If hubby will film a big budget project, so will wifey! This new drama is also going to be a high budget, highly mediatised project that will start some of the hottest actors of the hour. Starring Angelababy and Wallace Chung, this drama adapted from the novel of the same name is called Gu Fang Bu Zi Shang or A Lonesome Fragrance Waiting to be Appreciated.
- About 50 episodes
- Chinese name: 孤芳不自赏
- Hatton Media Production Team
Bai Pingting (Angelababy) is the smart and talented servant of He Xia, the lord of Gui Le. One day, because of an attack, Pingting was seperated from her group and woke up in a human trafficking business. Soon, she was sold to a local rich family, the Hua. While playing the qin, she catches the attention of a passerby who turns out to be… the Lord of Zhen Bei and brother of the emperor, Chu Beijie (Wallace Chung). As Beijie fell in love with her melody, he came to the Hua to listen to her play. One thing led to another and after threatning her, she becomes his servant. Hence, her heart starts to go toward Chu Beijie even if her head and loyalty is still with her old master, He Xia. The thing is, He Xia and Chu Beijie are enemy…
This is a very popular Chinese novel. If you want to learn more about this story, here is the shushenbar link so that you can download the Ebook and the audiobook. There are also English translation available on moonbunnycafe. You can finally also read the manhua version up to chapter 12 on Mangafox and they have some nice discussion about it on their forums.
If however you are not a 100% happy about the cast, do not worry! A movie has been announced too so you can keep praying that your favorites can be casted for the big screen version :3
Angelababy as Bai Pingting
Wallace Chung as Chu Beijie
Yu Menglong as unknown (maybe He Xia?)
Huang Jingyu as unknown (maybe the third lead?)
[thanks to Lihongkim and Cat for spotting my original mistake…]
I really really like the style of the manhua and the fanarts in general so here are some of them to keep you in the mood for this drama. The manhua drawing is beautiful and really catches your heart❤ Love it and wish they kept translating it…