With directors and a cast riveling that of a mid-budget film, whodunnit mystery series Horizontal Tower 摩天大楼 is the latest innovation in Internet series. The series will be filmed by three directors – Leste Chen , Matt Wu, and Chao-Jen Hsu – who will film the stories of the various characters separately. The whole show will be told from the perspective of all nine suspects living on the same floor of a skyscrapper, giving the audience plenty of time to try and guess who did it. Yang Zishan and Guo Tao play the detectives while Angelababy guest stars as the victim.
A round-up of currently filming dramas, mostly detective procedurals and rom-coms, without their own posts yet. Which ones are you looking forward to the most?
Replacement Princess 冒牌太子妃
Starring: Eleanor Lee, Zhao Yiqin
The rise to power of a free-spirited bandit who somehow stumbles into marriage with the Crowned Prince.
Dude’s Manual 脱单告急 is an upcoming rom-com film starring Dong Zijian as He Xiaoyang, a dorky university student who gets caught up in a love triangle between two popular classmates, played by Zhong Chuxi and Chun Xia.
Battle of Memories 记忆大师 is the much anticipated film from director Leste Chen and write Ren Peng, the duo behind to The Great Hypnotist and 20 Again, and features a brand new cast in Huang Bo (Mojin: The Lost Legend), Xu Jinglei (Somewhere Only We Know), Duan Yihong (The Dead End), Yang Zishan (Happy Mitan) and Tiffany Hsu (In Love).