The Legendary Life of Queen Lau (皇后刘黑胖) is adapted from the novel written by Ge Yang. It’s a comedy historical drama and follows the story of our heroine, a Prime Minister’s illegitimate daughter, who is abandoned by him. But the day the Empress Dowager wants to link the two families through marriage, villainy dad is too eager to find his not-so-pretty daughter back. Due to her dark skin and chubby figure, our heroine isn’t favorably looked upon. The funny thing here is this: the Empress Dowager actually wants the Crown Prince to marry Prime Minister’s distant relative – his niece, who’s pretty and well-educated. So our plucky heroine marries into the palace and becomes the Crown Princess at age 9/10 in the novel. The two kids of course start off on the wrong foot but the years they spend together cement their friendship, which sets up the foundation for many laughs and eventual romance.
Sounds like a sweet story and how can anyone not love La Mu Yang Zi? Her smile is adorable!
Okay, okay. This remake looks pretty decent! Abundant of real outdoor scenes with waterfalls, mountains, and trees. The girls are gorgeous to look at and like I said last time, Zhu Xu Dan as Zhou Zhi Ruo is stealing all my attention without breaking a sweat. She has that cold beauty vibes going for her and I’m a sucker for it. Lol. Our hero played by Zeng Shun Xi worries me a little because he only has one expression throughout the trailer. xD To be fair though, Wu Ji the character isn’t very expressive…
What a beautiful duo. Miao Miao (Youth) might be one of the few new faces this year who is classified as beautiful instead of cute. Then you see pretty boy Alan Yu Meng Long by her side…and it’s so bright! Lol. They star alongside each other in the modern drama Unstoppable Youth with the focus on volleyball as the central sport. A new behind-the-scene footage is released and you can see the cast members practicing day and night, acquiring new injuries on set.
Adapted from the RPG game of the same name, most popular known as Swords of Legends 2 aka Legend of the Ancient Sword 2 (古剑奇谭二), the ancient drama stars Fu Xin Bo, Ying Er, Aarif Rahman, and Dylan Kuo. The story structure is similar to part one, a bunch of youngsters gather together to fight evil.