Paramount+ today dropped the official trailer for the upcoming YA film Love In Taipei, based on the New York Times’ best-selling novel Loveboat, Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen, who also serves as executive producer. The film will premiere Thursday, August 10 exclusively on the service in the U.S. and Canada, followed by the UK and Australia on Friday, August 11.
Love In Taipei stars Ashley Liao (Physical, The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes) as Ever Wong, whose summer takes an unexpected turn when her parents surprise her with a trip to Taipei for a cultural immersion program. Ever is surprised to discover that she hasn’t signed up for homework and history lessons, but instead for a summer-long free-for-all the locals and other students call “Loveboat.” It quickly lives up to its name when Ever finds herself trying not to fall for two attractive, but wildly different boys who are vying for her attention, while at the same time finding the courage to defy her parents’ high expectations and pursue her true passion: dancing.
It also stars Ross Butler (Shazam! Fury of the Gods To All The Boys franchise) as Rick Woo, an prominent sports and scholastic prodigy, Nico Hiraga (Booksmart, Moxie) as Xavier Yeh, a free-spirited artist and heir to an international tech empire, Chelsea Zhang (Daybreak, Titans) as Ever’s friend Sophie, whom she meets at Loveboat, and Cindy Cheung (The Sinner, 13 Reasons Why) as Ever’s Aunt Shu.