Actor Kim Young Dae, who became one of Korea’s trendiest actors thanks to his role in SBS‘s drama Penthouse, may join WEi‘s Kim Yohan with a lead role in upcoming KBS drama School 2021.

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According to an exclusive report from Ilgan Sports, Kim Young Dae will be joining the cast of School 2021 as a lead role, joining Kim Yohan as the male lead.

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School 2021 is part KBS’s flagship drama series School, with a total of seven installments since 1999. Most recently, they produced School 2017, which starred Sejeong, Kim Jung Hyun, and Jang Dong Yoon.

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The School drama series has been lauded as a launching point for the next generation of actors, with Jang Hyuk, Jo In Sung, Gong Yoo, Kim Woo Bin, Lee Jong Suk, and Nam Joo Hyuk all making names for themselves through the series.

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Kim Young Dae’s agency has since confirmed he has received the offer to appear in the drama, and is considering the offer.

More attention will be given to Kim Young Dae’s next work, as he has shown excellence in his acting skills so far in both Penthouse and Cheat on Me, If You Can. School 2021 is scheduled to be broadcast in August.