Chen Yao, who has previously played a man, will now play a woman pretending to be a man.

Chen Yao stars as a maiden who crossdresses to become a detective in order to overturn the case of her family in detective rom-com Maiden Holmes 少女大人. The series is currently filming.

After court politics forced him to effectively give up all his powers, the Duke Fei Yanzhi (Zhang Linghe) leaves the capital to explore the world. On his journey, he meets detective Su Ci (Chen Yao), the young master Xie Beiming (Zhang JIading), and poison master Dong Rushuang (Wang Yizhe). As the four teams up to solve a series of mysteries, they also discover each other’s and their own secrets.

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2 thoughts on “Chen Yao is Maiden Holmes in detective rom-com series”

  1. I wish cdramas producers would come up with a more original english title instead of appropriating “Sherlock Holmes”.

  2. Aside from “Legend of ……”, surely there could be a better title than than the questionable ‘Maiden Holmes’.

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