It was recently revealed that Taiwanese actor Wallace Huo will be joining the cast of new period ...
Wallace Huo joins "Ruyi's Royal Love"
According to Sina's Daily News, the actor reportedly will be playing the role of the Qianlong Emperor in this sequel of the 2011 period drama, "The Legend of Zhen Huan", based on the novel written by Liu Lianzi.
In the 2011 Sun Li-starrer, Qianlong is the adopted son of Zhen Huan who succeeded Emperor Yongzheng after his death. The new drama reportedly will chronicle the life of Ruyi, Qianlong's most beloved wife, who overcomes the struggle of the harem life to become the Empress Consort.
Back in January, it was reported that Zhou Xun has been cast as the titular character.
The new drama will begin production in August 2016 and will be directed by Wang Jun.