The Controllers has been renamed to The Confidence 阳光之下, and stars Peng Guanying and Cai Wenjing in a cat-and-mouse game between a deranged criminal and a heroine who doesn’t suffer from Stockholm syndrome.
The 40 episode drama released 4 episodes this afternoon for Mango TV members – it should be officially available for international viewers in a couple of days.
In Darkness 逆光者 is based off Jin Shisi Chai’s BL novel of the same name and stars Zhang Yujian as a composite artist and Peng Guanying as a crime squad detective who suffers from schizophrenia. The 24 episode thriller will focus on the development of the pair’s friendship as they solve various cases together.
Directed by Yu Qing (Mystery of Antiques), the Mango TV web drama began filming yesterday.
To Dear Myself is another female ensemble drama focusing on the careers and romances of three women played by Liu Shishi, Kan Qingzi and Chen Miqi. Their love interests are played by Zhu Yilong, Peng Guanying and Li Zefeng respectively. [Extended Synopsis]
The 45 episode drama airs daily on Hunan TV beginning tonight.
Liu Shishi and Zhu Yilong’sTo Dear Myself has released teasers, and the hero’s personality is already getting on my nerves. Fingers-crossed he has a good backstory, and that the writer doesn’t go overboard with the machismo. The drama is slated to premiere this Sunday on Hunan TV.
To Dear Myself 亲爱的自己 is the fourth female-centric modern drama to begin filming this year after Nothing But Thirty, Love in Shanghai and Unfazed at Twenty. The ~30 episode series focuses on the careers and troubled love lives of three women played by Liu Shishi(If I Can Love You So), Kan Qingzi(The Great River) and Chen Miqi(Martial Universe).
Loosely based on Xiancheng’s novel of the same name, The Controllers stars Cai Wenjing and Liu Kai as the protagonists who work together with police to bring down the criminal organisation led by Fu Shenxing (Peng Guanying). [Extended Synopsis]
Healing romance drama From Survivor to Healer stars Shawn Dou(Tribes and Empires) and Miao Miao(Youth) as mental health professionals who must try and overcome their own traumatic experiences before treating others.
The 42 episode drama releases an episode a day on all major Chinese streaming sites as well as Youtube and Viki. VIP members get an 8 episode head start.
In the Palm of My Hand (lit.) 掌中之物 stars Cai Wenjing (Lost in 1949) as He Yan, a talented economics lecturer who is forced to help psychopath Fu Shenxing, played by Peng Guanying (Tribes and Empires), gain real power within his corporation.