Misc. drama news

Top to bottom: Li Xiaoyao, Zhao Ling’er and Lin Yueru from the Chinese Paladin remake.

Today seems to be a lucky day in C-ent, because premiere dates and official cast announcements are coming in left, right and centre.

Casting News

  • This is actually old news but Chinese Paladin is getting a remake. New actor He Yu (My Fated Boy) plays Li Xiaoyao, Yang Yutong (Crime Crackdown) plays Zhao Ling’er and Xu Hao (Let’s Shake It, Rise of Phoenixes) costars as Lin Yueru. Unlike the first adaption, this one is apparently going to be more faithful to the original RPG game.
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Trailer and stills round-up: Upcoming 2022 iQiyi dramas

iQiyi recently released trailers and posters for a slew of upcoming shows that will either air exclusively on the site as web dramas and/or on television networks next year. Which shows are you looking forward to most?

Historical spy drama The Wind Blows From Longxi – Chen Kun, Bai Yu

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First look at Lei Jiayin, Xin Baiqing, Song Jia, Yin Tao in A Lifelong Journey

Based on Liang Xiaosheng’s award-winning novel of the same name, A Lifelong Journey 人世间 chronicles the rapid modernisation of China as seen through the eyes of a pair of siblings played by Lei Jiayin and Song Jia. Xin Baiqing and Yin Tao costar.

The CCTV-produced drama is directed by Li Lu (In the Name of the People) and written by Wang Hailing (Chinese Style Divorce) and Wang Daou.

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