Title: Meng Xing Chang An
Chinese Title: 梦醒长安 / Meng Xing Chang An
|Broadcast Date: TBA|
Director: Liu Guonan, Zhao Lijun
Screenwriter: Shi Si Que
Production Company: H&R Century Pictures, Yueshi Media, He Li Chen Guang Group, IM-Power (Innovation Media Power), Litian Pictures Holdings Limited
Producer: Zhong Junyan, Gao Xinjie
Source: Adapted from the novel Jian Qi Xing (剑器行) by Fei Hua
Synopsis and Plot Summary
It tells the fateful reunion of twin sisters Cheng Ruoyun and Chou Yanzhi as they become involved in political affairs upon encountering the young emperor Li Yan.
The eunuchs have gained control of the palace during the reign of Emperor Wenzong of Tang. Hoping to free the nation from their clutches, Emperor Wenzhong secretly plots to assassinate the head eunuch Chou Shiliang, but their plan ends in utter defeat.
Prime minister Wang Ya’s entire household is sentenced to death except for his granddaughter twins who barely escape death. The younger sister who is adopted by the Ziyi Bureau assumes the name to Yu Bing’er. Determined to take revenge, the older sister changes her name to Yanzhi and becomes Chou Shiliang’s goddaughter.
Seven years later, emperor Li Yan (Cheng Yi) ascends to the throne. Li Yan resorts to using the Ziyi Bureau to fight against Chou Shiliang. As a result, the two sisters meet again as enemies unable to recognize their relation by blood.
- Filming began on July 1, 2020.
- Filming took place in Hengdian World Studios.
- Cheng Yi and Zhang Yuxi who starred in Love and Redemption with different love interests reunite to play an onscreen couple.
- It is Xuan Lu’s first drama with H&R Century Pictures after she signed with the agency.
|Cheng Yi as Li Yan|
|Zhang Yuxi as Cheng Ruoyu|
|Han Dong as Guang Wang|
|Xuan Lu as Qiu Yanzhi|
|Mickey He Shengming as Qiu Shiliang|
|Xi Xue as Cheng Xi|
|Yang Xizi as Liu Misha|
|He Zhonghua as Li Deyu|
Behind The Scenes