White Dragon is an International crime thriller from the production company founded by The Missing creators Harry and Jack Williams. The eight-episode season premiered on September 12, 2018, as White Dragon, in Australia on BBC First and on September 10, 2018, as Strangers, on ITV. It is also available to stream on Amazon’s Prime Video.
The show follows Jonah Mulray as he deals with the death of his wife and her alleged infidelity. The ambitious thriller has the famed actor of Doctor Who and Life on Mars, John Simm, starring as the protagonist who attempts to get to the bottom of the mystery surrounding the death of his wife.
White Dragon Cast: Who is in it?
At the centre of the series is John Simm starring as Professor Jonah Mulray, the central character, who loses his wife (Megan played by Dervla Kirwan) in a car accident. Notable HongKongner actor, Anthony Wong appears in the role of David Chen. Emilia Fox stars as Sally Porter, and Katie Leung plays Lau Chen, daughter of David and Megan.
Other cast members include Tom Wu as Daniel Tsui, a detective with Hong Kong police; Tim McInnerny as Arthur Bach; and Raquel Cassidy as Rachel Hargreaves, among others. The show has enjoyed good reviews with John Simm and Anthony Wong receiving praises for their respective roles.
White Dragon Plot: What is it about?
Set in Hong Kong, the show manages to bring cultural value and diversity to our screens. The eight-episode series is filled with mystery, conspiracy, and strong characters.
Megan has a dark secret that she has managed to keep for over two decades. When she dies in a freak accident in a foreign land, her past is revealed to her husband. Jonah must uncover decades of truth to truly understand his wife. Does he mourn her untimely death or is he going to drown in his anger? He arrives in Hong Kong and is soon surrounded by a web of conspiracies. The sheltered Jonah, who has never left his home because of the fear of flying, has to navigate a foreign country and his own shortcomings. He discovers that his wife Megan has a husband and a daughter in Hong-Kong. Lau Chen must join forces with Jonah to unravel the truth about her mother, Megan. Why did Megan web such an elaborate lie? Powerful people are conspirators in her murder.