Rookie Agent Rouge (Yan Zhi/胭脂) will be released September 27th on both Dragon TV and Zhejiang TV. The online broadcaster is iQiYi. This is one of the most highly anticipated spy dramas this year starring Zhao Liying. It is 45 episodes long
In the year 1937, Japanese troops entered China, which triggered a surge of patriotism. Rookie Agent Rouge follows the development of Lan Yan Zhi, a student activist, who goes through hardships. First, Yan Zhi becomes a Nationalist, but due to the corruption within the party, she becomes discouraged… that is, until she meets a righteous member of the Communist party who helps her become a true patriot.
Zhao Liying as Lan Yan Zhi
Lu Yi as Zhou Yu Hao
Tao Xin Ran as Feng Man Na
Yuan Wen Kang as Song Mian
Zhao Liying singing the theme song,《心念》
Press Conferences (held September 19th in Hangzhou and September 20th in Shanghai):
Clip of the Hangzhou conference (first outfit)
Clip of Liying talking about coping with and respecting her friend, Kimi Qiao,’s death (she cries and she’s never cried in public before). She said that she did not want to use Weibo to express her grief and wanted fans to respect his death. Liying also wore Kimi’s favourite kind of clothing (all black and punk) to mourn him.
Press conference in Shanghai (love her hairstyle and dress here):
Zhao Liying also filmed a talk show, 金星秀 (The Jinxing Show), to promote Rookie Agent Rouge
The cast having fun filming: