The Birth of an Actor

Original Title: 演员的诞生
Directed by: Wu Tong
Written by: Fan Jiaju
Host: Zhang Guoli
Guest Mentors: Hu Jun, Tao Hong
Country: China
Channel: Zhejiang Satellite TV
Genres: Reality Show
Duration: 100-120 min
Episodes: 13
Airing Dates: 28 October 2017 – 20 February 2018 (China)

Synopsis:
Each episode is divided into two segments: In the first, the mentors judge as two actors from the younger generation compete against each other in reenacting scenes from classic films. The winner continues to the second segment, where they can challenge one of the three mentors. The jury includes an acting coach from the Central Academy of Drama, as well as 10 industry insiders. –China Film Insider
Cast

Zhang Guoli
Host

Zhang Ziyi
Mentor

Liu Ye
Mentor

Song Dandan
Mentor

Hu Jun
Guest Mentor

Tao Hong
Guest Mentor
Episodes
1:40:45 min   |   242 views
1:51:36 min   |   229 views
1:58:05 min   |   364 views
2:00:01 min   |   336 views
1:53:37 min   |   291 views
1:51:45 min   |   233 views
2:02:29 min   |   246 views
1:54:46 min   |   252 views
2:01:56 min   |   244 views
2:04:07 min   |   294 views
1:51:55 min   |   278 views
2:14:15 min   |   306 views
1:28:15 min   |   159 views
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