Mainland Chinese language star Wang Luodan (“The Useless Finish,” “Wrestle,” “The Continent”) and Hong Kong-born Bosco Wong (“Lives of Omission,” “Triumph In The Skies”) head the solid of “My Dearest Stranger.”
The high-end suspense drama sequence is a manufacturing fronted by mainland Chinese language distributor-producer Hishow Leisure, which introduced the manufacturing on the Cannes Market, adjoining to the Cannes Movie Pageant in France.
Primarily based on the best-selling novel “Secret Love,” by Fan Shu and tailored by famend screenwriter Cao Xueping (“Sport Changer”), “My Dearest Stranger” tells a compelling story of Yu Xiao, a housewife who realizes her seemingly excellent husband could have a darkish facet. Yu decides to cooperate with policeman Music Cheng to seek out out the reality, whereas attempting to maintain her personal secrets and techniques from the world.
The story shall be tailored as 16 episodes, directed by Taiwan-based Lin Yu-Hsien (“Leap! Ashin,” “Exit No. 6”).
“My Dearest Stranger” begins manufacturing in June in Chengdu, Sichuan, with backing from Alibaba-owned streaming platform Youku.
The principle solid and crew are pulled collectively from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan with a view to create a premium-quality present with a global feel and look.
Hishow is greatest generally known as a specialist distributor in mainland China. Amongst earlier titles it has dealt with Zhang Lu’s “Yanagawa” and “The Imitation Sport.”
The corporate made a major leap into TV manufacturing in early 2020 with the 38-episode TV drama “Sport Changer.” The manufacturing (additionally in Chengdu) was considerably disrupted by the early outbreak of COVID, however was accomplished later the identical yr when China returned to a close to regular forward of different nations. The completed present was capable of premiere in January 2021 on CCTV-8 and Youku.
Hishow now has a slate of native productions which are in numerous phases of readiness. It’s also growing a major batch of worldwide coproductions. These will goal audiences in Better China and Chinese language-speaking components of Asia.