The Chinese actor will be in the cast of the new english language Netflix Original series "Midnight in Peking"
The tv show is adapted from the crime book "Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China" by Paul French. The author recently revealed in an exclusive interview that Jiang Wen will be the police chief Han Shiqing.
Moreover he said that Jiang Wen is now spending three hours a day practicing English. He hopes that the drama will be like China's "Sherlock Holmes" with more emphasis on solving crimes and less violence.