Ruyi's Royal Love in the Palace 后宫如懿传 is the sequel to Liu Lian Zi's 流潋紫 critically-acclaimed Legend of Zhen Huan and its TV adaptation has confirmed China's top film actress Zhou Xun as the leading lady opposite Wallace Huo who is having a pretty fantastic year all around.
Filming begins just a month after Wallace Huo's wedding and aims for a 2017 premiere. The story continues the events from the prequel onto the next generation, revolving around the romance between Emperor Qianlong and his childhood sweetheart Ruyi.
Alas, imperial unions are never so simple since Ruyi's family and the Empress Dowager are sworn enemies. Moreover, Ruyi attracts the irate jealousy of the other women in the inner courts and the once loving couple find themselves increasingly at odds.
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