iQIYI to develop 'Mysterious Seas' novel into multiple content formats
iQIYI announced plans to develop Chinese writer Tang Jia San Shao's novel "Mysterious Seas and Lands of Wonder: The Matchless Pearl" into multiple content formats including original drama, cartoon, film, game and anime. The company said, "As one of the most well-known writers of online fiction in China, Tang Jia San Shao's work is highly regarded and enjoys great popularity among fans. His latest work Mysterious Seas and Lands of Wonder: The Matchless Pearl became exclusively available on the iQIYI Literature platform in June 2018 and has topped the platform's new literature rankings ever since. Tang Jia San Shao plans to develop the book into a series of stories over the coming decade."