My Roommate Is a Detective is a suspense comedy directed by Zhang Weike and starring Hu Yitian, Zhang Yunlong, and Xiao Yan.
The drama tells the story of Lu Yao, a well-educated talent returning from England, and Qiao Chusheng, a detective from the police station. They team up with Bai Youning, a female reporter, to solve bizarre cases and seek justice in Shanghai during the Republican era.
English Title: My Roommate Is a Detective
Chinese Title: 民国奇探
Genre: Suspense, Comedy
Duration: 45 min.
Director: Zhang Weike
Producer: Dai Ying, Jia Zhiqi
Product Company: MUMBEAR, MaxTimes, Novoland International Cultural Communication Ltd.
Broadcasting Website: iQIYI, Viki
Released Date: March 24, 2020
After 14 years of the Republic of China, Lu Yao, a playboy who has returned from studying in England, was invited to be a detective consultant by Qiao Chusheng, a detective with extraordinary skills, due to his superb intelligence and reasoning ability.
Afterward, they form a detective squad with a female reporter, Bai Youning, working together to solve seemingly treacherous murder cases.
With very different personalities, they uphold justice in a chaotic world and maintain social stability.