Actor Kim Young Dae has officially been cast as the lead role for the KBS K-Drama School 2021.

Kim Young Dae will play the role of Jung Young Joo, a transfer student who has past relations with character Gong Ki Joon (played by Kim Yo Han).

In regards to being cast for the role, Kim commented, “I’m thankful and excited to be able to be a part of the ‘School’ series. Since this series is a tradition, I hope to do my best so that viewers can enjoy watching it”.

He added, “My heart went out for the character Young Joo because he has a story that I empathized towards. I want to be with him through his anger, pain, and growth”.

On the other hand, Kim is set to appear on the third season of the SBS K-Drama Penthouse starting on June 4.