Legend of Fu Yao might be this summer’s biggest hit series if Yang Mi played her cards right again! The airing date was mentioned to be June 18th during Yang Mi’s guest appearance on Run Brothers but today the official drama weibo has also confirmed the good news for fans, accompanied by a new shiny trailer. So mark your calendar folks!
The process felt longer didn’t it? They filmed quite fast for an ancient drama! Legend of Fu Yao (扶摇) is adapted from the novel written by Tian Xia Gui Yuan with Yang Mi and Ethan Ruan as the main leads. And of course, you will see her harem of pretty kids as well. =P
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.
I was preparing for bed until I saw the onslaught of updates on news sites. Turns out it’s Qixi Festival aka Chinese Valentine’s Day! Drama productions release new stills to celebrate the annual meeting of two (tragic) lovers, the tale of Zhi Nu and Niu Lang’s forbidden love as the cowherd and weaver girl in Chinese mythology. I’m sure we have at least watched one adaptation of this story.
You might drown in the stills so I focus mostly on ancient dramas….for now. Lol.
I love how whenever they dress Yang Mi as a male, she looks the same in all her dramas with that cute little scholar hat. Lol. Legend of Fu Yao (扶摇) is adapted from the novel written by Tian Xia Gui Yuan and began filming on June 27th and plans to film for about 5 months.