After The Vicious Cannon Fodder Was Reborn CH 221 The Greatest Hero

 “I really don’t know what charm that Shen Yu has!” After old madam Lin left FlyNews headquarters, Lawyer Zhou said with emotion: “Even the old madam who he had only met once before can’t resist his charm.”

Tao Mu looked hesitant and thoughtful. In his impression, although the old madam Lin appeared elegant, noble, and amiable, she was not a kind person in essence. This was evident from the fact that the Lin family did not have more than one madam, and the person in power in the Lin Group was her own son.

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Zhou Shenxing suddenly said: “Hey, you say, the reason why Lin Third became a eunuch was because he wanted to drug Shen Yu. Although Shen Yu is also a victim of this incident, after Lin Third had become like that, with his temperament could he really let Shen Yu go?”

Tao Mu frowned slightly, and said hesitantly, “It shouldn’t be possible? I think old madam Lin really has a good impression of Shen Yu.”

“No matter how good, he’s still an outsider. Lin Rong’an is her own grandson. I heard that he is also the most favored grandson. Now that her grandson had become a eunuch, if she really blamed Shen Yu because of this matter, could the old madam really make it difficult for her grandson for the sake of an outsider?” Zhou Shenxing sneered, he felt that his boss’s thoughts were quite naive at times: “In my opinion, this old madam Lin spent five million to buy out Shen Yu’s brokerage contract, and even planned to take Shen Yu with her baci to Hong Kong, there might really be something fishy about this matter.”

And even become popular throughout Southeast Asia? As far as Shen Yu’s dumbness is concerned, even the two time film king Yan Sheng could not improve his career, let alone the Lin family’s mere little management company in Hong Kong?

“Anyway, if I were Shen Yu, I would definitely not accept this invitation. Signing a contract with the enemy’s management company, and then running to the enemy’s base camp for development. Isn’t that basically a sheep entering the tiger’s mouth?”

Zhou Shenxing kept feeling that there was something fishy here. Tao Mu also felt that something was wrong. But he was really tired of Shen Yu and the plot, and it didn’t matter to him anyway. Tao Mu was too lazy to think about it.

With this energy, Tao Mu would rather put it to use on the army conscription promotion drama that had not yet started preparations. After all, this kind of mainstream TV series led by the government and with political requirements, if it weren’t for the recommendation from old Mr. Luo, he was afraid that no matter how good Tao Mu’s performance was before, and no matter the reputation of the TV series he produced and how high the ratings were, a young rookie who had just debuted for two years and had never even played a leading role would definitely not have gotten such an enviable opportunity.

In order to express the importance that BulletScreen.com attached to this matter, Tao Mu personally dialed the two phone numbers given to him by old Mr. Luo on the morning of the fourth day after returning from the hospital visit, and contacted the people from the military and the publicity department.

The reason why it took three days was because Tao Mu used these three days to carefully recall the special forces-themed TV series with very good ratings in his previous life——including the screenwriter team and director production team of those TV series. Then, three of the most classic were selected to be handed over to the military and the publicity department for review.

In addition, Tao Mu himself secretly slipped in some private goods. The social upsurge caused by “Fashion Storm” during the broadcasting allowed Tao Mu to taste the sweetness of his own written and produced TV series. This sense of achievement not only came from the fact that the ratings of the TV series have greatly increased, but even broke the viewing records of the same period, creating a new trend of weekly broadcasts at ten o’clock in the evening. Additionally, Tao Mu making a drama himself and supporting the people he chose, and then watching how the plot he had come up with being eagerly discussed by netizens across the country as well as also seeing the newbies he discovered become national idols——this all gave him the great sense of accomplishment of an old father.

Tao Mu felt that this was probably the pleasure of the producer behind the scenes. Celebrities enjoy the infinite lights standing on the stage, and the producers behind the scenes enjoy the satisfaction of commanding the overall situation.

Regardless of his previous life or this life, Tao Mu was actually a person with a strong desire to control. It was just that Tao Mu had learned a lot of lessons in his life, and did not display it so obviously. However, the unease and sense of crisis accumulated in his bones still could not be eliminated in such a short period of time. This was revealed from the fact that FlyNews.com and BulletScreen.com, which he founded, all had shares in which he alone controlled more than 90% of the shares. Even the upper management must be the closest family members to him. However, Xiaoheng Capital, Skynet Technology and Litao.com which he had relatively few shares in, Tao Mu was only responsible for formulating business plans and did not ask about the specific internal management situation, thus it could be seen what he truly felt in his subconscious actions.

In the last life, Tao Mu committed suicide by jumping off the building because of all the betrayal of his closest family. At that time, people all over the world were accusing Tao Mu of being too greedy, too discontented, and too deeply scheming. Relatives with the same blood as him also rejected and disliked him because of this, and were always vigilant against him. That kind of experience of being seen by his biological parents and most admired brother as a jackal was not something that everyone could bear. Even if Tao Mu was reborn, the shadows from his previous life would still be there. So much so that Tao Mu subconsciously wondered if he was really too greedy and vicious, which was why the people around him couldn’t tolerate him.

This caused Tao Mu to heed the warning that was what happened to him in his previous life posed after his rebirth. Deep down, he made sure to always separate his own things from other people’s things. His things, including his career and his family, were all held tightly in his hands, and no one else was allowed to take a share. As for other people’s things, Tao Mu did not covet them either. It was the best to be able to cooperate, and even if they could not continue to cooperate, as long as each could amiably go their own ways, that was fine too.

Therefore, Tao Mu would subconsciously bring out this clear-cut attitude when communicating with others. He didn’t want his business partners and friends to think he was too greedy or was even a threat to their careers. So he always kept a distance during the cooperation. Relying on the experience and memory of his previous life, Tao Mu needed to maintain the right to speak on the project. Because he wantex to ensure maximum profit. But apart from that, Tao Mu never questioned the internal management of his business partner. After he became a senior partner of Xiaoheng Capital, Tao Mu also sent them directly to Li Xiaoheng by e-mail every time he wrote up a financial report or investment plan. The two partners would directly connect and discuss it. Tao Mu never went beyond Li Xiaoheng to find other employees of Xiaoheng Capital to understand the internal operation of the company. Even if this was the right that Tao Mu should have as a partner.

So this was also an important reason why Li Xiaoheng always felt that Tao Mu had reservations about him when he was with Tao Mu. It didn’t matter if Tao Mu did this out of the desire to avoid arousing suspicion or because he really trusted Li Xiaoheng. From a certain point of view, this attitude of overemphasizing the independence of independent management and operation was itself a kind of rejection and exclusion.

Just like Tao Mu to this day, did not agree to the invitation of Li Xiaoheng and the Li family to visit the Li manor. Fortunately, Li Xiaoheng was not in a hurry. Although he was an old man soon to reach his thirties, he had patience and could accompany their super vigilant Mr. Cheetah to slowly soften up to him.

The topic has gone off topic. Bringing it back to earlier, when Tao Mu went to meet the representatives of the military publicity department, he took out a total of four filming outlines. The other three were all classic TV dramas that Tao Mu summed up based on the memories of his previous life. Only the fourth one was the plot outline that Tao Mu himself came up with.

The representative of the military publicity department was an old comrade-in-arms of old Mr. Luo. As early as after Tao Mu went to visit the hospital, old Mr. Luo took the initiative to contact his old comrade-in-arm and told his old comrade-in-arm that he had relayed to Tao Mu in detail about the shooting of the conscription promotion drama. And that he estimated that Tao Mu would contact him soon so he should also be prepared.

Old Mr. Luo made this call out of kindness, for fear that if Tao Mu rashly went to pay a visit, he would be refused at the door.

As a result, the representative of the military department waited three to four days for Tao Mu to visit. During this period, Mr. Luo’s old comrade-in-arms was even beginning to feel impatient. Almost misunderstanding that Tao Mu didn’t take this matter to heart, that was why he was so slow and procrastinated.

But once they finally did meet, he realized that Tao Mu not only took this filming seriously, but took it too seriously. In just three days, he even came up with four script outlines.

The representative of the military department immediately turned his anger into joy, and said with a smile, “CEO Tao came quite prepared.”

Taking advantage of his young age, Tao Mu smiled and said obediently, “These two Sirs, please, there is no need to call me CEO Tao. Just call me Tao Mu.”

The representative of the military department suddenly smiled: “Yes. You are not even my son’s age. My son graduated with his master’s degree this year. He studied composite materials research at the University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. It’s a pity that he is not as promising as you.”

Tao Mu smiled and said modestly: “Sir, you over-praise me. How could a tiger father have a dog son. What’s more, your son is a scientist. When it comes to the contribution to the country and society, they are much higher than us actors.”

The army representative laughed. He felt that Tao Mu was indeed a talent worthy of being recommended by old Luo, and he indeed really knew how to speak.

“The Great Wall of Flesh and Blood that you invested in was a very good drama. Very well made.” The representative of the military gave a thumbs up to Tao Mu. Probably because Tao Mu was too young, and he was also recommended by his old comrade-in-arms. But the most important thing was that Tao Mu had a good reputation online. FlyNews.com’s two previous publicity campaigns during the National Day holiday period have really helped the military create a more positive and people-friendly image. All kinds of factors added up, and the military representative couldn’t help but treat Tao Mu as a nephew.

“Many old generals and commanders in our department felt that the drama was very realistic and performed very well after watching this TV series. Since the broadcast of this drama, there has been a wave of reminiscence in the department. Us old fellows, every day when there is nothing to do, like to hold a big tea jug in the conference room and recall the long days of the past. Talking about the glory days every chance they got, so much so that it has even caused those young ones to become annoyed.”

As the representative of the military department talked, he burst into laughter again. Then blinked mischievously at Tao Mu, and suddenly changed the subject: “I’ll tell you some inside information, “The Great Wall of Flesh and Blood” has passed the internal selection and is directly shortlisted for the Lingxiao Award for Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor. This year’s Lingxiao Award has undergone reform, in order to encourage young actors to focus more on their works and bring more and better works to the audience, so an extra Best Newcomer Award has also been set up. You yourself were in the TV series “The Great Wall of Flesh and Blood”, as a small supporting role which you played particularly well. The way you deeply analyzed the transformation of this character from a decent character to a villain, which was very layered and made people sigh very much. It was completely different from many current TV dramas which have one-sided stereotype villains. Your acting skills have also been recognized by the judges. So this Best Newcomer Award, you are also shortlisted.”

Tao Mu was stunned for a moment, looking at the representative of the military with some surprise. One reason was that he didn’t expect that the Lingxiao Award would suddenly launch a Best Newcomer Award this year. This was a change that hadn’t happened even in the previous life. The other reason was that he didn’t expect, though he only played a small supporting role who appeared in less than three episodes, yet he was still nominated for the Best Newcomer Award for this supporting role.

The representative of the military department chuckled, patted Tao Mu on the shoulder, and said, “Whether your acting is good or not, does not depend on how long you appear in the drama. Whether you have sincerely acted with effort, everyone has eyes and can see it. So keep working hard, we are all very optimistic about you.”

Tao Mu smiled and continued to act the good obedient child: “I will work hard.”

After the idle chat came to an end, the military representative finally picked up the four plot outlines that Tao Mu had carefully prepared, and looked through them.

Don’t know if it was destined or not. The first plot outline that the military representative read was the one written by Tao Mu himself.

The representative of the military department flipped through the plot outline and looked at Tao Mu with a weird expression: “This male protagonist was written based on yourself, am I right?”

A handsome and talented young man, who was a man of the hour during his school days. He had learned mixed martial arts since he was a child, and was also proficient in code programming and was a well-known hacker in China. He liked to play the game Counter Strike. After graduating from high school, he was admitted to the best university in the country, majoring in communication engineering. During the military training, he was taught a lesson by the instructor for being naughty and mischievous. For the first time, the natural born elite tasted what complete defeat was like. So he angrily gave up his student status and went to join the army, vowing to get his dignity back…..

Tao Mu blushed and said shyly, “It can’t really be considered as being written with me as the model.”

The military representative was about to start teasing Tao Mu to not be modest, when he heard Tao Mu continue to say, “…..I don’t have enough writing talent, so the character only possesses one-tenth of my own charm at present!”

The military representative was caught off guard by Tao Mu, and was stunned for a moment, before bursting out into laughter.

“If that’s the case, then it’s settled.” After laughing, the representative of the military department patted the plot outline: “Let’s film this.”

Tao Mu was stunned when he heard the words. He prepared four scripts, and this was the only one that he could not guarantee the word-of-mouth and ratings.

“You don’t want to have a look at the other scripts?” Tao Mu cautiously persuaded: “To tell you the truth, I wrote this plot outline myself. The other three plot outlines were extracted from the most popular military movies on the Internet. If you’re optimistic about the other three, I’ll contact the original author right away——”

“No need. This one is fine.” The military representative waved his hand, and was more open than Tao Mu: “We originally wanted to use you as the hero. Since you also used yourself as a prototype to write such a script, then isn’t that just perfect?”

Moreover, the military representative subjectively determined that Tao Mu had previously supervised the production of the classic Second Sino-Japanese War drama “The Great Wall of Flesh and Blood”, and also produced the phenomenon-level urban idol drama “Fashion Storm”. Thus his production talent had been fully proven.

Therefore, compared to the military dramas on the market, the representative of the military also believed more in Tao Mu’s script. He felt that Tao Mu was fully capable of directing it in person, and then make another special forces military drama as classic as “The Great Wall of Flesh and Blood” and “Fashion Storm”.

“But you have to polish the script well. How could the male lead only have one-tenth of your charm? At least he should have ten times as much.” The representative of the military department joked with a smile.

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Tao Mu did not expect that this military representative had more confidence in him than he did himself. However, Tao Mu was able to come up with this plot outline, and subconsciously, he wanted to use himself as a prototype to create a tailor-made special forces drama.

After all, young people, especially boys, all have the desire to be a hero.

And in Tao Mu’s eyes, soldiers were the greatest heroes of this era.

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