Against the background of a U-2 surveillance plane of the Kuomintang being shot down by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army in 1959, Top Secret tells how the air force overcomes all difficulties to protect the territorial air space of the nation.
The Fated General is about the heroic feats of a general who has never lost a battle. He is Huo Qu Bing (Zhang Ruo Yun), the son of a servant who ends up becoming a member of the imperial family. During a time when the people are forced to live through insufferable conditions and the constant threats from the Xiongnu, Huo Qu Bing takes up arms to become a celebrated warrior of the Han Dynasty.
The drama tells the story of Ye Chong (Allen Ren), a secret agent of the Communist Party who goes by the name “Autumn Cicada”. In 1941, he poses as a Japanese officer stationed in Hong Kong to stop the conspiracy of the Japanese while trying to accomplish a top secret mission he has been given.
Three Kingdoms Secret focuses on the power struggle between Emperor Xian of the Han Dynasty (Ma Tian Yu) and powerful warlord Cao Cao (Tse Kwan Ho). The story begins with the birth of Consort Wang’s twin sons Liu Xie (Emperor Xian) and Liu Ping, both played by Ma Tianyu. To protect her children from the scheming Empress He, Consort Wang raises Liu Xie in the palace, and orders a trusted servant to secretly take Liu Ping out of the palace. Eighteen years later, the weak-willed and sickly Liu Xie orders his brother back to the Capital, and Liu Ping is tasked with replacing Liu Xie as Emperor and saving the Han Dynasty. Cao Cao’s cunning advisor Guo Jia (Sunny Wang) begins to suspect Liu Ping’s true identity, though with the help of Sima Yi (Elvis Han) and Empress Fu Shou (Wan Qian), Liu Ping manages to hold his ground against the ambitious Cao family.
My Year of 1997 depicts the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China, generally called “the Handover”. It tells how it came to the Handover and also shows the many changes afterwards. Continue reading
Based on the epic couple in history, Emperor Wen of Sui and his wife. After founding the Sui Dynasty, Yang Jian (Chen Xiao) and Dugu Qieluo (Chen Qiao En) initiated several economic, agricultural and political reforms that enabled the dynasty to enter a new golden age. Unfortunately, the couple’s legacy would later be ruined by their son Emperor Yang. Unlike most royal couples in history, this pair was truly in love. Yang Jian would permanently reside in his Empress’ palace (against traditional custom), and all of his children were borne by Dugu Qieluo. He only had four concubines in his inner palace, and most of them were created after Dugu Qieluo’s death in 602.
Based on the legendary life of the late Sir Run Run Shaw, the founder of Hollywood of the East, the King of Entertainment, the renowned philanthropist. In the big Shanghai period during 1930s, four Gu brothers joined hands and entered the Film & TV industry. The youngest brother, Gu Yan Jiu, for the sake of his brother’s career, followed his third brother to Singapore to open up the Nanyang (South Pacific) Film market. From then on, he was destined to be inseparable from the film industry. The timing coincided with World War II and things happened rapidly. The Gu brothers moved their production base to Hong Kong. After the war, there were many things waiting to be done. The Gu brothers entrusted the Hong Kong production base to Gu Yan Mei. Times have changed. Faced with a changed film market, Gu Yan Mei who has since the beginning considered viewers as his motivation in creating films, established the Gu Brothers Film Company, becoming the first in Hong Kong. Not only did it bring sparkle to the Hong Kong film industry, it also became top in the Asian film industry for a period of time. His reputation grew and he became ‘The Chinese Film Tycoon’. Over the years, due to his passion for charity and enthusiasm for public welfare, Gu Yan Mei became the world’s acknowledged big philanthropist.