Yang Yang Confirmed as Male Lead for Big Budget Wuxia Period C-drama Zhan Zhao Adventures

Looks like the brief bad publicity for C-actor Yang Yang last summer during the airing of Fireworks of My Heart is over and he’s back feeling on top again. He has big budget period C-drama The Immortal Ascension filmed last year and can air anytime but probably late this year, and now he’s confirmed for another big budget period C-drama that reportedly a lot of C-actors wanted. It’s the male lead centric Zhan Zhao Adventures (Chinese title 雨霖铃 Yu Lin Ling) and if the name of the lead character sounds familiar you’re in my age group haha. Zhan Zhao is the famous Song dynasty folk hero a top wuxia swordsman who became a magistrate and enforcer for the legendary black-faced Judge Bao champion of the people. This is a very covetable male character to play and Yang Yang has landed it, and reportedly with Ding Yu Xi also signing on as the second male lead. Above is the concept poster released with the casting confirmation.

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Yang Yang and Jin Chen’s Xianxia Drama The Immortal Ascension Gets Additional Investors and Rises to S-level Production

Within C-ent the S-level drama production means the highest level of money investment so the biggest budget basically. Investment comes from the production company going out to get investors, it’s rare for a production company to cover the entire cost … Continue reading

Fireworks of My Heart Becomes Lowest Douban Rated High Profile Drama of 2023 Dropping to 3.2 as Pundits Believe Criticism of Leads Yang Yang and Wang Chu Ran will Impact Their Reputation

The worst thing with picking a bad drama is always just getting no lift from it but to actually have a negative reputational consequence is fairly rare. The modern romance Fireworks of My Heart wrapped on July 27th the the … Continue reading

C-ent Casting Rumor has Bai Lu and Yang Yang for Period C-drama Adapted From Novel by the Same Author of The Legends, Love Between Fairy and Devil, and The Blue Whisper

So there is melon going around is the second major drama casting I’ve seen these two stars linked to, kinda feels like C-ent is determined to make it happen. Earlier this year Bai Lu and Yang Yang was rumored to … Continue reading

Hunan TV’s Big Summer C-drama Fireworks of My Heart with Yang Yang and Wang Chu Ran Starts High But Trending Lower with Supporting Male Lead Wei Da Xun Surprisingly Getting More Buzz

I guess it’s like all fireworks, start out booming and brilliant and petering out. Hunan TV C-drama Fireworks of My Heart (My Fireworks on Earth) with Yang Yang and Wang Chu Ran got plenty of promotion before it aired over … Continue reading

Hunan TV Broadcasts Medical Relief and Romance Drama Fireworks of My Heart with Yang Yang and Wang Chu Ran

So the recent tidal wave of C-drama releases have all been on streaming networks but the first big terrestrial broadcast is here with Hunan TV airing Fireworks of My Heart (My Fireworks on Earth) starting July 5th. It’s streaming on … Continue reading

Wang Chu Ran Getting Major Glow Up Thanks to Stealing Female Lead’s Visual Thunder in The Longest Promise Just in Time for Her Own Starring Role in Soon-to-air Drama Fireworks of My Heart with Top Star Yang Yang

Dang, talk about fireworks to come and also what major timing that is going the way of C-actress Wang Chu Ran. She’s currently the second female lead in The Longest Promise with Xiao Zhan and Ren Min and honestly she’s … Continue reading