New Drama Fighter of the Destiny Casts Luhan and Guli Nezha

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Luhan will have his small screen debut! He just got casted for new cdrama 择天记 Fighter of the Destiny adapted from the novel of the same name. His leading female actress could be rising star Guli Nezha. Indeed, the female lead is not confirmed and the offer is between Guli Nezha or Xu Ling Yue.

Edit [5/21/2016]: Guli Nezha is announced as the official female lead.

Official Poster:

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Even if Luhan Studio may be shaddy when it comes to rumor management, they sure are good with hooking him up with the biggest next hits! The trend is definitely in fantasy period drama and Fighter of the Destiny is all about that.

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  • Period Fantasy Drama
  • Chinese name is 择天记.
  • They will start shooting on May 24th, 2016.
  • Producers: Tencent Media, Ning Meng Pictures, Yuewen Media
  • Will be aring on: Hunan TV Channel
  • Release date: 2017

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Story: Fourteen years old orphan Chen Changsheng (Luhan) leaves his town and goes to find a remedy for his sick master. With a marriage arrangement paper in hand, he arrives to the God’s town and will meet both good and bad people. At the end of the story *spoiler* he successfully prevents a war from happening. He also finds love.

Luhan as 陈长生 Chen Changsheng

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Guli Nezha as 徐有容 Xu Yourong

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Xu Ling Yue

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Liu Meihan

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Wei Daxun

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Official posters came out today!

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More pictures from the original work

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16 thoughts on “New Drama Fighter of the Destiny Casts Luhan and Guli Nezha

    • Same, the story seems so mainstream, but the cast and the producers make me curious about the final product. We will have to wait a bit more to actually see stills and get a concrete idea..

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  1. Hannah says:

    Guli Nazha? She’s captivating onscreen, but her acting says otherwise. All of a sudden I’m seeing her everywhere, lol She was in that fox drama followed by The Classic of Mountains and Seas. She was a guest in God of War and Go Goal Fighting. Her new drama, First Love, is airing and then CP5 will air in June. What a busy gal!

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    • Her acting definitely improved compared to when she debuted (she did Xuan Yuan Sword if you are curious), but her acting is still lacking. Yop, now that you list all her projects, she does sound to be everywhere! And let’s not forget that the girl also has a boyfriend. Busy busy bee~

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    Please reply back as I’m attempting to create my own blog and want to find out where you got this from or exactly what the theme is called.
    Thank you!

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    • intellectualkitten says:

      Hi Jason!
      No, the site is freely hosted by WordPress and we use the free theme Sorbet. I really like it too since it allows readers to just scroll down and get all the information 🙂

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  3. Shio says:

    The novel have this peaceful and tranquil atmosphere in it. I have no idea if the series wil be able to capture that feeling. They change several things from the original story (Chen Cang San’s reason to go to the city is because he’s the one dying, not his master).

    Can’t wait for the drama

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    • It sounds like a big project, especially considering that they casted Luhan for the first time in a drama! I am not a 100% won over by Guli Nezha’s acting though… Ahhh, I see! Maybe, they wanted want the male lead to look too weak! I hope Luhan will do well in this project.

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  4. fror says:

    omfg is this serious? I fucking adore the novel 100%, its a masterpiece. I can’t believe Luhan is the one taking part in the drama, fuck this has to be fate !!!!

    im so happy damn

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  5. zoemerry says:

    I love Luhan!!! got sucked into Chinese movies and songs cos of him….guess I m gonna start watching dramas as well!!!…all the casts are super pretty!!!

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  6. PageFlipper says:

    Im not a fan of tv dramas, but i’ll make an exception for FOTD. And the synopsis, isnt it his disease instead of his master’s?
    2017.. still far ahead

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  7. Does the drama has the same title as the novel?
    I read the tl novel and it is entitled “way of choices”. Anyway, i’m here because i like the novel though i’ve only read until the latest tld chapter, 271.
    Looking forward to the series though i really do think they changed a lot from the novel. I wish to see gou hanshi moving huhu and i ship chen changsheng with loulou not xu yourong 😦

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