First episode date October 2015
Language Standard Mandarin
Directed by Zhang Kaizhou
Number of episodes 24
|Also known as ''Love Me, If You Dare他来了，请闭眼|
Genre drama, romance, mystery, investigation, suspense, crime
Based on Ta Lai Le, Qing Bi Yan, novel by Ding Mo
Starring Wallace Huo, Sandra Ma, Wang Kai
Similar Nirvana in Fire, The Disguiser, Battle of Changsha, Stay with Me, The Journey of Flower
Love Me, If You Dare, 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 was adapted from Ding Mo's(Chinese: 丁墨; pinyin: Ding Mo) novel published in July 2014. It was produced by Kong Sheng and Hou Hongliang, with the screenplay by Hai Yan. The production of this series was started on 22 May 2015, starring Wallace Huo, Sandra Ma, Edward Zhang, Wang Kai, Zhang Lingzhi and Andrew Yin.
- Love me if you dare funny moments
- Critical reception
- Behind the scene
- Promotional activity
- Original soundtrack
- Trailers and promos
This drama series is about the romantic relationship between a criminal psychologist, Professor Simon Bo (Wallace Huo) and his assistant Jenny/Jian Yao (Sandra Ma), while they work on solving some mysterious and violent criminal cases. They study of the motives, thoughts, intentions and reactions of criminals to resolve the cases. As the story progresses, it becomes more obvious that there is someone out to get Simon, someone who is keeping an eye on him, someone who is connected to his past. The series premiered simultaneously online on Sohu TV, and on air on Dragon Television, on 15 October 2015.
Love me if you dare funny moments
Love Me, If You Dare is a romance story with thrilling plots in the criminal investigation. The intriguing criminal cases and interesting plot of the drama series will captivate and bring thrills to the audiences and take them along step by step in cracking the criminal minds. Simon/Jin Yan is a criminal psychologist who returns to China from the US after a close encounter with a serial killer, but his ordeal is not over. His past catches up to him and all the intriguing truths unravel as the story continues. Will he win and return safely home or will he fall into the trap of his past? Can love heal the wounds of this protagonist?
The series won the 2015 most watched network drama award and the "Guduo Cup" network drama award.
The first Love Me, If You Dare preview trailer was revealed on 11 September 2015.
The trailer was aired online on Sohu TV and was scheduled to be broadcast on Dragon Television starting from 15 October 2015 (two episodes a week).
Behind the scene
20 July 2013: Ding Mo's novel Love Me, If You Dare, published in July 2014, was well known with its romance and mystery plots.
22 August 2014: Shangdong TV & Films announced the investment and drama series shooting plan of Ding Mo's novel Close Your Eyes, Stay Close To Me.
24 April 2015: The official Weibo announced the casting of the series' leading character, Wallace Huo playing Simon Bo, a genius in criminal psychology. This was the second collaboration between Wallace Ho and SDTV production team after the highly acclaimed drama series Battle of ChangSha, which aired in July 2014.
14 May 2015: An official announcement revealed that actress Ma SiChun would be starring as Jenny Jian in this drama series. The cast of the remaining six important roles were announced on the same day.
11 August 2015: The production of this drama series was wrapped up in New York City with scenes featuring the leading characters Bo and Jian.
11 September 2015： The first trailer was revealed online on Sohu TV with the announcement of a 15 October 2015 premiere date. It was announced that Sohu TV and Dragon Television would be airing the drama series simultaneously for the first time. The first trailer was revealed online on Sohu TV together with the announcement of the air date.
15 October 2015： The drama was aired online on Sohu TV and broadcast on Dragon Television, every Thursday (two episodes) starting from 15 October 2015.