The Great Ruler (2018)
Chinese Title: Da Zhu Zai / 大主宰
Genre: Fantasy XianXia Novel
Roy Wang Yuan (王源) as Mu Chen
The Great Thousand World. It is a place where numerous planes intersect, a place where many clans live and a place where a group of lords assemble. The Heavenly Sovereigns appears one by one from the Lower Planes and they will all display a legend that others would desire as they pursue the road of being a ruler in this boundless world. In the Endless Fire Territory that the Flame Emperor controls, thousands of fire blazes through the Heavens. Inside the Martial Realm, the power of the Martial Ancestor frightens the Heaven and the Earth. At the West Heaven Temple, the Might of the Emperor of a Hundred Battles is absolute. In the Northern Desolate Hill, a place filled with thousands of graves, The Immortal Owner rules the World. A Boy from the Northern Spiritual Realm comes out, riding on a Nine Netherworld Bird, as he charges into the brilliant and diverse world. Just who can rule over their destiny of the path of becoming a Great Ruler? In the Great Thousand World, there are many that strive to become a Great Ruler. – credits; webnovel
The Great Ruler is based on the xianxia web novel of the same name by Tian Can Tu Dou 天蚕土豆. The story is about a young juvenile Mu Chen who was born in the Northern Spiritual Realm, young Master of the Mu Territory and is the only one who entered the Spiritual Road within the Northern Spiritual Realm. His father is the leader of the Mu Sect, and his mother is mysterious she was force to leave the realm and his father vows to find her. He saves a girl name Li Luo in Spiritual Road and develop feelings for her and the two become allies. A year later Mu Chen was forced to leave Spiritual Road due to love rivalry with Ji Xuan who framed Mu Chen for killing many people during a competition. Mu Chen goes through a journey of love and friendship to become the great ruler.
Wow, I have read only a quick reference of this novel and its similar to how Zhang Xiaofan got kicked out of his academy in Legend of Chusen. As of January 18, Roy Wang Yuan is confirmed to be the main protganist Mu Chen, Roy Wang Yuan is a member of boy band TFBoys and starred in Legend of Chusen. The Great Ruler is set to begin filming around March 2018 and expect a broadcast in 2019.
Premiere Date: 2019