One of Chinese literature’s biggest mythical world is finally being brought to life.
An universe with its own stars and creation story, the mythical land of Novoland 九州 (you may know it as the setting of City of Hopeless Love) is finally getting its first real TV adaptation with Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy 九州·海上牧云记. The novel by Novoland co-founder Jin Hezai is the first of a series of novels of set in Novoland to be adapted on the screen.
The story follows the brotherhood of a imprisoned half-human half-spirit prince (Huang Xuan), an abandoned son of a general (Shawn Dou), and the heir of a slaughtered tribe (Zhou Yiwei) as they uncover the secrets of their past and seek both revenge and justice for the ones they love.
The rest of the stellar cast includes Janice Man, Xu Lu, Wan Qian Qian, Zhang Jianing, Wang Qianyuan, and Jiang Qinqin.
Minor roles are played by Zhang Jingchu, Yu Haoming, Kan Qingzi, Peng Guanying, Gu Xuan, Reyizha, Sun Jian, and Li Zifeng.