Under a lush canopy of peach blossoms unfolds the story of a love like no other between an innocent mortal girl and the god of war whom she accidentally awakens from thousands of years of slumber.
From the makers of Three Lives Three Worlds Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms comes yet another mythical love story about choice, duty and destiny in the new drama Love and Destiny 三生三世宸汐缘. Featuring 60 episodes, our tale begins when our female protagonist Ling Xi, accidentally wakes the god of war Jiu Chen from his resting state. Jiu Chen fell into a deep sleep after sealing away the demon lord ten thousand years ago. Jiu Chen and Ling Xi fall in love.
However not all is happy and peachy in their world as they discover Ling Xi was born with a magical “vapour” that is rejuvenative for the demon tribe and can potentially unseal the demon lord from his tomb. Behold, our hero’s dilemma. Refusing to kill innocent Ling Xi, Jiu Chen struggles to change his fair maiden’s fate and remove her curse. Under his tutelage, she grows into a strong and capable leader who rallies the people in the fight against evil alongside her beloved.
That sound good to you guys? I’m already intrigued even if the bits and bobs making up the story are elements that you’ve already probably read or seen somewhere. Totally takin’ a “fresh eyes and open heart” sorta approach to this, okay?
Pretty sure many of you were left craving for more after Three Lives Three Worlds ended, so Love and Destiny just might fit the bill for those who are hankering for more. If that’s the case, Love and Destiny will have some pretty H-U-G-E shoes to fill as expectations will surely be through the roof with this one, especially with the little nugget of fact that the Three Lives and Three Worlds team is helming the new drama.
Have you guys seen the visuals offered up in the already released teasers yet? They are absolutely stunning! However, the real question is whether the storyline and the cast will be strong enough to hold up against the pressure of its predecessor’s success.
Movie stars Ni Ni and Chang Chen will be headlining this drama as Ling Xi and Jiu Chen respectively. Hmm, while I’ve no doubts about the talents of these two, like many readers, I’ve some qualms about the “dreamy” factor of Chang Chen. For what it’s worth, he definitely looks like a very capable god of war!
Joining our two main leads in bringing this saga to life are Li Dongxue, Zhang Zhixi, Li Jiaming, Karina Hai Ling, Crystal Liu Qianhan, Patrick Zhang Haiyu and Emily Na Guangzi.
Are you guys excited? It won’t be a long wait now as Love and Destiny is slotted to air THIS MONDAY exclusively on the iQIYI website. Truth be told this is an unexpected turn of events – was expecting this to air on both TV and online with the big budget “everything” allocated for this series and all the hype. But yah! I’m just really excited!!!!
Release Date: July 15, 2019 exclusively on iQIYI
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Is Pillow Book not airing at all? I know it finished filming way before this one did.
Both were filmed in the same period actually. Pillow Book (June to December 2018), Love and Destiny (July to December 2018), just that Love and Destiny offically announced their leads after they finished filming. Pillow Book is rumored for Q3 or Q4 aka end of the year, cos it was said they are aiming for TV broadcast.
Already???? I feel like there has been hardly any promotion. I haen't even seen a proper trailer. Still I'm very excited for my talented goddess, Ni Ni.
Viki has added Pillow Book to their list of upcoming dramas.
Has any one translated this series yet as I'm desperate to watch it ?