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Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Extreme Youth

Extreme Youth / Speed China Drama
Drama: Extreme Youth / Speed
Chinese Title: 极速青春 / Ji Su Qing Chun
Broadcast Network: Dragon TV
Broadcast Website: Tencent, iQIYI
Broadcast Period: October 9, 2018 - November 15, 2018
Air Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 22:00 (two episodes), members watch 6 episodes in advance
Genre: Modern, Sports
Language: Mandarin
Episodes: 36
Director: Han Hao
Production Company: Ciwen Media
Distributor: Ciwen Media
Origin: China
Watch Episodes On: Netflix (eng subs)

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Synopsis and Plot Summary

A high-adrenaline story about a young man who the challenges in the road ahead to chase his dream of becoming a professional race car driver.

Lu Jie (Elvis Han) who grew up in Australia is a genius at car racing. However, his father Jie Sen forbids him from having anything to do with the sport. Lu Jie secretly joins an illegal race and gets scouted by Tian Ye (Dylan Ding), a race team manager. They become like brothers as they join hands to conquer the world of car racing. Lu Jie achieves success as a newcomer and eventually earns his father's acknowledgement. However, they end up falling for the same woman (Xu Lu), and a tragic accident turns them against each other.

Fun Facts

  • Filming took place in Zhuhai, Guangzhou and Australia.
  • Filming ended in March 2017.
  • It is the first Chinese drama around auto racing.
  • Elvis Han is a fan of motorsports in real life.
  • The car that Elvis Han was driving flipped while he was filming, but he managed to remain calm.
  • Du Haitao was the best at eating among the cast. Dylan Ding said that no matter how late they finish filming, Haitou could always find good restaurants.
  • Dylan Ding is a new driver. He just got his license three months before filming began.
  • Producer Han Hao said that a lot of the money for the production went to the cars.
  • The release date was announced just a day before premiere. Aside from airing on Tencent, Speed will also be taking over the time slot previously occupied by Eagles and Youngster on Dragon TV after it was suddenly pulled mid-broadcast.

Extreme Youth Elvis Han Dongjun Elvis Han Dongjun as Lu Jie
Extreme Youth Lulu Xu Lu Lulu Xu Lu as Tang Tang
Extreme Youth Bowie Lam Bo Yee Bowie Lam Bo Yee
Extreme Youth Dylan Ding Ye Dylan Ding Ye as Tian Ye
Extreme Youth Dong Chunhui Dong Chunhui as Zhou Yangyang
Extreme Youth Du Haitao Du Haitao as He Chengyu
Extreme Youth En Mei En Mei as Shen Xuan

Supporting Cast
  • Ji Su Qing Chun (极速青春) by Elvis Han Dongjun (韩东君)
  • Ka Xi Ni (卡西尼) by Tang Han Xiao (唐汉霄)
  • Chen Mo De Yuan Wang (沉默的愿望) by Li Qi (李琦)
  • Shining Star (Shining Star) by Wang Shi An (王诗安)
  • Power To Drive (Power To Drive) by Alan Ko & Gen Feng Chao Ren (柯有伦&跟风超人)
  • This one is for you (This one is for you) by Dylan Ding Ye (丁野)

Episode Ratings
Dragon TV
DateEpisodeCSM52 Cities (%)CSM Nationwide (%)
RatingsAudience ShareRankingRatingsAudience ShareRanking
Average1 - 360.3172.6420.1091.164

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