Fantasy drama Miss The Dragon, previously known as Yu Long (遇龙) with Dylan Wang He Di and Zhu Xu Dan is based on a Chinese game. He plays a 1000 years old dragon saved by a maidservant (she thought he is a snake, lol). He wants to repay her kindness by marrying her. Their love gets entangled over three lifetimes after a fatal accident takes place. This sounds like a mix of Ashes of Love and Three Lives Three Worlds Peach Blossom.
Use For My Talent (我亲爱的小洁癖) is an upcoming rom-com with Jasper Liu and Shen Yue, hailed as the remake of Korean drama, Clean With A Passion with Yoon Kyun Sang and Kim Yoo Jung, which aired in 2018. Our hero has mysophobia, or the fear of germs, and lives in isolation. His obsession with cleanliness led him to owning a cleaning company and this is how he meets the love of his life, our heroine, who becomes his employee. Our heroine lived a happy life before her mother passed away due to a car accident, and she stops caring about her appearance. Working together, she begins to warm up to life and him but it is later revealed that her mother’s death might not be an accident and could be related to our hero’s grandfather.
Faith Makes Great (理想照耀中国) is an upcoming drama celebrating 100 years of the Communist Party of China, recording the unity and leadership of the Chinese people throughout the years. It consists of 40 mini stories, each one runs for 1 episode, totaling over 100 actors and actresses and 3000+ production crew members.
The Queen of Attack (进击的皇后) is an upcoming rom-com that sounds very similar to The Romance of Tiger and Rose. Lol. It follows our heroine who is a gymnast with a strange power and she accidentally enters the idol costume drama starring her senior classmate playing Emperor. She’s in the role of an unloved queen and destined to die in episode 3. Determined not to die, she sets out to change the course of event by contending for the Emperor’s love.
Wonderful Fate (奇妙的命运呀) is a period comedy following the hilarious journey of our heroine, a high school student who is at the bottom of the rank in terms of studying. Often chided by her mother, she wishes to run away, perhaps into the wonderful setting of her beloved comic books. By chance, it happens and our girl enters the another world and falls into the toilet, at least that’s how the imperial guards find her. From an underachiever in the modern world, she’s now regarded by the people as the Heavenly Maiden who falls from the sky and signifies the hope of saving the people!
The Imperial Coroner (御赐小仵作) is an upcoming detective drama based on the novel written by Qing Xian Ya Tou. The story follows our heroine as she makes her way from the countryside to make her dream come true as a female coroner. On her journey, she meets our hero, a Prince, who then recruits her to solve a case that lasted 18 years. Her abilities begin to shine and she’s approved by the emperor to become an imperial coroner!
I recognize our female lead from Young Blood (I still need to finish that series!)
Modern drama Miss Crow with Mr. Lizard (乌鸦小姐与蜥蜴先生) with Ren Jia Lun and Xing Fei is officially out on your small screen. 🙂 Our male lead is a stern and strict architectural designer who was once ruled by passion and activity. However, a car accident leads him to undergone a heart transplant and with this new heart, he has to control his emotions, never letting it experience the highs and lows of life. Ten years later, he opens an architecture company with a friend and happens to meet the flaming torch in our female lead. Despite her unfortunate past, our heroine is optimistic and hopeful, and rekindles his passion for life again. However, secrets of the past car accident come back to haunt both of them, ready to shatter their future together.
The Dance of the Storm (风暴舞) is an upcoming suspenseful modern drama starring William Chan and Guli Nazha as the main leads. The story follows our orphaned hero who lost his parents (both were top scientists) at age twelve and was sent to orphanage where he meets his best friend played by actor Guo Jia Hao. As the boys grow up, they are recommended by Chen Gang as new recruits to a security agency. There the boys meet and fall in love with our heroine, played by Guli Nazha. During an operation, our hero’s recklessness causes the death of their father figure, Chen Gang, and he puts himself in charge of finding the main culprit, which leads to many secrets and conspiracies with dangerous organizations behind the security agency. Dun, Dun, Dun!
William may not be the best actor, but doing action scenes while looking good and handsome, he gotsa in spades. Lol.