Crime Crackdown is inspired by the real-life event of a gang leader who evaded justice for almost twenty years due to corruption of the judicial system. This may turn out to be a solid drama, depending on how much the censors have edited the final product. Starring Sun Honglei, Zhang Yixing, Liu Yijun and Wu Yue, the drama is scheduled to premiere within the next couple of months. [Extended synopsis]Continue reading
As the name suggests, Crime Crackdown 扫黑风暴 will focus on the crackdown on organised crime led by former detective Li Chengyang (Sun Honglei). Zhang Yixing and Liu Yijun costar as police officers.Continue reading
I can count on one hand how many dramas I watched from beginning to end, so I’ve decided to do things differently this year and shine the spotlight on the characters that I really liked. Feel free to submit your own reviews and posts here.
Which dramas did you follow this year, and which characters made a lasting impression on you?Continue reading
The Legend of Xiao Chuo stars Tang Yan, Charmaine Sheh and Lu Shan as sisters who marry into three different branches of the royal family, and eventually find themselves in a deadly power struggle. Shawn Dou plays a powerful general and Xiao Chuo’s true love, while Jing Chao plays her husband.
The 48 episode drama airs daily on Beijing TV. Tencent VIP members will be able to watch 8 episodes on the first day.
My Treasure 生活家 stars Liu Mintao and Wenqi as a mother-daughter pair who dream of getting super-rich super fast, and eventually reconcile themselves to the fact that there’s more to life than money.Continue reading
The Legend of Xiao Chuo stars Tang Yan as a politician’s daughter who is forced to marry the Liao Emperor (Jing Chao) instead of her true love (Shawn Dou). Charmaine Sheh and Lu Shan costar as the heroine’s sisters. [Extended Synopsis]
The drama should begin streaming on Tencent within the next couple of months.Continue reading