Moonlight (月光变奏曲) — Esther Yu, Ryan Ding Yuxi

Drama Introduction

Moonlight (月光变奏曲) is a modern day workplace romance Chinese drama starring Esther Yu and Ding Yuxi.

Title: Moonlight (月光变奏曲) / Yue Guang Bian Zou Qu
Novel Title:
Release Date: May 20, 2021
Film Location: Suzhou, Shanghai
Main Cast: Esther Yu, Ding Yuxi, Ze Yangshi, Ma Yinyin

Broadcast Schedule
Start Date: May 20, 2021
Frequency: 2 episodes every Thursday to Sunday
End Date: June 18, 2021
Episode(s): 36 episodes
Length of each episode: 45 minutes
Streaming Platforms: iQiyi

The Chinese drama is adapted from Qing Chu’s novel “Chu Li is Here”, and tells the story of editor Chu Li and author Zhou Chuan who grow up together and fall in love.

Plot Synopsis:

The rising author Zhou Chuan (portrayed by Ryan Ding Yuxi) has always insisted that the role of editors in the Internet era is dead, but unexpectedly, he encounters a new person who captures his attention – Chu Li (portrayed by Esther Yu), the editor of Yuan Yue Society.

This new girl not only stuns Zhou Chuan, but he also unexpectedly discovers that she was actually the online netizen “Monkey Monarch” who has supported him online for many years.

Zhou Chuan, who is known by his book fans as warm and as gentle as the Jade Master, becomes an actor and teacher with two sides to him in front of Chu Li.

The energetic girl and the actor teacher fall in love with each other online and offline, write a book together, grow together, and compose a sweet love story.


Cast & Characters:

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Esther Yu moonlight
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Esther Yu Shu Xin

Esther Yu Shu Xin (虞书欣) as Chu Li
Editor of Yuan Yue Society and user ““Monkey Monarch”

Ryan Ding Yu Xi

Ryan Ding Yu Xi (丁禹兮) as Zhou Chuan
Acclaimed author

Supporting Characters

Yang Shi Ze

Yang Shi Ze (杨仕泽) as Jiang Yu Cheng

Ma Yin Yin

Ma Yin Yin (马吟吟) as Gu Bai Zhi

OST Playlist

Chu Li Lai Le (初礼来了) by Esther Yu Shu Xin (虞书欣)

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