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A mixed pot. I comment on whatever catches my interest.

Zhou Dongyu, Jing Boran learn to love in Us and Them

Rene Liu’s directorial debut Us and Them 后来的我们 stars Zhou Dongyu (Thousand Faces of Dunjia) and Jing Boran (Monster Hunt 2)  as two strangers who fall in love after meeting on the train when travelling back to their hometowns during the Spring Festival holidays.

Teasers: (1), (2)

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Collection of new teasers for upcoming 2018/2019 dramas

Streaming site Youku recently held a press conference to promote a slew of upcoming dramas, most of which will air on the platform and TV stations this year. Links to new teasers and extended synopses (if any) are included.

Which shows are you looking forward to watching?

Historical dramas

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Concept teaser for Season 2 of Medical Examiner Dr. Qin

Based on the fourth book Scavenger 清道夫popular Sohu-produced web drama Dr. Qin Medical Examiner 法医秦明2: 清道夫 is returning for a second season, and stars Liu Dongqin (I’m Not A Monster) as Qin Ming, Liu Chang (Women in Beijing) as cop-buddy Lin Tao and Yu Shasha (The Imperial Doctress) as Qin Ming’s quirky new assistant Chen Shiyu.

I’m a bit disappointed the original cast couldn’t return, but this teaser looks pretty good.

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Xu Zheng, Wang Likun’s suspense thriller A or B gears up for release

Xu Zheng (Lost in Hong Kong) plays high-profile corrupt billionaire Zhong Xiaonian, who is kidnapped and held captive in a secret building after attempting to lock in another dirty deal. Zhong Xiaonian finds himself in living hell as the kidnapper begins to publish one dark secret about him a day.

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Chen Xiao, Jing Tian cast in road-trip romance Finding Love on the Journey

Finding Love on the Journey 一场遇见爱情的旅行 (lit.) is an upcoming road-trip romance drama starring Jing Tian (The Glory of Tang Dynasty) as Li Xinyue, a white collar worker who is under the watchful eye of police after she goes out of her way to buy Dear, a painting by renowned artist Chu Hongfei. Chen Xiao (Nothing Gold Can Stay) plays Jin Xiaotian, an undercover cop who is ordered to shadow the heroine’s every move.

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Liao Fan, Feng Xiaogang, Xu Zheng cast in Jia Zhangke’s new film

Jia Zhangke (Touch of Sin, Mountains May Depart) often creates contemplative stories that reflect issues in society, and I’m expecting his new romantic thriller Ash is Purest White 江湖儿女 to do the same.

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Chen Xiao, Du Juan begin a love affair in new teaser for Lost in Love

Chen Xiao with a moustache is my favourite type of Chen Xiao.

Du Juan (Wine War) plays an interior designer who believes in fairy tale romances, even though her own marriage is on the verge of falling apart. On a trip to Paris, she meets and falls head-over-heels in love with a violinist, played by Chen Xiao (Nothing Gold Can Stay).  

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Wu Qian, Zhang Yujian confirmed for feel-good romance drama I Only Like You

I Don’t Like the World, I Only Like You is being adapted into a drama, which has taken on the shorter name of I Only Like You Le Coup De Foudre 我只喜欢你.  Wu Qian (A Life Time Love) plays the female lead, while Zhang Yujian (best known for his role as Prince Jing’s subordinate in Nirvana in Fire) plays her husband Yan Mo.

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