Award-winning actress Zhou Dongyu (周冬雨) will be teaming up with Xu Kai (许凯) for the upcoming fantasy television drama Gu Jue Zhuan <古玦传> (literally “The Legend of Gu and Jue”), her first television drama since 2019’s Behind the Scenes <幕后之王>.
Gu Jue Zhuan follows Shang Gu, once a leader of the four immortals, who falls into a deep sleep after sacrificing herself in a trial that lasted 60,000 years. Shang Gu wakes up many years later, and memories of what happened 300 years ago were completely wiped. But her former lover, Bai Jue, never forgot about her. Sacrificing his reincarnation for her life, he waited for her for 60,000 years. Even when his soul disappears, Shang Gu will wait for him forever.
Gu Jue Zhuan, previously known as Shang Gu, was first announced in 2014, but was stuck in production hell. Its based on the xianxia novel of the same name by Xing Ling (星零), first published in 2012.
Gu Jue Zhuan is slated for a 2021 release.
This article is written by Addy for JayneStars.com.