Nothing But Thirty releases stills

Female ensemble drama Nothing But Thirty finished filming this week and released its first set of stills. The drama, one of many upcoming female ensemble dramas, tells the story of three thirty-year-old women, played by Jiang ShuyingTong Yao and Mao Xiaotong, who break free from stereotypes and begin to live life the way they want – because they’re only thirty after all.

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Promo Round-up: Crocodile and the Plover Bird

Traditional culture meets sustainability in this architecture-themed drama

Crocodile and the Plover Bird 鳄鱼与牙签鸟 stars Zhang Tian’ai as Li Nan’en, a small town girl on exchange in France who has a passion for traditional Chinese culture and buildings. Chen Bolin costars as Zhou Erwen, a stone-faced genius architect who is an advocate for high-tech sustainable architecture. The series airs two eps weekdays on Hunan TV. You can watch it on Youtube here.

Extended synopsis here. Playlist of trailers:

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Promo Round-up: The Listener

Mystery thriller The Listener 心灵法医 stars Nie Yuan (Legend of Haolan) as a successful medical examiner who harbours his own secrets. Song Yi (Entrepreneurial Age) costars as the head of the criminal investigations unit with Lu Fangsheng (Longest Day in Chang’an) as her second-in-command.

The 36 episode drama is adapted from Zhu Mingchuan’s Listening to the Dead and releases 2 eps every Mon to Thurs on iQiyi beginning tonight.

Teaser with overly-dramatic BGM

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