Entrepreneurial Age 创业时代 is based on the novel of the same name by Fu Yao, and has confirmed Huang Xuan (The Great Wall) and Angelababy (General and I) as young hopefuls trying to succeed in the ever-growing field of information technology. Continue reading
The new supernatural show is titled Guardian 镇魂 and based on famous BL (boy love) author Priest’s novel of the same name. Bai Yu (Memory Lost) and Zhu Yilong (Border Town Prodigal) play male leads Zhao Yunlan and Shen Wei respectively, and the story will focus on their
bromance friendship that transcends past and present lifetimes.
Yu Zheng‘s romance historical drama has a new English title in Untouchable Lovers 凤囚凰 and recently released its first stills and a preview. Rising young actress Guan Xiaotong (Castle in the Sky) replaced Yang Rong as female lead Liu Chuyu / Zhu Que, and Song Weilong (Long For You) took over the role of Rong Zhi from Merxat.
Luo Jin (The Princess Weiyoung) and Zheng Shuang (Beauty Private Kitchens) will be playing first loves and then husband and wife in Love the Whole World 为了你我愿意热爱整个世界, based on the novel of the same name by Tangjia Sanshao.
Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy hasn’t secured an air date yet, though that’s not stopping its production company Novoland from preparing another series set in the same fantasy world. The new drama is titled Wings of Wind 羽传说, and will be helmed by director Zhang Li (currently filming Martial Universe).
The original novel is written by Jin Hezai (Tribes and Empires, Wukong) and depicts the rise and fall of the winged tribe. The royal Feng and Yi families from the previous dynasties overthrew the current monarch, and the Yi family proclaimed themselves the new rulers. The first thing they did was segregate the winged tribe, bringing chaos to the land. As war with the mortals loomed, Feng Lingxue and Xiang Yichi are forced to choose between their love and the fate of the tribe.
Operation Love 求婚大作战 is a remake of the original J-drama, and stars Lay Zhang Yixing as a young man who is given a chance to return to the past and make his feelings clear to a fellow classmate played by Chen Duling (Left Ear), before she gets married to someone else.
Stairway to Stardom 逆袭之星途璀璨 is based on a RPG produced by I Am YT, and stars Song Yi (The Disguiser, Far Away Love) as Su Cheng, an earnest and hardworking young girl who has dreams of becoming an actress. Thai actor Push plays a company CEO who eventually falls in love with our main protagonist.
Wang Xiaochen (Hello Joann) has been really lucky with her costars – she’s acted with dependable uncle actors Huang Lei and Zhang Jiayi, ended 2015 as Hu Ge’s love interest in Good Times, and is now confirmed as the female lead of Healing Love 幸福的理由 opposite Wallace Chung (General and I) and Qiao Zhenyu (Perfect Wedding).
The Battle at the Dawn 黎明决战 begins in the year 1946, and stars Wang Qianyuan (The Village of No Return) as the new Police Commissioner of Harbin who is tasked with uprooting all the undercover Kuomintang agents. Liu Shishi (Precious Youth) plays Song Hongling, a spy on a secretive mission who uses her romantic past with the officer to gain useful intelligence.