Behind-The-Scenes videos: Tribes and Empires, Ever Night, Legend of Fu Yao, Sweet Dreams

You know me, I love behind-the-scenes videos. These Chinese productions have hundreds of workers on locations every day, so it’s not strange to see how fast they can shoot a drama within 3 months (usually modern), day-in-day-out. What we see onscreen is a the final results of blood and sweats and watching these videos always shows a new level of appreciation for the crew who works tirelessly behind the cameras all-year long.

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Chen Fei Yu and Song Yi Ren cast as leads in drama Ever Night (Jiang Ye)

They have been filming for about three/four weeks, but with enough footage to tease us every now and then. Leading male character is played by Chen Fei Yu (Secret Fruit). His female lead is rising actress Song Yi Ren (Sword Master, At Cafe 6, Time To Love). Ever Night (将夜) is the drama adaptation of fantasy novel written by Mao Ni.

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Zhang Ruo Yun’s next drama is adapted from novel Joy of Life (Qing Yu Nian)

And it’s confirmed! It’s been floating about for a few weeks and now we know what Zhang Ruo Yun‘s next drama is still a period one based on the novel Qing Yu Nian or known in English as Joy of Life or Extra life in Qing written by Mao Ni. Tencent Pictures will announce its major investments next year, which includes Joy of Life, Chen Fei Yu’s Jiang Ye, Xia Yu’s Mystery of Antiques, Song Yang’s Pathfinder, Fighter Of The Destiny 2, and Tibet Code. I will write about them in separate posts (buying time to find more info on them here! Lol.)

A movie version will also be in the works.

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New Trailers: Tribes and Empires Storm of Prophecy, Fighter of the Destiny, Song of Phoenix

All three dramas dropped a new trailer and some stills last night but of course, only two have air dates. You should know which ones. Sigh ~

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