Based on a true story, That Year Flower Blooms The Moon Is Full (那年花开月正圆) has an official English title as Nothing Gold Can Stay. The story features Chen Xiao (Romance of the Condor Heroes 2014) and Sun Li (Legend of Mi Yue) in a period drama at the end of the Qing Dynasty in Shaanxi, surrounding the merchant trade of silk. They held a press conference a few hours ago and boy was it a star-studded event from the TV industry with TVB ladies Myolie Wu and Niki Chow, as well as Ren Zhong, Yu Hao Ming, and veteran Zhang Chen Guang in attendance.
Sun Li as Zhou Ying. She wanders jianghu for a time before transforming her life with a chance encounter. She’s sold by her adopted father into the Shen family as a servant. When she tries to run away from them, she gets into the chair sedan of Wu Pin (Peter Ho) and earns their trust through her witty business moves. When Shen Xing Yi (Chen Xiao) suspects Wu Pin in the murder of his elder brother, he injures him, which leads to the marriage between Zhou Ying and Wu Pin, in an effort to dispel his unlucky “air.” After Wu Pin dies and the family weaving business falters, Zhou Ying is the one to maneuver the whole clan and gets locked up in the process by the angry foreigners. After she is released, Zhou Ying rekindles her working spirit to rebuild the Wu weaving business and becomes the richest family in the area.
Chen Xiao. A rich boy who is spoiled and likes attention. After going through many obstacles with the female lead, he learns to better himself.
Ren Zhong. He plays Jin Yang magistrate.
Yu Hao Ming.
Press Conference 12/7/16:
Chen Xiao, Ren Zhong, Yu Hao Ming, Morni Zhang Chen Guang, Myolie Wu, Niki Chow.
The ladies: Myolie Wu, Niki Chow, Ceng Qi.
Directed by Ding Hei (The Qin Empire) and written by Su Xiao Yuan (The Story of Mulan), Nothing Gold Can Stay is slotted to premiere in 2017.