Another historical drama to look forward to! First trailer for Wu Xiu Bo‘s epic journey as Sima Yi was released last night. The Advisors Alliance (军师联盟) features a line of solid actors in Liu Tao, Janine Chang, Jerry Li, Zhai Tian Lin, and Yu He Wei.
Wu Xiu Bo! As general Sima Yi, he’s often portrayed as the rival and villain in the story against Zhuge Liang from the state of Shu Han during the Three Kingdoms period. He starts out as a timid scholar and slowly morphs into a conniving politician.
Miss Liu Tao as his wife, known to be a “prominent politician, general and regent of the state of Cao Wei.” 8D
Janine Chang! She’s a beauty bestowed to Sima Yi from Cao Pi with the intention to spy on him. Unfortunately, she falls in love with Sima and helps him escape danger many times, putting her neck at risk.
Jerry Li Chen as the first Emperor of the state of Cao Wei, Cao Pi, second son of Cao Cao.
Zhang Zhi Xi as Cao Pi’s Queen, his first wife, Empress Wenzhao.
Tina Tang as the Empress Wenzhao from Wei State, also Zhang Chun Hua Yi (Liu Tao)’s sister. She alienates Cao Pi from his first wife.
Cao Cao and his son.
Zhai Tian Lin as Yang Xiu, another Cao Cao’s advisor.
Yu He Wei as Cao Cao.
Directed by Zhang Yong Xin (Bang Jia Dui Men Gou, Water Margin Boys) and written by Zheng Wan Long, The Advisors Alliance has 50 episodes and will air on Jiangsu TV in 2017.