(L-R) Yu Xiaotong, Jiang Mengjie and Li Qin play young Jia Baoyu, Lin Daiyu and Xue Baochai, respectively, in the upcoming television adaptation of Chinese literary classic "A Dream of Red Mansions." The drama's producer released a series of promotional photos on Tuesday. Casting calls have been arduous following the departure of director Hu Mei, who was reportedly disappointed by candidates from the open call stage. The drama began shooting last month at the hands of director Li Shaohong. The names of many cast members are being kept under wraps.