Zhao Liying, Wang Yibo confirmed for wuxia drama Legend of Fei
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Legend of Fei 有翡 is an upcoming wuxia drama that depicts the growth of a female warrior in a time when the influence and power of the pugilist world (wulin) is on decline. Zhao Liying plays the likable heroine Zhou Fei, and Wang Yibo plays a carefree martial artist who is later revealed to be Xie Yun, the Prince of Duan.
Several years ago, the emperor secretly ordered the hero Li Hui to form a mountain stronghold consisting of bandits in order to keep the pugilist world under control. His daughter Li Jinrong () leads the stronghold after Li Hui’s death, and gives birth to Zhou Fei after marrying scholar Zhou Yitang.
Zhou Fei’s attempts at escaping have always ended in failure, though Li Jinrong allows her daughter to go and experience the world outside after her 16th birthday. She meets Xie Yun again after he saves her from drowning during her first escape attempt, and they embark on an adventurous journey through wulin together. Rumoured costars include Zhang Huiwen, Che Xiao, Dong Xuan, Sun Jianand Zhou Jieqiong.
Based on the novel of the same name by Priest (Guardian), the 50 episode drama is helmed by Wu Jinyuan (Princess Agents)and penned by the team behind Us and Them and Boss and Me.
Wuxia drama #YouFei, based on the popular novel by priest and known for its strong heroine, officially announces #ZhaoLiying and #WangYibo as leads! The official Weibo posts, “Hello, Zhou Fei @/ZhaoLiying. Hello, Xie Yun @/WangYibo.”