Ruby Lin’s Singing All Along (Chang Ge Xin) secures air date

When Ruby mentioned the airing date for the Nth time at the most recent interview, I of course waved it off. But now it’s official! Darn this drama with all the pretty boys and girls gathered together has been shelved for what, 3 years? Anyway, having the most ridiculous English title ever, Singing All Along (秀麗江山之長歌行) will premiere on June 23rd on Jiang Su TV folks [Master Post]! Mark your calendar. I don’t even remember what the story is about anymore. Lol.

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Ruby Lin wields a sword in Long Ballad with Yuan Hong

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On a scale from 1 to 10, how happy am I to see Ruby doing something else other than a demure martyr? Unthinkable. heh. She has done that set of personality so many times I think she’s THE representative of female vase characters. In her latest drama and production, Long Ballad (unofficial title), adapted from a novel by Li Xin, she’s courageous and resolute. The novel originally had the female lead’s soul being transported back to the Xin Dynasty but this tiresome element has been removed in the drama. The heroine, Yin Li Hua, will fight side-by-side with her boo, commoner Liu Xiu (Yuan Hong) to restore the Han Dynasty with him ascending the throne. Along the way, alliances will come and go as the hot generals and advisors shower us with their abs. (Okay, I made that last part up…but they’re warriors, I don’t expect anything less!)

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