Dylan Sprouse to Star in Chinese Romance Fantasy ‘Turandot’


Deadline reported, Dylan Sprouse has been cast to star in Turandot. 

Directed by Xiaolong Zheng, Turandot is a Chinese production film written by Xiaping Wang. Sprouse will play Calaf, an ordinary citizen in this fantasy romance. He’s starring along Guan Xiaotong.

You can read the full synopsis below:

Described as a fantasy romance, the plot follows Princess Turandot (Xiaotong), who is cursed by a mysterious power emanating from three Mazovian bracelets that were given to her as birthday gifts. These bracelets’ life-draining effects cause the princess to becomes cruel, and gradually she loses her humanity.

Foreign princes who come to court her must solve three riddles — one for each bracelet — and only then will she be freed from the power of the bracelets. In the event any of the questions is answered incorrectly, the attempted solver would be put to death. One day, Calaf (Sprouse), an ordinary citizen, risks his life to answer the riddles to save her and inadvertently uncovers his own extraordinary past.

Turandot is an adaptation of an Italian opera by Giacomo Puccini.