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.

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Dramas promo round-up: A Love Never Lost, Who Is Murderer and more

Over the past week, Mango TV, Tencent and iQiyi have released teasers and promos for select dramas that will probably air next year (follow the links for more information). Which ones are you looking forward to most?

A Love Never Lost – Li Xian, Chun Xia

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Promo Round-up: Love Yourself (Love in Shanghai)

Love Yourself (Love in Shanghai) stars Song Qian, Celina Jade, Zhang Jianing and Li Chun as best friends who each have their own struggles when it comes to love.

The 36 episode drama releases 2 episodes every Tues-Thurs and will be English-subbed on the iQiyi app.

Trailer 1, Trailer 2

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Crime thriller Reborn premieres tonight

Reborn comes from the screenwriter of Day and Night, and stars Zhang Yi as the sole surviving police officer in a shootout with criminals. The police naturally suspect him to be in cahoots with the outlaws, and the hero must find out the truth behind the violent crime scene to prove his innocence. [Character Descriptions]

The 28 episode drama airs weekly on Youku.

Day and Night spin-off releases first stills

Reborn 重生 is a spin-off of critically acclaimed crime drama Day and Night 白夜追凶, and focuses on Qin Chi, the meticulous detective of the police department (Xiguan division). He is the sole survivor of the July 14 mass shooting, yet cannot recall anything that happened at the crime scene.

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Fanfic writer meets her idol in Love is All

Fanfic writer Tan Lingyin got rich off her stories about town leader Tang Tianyuan, but what happens when she meets the real Tang Tianyuan hiding under a pseudonym?

Love is All 师爷请自重 features Zhang Ruonan (Cry Me a Sad River)in her first ancient drama opposite Zhang Haowei (Joy of Life). It’s a Youku drama, so it may drop any minute now.

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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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Sun Yi, Zhang Haowei lead Chinese remake of Prosecutor Princess

Titled Hello Prosecutor 你好检察官, the upcoming modern romance drama is a remake of Korean TV series Prosecutor Princess, and stars Sun Yi (All Out of Love) as Jiang Wenjing, the daughter of a wealthy family who gets herself appointed as a prosecutor behind her family’s back.

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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. Continue reading