The Penthouse actor Kim Young Dae may star opposite Seo Hyun Jin in the new professor-student romance drama.
According to media outlets, Kim Young Dae was offered a lead role in SBS’s new drama Why Oh Soo Jae? (literal title).
This upcoming drama, scheduled to air in the second half of this year, illustrates professor-student romance in law school. Earlier, Seo Hyun Jin officially joined the project as the heroine, Oh Soo Jae.
Currently, Kim Young Dae is starring in the mega-hit series The Penthouse as Joo Suk Hoon. The actor also showed impressive performance in Cheat On Me, If You Can, joining the rising star lineup. And with Why Oh Soo Jae?, Kim Young Dae will establish himself as a leading actor.
Meanwhile, Cheongdamdong Scandal and Lie After Lie writer Kim Ji Eun pens the script. Park Soo Jin, who co-directed Dr. Romantic, While You Were Sleeping and made her directorial debut with The Hymn of Death, will helm the production.