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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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]Continue reading
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.
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