Starring Tang Yan and Luo Jin, The Way We Werefocuses on Chinese students studying abroad at Stanford, and the struggles they face in a foreign environment.
There’s also an anti-corruption subplot, as the male lead’s father, played by veteran Wang Zhiwen, is a shady politician who engages in criminal activity with a corrupt businessman (Zhang Xilin). The heroine’s father successfully brings him to court, and the heroine is summoned as a key witness. The 50 episode drama begins airing tonight.
The Princess Weiyoung costars and real-life couple Tang Yan and Luo Jin are in the last stages of filming for The Way We Were, an upcoming Romeo and Juliet-esque romance drama that focuses on the lives of international students in the US.