The young maiden Wei Lin Lang played a very beautiful melody and caught the attention of her cousin Na Lang Rang Ruo. Emperor Kang Xi orders Ling Lang to be found and bethrothed to Rong Ruo, once he sees his loyal subjects's affection for her. Prince Fu Quan, ordered to do that, notices that the emperor had taken interest in her and decided to pick another bride for him, while Lin Lang kept serving Kang Xi.

Chronicle of Life - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Chinese

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-02-01

Chronicle of Life - Hawick Lau - Netflix

Hawick Lau (Chinese: 刘恺威, born 13 October 1974) is a Hong Kong Chinese actor and singer. He is one of the 5 Fresh Tigers, best known for his performances in TVB series A Kindred Spirit (1995), Virtues of Harmony (2001) and My Family (2005). He then expanded his career into mainland China, acting in several notable series. He is best known for his appearances in Sealed with a Kiss (2011), A Clear Midsummer Night (2013), The Wife's Secret (2014), Lady & Liar (2015) and Chronicle of Life (2016).

Chronicle of Life - Career - Netflix

Lau debuted in the 1995 drama A Kindred Spirit. He starred alongside his father Lau Dan in the drama, coincidentally portraying father and son. The same year, he signed on with Hong Kong's Sony Music as a singer. In 1997, he released his first Chinese album LALA I Love You. In 1998, he released his first Cantonese album A Boy's Story. Lau continued acting in Hong Kong dramas and started to gain fame locally. In 2000, he starred in youth romance drama Aiming High with Nicholas Tse. He also had a supporting role in epic financial thriller At the Threshold of an Era. From 2001 to 2002, he starred in the historical sitcom Virtues of Harmony and later its sequel in 2003, which had a modern twist. In January 2005, he starred in modern comedy drama My Family, in his first leading role. TVB named him as one of the 5 Fresh Tigers – a group of promising young actors that the network pushed to become stars. In 2005, after having a significant amount of success at TVB, he left the company and traveled to mainland China, Taiwan and Singapore, where he participated in some of the productions. He filmed his first Mainland production The Hui Merchants of Qing (which aired in 2007). He also starred in the Mediacorp production Destiny; following which he participated in the Taiwanese drama Letter 1949. In April 2006, Lau signed with ATV, the other main television station and production studio in Hong Kong for one year. In November 2006, Lau's first series with ATV, No Turning Back began airing. In order to fully immerse himself into the Chinese market, Lau insisted on speaking Mandarin Chinese instead of Cantonese for his media appearances. He started to gain attention from the Chinese audiences for his appearance in the 2008 drama Royal Embroidery Workshop. In 2009, he starred in the republican drama Niang Qi, which won him the Best Actor Award at the Jiangsu TV Drama Awards. In 2011, Lau gained mainstream popularity after starring in romance melodrama Sealed With a Kiss, gaining recognition from his portrayal of Mo Shaoqian, who was likened to the Asian version of Christian Grey. In 2012, Lau starred in the romantic comedy film Holding Love alongside Yang Mi. The movie was released on the day of Qixi Festival, also known as Chinese Valentine’s Day, and topped the box office charts. He again worked with Yang in the period epic drama Ru Yi, which gained attention prior to its premiere due to his and Yang's public relationship at that time. Lau then established his personal studio, and took on the role of a producer for the first time in the contemporary romance drama A Clear Midsummer Night. The drama aired in 2013 and quickly became popular with the audience, becoming the first drama in 2013 to surpass 100 million views. In April, he starred in the television adaptation of the 2012 hit movie Painted Skin: The Resurrection. His performance in the series won him the Best Actor in the Ancient Drama genre at the 13th Huading Awards. He then returned to TVB, filming the Hong Kong-China joint production Master of Destiny, which aired in 2015. In 2014, he starred opposite Zhao Liying in the romance dramaThe Wife's Secret. In 2015, Lau paired up with Tiffany Tang in the period romance drama Lady & Liar, which broke records to become the most viewed republic era period drama online. His character Bai Zhengqing was popular with the audience, and gained him a large number of fans. Following Lady & Liar, Lau then starred in another period drama The Cage of Love, written by famed writer Tong Hua. In 2016, Lau starred in period romance drama Chronicle of Life, portraying Kangxi Emperor. The series gained huge popularity upon its premiere, placing #1 in ratings nationally and topping online views. In April, the second production by Lau's studio, entitled Road to the North premiered on CNTV. He then starred in the television adaptation of Gu Long's novel The Legend of Flying Daggers. In 2017, Lau starred in the family drama, Full Love and the legal drama Heirs. In 2018, Lau took the lead role in the fantasy wuxia drama The Legend of Jade Sword.

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