Painted Skin 3: The Curse Of Shadow (2019)
English Subtitles: Yes
Chinese Title: Huapi Qianchuan / 画皮前传
Genre: Fantasy / Mystery / Romance
TBD as An Shou
TBD (周迅) as Xiao Wei
Angelababy & Yangmi
Painted Skin 3 produced by Ningxia Film Studio is a supernatural romance Chinese novel written by Pu Songling’s (蒲松龄) book of supernatural short stories “Strange Tales from Liaozhai ” (聊斋志异), Liaozhai zhiyi, which consisted of 431 strange tales of the supernatural written during the Qing dynasty. Pu interest was to criticized the immoral behavior of people and sought to educate people through his writings, in which he incorporates Confucian and Taoist principles such examples as in Painted Skin (Hua Pi).
This is the third installment of the Painted Skin film series. You can watch the first two episodes, Painted Skin 2008, Painted Skin 2: The Resurrection 2012. The television series, Painted Skin 2011, & Painted Skin 2: No Regrets for Real Love 2013 both available with English subtitles.
When asked if Chen Kun will return for Painted Skin 3 he replied, “I am to old for this role there are other actors who will be more appropriate”. It is reported that Huang Xiao Ming might replace Chen Kun but not yet confirmed.
Huayi Brothers Media Corp have recently held a press conference and announced the original cast will not return and there is already media news that fans & viewers have a lineup of their fan favorite couples to cast. Many fans would like Huang xiaoming, Bai Baihe, Liu Yifei, Zhao Liying, & Li Yifeng. Recently in media news fans are concerned that it can be Angelababy or Yang Mi but the casting is still not yet confirm. Painted Skin 3 will begin filming in 2018 and will expect to release in summer 2019. Follow us for new updates, more info coming! Which actor and actress you would like to see star in Painted Skin 3, share your thoughts here.
Release Date: Summer 2019