The Learning Curve of a Warlord 大帅哥 is a 30-episode Hong Kong drama that stars Dicky Cheung as Di Qi. He starts out no different from a ruthless warlord, a man who only cares for himself but eventually transforms into a great general. The last Dicky Cheung drama that I saw was probably Monkey King. Looking back, many of his dramas made my childhood and perhaps the most iconic one is his portrayal of Wei Xiaobao in The Duke of Mount Deer.
The main protagonist which is described as not bad, not good and a bit cowardly is sounding a lot like Wei Xiaobao to me, or at least I’m hoping that it’s similar in some ways because the exaggeratedly cartoonish vibes can either work really well or fail terribly. This is Dicky Cheung’s comeback to TVB after 20 years and it’s quite certain to bring some of his trademark comedy.
Filming was completed since 2017, yet the drama’s been endlessly
delayed (and they announce the next day). On a side note, for a man in his fifties, Dicky Cheung has not aged. The series also stars Sisley Choi, Tony Hung and Raymond Cho.
Release Date: December 3, 2018 TVB Youku (Monday to Friday 9:30pm)
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