Romance Xianxia drama "Back From the Brink" will officially launch on May 10th as the follow-up drama to "Till The End Of The Moon". With the overall quality and strength of "Back From the Brink", it may become another dark horse in the May period drama lineup with obvious potential for success.
The drama "Back From the Brink" is adapted from the novel of the same name by Jiu Lu Fei Xiang. The main plot is as follows: twenty years ago, Tianyao (played by Hou Minghao) was stripped of his bones and sealed in the four directions with the power of the five elements by his beloved Su Ying (played by Yang Rong), the master of Guanghan Sects. Ten years ago, Tianyao's soul escaped from the seal by chance and he sensed that his dragon bones were sealed in a mountain village lake.
He attached his soul to the body of a dead boy and waited for the opportunity to retrieve his dragon bones. The appearance of Yanhui (played by Zhou Ye) gave Tianyao hope. Originally, she had dragon blood in her heart, which could help him break the seal. So Tianyao began to use Yanhui to help him find other parts of his body.
Yanhui attempted to escape from Tianyao, but the two not only failed to separate, but their relationship became increasingly close. Tianyao was moved by Yanhui's loyalty and bravery in saving him several times, while Yanhui constantly discovered the tangled relationship between herself and Tianyao in the events that unfolded. The origin of the heart-protecting scale on her chest, the relationship between her master Lingxiao and Su Ying, and the mysterious puzzles that followed one after another.
From the content of the trailer, "Back From the Brink" has many twists and dark moments in the male lead's experiences, but the overall plot is relatively light-hearted, especially the part where the male and female leads team up and adventure together. It is not only interesting but also beautiful, making it work with diverse elements and plenty of highlights.
"Back From the Brink" is co-directed by three powerful directors: He Shupei, Han Ping, and Cheng Lu. The overall standard is very high, especially He Shupei, who has a lot of experience and insights in filming costume dramas. The quality is very reliable, and with the original author, Jiu Lu Fei Xiang, participating in the screenwriting, the degree of plot restoration is also very high.
In addition to the solid production and visually stunning plot of "Guardian's Heart," the actors' strength is also very strong. From the main characters to the supporting roles, from young actors to middle-aged actors, they are all high-value actors. The lineup is clear and the acting skills and popularity are not lacking. It is definitely a high-level configuration in immortal drama. Among them, Hou Minghao and Zhou Ye play the male and female leads respectively. Both of them are new-generation actors with high popularity, pretty appearances, and excellent acting skills.
Hou Minghao has a handsome appearance, and his acting skills are constantly improving. He has excellent role-playing skills and can handle various difficult roles. Last year's "Hu Tong" had a very good performance, and this time, he will play the role of the evil dragon Tianyao, who will go through hardships in love, which is also highly anticipated.
As for the female lead, Zhou Ye, she is a recognized beautiful actress with delicate features and a cold temperament. Her ancient costumes are also extremely beautiful. From "Better Days" to the soaring popularity in "Word of Honor", Zhou Ye's acting skills have become more delicate and skilled, and her ability to handle roles has also become stronger.
Apart from the two main characters, there are also dozens of supporting actors such as Wang Yilun, Chen Xinyu, Zuo Ye, Guan Zhibin, Zhang Zhiyao, and Yang Rong. Zhang Zhiyao and Yang Rong are well-known actors with both good looks and acting skills. Their performances in previous works have been widely recognized. Yang Rong is an absolute acting powerhouse with a sweet and fresh appearance, gorgeous ancient costumes, and excellent character immersion. Every performance surprises the audience. This time, she will play a major villain in the drama, becoming the biggest obstacle on the road to growth for the male and female protagonists. Her state of blackening is chilling and exciting.
With the overall strength and quality of "Back From the Brink," as the follow-up drama to "Till The End Of The Moon," it is still very good. With solid production and a high-value lineup, the competitive strength of the drama can be said to be very strong, and expected to become the biggest hit of the season.