Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Sabre is a historical Wuxia drama directed by Jeff Chiang, Peng Xuejun, Du Yuan, Jiang Hongmin, starring Joseph Zeng Shunxi, Yukee Chen Yuqi, Bambi Zhu Xudan, Zhang Chaoren, Kathy Chau, Cao Xiyue, Hei Zi, Tao Luoyi, Kabby Hui, Wu Jingjing, An Zehao, Fu Jun, Shi Xiaohong and He Gang, with the special appearance by Li Dongxue, Zhao Yingzi, Siu-Wong Fan, Ning Wentong, Yu Bo, Lin Yushen, Li Yixiao, Li Jie, and Shen Baoping.
The drama is based on Jin Yong’s martial arts novel of the same name and tells the story of the growth of Zhang Wuji and the feuds of various gangs and factions and characters in the Jianghu.
English Title: Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Sabre
Chinese Title: 倚天屠龙记
Genre: Historical, Wuxia
Duration: 45 min.
Director: Jeff Chiang, Peng Xuejun, Du Yuan, Jiang Hongmin
Writer: Bo Hua, Ruan Shaona, Guan Min, Kong Chuiliu, Zhu Wenjing, Chen Qian, Chen Baohua, Li Minhui
Producer: Luo Rujia
Product Company: TencentVideo, CATHAY MEDIA, TENCENT PENGUIN PICTURES
Broadcasting Website: TencentVideo, Prime Video, Tubi
Released Date: February 27, 2019
At the end of the Yuan Dynasty, there were many heroes, and the Martial arts World was in turmoil. The Rumor was saying that the person who got the Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Sabre could become the supreme martial artist and order the world, no one dared to disobey.
For a period of time, it triggered the fight for the Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Sabre in the martial arts world, several relationships and feuds also arose.
Zhang Cuishan, who came from The Wudang sect, and Yin Susu, who was from Tian Ying Cult, met and fell in love because of the Dragon Slaying Sabre, and finally, they were forced to commit suicide because of the Dragon Slaying Sabre.
After their son Zhang Wuji grew up, he coincidentally studied the martial arts “Jiu Yang Shen Gong” and “Qian Kun Da Nuo Yi” and became the head of the Ming Cult.
Zhang Wuji had affection for Zhao Min, the princess of the Yuan Dynasty, Zhou Zhiruo of the Emei Cult, his cousin Yin Li and his maid, Xiao Zhao.
However, the seemingly soft Zhou Zhiruo hurt Yin Li and framed Zhao Min to get the secret of the Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Sabre.
Although Zhang Wuji has already known the true nature of Zhou Zhiruo, he still can’t hate her.
Afterward, Zhang Wuji resolved all kinds of grudges in the martial arts world, resigned from the position of sect master, and traveled to Mongolia with Zhao Min.