Palace (TV series)

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Palace
Gong palace.jpg
Palace official poster
Also known as'Jade Palace Lock Heart'
GenreHistorical fiction
Romance
Time-travel
Developed byHBS
Written byYu Zheng
Directed byLee Wai-chu
StarringYang Mi
Feng Shaofeng
Mickey He
Tong Liya
Theme music composerTan Xuan
Opening themeIn Support of the Love by Mickey He(episodes 1–20),
by Yang Mi(episodes 21–35)
Ending themeMeet or not Meet by Mickey He
Country of originChina
Original language(s)Mandarin
No. of episodes35 (39)(Hunan TV first broadcast the version with 39 episodes, not the general version with 35)
Production
Producer(s)Yu Zheng
He Jin
Production location(s)Dongyang
Zhejiang
Hengdian World Studios
Running time45 minutes (per episode)
Production company(s)Hunan ETV Culture Media
Yuzheng Studio
H&R Century Pictures
Release
Original networkHunan Television
Original release31 January (2011-01-31) – 21 February 2011 (2011-02-21)
External links
Website
Palace
Palace intertitle.jpg
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Jade Palace Lock Heart
Traditional Chinese宮鎖心玉
Simplified Chinese宫锁心玉

Palace (Chinese: 宫锁心玉, lit. Jade Palace Lock Heart) is a 2011 Chinese television series produced by Yu Zheng; starring Yang Mi, Feng Shaofeng, Mickey He and Tong Liya. The series was directed by Lee Wai-chu and starred cast members from mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. The series was first broadcast on Hunan TV in China from 31 January to 21 February 2011. It is later followed by Palace 2 (2012).

The series was extremely popular during its run and led to widespread fame for its cast.[1]

Synopsis[edit]

Luo Qingchuan (Yang Mi) is a girl from the 21st century. One day she accidentally travels through time and ends up returning to the Qing Dynasty, during the reign of the Kangxi Emperor. She becomes embroiled in the princes' struggle for the throne and is torn between her love for Yin Si (Feng Shaofeng), the eighth prince, and Yin Zhen (Mickey He), the fourth prince and future Emperor Yong Zheng. Caught in the crossfire of political intrigue, her wit and historical knowledge serves her well in her bid to stay alive as she begins to realize that true history is much darker and uglier than books portray.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

Supporting[edit]

The Imperial Men[edit]

The Imperial Women[edit]

People of the Palace[edit]

  • Shen Baoping as Longkodo
  • Wilson Guo as Xiao Shunzi
  • Lu Jiarong as Fei Cui
  • Ye Simiao as Jin Momo
  • Liu Jiayuan as Xin Lian
  • Lu Yi as Ying Shuang
  • Yuan Shanshan as Ru Bing

Others[edit]

  • Xi Xue as Princess Ningxiang
  • He Xianda as Songgotu
  • Wang Xianghong as Gu Xiaochun (later Nian Gengyao)
  • Li Qindong as Nian Gengyao

Present day[edit]

  • Yan Yikuan as Lin Feifan
  • Liu Fang as Qingchuan's mother
  • Zhu Yaying as Lin Feifan's mother

Historical inaccuracies[edit]

  • One historical inaccuracy is that although this is a historical drama, the protagonist Luo Qingchuan was shown wearing yellow even when she was not a member of the imperial household. It is a very serious inaccuracy because in Imperial China, such a disregard could have someone put to death by the Emperor for not respecting this custom.

Soundtrack[edit]

Palace - Original Television Soundtrack (宫锁心玉电视剧原声音乐大碟)
No.TitleMusicLength
1."The Offering to Love (爱的供养)"Yang Mi & Mickey He 
2."Meet or not Meet (见或不见)"Mickey He 
3."Tomorrow's Night (明月)"Yang Mi & Tan Xuan 

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Winner Ref.
2011 Shanghai Television Festival Most Popular Actress Yang Mi
Asian Television Awards Best Drama Screenplay Yu Zheng [2]
LeTV Entertainment Awards Best Television Series

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "《宫锁心玉》即将大结局 网络点击率已过亿". Hunan TV.
  2. ^ "2011 Winners". Asian Television Awards.

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