Li Nanxing looks to China

Actor Li Nanxing, who is set to play a wealthy businessman in a China idol drama helmed by Chinese actress Vicki Zhao, is keen to take on more roles in mainland dramas.
Actor Li Nanxing, who is set to play a wealthy businessman in a China idol drama helmed by Chinese actress Vicki Zhao, is keen to take on more roles in mainland dramas. ST PHOTO: SHINTARO TAY

The veteran actor, who is signed on with a Chinese agency, is keen to tap the market for talents under his charge too

Li Nanxing, one of local television's biggest names, is setting his sights overseas, specifically on the largest entertainment market in the region.

The 54-year-old actor recently signed on with Chinese actress Vicki Zhao's management agency, which will be managing his career in China, and is set to appear in an idol drama helmed by Zhao, playing the wealthy businessman father of the main male lead.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 22, 2019, with the headline 'Li Nanxing looks to China'. Print Edition | Subscribe