Chinese TV series based on ‘Three-Body Problem’ premieres on Sunday – Pandaily

A TV program produced in China based on “The Three-Body Problem”. The popular 2015 Hugo Award-winning science fiction series by Liu Cixin is set to premiere on January 15 on CCTV. Tencent video and mig video.

On December 10th of the same year, an anime series based on the novel started broadcasting. Bilibiliis a leading video streaming platform in China popular with young people. After 6 episodes were released, the animation went from the spectacular occasion of his debut which amassed over 100 million viewers in a single day to a top review rating on his platform dropping to his 4.8/10. I experienced a serious roller coaster until I did.

So the interest and pressure for the upcoming TV series doubled.according to Tencent According to the video data, five hours after the official announcement, the number of reservations at the station for the play exceeded 2 million. The audience voiced their expectations and concerns about the director’s standards, special effects, and the degree of restoration.

TV series producer Tencentpenguin image, Reihe Media, Three Body Universe. The director is Yang Lei, who is known for dramas such as “Healer of Children”, “Naga Pearl Legend”, and “Novoland: Laputa: Castle in the Sky”, which scored less than 6.5/10 on major Chinese media magazines. review platform. His Tian Liangliang resume as a screenwriter also lacks experience in high-scoring shows.

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In a behind-the-scenes short film published by Tencent Video, Linghe Media founder Bai Yicong said that many versions of the script have been made, with plans to return to the original work itself without adding too much sci-fi color.Vice President Wang Yun Tencent The video says the product’s development cycle far exceeds that of most dramas. Tencentand the author Liu Cixin, a full discussion with experts and readers.

The general public is familiar with the cast, which includes Edward Zhang, Yu Hewei, Chen Jin, Ava Wang, Lin Yongjiang, and Li Xiaoran.

Yang Lei once said that science fiction works have their own practical significance and should show the audience the possibility of “future reality”. The production team spent his four years honing the script, and the crew spent his 126 days filming more than 270 scenes.

All the main characters appeared in the promotional poster released on January 12th. The poster is divided into two parts, connecting two different times and spaces, with Radar Peak’s giant satellite dish as its central axis. The intersection of time and space is the crux of destiny.

Related item: Bilibili’s ‘The Three-Body Problem’ Animated Series Scores 5.6 Points on Doban

Even before this TV series and animation, many works related to the novel, such as various radio dramas and audio novels that started broadcasting in 2019, were announced, and the number of broadcasts exceeded 570 million times, with an internal score of 9.7. Recorded /10. The anime series My Three Bodies, which aired for three seasons, received 200 million views and scored 9.6/10 on Doban. The fourth season of this animated his series is scheduled to start in 2024.

Also, an immersive sci-fi show will launch in Shanghai this year, a digital art space will be released in Chengdu this year, and novel-related games and VR will also launch in the next year or two.

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