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 Shuying, Tong 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.(more…)
Thankful for the Remaining Years / Joy of Life stars Zhang Ruoyun as a modern time-traveler who believes in equality for all and is determined to change the feudal system of Qing. Costars include Chen Daoming, Wu Gang, Li Qin, Xin Zhilei, Song Yi and Li Chun.
Season 1 runs for 46 episodes and releases 2 eps every Mon-Wed on Tencent/iQiyi.(more…)
To Love (formerly Love and Lost) stars Lin Gengxin as a former special forces member and narcotics officer, whose entire life changes when he meets coffee shop owner Ji Xiao’ou (Gai Yuexi). [Extended Synopsis]
The drama is directed by Wen Taming and written by Zhou Yuanjiao (Why Get Married), and is tentatively scheduled for a late 2020 broadcast.
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:(more…)
Love Is Sweet 半是蜜糖半是伤 is based on Qizi He Songzi’s novel of the same name, and focuses on the growth arc of a budding investment banker who is secretly shielded from harm by her knight in shining armour.(more…)
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.(more…)