Cdramas Updates: Agarwood Like Crumbs, Night Wanderer, The Wind Blows From Long Xi, The Ingenious One, Qiyi’s Upcoming Dramas

Sorry for the lack of updates, so here is a huge batch of news! Productions that are stingy and only released a poster didn’t make it into this post. Lol. 😀

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First stills for The Wind Blows From Longxi as it wraps up filming with Chen Kun, Bai Yu, Angelababy, and Sun Yi

The Wind Blows From Longxi (风起陇西) is an upcoming historical drama based on the novel written by Ma Bo Yong (Longest Day in Chang’an). Casting includes Chen Kun, Bai Yu, Angelababy, Sun Yi, Nie Yuan, Yin Zhu Sheng, Yu Hao Ming, Zhang Xiao Chen, and more, boasting some guest roles from Dong Zi Jian, Lei Jia Yin, and Guo Jing Fei. Reading the synopsis, I’m left quite confused by the double and triple agents status of the cast. It is set during the Three Kingdoms period when the Shu defeated the Wei using their powerful crossbows. Chen Kun plays Chen Gong, a spy/double agent hiding in the Wei State; when the Shu receives some false reports from Chen Gong, they send another spy to investigate him, and he’s Xun Xu (played by Bai Yu). Turns out, there’s another spy named Zhu Long in the Shu kingdom who has been secretly swapping out Chen Gong’s reports. Chen Gong and Xun Xu work together to expose his identity and secure peace in their homeland.

The drama wrapped up about a week ago.

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New Dramas Begin Filming: Ju Jing Yi’s Hua Rong, Angelababy’s Love The Way You Are, Song Yi Ren’s Different Princess, Chen Yu Qi’s Fu Tu Tower, and more!

A lot of dramas began filming this week, here are some with good, decent booting ceremony pictures.

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Faith Makes Great recruits over 100 actors and actresses to tell its stories

Faith Makes Great (理想照耀中国) is an upcoming drama celebrating 100 years of the Communist Party of China, recording the unity and leadership of the Chinese people throughout the years. It consists of 40 mini stories, each one runs for 1 episode, totaling over 100 actors and actresses and 3000+ production crew members.

Airing 5/4~

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Historical drama The Wind Blows From Longxi confirms Chen Kun, Bai Yu, Angelababy, Sun Yi, and more

The Wind Blows From Longxi (风起陇西) is an upcoming historical drama based on the novel written by Ma Bo Yong (Longest Day in Chang’an). Written by Jin Hai Shu (The Identity of Father, and yet-to-air The Golden Hairpin) and Jin Yu, and directed by Lu Yang (movie Brotherhood of Blades), the cast has been revealed to be Chen Kun, Bai Yu, Angelababy, Sun Yi, Nie Yuan, Yin Zhu Sheng, Yu Hao Ming, Zhang Xiao Chen, and more, boasting some guest roles from Dong Zi Jian, Lei Jia Yin, and Guo Jing Fei. Reading the synopsis, I’m left quite confused by the double and triple agents status of the cast. It is set during the Three Kingdoms period when the Shu defeated the Wei using their powerful crossbows. Chen Kun plays Chen Gong, a spy/double agent hiding in the Wei State; when the Shu receives some false reports from Chen Gong, they send another spy to investigate him, and he’s Xun Xu (played by Bai Yu). Turns out, there’s another spy named Zhu Long in the Shu kingdom who has been secretly swapping out Chen Gong’s reports. Chen Gong and Xun Xu work together to expose his identity and secure peace in their homeland.

Filming has begun!

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Xianxia drama Chen Yuan with Angelababy and Ma Tian Yu wrapped up filming

Chen Yuan (尘缘) is adapted from the novel written by Yan Yu Jiang Nan. This novel is often compared to Zhu Xian aka The Legend of Chusen. The novel opens up with us following a male character who was born holding a magical blue stone. He excels in all his studies and his parents have high hopes for the boy but he only wants to learn about cultivation. Turns out, he was an immortal who was punished to the mortal realm and this is his last reincarnation. The blue stone is our female lead. The drama synopsis says our female lead and the immortal involved with her were both punished to the mortal realm for letting a demon go. But they promise to meet again no matter what. I’m still a little confused about the story so I will update once I get further into the plot/novel. If anyone wants to fill me in, please do. Lol.

The drama remains quiet throughout its entire filming (started in 11/2020) and even ended on a rather low beat as well. I wonder why. I do miss seeing Ma Tian Yu and Angelababy does look effortlessly beautiful in the stills below.

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Upcoming Webdramas: A Murderous Affair In Horizon Tower, Goodbye My Love, Professional Single, Crimson River

Some webdramas airing in the next few days ~

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New trailers for The Legend of Fei, The Golden Hairpin, Chang Ge Xing, Sword Snow Stride

The Tencent Video Annual Conference is sure a busy event, dramas are dropping trailers like flies! Will add more if I see them. But I’m at work. 😛

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