“My Stand-In,” an motion drama that begins taking pictures imminently, is a brand new Thai-language unique collection for Chinese language streaming platform iQiyi.
Becoming the booming ‘Boys Love’ style, the collection is a display adaptation of a success Chinese language-language net novel “Stand-In Ship” written by Shui Qiancheng. The underlying novel has garnered over a billion readers on platforms together with Weibo and iQiyi Novels.
The streamer additionally studies that “My Stand-In” is the primary Chinese language net novel to be tailored right into a Thai drama.
The story follows a passionate stunt double, who falls in love with Yan Mingxiu, the younger scion of the Yan household. He offers his all for this relationship, solely to shockingly uncover that he’s merely a stand-in for a well-known star, each on and off the display. Even after the stunt man undergoes a two-year rebirth and comes to simply accept his place, the 2 males stay linked.
Manufacturing is by iQiyi and Thailand’s YYDS Leisure, with producer “Yuan” Wan Thabkrajang (“I Really feel You Linger within the Air”). The present is directed by “Pepzi” Banchorn Vorasataree and co-director “Khom” Kongkiat Khomsiri, who had been concerned as creators of “KinnPorsche,” one other outstanding BL present for iQiyi.
Two essential on-screen leads are Thai actors “Up” Poompat Iam-Saman and “Poom” Phuripan Sapsangsawat, who respectively painting the character of Yan Mingxiu, a member of the 188 boy band with a deep and passionate character, and Zhou Xiang, Yan Ming’s lover who’s light, mature, and caring.
The present shall be accomplished in 2024 and be accessible worldwide solely on iQiyi worldwide web site and apps). It won’t be accessible in China.
Iqiyi is without doubt one of the two main premium video streaming platforms in China and has for the final a number of years pushed into Asian and different worldwide markets with considerably completely different content material choices. Its worldwide operations are largely directed from Singapore.
For the three months to June, iQiyi reported a median every day variety of subscribing members, excluding people with trial memberships, at 110.7 million. That in contrast with 97.7 million for a similar interval in 2022, but additionally represented a steep decline from the 128.1 million reported on the finish of first quarter in 2023. The corporate doesn’t disclose the breakdown of subscribers inside China and overseas.