Huang Xiaoming 黄晓明

Return of the Condor Hero (2006)

About:

The Return of the Condor Heroes is a Chinese television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel of the same title. It is the second installment of a trilogy produced by Zhang Jizhong, preceded by The Legend of the Condor Heroes (2003) and followed by The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber (2009). It was first broadcast on 17 March 2006 in China and subsequently broadcast in other Asian countries such as South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore.

Also Known As:
Shen Diao Xia Lu

Country: China
Language: Mandarin
Release Date: 2006
Episodes: 41
Runtime: 45 minutes per episode
Genre: Action, Romance
Based on Jin Yong's Return of the Condor Heroes

Director: Yu Min

Production

Shooting began in October 2004 and ended in May 2005. Locations include Zhejiang, Chongqing, Shandong, Guangdong, Liaoning, Beijing and Sichuan Jiuzhaigou Valley.

Scenes from The Legend of the Condor Heroes (2003) were featured as flashbacks including the scene depicting Yang Kang's death. Zhou Jie makes a cameo appearance as Yang Kang.
 

Cast:

Huang Xiaoming 
Liu Yifei 
Wang Luoyong 
Kong Lin 
Jessey Meng 
Yang Mi 
Kenny Bee 
Chen Zihan 
Wang Ning 
Zhao Zhentao 
Huang Xiaolei 
Chen Jiming
Zhao Liang
Di Naishe
Yu Chenghui
Da Li
Wang Weiguo
Fu Miao 
Yuan Yuan
Guo Jun
Zhao Hongfei 
Gao Hu 
Hu Dong 
Reny Yang 
Liang Li
 Yang Guo     
 Xiaolongnu
 Guo Jing
 Huang Rong
 Li Mochou
 Guo Xiang
 Gongsun Zhi
 Guo Fu 
 Wu Dunru
 Wu Xiuwen 
 Shagu
 Qiu Chuji
 Zhou Botong
 Ouyang Feng
 Huang Yaoshi
 Hong Qigong
 Duan Zhixing
 Gongsun Lu'e
 Kublai Khan
 Wang Chongyang
 Yelu Qi
 Huo Du
 

Ancient Chinese have provided excellent English subtitles for the whole series of Return of the Condor Hero. You can check out the download here: Return of the Condor Hero on ancientchinese.net.


Return of the Condor Hero (2006) OST: 
Shuangfei (雙飛; Flying Together) - sang by Huang Xiaoming and Dingdang (audio file).

Opening Theme for Return of the Condor Hero (2006):



The Return of the Condor Heroes
Condor Hero.jpg
DVD Cover
Traditional Chinese 神鵰俠侶
Simplified Chinese 神雕侠侣

 
Also known as 1. Condor Hero
2. The Saviour of the Soul
3. Condor Heroes
4. Love of the Condor Heroes
Genre Wuxia
Written by Louis Cha (original story)
Liu Yi
Wang Xuejing
Tan Lan
Lang Xuefeng
Directed by Yu Min
Zhao Jian
Presented by Ma Zhongjun
Pu Shulin
Chi Chenxi
Tie Fo
Starring Huang Xiaoming
Liu Yifei
Theme music composer Johnny Chen
Opening theme Tianxia Wushuang (天下無雙) performed by Jane Zhang
Ending theme Jianghu Xiao (江湖笑) performed by Wakin Chau, Zhang Jizhong, Huang Xiaoming, Hu Jun and Johnny Chen
Country of origin China
Original language(s) Mandarin
No. of episodes 41
Production
Executive producer(s) Du Daning
Xu Lu
Zhou Li
Zhang Huijian
Producer(s) Zhang Jizhong
Song Yaping
Que Xin
Location(s) China
Cinematography Yu Min
Ye Zhiwei
Gu Qiming
Running time 45 minutes per episode
Production company(s) Ciwen Pictures
Broadcast
Original channel CCTV
First shown in 17 March 2006
Chronology
Preceded by The Legend of the Condor Heroes (2003)
Followed by The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber (2009)

Ancient Chinese have provided excellent English subtitles for the whole series of Return of the Condor Hero. You can check out the download here: Return of the Condor Hero on ancientchinese.net.


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