Crime Crackdown is inspired by the real-life event of a gang leader who evaded justice for almost twenty years due to corruption of the judicial system. This may turn out to be a solid drama, depending on how much the censors have edited the final product. Starring Sun Honglei, Zhang Yixing, Liu Yijun and Wu Yue, the drama is scheduled to premiere within the next couple of months. [Extended synopsis]Continue reading
Starring Bai Lu, Jin Chen and Lamu Yangzi as sisters-in-law under one roof, female ensemble comedy Song of Youth just started streaming on Youku. The drama will release 2 episodes every Monday to Wednesday. Episode 1 on Youtube below:
It seems like there is now a de facto ban on Kris Wu Yifan from appearing onscreen for allegedly sexually abusing and date-raping minors. The bombshell was dropped by one of his victims Du Meizhu and it has been the only thing netizens have been talking about on Weibo for the past few days.Continue reading
You Are My Glory stars Dilraba as
herself Qiao Jingjing, a popular actress who reunites with her teenage crush Yu Tu (Yang Yang), who is currently working as a space engineer. The drama will premiere on Tencent / WeTV beginning July 26th and release 2 episodes every Monday to Wednesday.
I’m still not getting it from the trailer – fingers crossed their chemistry explodes in the actual drama.Continue reading
iQiyi web drama Night Wanderer 夜旅人 follows the love story between a medical examiner in 2016 (Ni Ni) and a Republican-era lawyer from 1936 (Deng Lun). The magic happens in the old Shanghai apartment no.699, as the lovebirds take turns traversing between the intriguing world of Republican Shanghai and the fascinating modern era.
Directed by Wan Liyang (second director of Ordinary Glory) and written by Chen Maoxian (Ready or Not), the 36 episode web drama began filming yesterday.