Love Me, If You Dare (TV Series) previously known as Close Your Eyes and Close To Me is a romance-suspense drama series presented by SOHU TV, Shandong Film & TV Group, SMG Pictures and Dongyangzhengwu Film. The drama is adapted from Ding Mo's(Chinese: 丁墨; pinyin: Ding Mo) novel published in July 2014 and produced by Kong Sheng, Hou Hongliang with the screenplay by Hai Yan. The production of the this drama series was started on 22th May 2015, starring byWallace Huo, Sandra Ma, Edward Zhang, Ma Sichun, Wang Kai, Zhang Lingzhi and Andrew Yin.
This drama series is about the romantic relationship between a criminal psychologist, Professor Simon Bo, starring Wallace Huo and his assistant Jenny Jian, starring Ma Si Chun, while they work on solving some mysterious and violent criminal cases, based on the study of the wills, thoughts, intentions and reactions of criminals to resolve the cases. The series will premiere simultaneously online in Sohu TV and on air in Dragon Television on 15th October 2015.
'Love Me, If You Dare' is a romance story with thrilling plots in the criminal investigation. The intriguing criminal cases in the drama series would bring thrills to the audiences and take them along step by step in cracking the criminal minds. Can love heal the wounds of this male protagonist?
The First 'Love Me, If You Dare' Preview Trailer has been revealed on 11 September 2015.
Behind the scene Edit
2013-7-20: Ding Mo's Novel Love Me, If You Dare published in July 2014, was well known with its romance and mystery plots. 2014-8-22: Shangdong TV & Films announced the investment and drama series shooting plan of the Ding Mo's Novel Close Your Eyes, Stay Close To Me. 2015-4-24: Official Weibo announced the casting of the drama series’ leading character, starring Wallace Huo as Simon Bo, a genius in criminal psychology. This is the second collaboration between Wallace Ho and SDTV production team after the highly acclaimed drama series Battle of ChangSha which aired in July 2014. 2015-5-14: Official announcement revealed that actress Ma SiChun would be starring as Jenny Jian in this drama series. The cast of the remaining 6 important roles were announced on the same day. 2015-8-11: The production of this drama series was wrapped up in New York City with scenes featuring the leading characters Bo and Jian. 2015-9-11： The first trailer was revealed online in the Sohu TV with the announcement of the 15th of October, 2015 Premiere date. Sohu TV and Dragon Television will be airing the drama series simultaneously for the very first time.The first trailer was revealed online on Sohu TV together with the announcement of the drama air date on 15th of October, 2015. 2015-10-15： The drama will be aired online on Sohu TV and broadcast on Dragon Television, Every Thursday (2 episodes) starting from 15th Of October 2015.
Main Characters Edit
|Simon/Allen Bo Jinyan|
|Wallace Huo||Male, Age: 30, Criminal Psychologist, professor of The University of Maryland's. He works as the Analysts/Advisor of the serious criminal cases in the Police Department. He lost his Father at the early age and moved to the United States with his mother. He has high IQ but low EQ, as he is not good in socializing.|
|Jenny Jian Yao|
|Ma Sichun||Female, Age: 23, Graduate from the Foreign Language University. She is deeply influenced by her father, a veteran police officer on criminal investigations who died on duty. She has a great sense of justice and very observant. She works as Simon's assistant and his translator who ends up helping Simon in the criminal investigation.|
|Jabber Xie Han|
|Edward Zhang||Male, Age: 30, the son of a very rich American businessman. His parents were divorced when he was very young and he was abandoned with his alcoholic father who later on abused him violently. He is very smart and was a literature student from the Princeton University but due to his distorted personality, he was expelled from the school before he could finish the studies.|
|Wang Kai||Male, Age: 28, Li grew up with Jenny as he is from a police family too. He has also become a policeman and is an excellent shooter， and is very knowledgeable in handling weapons. He is tough and talented for being one of the outstanding policemen.|
|Kris Fu Ziyu|
|Andrew Yin||Male, Age: 30, Kris graduated from School of Medicine, University of Maryland's and is known as one of the outstanding medical students. He is tall, gentle, smart, and is the only friend of Simon, willing to help Simon and stay with him whenever he needs.|
The trailer is aired online on Sohu TV and will be broadcasts on Dragon Television from 15 October 2015. (2 Episodes a week)