yuan Jinxia (Tan Songyun) is a poor constable of Liushanmen who is barely capable of protecting herself from bandits.

10 second teaser of the OTP

Seems like the YouTube trailers keep getting taken down, so here it is on Bilibili.

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Promo Round-up: Lost Love in Times

Lost Love in Times stars Liu Shishi (The Battle at the Dawn) as Feng Qingchen, a sorceress who lives for love. Her love interest is Yuan Ling (William Chan), a prince who decides to avenge his father’s death by rebelling against the current Emperor (Liu Yijun). Qingchen opens a parallel universe to prevent an uprising by seventh prince Yuan Zhan (Xu Haiqiao), and everyone’s memories except hers are wiped clean.

The 54 episode drama will air every Thursday to Friday beginning tonight.

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Zhang Hanyu, Qin Junjie usher in the golden age of China in new period drama

Peace in Palace, Peace in Chang’an 天下长安 is the latest Tang dynasty drama from H&R Century Pictures and stars award-winning movie actor Zhang Hanyu (The Great Wall) as Wei Zheng, a politician who later serves as chancellor to Qin Junjie‘s (The Glory of Tang Dynasty) Li Shimin.

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Lost Love in Times again

Seriously, what on earth is going on with that hair bun…

Lost Love in Times 醉玲珑 images this today.  Starring Liu Shishi, William ChanXu Haiqiao, Han XueHuang Mengying, some of these costumes still leave me scratching my head wondering what on earth the costume designers were thinking.

More stills below the cut.

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Lost Love in Times continued

The background for this image is nice.  Hope there will be more like it.

Lost Love in Times 醉玲珑 stills this week.  Starring Liu Shishi, William ChanXu Haiqiao, Han XueHuang Mengying, I’m still iffy on some of the costuming.

More stills below the cut.

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Beauties in the Closet teaser

Ummm… wtf did the cast for this drama sign themselves up for…

Beauties in the Closet 柜中美人 has released a couple stills and a silly teaser.  Starring Chen YaoHu Bingqing, Vic ChouHan Dong, and Chen Ruoxuan, maybe this is a sign of an impending release date.

More stills below the cut.
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More characters for Lost Love in Times

At least the color schemes for the costumes aren’t a bright combination of everything in the rainbow.

Lost Love in Times 醉玲珑 has released images of more characters.  Starring Liu Shishi, William ChanXu Haiqiao, Han XueHuang Mengying, some of these hair styles aren’t too bad.

More stills below the cut.

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Lost Love in Times images

The costumes and hair is a bit funky but at least the backgrounds are nice.

Lost Love in Times 醉玲珑 has released more.  Starring Liu Shishi, William ChanXu Haiqiao, Han XueHuang Mengying, I think I’m keeping tabs on this production mostly for the backgrounds at this point.

More stills below the cut.

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