Starring "Buy Nikita season 4" actress Maggie Q International Co.'s Red Fla, recently identified candidates for the male lead, starred in "the Borgias" actor Francois Arnaud announced to join the "black swan" creator of drama. The opera is a cable television series, will be released this fall to shoot in Malaysia, currently do not know which will in USA broadcast broadcast platform.
The based on real historical story, set in the early nineteenth Century's.. Maggie Q in drama in the beautiful young China pirates Ching Shih (whose real name is Shi Xianggu, also known as Long Sao). She married the pirates Major League champion, red flag to help master Zheng a wife. After Zheng Yi's death, Zheng Yisao made legitimate leadership, become a red flag to help leaders. She has more than one hundred thousand crew members and more than 1500 ships, and control of the South China sea. It is reported, series will focus on the description between Zheng Yisao led the red flag with the help, British and Portuguese army war at sea.
In history, Zheng Yisao's fleet uses is the world's most advanced weapons and equipment, so that not only fail to attack the army, even hit the Portuguese Macao fleet (including American mercenaries) and put Macao up almost out of food record. See British ships in the waters of Chinese jostle and elbow one's way in 1809, Zheng Yisao hit British ships in Guangzhou River, capturing an English ship, killed dozens of British soldiers, the British shocked. The red and black flag later help help civil strife, black help decide to accept the court Zhaoan, forcing Zheng Yisao can only help to accept the offer rate of red flag. Thirty years after the outbreak of the Opium War, Zheng Yisao remained active resistance, give advice and suggestions for Lin Zexu against the british.
Actor Francos Arnold plays the role of the Portuguese seaman Carlito, as a bounty hunter he, originally in order to huge bounty to hunt down Zheng Yisao, but in fact he is not loyal to any party, so quickly changed the original intention, and became the lover of Zheng Yisao.