Promo round-up: Upcoming Tencent dramas

Dramas that will be streaming on Tencent this year and next have released trailers and posters. I personally want to watch Liu Yifei and Chen Xiao’s A Dream of Splendor, as well as Daylight Ent’s The Bond. Which ones are you looking forward to most?

A Dream of Splendor – Liu Yifei, Chen Xiao, Liu Yan, Lin Yun

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Hu Ge begins filming Wong Kar-wai’s Blossoms Shanghai

Based on Jin Yucheng’s award-winning story, Blossoms Shanghai 繁花 tells the story of Ah-Bao (Hu Ge), a young entrepreneur eager to climb the social ladder during China’s economic boom. Tang Yan costars as one of his three love interests.

The 30 episode web drama is directed by Wong Kar-wai and written by Qin Wen (The First Half of My Life, Love Yourself) and began filming a few days ago. The director was previously attached to an Amazon-produced crime drama Tong Wars – that project has now been dropped.