New Legend of Madam White Snake 新白娘子传奇 is a Chinese TV series based on a legendary folk tale. It follows a familiar setup between a passionate woman who will do anything for the man she loves in the context of a Romeo and Juliet romance personified by a human and a white snake.
It has even been adapted into a movie in 2011 starring international action legend Jet Li, yet the most known drama adaptation is the 1992 TV series that initially aired in Taiwan and subsequently rose to fame throughout Asia.
The creative team has secured rights to the former and even commissioned Wu Bao Ling who is the original costume designer to once again work on the remake after more than twenty years.
Character posters have been released without giving away the names of the leads.
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