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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The Legend of Flying Daggers sets release date

There’s the date!  Another drama set for release!

The Legend of Flying Daggers has a release date set for December 5th.  Starring Hawick LauYang Rong, Wu YingjieHuang MingKenny Kwan, and Yuan Bingyan, those looking for a wuxia drama can take a look at this one.

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The Legend of Flying Daggers releases another trailer

Gee… this drama’s really been sitting on the back burner…

The Legend of Flying Daggers has released stills and a trailer again while we wait on a release date.  Starring Hawick LauYang Rong, Wu YingjieHuang MingKenny Kwan, and Yuan Bingyan, this just reminds me how some Chinese dramas can sit around for ages before airing.

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Production teaser for Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace

Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace 后宫·如懿传 has released a production teaser.  Starring Zhou XunWallace HuoJanine ChangLi ChunDong JieTong YaoChen HaoyuXin ZhileiZeng YixuanWu Junmei (Vivian Wu), Chen XiaoyunHuang MingJing ChaoLi QinYuan WenkangHu KeZhang JiazhuCao XiwenYu Yang, and He Hongshan, a quick look for those interested.

 

An introduction to the characters in Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace

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For Zhou Xun’s sake, I hope this drama will live up to expectations.

Historical romance drama Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace 后宫·如懿传, also known as the sequel to Empresses in the PalaceLegend of Zhenhuan 后宫·甄嬛传, has finally released the full supporting cast list.

I have translated the plot, character descriptions and ranks below. All the information I have gathered is based on the original novel. A word of warning that some of the characters’ endings are also included, so do proceed with caution.

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Yet more stills for The Legend of Flying Daggers

You have to wonder the point of releasing so many stills at this point when a release date doesn’t seem to be coming anytime soon…

The Legend of Flying Daggers has released stills.  Starring Hawick LauYang Rong, Wu YingjieHuang MingKenny Kwan, and Yuan Bingyan, more for fans of this production.

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The Legend of Flying Daggers releases posters

Unfortunately, I am skeptical if these pretty backdrops will make it to the actual drama…

The Legend of Flying Daggers has released posters.  Starring Hawick Lau, Yang Rong, Wu Yingjie, Huang Ming, Kenny Kwan, and Yuan Bingyan, whoever made these backdrops should quiet and take on work making computer desktop backgrounds.

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Kenny Kwan shows off black for The Legend of Flying Daggers

The designer has clearly taken the concept of “random lengths of flowing cloth” idea too far on this costume…

Filming has started for The Legend of Flying Daggers, starring Hawick LauYang Rong, Wu YingjieHuang MingKenny Kwan, and Yuan Bingyan.  I yearn for the day when “wuxia” won’t automatically mean a free ticket for designers to call random lengths of drapery clothing…

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Stills for The Legend of Flying Daggers

It defeats the purpose of masking your face if you ornament your hair in such a unique fashion…

The Legend of Flying Daggers, starring Hawick Lau, Yang Rong, Wu Yingjie, Huang Ming, Kenny Kwan, and Yuan Bingyan, has released even more stills.  Those looking for a wuxia drama can probably look into this one.

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The Legend of Flying Daggers… again

Either he’s really concerned or Hawick Lau just requested mouth-to-mouth resuscitation…

The Legend of Flying Daggers, starring Hawick Lau, Yang Rong, Wu Yingjie, Huang Ming, Kenny Kwan, and Yuan Bingyan, has released more stills.  Seeing these kind of makes me yearn for the days when it actually looked like they were fighting.

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