Promo Round-up: The Day of Becoming You

I am loving all the trailers for The Day of Becoming You, an iQiyi rom-com that focuses on the fish-out-of-water scenarios when a superstar (Zhang Xincheng) body-swaps with an entertainment reporter (Liang Jie). If this setup is going to last for at least half the show, I think I’ll be in for the ride.

The drama will be English-subbed on iQiyi beginning tomorrow at noon (June 17th 12pm CN time).

Trailer 1, BTS, Zhang Xincheng BTS, Special

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Promo round-up: Upcoming iQiyi dramas

Luoyang – Huang Xuan, Wang Yibo, Song Qian, Song Yi

iQiyi has released a handful of trailers and posters for its upcoming dramas. The successful Light On programme is back for a second round, and the streaming platform has also lumped its romance dramas into a Sweet On schedule, which is set to begin this month. Which dramas are you looking forward to most?

First up is Luoyang, and the trailer is giving me huge The Longest Day in Chang’an vibes. Huang Xuan‘s character seems pretty similar to Lei Jiayin’s, in that they’re both former government officials who are tasked with solving intriguing mysteries.

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Body-swap rom-coms “The Day of Becoming You”, “The Trust” release stills

First up is Zhang Xincheng and Liang Jie’s The Day of Becoming You 变成你的那一天, a drama that focuses on the shenanigans that occur when a popular male idol and a paparazzi swap bodies. The drama comes from writer Wang Xiongcheng, the second writer of hit dramas Find Yourself and Go Ahead.

Wrap up BTS
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