Dilireba plays SunLi, the grand-daughter and disciple of a military commander. She grows up with Jing Ke, a fellow disciple. During the Warring States chaos, they are forced to leave their home and become dependant on each other. They fall in love. Jing Ke is injured trying to protect her and in exchange for the medicine SunLi enters the palace and marries Ying Zheng, played by Zhang Vin. Soon after she realises she is pregnant, but Ying Zheng tells her to lie and say the child is theirs. As time goes on SunLi falls in love with Ying Zheng. She must fight to survive in the harem and win the respect of everyone around her.
Dilireba Dilmurat as Gong Sun Li
Zhang Vin as Ying Zheng
Liu Chang as Jing Ke
Director: Liu Xin
Online broadcast: exclusively on Youku
I am looking forward to this, but that synopsis sounds extra angsty.
UPDATE: The King’s Woman finished filming this week. Zhang Vin should do more historical dramas.