Consider me pleasantly surprised and not at all unhappy that the initial gloom and doom prognostications for upcoming otherwordly C-drama Ice Fantasy may not have been warranted. The first teaser trailer is out and does not look bad at all, and in fact look much better than I could have imagined possible. Still iffy on the story and acting but the special effects for the ice and fire magical powers don’t look laughable and half the cast with the white hair as the ice tribe grow on me rather quickly.
I think the outlier remains male lead Feng Shao Feng, he still looks really unnatural and uncomfortable as the Ice Kingdom prince Ka Suo, but Ma Tian Yu as his younger brother actually rocks the blue eyes and arctic hair. Victoria Song also looks fantastic Li Luo, she gets to stick with her black hair but gives off the woman warrior aura effortlessly. Kim Hee Sun in her guest starring role is also quite eye-catching, all in all this trailer didn’t make me cringe and in turn made me sit up to take in the scenes in more detail. Nicely done, production team! Continue reading