Secret of the Three Kingdoms is the latest project from screenwriter Chang Jiang (The Advisors Alliance), and stars Ma Tianyu (The Founding of an Army) as the last emperor of Eastern Han and Han Dongjun (Wu Xin: The Monster Killer II) as Sima Yi.
Guilty of Mind 心理罪 is based on the first book in Lei Mi’s crime thriller novel series, and stars Li Yifeng (Noble Aspirations) and Liao Fan (Only You) as an unlikely student-detective duo who are tasked with solving a serial murder case.
Hu Ge’s new drama Game of Hunting 猎场 (previously translated as Hunting Ground) is finally going to see the light of day after a lengthy legal dispute between the production company and broadcasters Hunan TV and LeTV, and has released an official trailer ahead of its premiere in the third quarter of the year.
Vincent Zhao (Heroes Don’t Cry) plays Ming Dynasty general Qi Jiguang, who is best known for leading a successful defense against the pirates. Costars include Wan Qian (The Glory of Tang Dynasty) as his wife and a skilled fighter in her own right, and Sammo Hong (My Beloved Bodyguard) as General Yu Dayou. The first teaser can be found here.
Were you impressed at how gorgeous the new Tangren outfits for its upcoming Three Kingdoms drama. Yours truly happen to be currently in a Chu dynasty phase and immediately recognized them as strangely anachronistic. In fact, half of the patterns for their character posters came directly from the same tomb, the famous No. 1 Chu Tomb of Jiangling Mashan 江陵马山一号楚墓, dated about five centuries before the story’s time.
So, in honor of our beloved Tangren that seems to try each time to be slightly more historically accurate (albeit via the laziest way possible), here’s a a look at some of the patterns of Chu.
Character posters have been released for Secret of the Three Kingdoms 三国机密之潜龙在渊, the drama adaption of Ma Boyong’s novels of the same name. Starring Ma Tianyu (Beauty Private Kitchen), Han Dongjun (Chinese Paladin 5) and Wan Qian (Glory of the Tang Dynasty), it focuses on the power struggle between Emperor Xian of the Han Dynasty and powerful warlord Cao Cao (Tse Kwan-ho).
The Glory of Tang Dynasty 大唐荣耀 has released a bunch of materials, supposedly preparing for the projected January 29th release date so to heck with it. Starring Jing Tian, Wan Qian, Ren Jialun, and Shu Chang, I really like how costume and set designers are branching out beyond the usually used smashing of “bright and eye-catching hues” together to other color schemes
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The Glory of Tang Dynasty 大唐荣耀 has released a trailer with a tentative release date around January 29th. I’m not sure how certain this release date is so remember to take it with a grain of salt. Starring Jing Tian, Wan Qian, Ren Jialun, and Shu Chang, those who enjoyed the last post about this drama can get a better sense of the plot through this trailer.
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