People’s Property 突围 (previously 人民的财产) is penned by Zhou Meisen, the writer of megahit anti-corruption drama In the Name of the People. Starring Jin Dong, Yan Ni, Huang Zhizhong, Chen Xiao and Qin Lan, the drama focuses on the misappropriation of 500 million yuan worth of building funds.
Directed by Shen Yan and Liu Haibo (The First Half of My Life, Rise of Phoenixes), the drama airs daily on Dragon TV and Zhejiang TV.
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?
Good news for Guofu shippers – Chen Xiao and Mao Xiaotong, who played Yang Guo and Guo Fu in Romance of the Condor Heroes 2013, will be playing the leads in iQiyi’s wuxia drama The Ingenious One 云襄传 (also the drama at the centre of the script re-edit controversy in showbiz drama We Are All Alone).
A Dream of Splendor has finished filming and released stills of its characters. Starring Liu Yifei, Chen Xiao, Liu Yan and Lin Yun, the drama will probably premiere on Tencent next year. [Extended synopsis]
A Dream of Splendor 梦华录 stars Liu Yifei(Mulan) as Zhao Pan’er, the owner of a Hangzhou teahouse who is abandoned by her husband-to-be Ouyang Xu after he ranks third in the national examinations. She embarks on a journey to the capital Bianjing to seek justice for herself, and helps Song Yinzhang (Lin Yun) and Sun Sanniang (Liu Yan) escape their abusive marriages along the way.
Helmed by Fu Dongyu of last year’s hit anti-narcotics drama The Thunder, Being A Hero stars Chen Xiao and Wang Yibo as young police officers who work together to uproot a drug cartel. The drama will air on Hunan TV next year. [Extended Synopsis]
Part bromance and part anti-narcotics drama, Being A Hero stars Chen Xiao as a detective turned undercover agent, while Wang Yibo plays an upright police officer and his best friend. [Extended Synopsis]