‘The Ghost Bride’ Season 1: Netflix T-Drama, Plot, Cast & Release Date


The Ghost Bride is an upcoming Netflix Unique Taiwanese supernatural drama sequence, based mostly on the novel of the identical identify by writer Yangsze Choo. Directing duties have cut up between Yuhang Ho and new up-and-comer Shio Chaun Quak, who directorial debut was within the much-beloved drama Guang.

What is the plot of The Ghost Bride?

Li Lan’s father used to be a successful businessman, but now he’s a drug addict and deeply in debt. His only hope is to marry his daughter into a prosperous family, a common practice in Malaysia during the 19th century. When the prestigious Lim family approaches the Lans and asks for Li Lan to marry their son, it seems too good to be true. In reality, their son is already dead, and they desire Li Lan to become his “ghost bride” and to live with them. Although strange, this is a promising prospect of her. When she starts falling for Lim Tian Ching, however, another member of the Lim family, she becomes conflicted.

Li Lan consults a medium to help make her decision. She gets caught up in the ceremony, however, and makes some decisions that land her in the spirit world. There she meets Er Lang, a “shuttle diplomat.” During her time in the spirit world, she’s anxious to return home. She lives as a spirit for some time, traveling in both families’ homes and learning dark secrets about them. The Lims are involved in some big-time corruption. All the while, Er Lang is helping Li Lan navigate this strange world.

In the end, Li Lan must pass a series of challenges to return to her material world. She decides not to involve herself with the frightening Lim family because they are part of a vast conspiracy that she doesn’t want to touch. Li Lan falls in love with Er Lang, her constant companion in the afterlife. She decides to return home but to marry him as a ghost bride.

When is the Netflix release date for The Ghost Bride?

The first season of The Ghost Bride will be coming to Netflix on Thursday, the 23rd of January, 2024.

How many episodes will season 1 air?

It has confirmed that the first season will feature a total of six episodes.

Will, all episodes of season 1, be available to stream upon release?

As a full Original, every episode of The Ghost Bride will be available to stream upon release.

What language will The Ghost Bride be available to stream?

The Ghost Bride will be available to stream in Mandarin Chinese.

Can I stream the series with an English Dub?

Indeed, like the other Taiwanese drama, Triad Princess, an English Dub, will be available to subscribers.

Who are the cast members of The Ghost Bride?

The following cast members have confirmed to star in The Ghost Bride:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Li Lan Huang Pei Jia Long Day’s Journey into Light | Cha Cha for Twins | Second Chance
Er Lang Chris Wu The Perfect Match | The World Between Us | Autumn’s Concerto
Tian Bai Lin Lu Di Power Rangers | Aquaman | Monster Hunt
TBA Janet Hsieh Fun Taiwan | Utopia for the 20s | A Bread Factory
TBA Teresa Daley Sashimi | The Receptionist | Grace

When and where did production take place?

Filming for the series took place at the start of 2019 and took place in various locations throughout Malaysia.

Cities used in filming were Ipoh, Taiping, Penang, and the Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia studio.

Hours for filming were long and extensive, as co-directors Quek and Ho confirmed it:

I think we were fortunate because we wrapped on time and kept to our schedule of 12 hours a day

Sometimes shoots can go on for 16 hours, and we don’t want to tire the crew and actors, but we didn’t have that at all, everyone had enough rest days, and there were no tantrums — we were so blessed

What are the episode run times?

With six episodes to its name, we can expect a run time for each chapter to be approximately 35 to 50 minutes.

What is the parental rating of The Ghost Bride?

The Ghost Bride will have a parental rating of PG-13.