Posters and trailer for political intrigue drama Thankful for the Remaining Years

Thankful for the Remaining Years / Qing Yu Nian comes from Wang Juan, the writer of cult hits Turbulence of the Mu Clan, Legend of Southwest Dance and Music and Young Blood. Zhang Ruoyun is a forward-thinking noble intent on pushing through political reforms, most of which are opposed by the tyrannical ruler of Qing (Chen Daoming).

It’s rumoured Season 1 of 3 will premiere in less than a week. [Character Intros]

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Brief introduction to the characters in Thankful for the Remaining Years

Yes! Chen Daoming is back in drama land, and as a main character no less. In Thankful for the Remaining Years / Qing Yu Nian Season 1, he’ll be playing the tyrannical Emperor of the fictional country of Qing (he may be known as Liu Yu in the drama), a martial arts grand master and biological father of our protagonist Fan Xian (Zhang Ruoyun). Extended synopsis can be found here. (more…)

“Muggle vs Genius” to air this week!

Featuring an all post-90’s cast of mostly Shanghai Drama Academy Class of 2013 students, medical school idol drama  Muggle vs Genius is finally airing this weekend!

Shanghai Drama’s really breaking out early recently. Their graduating class of 2015 had a really successful run with “Spicy Female Soldiers”  that was ranked 44 in overall watched dramas and has just announced a sequel, and Class of 2014 Dilraba is of course starring in Yang Mi-produced “Micro Times”.  Where’s all the Beijing and Central guys (minus lead Lu Hong, of course)?
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