Modern female-centric drama Nothing But Thirty (三十而已) features three vastly different women who seek happiness and independence in their thirties. Leading the pack is Maggie Jiang playing a strong and independent women, with both brains and beauty. But just as she quickly falls in love and gets married, she also quickly finds out their differences are hurdles to jump over. Tong Yao is a model house-wife to a successful CEO and discovers that another woman is lingering around her hubby. And lastly, Mao Xiao Tong plays an ordinary wife who finds success in her novels, turning her into the bread winner of the family, stirring frustrated feelings in her husband.
I don’t know about you guys but the wing flaps above really promote social distancing, atm. XD FYI.
Previously known as Held In the Lonely Castle, Serenade of Peaceful Joy (清平乐) is the new English title, and the historical drama stars Wang Kai and Jiang Shu Ying. It’s based on the novel written by Milan Lady and follows the life of Emperor Renzong of Song, played by Wang Kai, as he discovers an ultimate secret to his birth. He learns that his mother is the Empress Dowager’s maidservant. To repay his family out of filial piety, he marries his beloved daughter, played by Ren Min, to the Li’s descendant Li Wei. But the marriage is nothing picture-perfect and our outspoken princess falls in love with her eunuch. She eventually runs back to the palace with him and her action causes an uproar in the government, forcing her father, the Emperor into a catch 22 – does he want to fight for her happiness, or does he want to stabilize the government?
The date June 3rd has been floating around for a while now among bloggers, but I only trust it when the production weibo stamps it on their posters (even then, things could go awry). Next monday, folks!