Well! Hold on to your hats folks because some exciting news for you guys just landed. Things are looking up for a Mark Chao and Deng Lun pairing because a collab between the two actors has just been confirmed to be in the works! The two heavy hitting stars who rose to fame in the xianxias Three Lives Three Worlds Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms and Ashes of Love respectively have been conscripted to act together in Guo Jingming’s movie adaptation of the Japanese fantasy classic Onmyōji 阴阳师 authored by Baku Yumemakura.
Entitled Qing Ya Ji 晴雅集 the film adaptation is set in a mystical fantasy world where humans and supernatural beings co-exist together. It tells the story of how cosmologist Qing Ming and his friend Bo Ya, who he met whilst taking part in celestial rituals up in heaven, crack baffling and weird cases together. In their many adventures, the pair uncover a century-old secret and ends up saving humanity.
Mark Chao plays cosmologist Qing Ming while Deng Lun takes up the mantle of his partner in crime Bo Ya.
Rounding up the mythical five are Olivia Wang Ziwen who plays Gong Zhu, Chun Xia as Long Ye and Wang Duo as He Shouyue.
If these elegant posters and beautiful aesthetics alone didn’t whet your curiosity, expect to find a couple of bits to pique your interest for the film. After all, with an intriguing mix of strong talent, a director that’s good with fantasy themes and a well loved story line brimming with mystery, magic and intrigue, the possibilities are endless!