In contrast, one of the most highly anticipated dramas of 2018, Martial Universe, is a 62-episode martial arts fantasy series adapted from the book of the same name. Written by popular writer Tiancan Tudou, the book itself received over 32 million online hits and received 10 billion online hits during its two-year serialization. With a stellar cast including Yang Yang who rose to fame following his box office hit The Left Ear and Crystal Zhang who became a household name after her performance in The Legendary Sniper, for which she won the Best Supporting Actress award at the 2 nd Hengdian Wenrong Awards.
Both Queen Dugu and Martial Universe will be available on STAR Chinese Channel (SCC) as well as FOX+. FNG aims to offer global audiences quality Chinese TV programmes through acquisition deals such as Queen Dugu and Martial Universe. The network’s global presence and extensive experience in international broadcasting, packaging and marketing will ensure the new series successfully reaches audiences in markets including Hong Kong, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Japan, Korea, Australasia, Europe, North and South America, Middle East and Africa.