Yet another Chinese drama takes inspiration from the classic mysteries of Di Renjie as Judge Dee Mysteries 大唐狄公案 has just announced its star-powered cast. Leading the charge is the talented Zhou Yiwei as Judge Dee, accompanied by dynamic actresses Wang Likun and Zhong Chuxi.
It also brings special appearances by esteemed actors like Zhang Jiayi and Zhang Ruoyun who are leading men in their own right. With its episodic format, akin to mystery shows where new episodes present an intriguing case, it will showcase additional stars offering a variety of performances in each case Judge Dee unravels., including Li Chen, Li Naiwen and Chen Duling, who has been shining in her recent slew of supporting roles.
Judge Dee is a wise and celebrated official during the Tang Dynasty. There are many works about him in literature and in film. Judge Dee Mysteries draws inspiration from the classic works of Dutch author Robert van Gulik, who crafted a series of enthralling mysteries inspired by the 18th-century Chinese detective novel Dee Goong An.
Much like previous Detective Dee adaptations, at the heart of the series lies the tradition of intricate mystery-solving. Following in the footsteps of its predecessors, this adaptation is set to captivate audiences with complex cases, political intrigue, and Judge Dee’s unyielding determination to uncover the truth.