Mainland Chinese Dramas to Watch Out for in 2018
The new year sees the return of Best Actresses Zhou Xuan (周迅) and Tang Wei (湯唯) to television screens as they star in upcoming palace dramas Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace <如懿傳> and Empress of the Ming <大明皇妃孫若微傳> respectively. Other Mainland Chinese dramas that are also eagerly anticipated by fans include The Legend of Ba Qing <巴清傳>, The Flame’s Daughter <烈火如歌>, and Legend of Fu Yao <扶搖>.
The Legend of Ba Qing
Fan Bingbing (范冰冰) will star inThe Legend of Ba Qing as the weak young lady who will progress to become one of the most influential people in the beginning of the Qing dynasty. Filming with a budget of 500 million RMB, the series will also feature production crew that worked on the hit Empress of China <武媚娘傳奇>.
The Flame’s Daughter
Adapted from a popular novel, The Flame’s Daughter stars Dilreba Dilmurat (迪麗熱巴) and Vic Zhou (周渝民) in a heart-wrenching love story filled with drama and action.
Legend of Fu Yao
After the mass success of Eternal Love <三生三世十里桃花> last year, Yang Mi (楊冪) returns in another costume series, Legend of Fu Yao. With the help of Ethan Juan (阮經天), Yang Mi will ascend to the throne in becoming Empress Fu Yao.
Empress of the Ming
Legend of the Ming stars Tang Wei (湯唯) as Xuan Ruo Wei, whose love with the emperor lasted for five decades. Based on the novel, Liu Qiao Ji Shi (六朝紀事), the drama also stars Zhu Yawen (朱亞文) and Korean band EXO member, Lay Zhang Yixing (張藝興).
Trailer for “Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace”
Trailer for “The Flame’s Daughter”
This article is written by Su for JayneStars.com.