TV Drama Version of “Three Lives, Three Worlds” Releases Stunning Character Posters

Shanghai GCod Entertainment’s television drama adaptation of the popular fantasy romance novel series Three Lives, Three Worlds <三生三世> has released its first set of beautiful character posters, giving fans an exclusive fresh look of their favorite fantasy characters. The drama is headlined by Chinese actress Yang Mi (杨幂) and Taiwanese actor Mark Chao (赵又廷) in his first Mainland Chinese drama.

three lives posterThe television drama also features Ken Chang (张智尧), Maggie Wong (黄梦莹), Alan Yu (于朦胧), Dilireba (迪丽热巴), Vengo Gao (高伟光), Lin Binbin (张彬彬), Zhu Xudan (祝绪丹), and Lian Yiming (连奕名) in supporting roles.

Ordered at 50 episodes, Three Lives, Three Worlds: Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms <三生三世十里桃花> is adapted from the series’ first two books Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms <十里桃花> and The Pillow Book <枕上书>. The adaptation centers on the romance between the ancient fox goddess Bai Qian (Yang Mi) and the young god Ye Hua (Mark Chao), star-crossed lovers doomed to suffer tragic fates for multiple lifetimes.

The novel’s first book is also being adapted into a motion picture, starring Crystal Liu Yifei (刘亦菲) in the role of Bai Qian and Yang Yang (杨洋) in the role of Ye Hua. The movie is produced by Alibaba Pictures and directed by Zhao Xiaoding (赵小丁) and Anthony LaMolinara. Both the film and the television drama are slated for a release in 2017.

Three Lives, Three Worlds: Ten Miles of Peach Blossom has also been adapted into a serialized manhua, illustrated by Xiao Yu (小雨). The first issue was released in November 2015.

Yang Mi as Bai Qian

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Mark Chao as Ye Hua

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Ken Chang as Zhe Yan

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Maggie Wong as Su Jin

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Andy Yu as Bai Zhen

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Dilraba as Feng Jiu

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Gao Weiguang as Dong Hua

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Zhang Binbin as Li Jing

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Zhu Xudan as Xuan Nü

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Lian Yiming as Qing Cang

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Source: China Yes, China Yes, Official Weibo

This article is written by Addy for

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  1. What? Mark Chao has made a TV drama? What gives?

    This dude had been working as an A list film star since his debut in the TW drama “Black and White” and his subsequent controversial win at the Golden Bell Award. I wonder what has prompted him to return to TV work.

  2. Mark Chao’s character looks tragic lol. Haven’t read the novel, heard its plagiarized. Still it’ll be one of the hottest dramas to air this year with the cast and the controversy around it.

  3. Still remember spending two days to read this novel. Sorry but Mark Chao doesn’t look like Ye Hua / Mo Yan in my imagination. Don’t know if Im gonna watch it or not

    1. @nori Not a fan of the novel but the leading actor does not resemble what I have in mind either. In fact, both leading artists don’t. Hopefully the movie version with Liu Yifei is less disappointing.

  4. I initially was not interested in watching this series. But then, I see Ken Chang’s name (he looks like Michael Tse in the photo) in the report. Is his role (Zhe Yan) big in the novel? If yes, I might check this series out.

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