The dramas supposed to air on Hunan TV in 2019 were revealed some weeks ago!
Mr. Fighting is the the third and final installment in the Gentlemen series after To Be A Better Man and Mr. Right. The story follows actor Hao Ze Yu (Deng Lun) who’s already past his prime and a little group of three people composed of Niu Mei Li (Ni Hong Jie), the unemployed chubby Fu Zi (Sandra Ma) and Fu Zi’s taxi driver father (Han Tong Sheng) trying to make Hao Ze Yu a big star again.
Adapted from Yan Geling’s novel “Buyu’s Mountain Hostel”, The Years You Were Late follows professional soldier Mu Jian Feng (Huang Xiao Ming)’s life under the influence of the economic reforms. In 1985, the military medical team is asked to assist Company 3 who is currently constructing rail tracks. This is when Mu Jian Feng, Mo Li (Yin Tao), Zhao Yi Qin (Qin Hai Lu), Wen Ting (Fan Zhi Bo) and Wang Jian Yun (Tian Zheng) get to know each other. Several years later, when they all have started a new phase of life, Jian Feng and Mo Li meet again and develop feelings for each other, while Jian Yun and Wen Ting are talking about marriage. However, Wen Ting discovers that she has a hereditary mental illness and leaves Jian Yun. At the same time, Jian Feng decides to leave Mo Li as well due to an inferiority complex. He goes to the seaside to start a business there, where he ends up marrying Yi Qin. And Mo Li also becomes the wife of someone else. Later on, the former companions meet from time to time in Buyu’s Mountain Hostel to recall past times.
Good news for all fans of All Out of Love! Despite the rumors that All Out of Love will be taken down in order to make place for The Years You Were Late, it has now been confirmed that it will finish its broadcast. However, it is indeed true that it will have to make place for Huang Xiao Ming’s new drama.
Here to Heart tells how Zhan Nan Xian (Zhang Han) and Wen Nuan (Janine Chang) mend their relationship after they broke up ten years before. Nan Xian, a geek who has nothing, sees clear potential in the country’s high-tech development and decides to found his own high-tech company “Shallow Cosmos”, although the odds of success are very low. After many ups and downs, Nan Xian finally succeeds. Wen Nuan, who has been living in England, suddenly resigns from her job and comes to work as the director’s assistant at Shallow Cosmos, and the two former lovers meet again.
Excellent Investor deals with the distance between dreams and reality and raises the question of how to find yourself. Fang Yu Bin (Yang Xu Wen) is no different from tens of thousands other young men who leave their small town to realize their dreams in the big city and can only rely on their own talents and efforts. Yu Bin becomes the vice-director of investment of Rongding Capital’s Shanghai branch, but is soon drawn into the internal fights between those who occupy high positions. Yu Bin’s hardest phase of life thus begins. He doesn’t give up though and manages to be recognized by his boss Yuan Rui Liang (Chen Long) as well as by the chairman. However, he is soon tempted to make a decision that envolves the betrayal of Rui Liang. Will personal gain or moral integrity be stronger?
The Gods is another adaptation of the 16th century classic novel “Investiture of the Gods”. It is a romanticised retelling of the overthrow of King Zhou, the last ruler of the Shang dynasty, by Ji Fa (Jaco Zhang), who would establish the Zhou dynasty in its place. The story integrates oral and written tales of many Chinese mythological figures who are involved in the struggle as well. These figures include human heroes, immortals and various spirits. Bewitched by his concubine Daji (Wang Li Kun), who is actually a vixen spirit in disguise as a beautiful woman, King Zhou of Shang oppresses his people and persecutes those who oppose him, including his own subjects who dare to speak up to him. Ji Fa (King Wu of Zhou), assisted by his strategist Jiang Ziya (Yu He Wei), rallies an army to overthrow the tyrant and restore peace and order. Throughout the story, battles are waged between the kingdoms of Shang and Zhou, with both sides calling upon various supernatural beings – deities, immortals, demons, spirits, and humans with magical abilities – to aid them in the war. Yuanshi Tianzun bestows upon Jiang Ziya the “Fengshen Bang”, a list that empowers him to invest the gods of Heaven. The heroes of Zhou and some of their fallen enemies from Shang are eventually endowed with heavenly ranking and essentially elevated to their roles as gods.
Flipped in My Youth depicts the life of an ordinary married couple, how they overcome hardships together and both mature over ten years. In the 1990s, roadman Chen Ye (Shawn Wei) falls in love at first sight with the department store clerk Li Zhao Di (Jiang Yan). He tricks her into marrying him by promising her that he will take the TOEFL test and emigrate with her, turning her into a wealthy expat lady. Meanwhile, Zhao Di has been pampered by her family since litte, and her temper comes to light when the newlyweds start living together. In order to help her husband concentrate on taking the test, she takes care of the whole household, but Chen Ye still fails in the end. Moreover, Chen Ye even loses his job and Zhao Di is found out to be infertile. Zhao Di falls into despair and starts questioning whether she made the right decision.
Tianji Tower, the leading organisation of the pugilistic world is determined to overthrow Liu Zi Ye, the tyrannical ruler of the Liu Song dynasty. To achieve their mission, Tianji Tower replaces his sister Liu Chu Yu with their own disciple and Princess-lookalike Zhu Que (Guan Xiao Tong). Zhu Que meets the Princess’ learned companion Rong Zhi (Song Wei Long), who turns out to be a spy from Northern Wei. Liu Chu Yu and Rong Zhi’s relationship eventually breaks down over misunderstandings and differing loyalties, and the latter fakes his death in order to regain Chu Yu’s forgiveness. Somehow they accidentally lose their memories, and only meet five years later when Chu Yu is sent to marry Northern Wei’s Prince regent, who is none other than the now amnesiac Rong Zhi.
Adapted from the Korean hit drama “Dear My Friends”, Dear Them tells the story of a couple of friends who have reached an old age and support each other while trying to let go of all worldly worries. From the perspective of Gu Jia Yi (Jiang Yan), we learn about her mother and her mother’s friends’ lifes and struggles.