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The Deer and the Cauldron (2020) 鹿鼎记

The Deer and the Cauldron
Other Title: 鹿鼎记 / Lu Ding Ji

Genres: Wuxia, Comedy
Episodes:
45
Country:
China Mainland
Director:
Ma Jin (马进)
Writer:
Kun Jie (申捷)
Network:
Release Date:
2020
Related Show:
Lu Ding Ji by Jin Yong, Adaptations: Royal Tramp (1992), Royal Tramp II (1992), Tales Of A Eunuch (1983)

Cast:

  • Zhang Yi Shan as Wei Xiaobao
  • Zhang Tian Yang as Kang Xi
  • Tang Yi Xin as Princess Jian Ning
  • Han Xin Yu as Ah Ke
  • Yang Qi Ru as Shuang’er
  • Zhong Li Li as Zeng Rou
  • Mao Lin Lin as Su Quan

Synopsis:
Follows Wei Xiaobao and his adventures. He uses his wits to assist Kangxi in eliminating his enemies. At the same time, he meets and falls in love with seven different women.

The story of Wei Xiaobao, a small person born in the market, who broke into the rivers and lakes and imperial palaces by chance without knowing any martial arts, and circulated between martial arts gangs and courts with extraordinary wisdom, and climbed all the way up. Wei Xiaobao first pretended to be a eunuch to help Kangxi capture and kill Obai. Then he got acquainted with Chen Jinnan, the chief rudder master of the Tiandihui, and became Chen Jinnan’s closed disciple and the incense master of the Tiandihui Qingmutang. He assisted Kangxi in attacking Wu Sangui and Shenlong Island, and finally expedition to Raksha.

As the end of his career, abandon the glory and wealth, avoid the world and eat the island. Wei Xiaobao grew up from a gangster who only wanted to make friends with the emperor in exchange for a rich and noble life, and grew up into a “deer prince” who discerns loyalty and evil. He finally understands that wealth and wealth are in the hands of wealth and authority. Rather than giving up their lives and fighting for the future, it is better to live a life of fireworks with flowers.

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