TVB’s upcoming historical drama, Cross The Mortal World With A Smile (literal translation) starring Edwin Siu, Roxanne Tong, Sammy Sum, and more.
No. of episodes: 20
Genre: Historical, Comedy, Romance
Native title: 一笑渡凡間
The story is a spin-off from a historical figure, Ji Gong known as Chan Master Daoji, a Buddhist monk who possessed supernatural powers which he used to help the poor and seek injustices. In this drama, we will be seeing Ji Gong before he became a Buddha and his good deeds on earth.
Edwin Siu will be taking the role of Ji Gong who will be playing a vindictive enemy with a love line to Su Rou. Roxanne Tong took the role of Su Rou who is a female constable and Sammy Sum is a scholar Fong Zhi Peng who has a one-sided crush on Su Rou.
The drama is set to premiere on 24 May 2021, taking the baton from Shadow of Justice.