Triad Princess

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Triad Princess
Traditional極道千金
Simplified极道千金
Mandarinjí dào qiān jīn
Cantonesegik6 dou6 cin1 gam1
LiterallyGokudō's Daughter
Genre
Based on
  • Steven Tu
  • Rita Chuang
Written by
  • Neal Wu
  • Emma Chen
  • Cheng Han-wen
  • Huang Shi-ting
Directed byNeal Wu
Starring
Theme music composerChris Hou
Country of originTaiwan
Original languages
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6
Production
Executive producers
  • Rita Chuang
  • Melvin Ang
  • Gary Goh
Producers
  • Tung Ting-an
  • Lek Mei-zhen
Production locations
CinematographyChiang Min-chung
Editors
  • Liu Yen-fu
  • Chiang Yi-ning
  • Shieh Meng-ju
Running time35–47 minutes
Production companies
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Picture format4K (UHD)
Original release6 December 2019 (2019-12-06)
External links
Official Site

Triad Princess (Chinese: 極道千金; pinyin: Jí dào qiān jīn) is a 2019 Taiwanese Netflix original series. It is Netflix's second original Mandarin series after Nowhere Man. Directed by Neal Wu, a bestselling author and the director of film At Cafe 6, it stars Eugenie Liu and Jasper Liu as the main cast.[1][2]

Synopsis[edit]

Growing up in the shadow of her Triad father, Angie craves an independent life of her own. Defying her father's wishes, she takes on a gig as an undercover bodyguard for a famous actress at an agency, where she must navigate the unfamiliar world of glitz, glamour and even love.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

  • Eugenie Liu as Angie Ni, the daughter of Cosmos gang's boss
  • Jasper Liu as Jasper Yi-hang Xu, a superstar in Asia
  • Chang Zhang-xing as Lin Gui, an orphan who is a member of Cosmos gang
  • Hung Yan-siang as Ding-ding, Angie's best friend

Special guest[edit]

  • Cecilia Choi Sze-wan as Ling Yun, a.k.a. Julia Lin, a celebrity and Yi-hang's fake girlfriend
  • Tsao Yu-ning as Eddie Kim, the son of Golden Dragon's boss and Angie's fiancé

Recurring[edit]

  • Tien-hsin as Sophia Kwong, the manager of Yi-hang and Ling Yun
  • Michael JQ Huang as Ni Kun, the boss of Cosmos gang
  • Cheung Ka-nin as Kim Hong-tian, the boss of Golden Dragon
  • HanGee Lui as Cai-tou (Radish), a member of Cosmos gang
  • Amanda Liu as Nana, the assistant of Sophia
  • Chen Ray-wei as Pineapple, a member of Cosmos gang
  • Chang Shu-wei as Wang Jin-guo, Yun's ex-boyfriend

Guest[edit]

  • Lee Lee-zen as Chen Da-hui, Sophia's ex-husband
  • Beatrice Fang as an actress who was Yi-hang's ex-girlfriend
  • Toyoharu Kitamura as a miniseries director
  • Tsai Ming-hsiu as Ah-ji (Lucky)
  • Brando Huang as Li Jian-dong
  • Hong Sheng-tei as the Police Chief
  • Mickey Huang as Luo Zheng-fu

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleOriginal release date
1"Shing Bwei"December 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
2"Elephant Studio"December 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
3"The Scumbag"December 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
4"Let Me Tell You a Secret"December 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
5"We Had a Deal"December 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
6"The Fortune"December 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Category Nominee Result
2020 55th Golden Bell Awards[3] Best Cinematography Chiang Min-chung Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Netflix announces new Taiwanese original series 'Triad Princess', 2018.11.10 Taiwan News
  2. ^ Jasper Liu and Eugenie Liu for New Netflix Original “Triad Princess”, 2019.01.30 Jaynestars
  3. ^ "Golden Bell Awards". Retrieved 26 August 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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