From preferential treatment to sons to overly-protected sons to independent women to old people being scammed, All is Well 都挺好’s trailer hits so many the hot topics that every episode is already guaranteed to set aflame a million internet forum. The series starring Yao Chen, Ni Dahong, and Guo Jingfei is set to air on March 1st.
All is Well 都挺好 is produced by Daylight Entertainment, and based on Ah Nai’s (River of Time, Ode to Joy) novel of the same name. Yao Chen will be making her small screen come back after 2014’s Divorce Lawyers, and this time she’ll be playing the estranged daughter of veteran actor Ni Dahong (Mr. Right).
Everything falls apart after the death of the Su family matriarch (guest appearance by veteran actress Chen Jin), and after ‘suffering’ for so long under his wife, the weak and selfish Su Daqiang (Ni Dahong) begins to meddle in his children’s lives and often asks them to meet the most unreasonable requests.
Gao Xin (ER Doctors) plays the filial oldest brother Su Mingcheng, who returns from overseas to try and solve his family problems, but crumbles under the pressure and becomes emotionally detached with his wife (Gao Lu) and son.
Guo Jingfei (Nirvana in Fire II) plays second brother Su Mingcheng, a vain, greedy and spoiled man child who has a strained relationship with with wife Zhu Li (Li Nian). Youngest daughter Su Mingyu (Yao Chen) has always been the least favoured child, and though reluctant to get involved in the mess, she becomes to key to bringing everyone back together.
Tony Yang plays Su Mingyu’s love interest Shi Tiandong, a young man who was born with a silver spoon in his mouth yet is satisfied as a small restaurant owner. Zhang Chenguang (Nothing Gold Can Stay) plays Su Mingyu’s teacher and boss Lao Meng, while Wang Dong (The Advisors Alliance) costars as Su Mingyu’s colleague. Up-and-coming actor Peng Yuchang (Our Shining Days) joins the cast as Lao Meng’s son suspicious of Lao Meng and Mingyu’s relationship.