Two Zhou Dongyu Dramas Face Heat with Zhejiang TV Employee Bribery Case and Reports of Exorbitant Pay

Two Zhou Dongyu Dramas Face Heat with Zhejiang TV Employee Bribery Case and Reports of Exorbitant Pay

 

Unexpectedly landing on the spotlight recently is Better Days actress Zhou Dongyu who found herself on the list of trending topics after being indirectly linked to the case of a Zhejiang TV employee sentenced to five years in prison and fined 500,000 RMB for accepting bribes. The drama in question, Ten Miles of Spring Wind Can’t Compare to You 春风十里, 不如你, which also stars Zhou Dongyu, was reported to also have the actress’ studio onboard as one of its investors.

This is the second time a drama the actress has starred in has flown directly on Netizen’s radar and comes in the heels of last week’s heated discussion over the unusually high remuneration that she allegedly received for Behind the Scenes where she co-starred with Luo Jin.
In the production company Dinglong Culture’s annual report revealed online, Zhou Dongyu Studio was listed as the company’s top provider with over 100M+ RMB payouts for 2017 and 2018. Luo Jin Studio was also listed in the top 3 with numbers amounting over 77M+ RMB for the same period. Since Behind the Scenes was the only project the company had with the two actors, it was surmised that the amounts were equivalent to both actor’s pay. It’s no surprise then why some Netizens called into question the high sum they’ve allegedly received.

Now if you’re one of those people scratching their heads at the whopping number named above, industry veteran Yu Zheng offers a possible explanation with a post on his social media saying “ I think it’s funny how people get carried away about actor’s high salaries. But that person is at the very top of the pyramid. Not everyone can get away with asking for that much money. Generally speaking, tens of thousands (of RMB) are allocated to three or four months of filming, and then the production company gets a big cut to finish off post production. After paying off taxes, not much is left. I’m not a fan of the high pay of actors, that’s why I always like using newcomers! 

hope everyone will support the rookies and watch their dramas so that they can gradually replace the “high income” stars. This is called making the most of one’s youth…”

‘Course, you can take that all with a grain of salt since part of Yu Zheng’s explanation started to sound like a promotion of his new dramas and rookies. But generally speaking, it does make you think that with all the administrative expenses draining the budget alone, paying out more than a hundred million yuan to an actor does sound quite like a lofty amount for a drama.

Source: 1 2

Share this post

Comments (15)

  • XMC.PL Reply

    This is some enjoyable stuff. It took me a while to locate this website but it was worth the time. I noticed this page was buried in google and not the number one spot. This web site has a ton of nice stuff and it does not deserve to be burried in the search engines like that. By the way Im going to save this website to my favorites.

    February 3, 2021 at 4:38 am
  • Pianino.xmc.pl Reply

    Thank you so much for this! I havent been this moved by a blog for a long time! Youve got it, whatever that means in blogging. Anyway, You are definitely somebody that has something to say that people should hear. Keep up the good work. Keep on inspiring the people!

    February 5, 2021 at 2:21 pm
  • Pianino.XMC.pl Reply

    here is noticeably a bunch to know about this. I assume you made various nice points in features also.

    February 6, 2021 at 12:56 pm
  • www.Japan.M106.COM Reply

    Howdy! I simply would like to give a huge thumbs up for the great data you have right here on this post. I shall be coming back to your blog for extra soon.

    February 12, 2021 at 1:06 am
  • Filozofia Linki Reply

    If I can do it you can do this too.

    February 18, 2021 at 3:37 pm
  • www.USA.XMC.pl Reply

    When I saw this page was like wow. Thanks for putting your effort in publishing this article.

    February 22, 2021 at 1:06 am
  • Japonia Tokio Reply

    It’s exhausting to seek out educated people on this matter, but you sound like you realize what you’re speaking about! Thanks

    February 25, 2021 at 7:01 pm
  • Gatunki Szkła Reply

    Good job here. I truly enjoyed what you had to say. Keep going because you certainly bring a new voice to this subject. Not many people would say what youve said and still make it interesting. Properly, at least Im interested. Cant wait to see far more of this from you.

    March 6, 2021 at 5:58 pm
  • Leasing Finanse Reply

    Just thought I would comment and say neat theme, did you design it for yourself? Looks great!

    March 25, 2021 at 1:16 pm
  • Feed RSS Reply

    The way you write make it really comfortable to read. And the theme you use, wow. That is a really decent combination. And I am wondering what is the name of the template you use?

    April 1, 2021 at 8:20 pm
  • Raje Podatkowe Reply

    Awesome website man, looks very nice. Finally found what Ive been looking for, thanks!

    April 7, 2021 at 10:16 pm
  • Submit Your Link Reply

    You gave tremendous positive points there. I did a search on the topic and found most peoples will agree with your blog.

    April 14, 2021 at 2:06 am
  • Finanse Reply

    Nice post. I be taught something more difficult on different blogs everyday. It is going to always be stimulating to read content from other writers and practice slightly something from their store. I’d prefer to use some with the content material on my weblog whether or not you don’t mind.

    April 16, 2021 at 3:40 pm
  • Credits Reply

    Hello 🙂 I just want to tell you that I am all new to blogging and certainly savored your web page. Very likely I’m want to bookmark your blog post . You definitely come with terrific articles and reviews. Thanks a bunch for sharing your web site.

    June 12, 2021 at 2:50 am
  • Co to jest Alkoholizm Reply

    Just a fast hello and also to thank you for discussing your ideas on this page. I wound up inside your weblog right after researching physical fitness connected issues on Yahoo guess I lost track of what I had been performing! Anyway I’ll be back as soon as again inside the future to test out your blogposts down the road. Thanks!

    June 18, 2021 at 2:15 pm

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *