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.
The Rise of Phoenixes 凰权·弈天下 has released stills of the cast, and character descriptions have been translated below (updated 25/04/18).
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 Zhao Bin (Painted Skin II: The Resurrection, drama ver. Guns and Roses), the 70 episode drama is tentatively scheduled for a late 2018 premiere on Hunan 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.
Fun fact: The posters were taken by Chen Man, currently the most sought after fashion photographer in the entertainment industry.
Chen Kun is returning to drama land in a big way – he confirmed a republican espionage drama as his first comeback project, and has now signed on as the male lead in The Rise of Phoenixes凰权·弈天下, the drama adaption of Tianxia Guiyuan‘s novel of the same name.
The Rise of Phoenixes 凰权 is preparing to start filming based on the novel of the same name by Tianxia Guiyuan 天下归元. Those who have read the original source may look forward to developments on this projects.