Tangren isn’t bad at promoting its dramas when it wants to, and less than a month after starting filming for Bu Bu Jing Qing, the modern follow-up to its popular period time-travel drama Bu Bu Jing Xin, a concept video teaser has been released. Seeing the cast in action is light years better than staring at the dreary official character posters that got a resounding thumbs down everyone when it was released. The concept teaser starts off with a quick recap of BBJX set to the theme song from BBJX “One Persistent Thought”, but this time I swear Nicky Wu is singing it. I’m terrible at spotting singing voices so folks can correct me if I’m wrong, but I’m pretty sure its not the voice of original singer Hu Ge. It then segues into the current drama which is now confirmed to be narratively connected to the original. Nicky Wu does a voiceover that says “If you can’t be in my world, I will go to your world to find you.” Zhang Xiao returns to the modern world after living 20 years as Maertai Ruoxi in the Qing dynasty, and she runs into her 4th Prince’s doppleganger in the museum. She becomes curious about him and finds out who he is and goes to work for the same company. There is a looming corporate succession battle, and she somehow gets involved with Nicky’s nemesis played by Sun Yi Zhou. Rumors of Liu Shi Shi playing two characters is true, but its not a pair of twins but just two women who look the same (don’t ask me how) – one is Zhang Xiao the graphic designer and the other is an actress. In the teaser, its clear that Sun Yi Zhou plays the 8th Prince role and somehow breaks Zhang Xiao’s heart and she gets a chance with Nicky after that. Whereas Jiang Jing Fu is the younger brother to Sun Yi Zhou and I see him in the 14th Prince role, while the former 10th Prince Ye Zhu Xin steps into the BFF role left vacant by 13th Prince. I can’t say this teaser was exceptional, but it wasn’t bad at all and the production looks much better than I thought. The story as I know it still sounds totally weird and iffy, but now I’m a little more settled by this entire sequel and will wait to see the first full trailer before deciding whether I should even check it out. The men are once again stealing the show (and are the emphasis), including the adorable Chen Xiang as Zhang Xiao’s ex-boyfriend. In terms of hot guys, BBJQ will definitely be on par with BBJX, though the level of acting remains to be seen.
Official concept teaser for Bu Bu Jing Qing:
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