Palace of Desire (2000)

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Palace of Desire, also known as Da Ming Gong Ci, is a Chinese television series based on the life story of Princess Taiping, a daughter of China's only female emperor Wu Zetian. Directed by Li Shaohong and Zeng Nianping, the series starred Chen Hong, Zhou Xun, Gui Yalei and Winston Chao in the leading roles. It was first broadcast on CCTV-8 in mainland China on March 30, 2000.

  1. Zhong Zheng


Series Cast

  1. Li Bingbing

    Li Bingbing

    Princess Anle

    40 Episodes

  2. Li Zhixing

    Emperor Gaozong of Tang

    40 Episodes

  3. Zhou Xun

    Zhou Xun

    Princess Taiping (Youth)

    40 Episodes

  4. Gua Ah-leh

    Gua Ah-leh

    Wu Zetian

    40 Episodes

  5. Winston Chao

    Winston Chao

    Xue Shao / Zhang Yizhi

    40 Episodes

  6. Chen Hong

    Chen Hong

    Princess Taiping

    40 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2000 | 40 Episodes

Season 1 of Palace of Desire premiered on March 30, 2000.

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Palace of Desire


Original Name 大明宫词

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Chinese


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