[Upcoming] Half a Lifelong Romance

Shanghai, 1930s. Shen Shijun, a young engineer, has fallen in love with his colleague, the beautiful Gu Manzhen. He is determined to resist his family’s efforts to match him with his wealthy cousin so that he can marry her. But dark circumstances—a lustful brother-in-law, a treacherous sister, a family secret—force the two young lovers apart. As Manzhen and Shijun go on their separate paths, they lose track of one another, and their lives become filled with feints and schemes, missed connections and tragic misunderstandings. At every turn, societal expectations seem to thwart their prospects for happiness. Still, Manzhen and Shijun dare to hold out hope—however slim—that they might one day meet again. A glamorous, wrenching tale set against the glittering backdrop of an extraordinary city, Half a Lifelong Romance is a beloved classic from one of the essential writers of twentieth-century China.
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[Upcoming] Never Gone

The story started in high school. Su Yun Jin (Yang Zi Shan) was a gentle and quiet student, while Cheng Zheng (Elvis Han) was the total opposite of her. He fell in love with her and started to pursue her until they sat in college, even when they studied in a different university. After a while they finally started dating. However, the difference in their family background and personalities caused them to part way with each other. A few years later, Yun Jin established a successful career and Cheng Zheng reappeared in her life.
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[Upcoming] Retourner Le Monde à Toi

Chen Yi En (Gülnezer Bextiyar) and her boyfriend Ye Qi Lei (Yang Shuo) together set up their own business right after graduating from university. However, they have to learn that the business world is competitive and cruel. In the end, his rival causes Qi Lei’s “death by accident”. Instead of falling apart, Yi En becomes only stronger and takes on the heavy burden of leading the company alone, eventually making a famous fashion brand out of it. At the same time, she continues to track down Qi Lei’s whereabouts. Qi Lei actually didn’t die, someone saved him, but because of the seriousness of his wounds, he had to undergo plastic surgery and now recovers overseas. When Qi Lei returns to China to find out the truth behind his accident, he becomes the chairman of a fashion enterprise and goes by the name “Lu Zhun”. He and Yi En meet again as competitors, but eventually fall in love with each other again. However, things get complicated when Yi En’s childhood friend Qin Ye (Jeremy Tsui), who has been pursuing her, enters the picture and Yi En’s best friend Cen Wei (Sarah Zhao) falls for the handsome Lu Zhun.

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[Upcoming] Great Expectations

A small town man brings along his mother and his best friend to the big city to find work. They temporarily lodge with an old buddy of his, who is at the time the center of conflicts between union workers fighting for their rights and unscrupulous bosses trying to crush their protests. The man learns to navigate the political landmines and climbs up the society ladder. Yet, he is privately dissatisfied with the man he has become. He later finds a purpose in life and a cause greater than money and power.
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[Upcoming] Lost In 1949

1949, New Year’s Eve. Just when Qiao Zhi Cai (Chen Kun) is about to carry out his plan to break out of prison, he suddenly gets released. Carrying a leather suitcase, he sets off to find the one who framed him back then. At the train station, he bumps into Huang Li Wen (Wan Qian), who is in mourning over her deceased husband. The two mistakenly take each others suitcase, but in Li Wen’s suitcase is an important transmitter that needs to be brought to an underground organization of the communist party. Later, they end up meeting again and fight together for the country and their party, falling in love with each other along the way. This is Chen Kun’s comeback drama after being absent from the TV for nine years. The team behind this drama equally took nine years to prepare the drama.

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[Upcoming] Huang Fei Hong

Based on Huang Fei Hong, the legendary folk hero, martial artist and physician. Huang Fei Hong (Ryan Zheng) starts out a simple man with simple ideals. Adhering to his father’s teachings, he vows to protect the people that he cares about and soon realizes that his passion extends to the people of China. Thirteenth Aunt (Bea Hayden) is investigating her father’s death yet she becomes conflicted when all clues lead back to Huang Fei Hong.
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