Winner is King 杀破狼 is an adaption of Priest’s BL novel of the same name, and has cast Tan Jianci (The Advisors Alliance) and Chen Zheyuan (The Handsome Siblings) as the leads.
Set in an era of political upheaval, border town youth Chang Geng (Chen Zheyuan) is saved from a pack of wolves by Shen Shiliu (Tan Jianci), who takes him in as a godson. When nomadic tribes invade the kingdom, Chang Geng discovers his true identity to be the fourth prince, and that Shen Shiliu is in fact commander Gu Yun. Gu Yun takes Chang Geng back to the capital on imperial decree, and the two must now defend their kingdom from enemies within and without.
Li Hongyi (Love Better Than Immortality) costars as Shen Yi, while Sun Anke (Heavenly Sword & Dragon Sabre 2019) plays genius physician Chen Qingxu. Extended cast members include Peter Ho, Song Jiyang, Deng Enxi, Chen Haoyu and Zhuang Dafei.
The 45 episode drama is a co-production between Tencent, Enlight Media and Ciwen Media (Princess Agents), and began filming today.