iQiyi reveals brand-new Chinese language drama slate
iQiyi announces a new list of Chinese language series featuring top-tier creators in today’s Chinese entertainment scene. These 24 titles cover 6 genres, including female coming-of-age, urban career, mystery and suspense, sweet romance, historical and epic.
Legendary director Feng Xiaogang returns to TV 25 years later and delivers Crossroad Bistro. After I Will Find You A Better Home, the highest-rating actress Sun Li portrays another career woman in The Ideal City, and explores architectural business in China with Mark Chao. Over 600,000 viewers have indicated their interest in the series on iQiyi. Directed by Huang Tienjen (Someday or One Day), the romance and mystery series Lover or Stranger will feature Victoria Song in two characters. Song will work with Oho Ou again. In the historical series Chang’an Memories and Forever and Ever, Ren Jialun and Bai Lu will have a romance across past and current lives. To play a mean teacher in Fall in Love With A Scientist against silly student Zhou Yutong, Jasper Liu memorizes a lot of knowledge about cardiac valves. Li Xian is praised for his military uniform look at A Love Never Lost, a new work expected to be one of his signature works since Go Go Squid!.
“SWEET ON” collection continues to indulge fans with more sweet romance with the global rollout of Forever and Ever, Make A Wish (starring Ren Youlun and Gia Ge), First Love Again (starring Patrick Shih and Amy Chen), Sweet Teeth (starring Wu Xuanyi and Bi Wenjun), Love Under The Full Moon (starring Ju Jingyi and Zheng Yecheng) after the successful launches of Moonlight and The Day of Becoming You. More iQiyi romance originals including My Heart, Crush (starring Evan Lin), Time is Love (starring Chen Youwei and Xu Yiyang), Out of the Dream (starring Yao Chi and Chen Yusi) are greatly anticipated. A large collection of premium romance dramas – Summer Again, Once Given Never Forgotten, A Camellia Romance, Unforgettable Love, Save My Love (working title), I Am a Super Star – will guarantee a heart-throbbing love season.
Mystery lovers get ready for the thought-provoking plots and chills from Who is The Murderer (starring Zhao Liying, Xiao Yang, and Dong Zijian), Danger Zone and Ferryman: The Legends of Nanyang! Danger Zone, featuring award-winning cast Vic Chou, Christopher Lee, Berant Zhu, Sandrine Pinna, Wu Hsing-kuo and Tseng Jing-Hua, will premiere globally on September 3. The Soul Ferry franchise produces an overseas version, Ferryman: The Legends of Nanyang, starring renowned actors from Singapore and Malaysia, including Lawrence Wong, Qi Yu Wu and Kate Kinney, with unique mysterious ambience in Southeast Asia.
The 24 new Chinese dramas will be available on iQiyi International app or iQ.com.
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