Above the Clouds 云巅之上 is a 49-episode web series revolving around the Chinese entertainment industry. It follows the story of a girl from the province who decides to become an aspiring actress by starting from the bottom of the ladder. She crosses paths with a jaded and self-absorbed superstar who ends up falling for her.
The series stars Chen Xiao (Nothing Gold Can Stay), Yuan Shan Shan (Heavenly Sword and Dragon Saber), Jiang Meng Jie (Dragon Gate Inn), Guo Xiao Dong, Zhang Zhe Han (Zhao Ge) and Merxat Mi Re (Demon Girl).
According to Producer Director Yu Zheng, the show while rooted in fiction is a very real depiction of show business. Many developments are based on actual events that boldly expose the industry’s dirty laundry and even leading lady Yuan Shan Shan has poured some of her personal experienced into the role.
Release Date: Feb. 23, 2017 on iQiYi (two episodes every Thurs and Fri 22:00)
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