Scarlet Heart

(Chinese Drama)

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Year: Drama 2010

Scarlet Heart, also known as Startling by Each Step, is a Chinese television series based on the novel with the Chinese title 步步惊心 “Bu Bu Jing Xin" by Tong Hua.

Also known as:  

  • Bubu Jingxin
  • Startling by Each Step
  • Startling Step By Step
  • Treading On Thin Ice

Genre: Romance, historical fiction, fantasy
Created: by Tong Hua (original story)
Directed by: Lee Kwok-lap (Li Guoli)
Starring: Cecilia Liu, Nicky Wu, Kevin Cheng, Yuan Hong, Lin Gengxin

Cast

  • Cecilia Liu as Ma Er'tai Ruoxi (马尔泰·若曦) / Zhang Xiao (张晓)
  • Nicky Wu as Yinzhen (胤禛)
  • Kevin Cheng as Yinsi (胤禩)
  • Yuan Hong as Yinxiang (胤祥)
  • Lin Gengxin as Yinti (胤祯)
  • Damian Lau as the Kangxi Emperor (康熙)
  • Zhang Lei as Yinreng (胤礽), the crown prince
  • Yang Xiaobo as Yinti (胤禔), the first prince
  • Chen Jingyu as Yinzhi (胤祉), the third prince
  • Wang Xiaodong as Yinqi (胤祺), the fifth prince
  • Han Dong as Yintang (胤禟)
  • Ye Zuxin as Yin'e (胤礻我)
  • Qu Aohui as Hongshi (弘时), third son of Yinzhen
  • Dai Chunrong as Consort De (德妃), Yinzhen and Yinti's mother
  • Liu Jie as Consort Liang (良妃), Yinsi's mother
  • Mu Tingting as Lady Ulanara (乌喇那拉氏), Yinzhen's first wife
  • Lu Meifang as Consort Nian (年妃), Yinzhen's second wife and Nian Gengyao's daughter
  • Shi Xiaoqun as Gororo Minghui (郭络罗·明慧), Yinsi's wife
  • Annie Liu as Ma'ertai Ruolan (马尔泰·若兰)
  • Liu Yuxin as Gororo Mingyu (郭络罗·明玉), Yin'e's wife
  • Li Linlin as Lady Fuca (富察氏), Yinxiang's wife
  • Chai Wei as Princess Chenghuan (承欢), Yinxiang and Lüwu's daughter
  • Xing Hanqing as Nian Gengyao (年羹尧), a trusted minister of Yinzhen and Consort Nian's brother
  • Zhao Jialin as Longkodo (隆科多), a trusted minister of Yinzhen
  • Gao Sen as Li Guangdi (李光地), a trusted minister of Emperor Kangxi
  • Ye Qing as Yu Tan (玉檀), a tea servant under Ruoxi who is the ninth prince's spy
  • Deng Limin as Li Dequan (李德全), head of the internal department who serves Emperor Kangxi
  • Zhou Yancheng as Wang Xi (王喜), Li Dequan's disciple
  • Cao Xinye as Qiao Hui (巧慧), Ruolan and Ruoxi's maid
  • Qi Qinglin as Li Fu (李福), a eunuch who serves Yinsi
  • Hu Zhonghu as Gao Wuyong (高无庸)
  • Shen Baoping as Zhang Qianying (张千英), the head of the washing department
  • Lian Teyue as Imperial Physician He (何太医)
  • Kang Mingtong as Yun Xiang (芸香)
  • Huo Dongdong as Yan Ping (艳萍)
  • Zao Yang as Xiao Shunzi (小顺子)
  • Ji Xue as Mei Xiang (梅香)
  • Guo Jinying as Tao Yun (菊韵)
  • Cristy Guo as Princess Suwan Guwalgiya-Minmin (苏完瓜尔佳·敏敏)
  • Ba Sen as King Suwan-Guwalgiya (苏完瓜尔佳王爷)
  • Zheng Kai as Prince Irgen-Gioro Zuoying (伊尔根觉罗·佐鹰)
  • Guo Zhenni as Lüwu (绿芜)
  • Wang Xiaodong as Chang Qingshan (常青山), Ruolan's lover who was killed by her father.
  • Ma Tianyu as Huang Di (黄棣)

Opening theme

  • 1. Yinian Zhizhuo (一念执着) performed by Hu Ge and Alan
  • 2. Aide Lianyi (爱的涟漪) performed by Ailiya & Alicia

Ending theme

  1. 1. Sancun Tiantang (三寸天堂) performed by Ivy Yan
  2. 2. Dengni De Jijie (等你的季节) performed by Cecilia Liu

Scarlet Heart OST - song list