It just dawned on me that Zhao Li Ying’s character name is also Wu Xin. Could the two Wu Xins star in a drama together? PLEASE? I’m so excited about Zu! I hope it doesn’t disappoint. I don’t expect it to be great but please don’t be another Journey to Flower, is all I’m asking! Lol. The 15-minute trailer really sets up the foundation of the story and lets us into the reason behind Papa Wu’s revenge.
**UPDATE: 9.20.15: ADDED FULL ENDING THEME SONG!
Full Ending Theme Song with Zhao Li Ying & Andy Hui:
- A Revised Version (by zlidia and me) of the Synopsis: The Zhu sect has been a powerful and righteous leader in the martial arts world for some time. To save the world from the evil that is Lu Pao (Nicky Wu), the sect leader of Shu places a magical blood stone inside the body of our hero, Ding Yin (William Chan) in order to enhance his already gifted talents. As a result, Ding Yin stays at Zhu Mountain, working on building and controlling his powers. In a chance encounter, he meets Lu Pao’s daughter, Yu Wu Xin (Zhao Li Ying), who is the spitting image of his deceased wife (Xiao Yu). They initially use each other – she wants to steal the blood demon, and he wants to use her to get to her father. Unfortunately, close proximity brews feelings and complicates everything else. Things build up to many majestic battles between the good and evil sects involving betrayal, sacrifices, and deaths. Possessed by the Blood Demon, Ding Yin is able to kill Lu Pao, leaving Wu Xin heartbroken. Her love turns to hatred and hatred breeds vengeance.
- Our heroine, Yu Wu Xin (Zhao Li Ying), is raised coldly by her father (Nicky Wu) to serve one purpose – take revenge against Zhu Sect for causing her mother’s death. He goes as far as poisoning her so that if she ever develops feelings for anyone, she will undergo immense pain. She’s sent to Ding Yi (William Chan)’s side to retrieve the Blood Demon – think of it as the ultimate evil source. Reminds ya’ll of something?? Lol.
- In the trailer, we are introduced to the rising resentment of junior disciple Lu Pao against senior brother, who is picked to become the next Sect Leader of Shu Mountain. To make matters worst, the current sect leader apparently prefers the senior brother and completely ignores Lu Pao’s various contributions. Sensing his uncleaned heart, Sect leader maims Lu Pao’s left arm and imprisons him, citing his selfishness and greediness as unfit to be Zhu Sect Leader. Lu Pao finds this unjust and tries to obtain the Blood Demon to rule the world. At last, he is unsuccessful and his wife dies in the process. He vows to take revenge – blood for blood.
- After being possessed, Ding Yin also lost his memories. Only a face haunts his mind, he tells Zhou Qing Yun (Janice Man), a disciple at Zhu Mountain about it. “I only remember one face but the owner of that face now wants to kill me.” She likes him and tells him to look forward to a new future at Zhu Mountain.
- The Legend of Zu will premiere on Anhui on January 15th, 2016.