Kim Yo Han Reportedly Receives Offer To Star In KBS 2TV Drama “School 2020”
It looks like the former X1 center will soon have the word “actor” attached to his name.
Kim Yo Han received an offer to play a role in an upcoming youth drama. On January 13, an industry source stated that the idol will appear in KBS 2TV’s School 2020. The youth-oriented drama eyes a broadcast date in August.
According to reports, Kim Yo Han will be playing the role of Kim Tae Jin. He is a promising Taekwondo athlete who won a bronze medal as a junior representative in a national competition. However, due to a severe injury and the collapse of his father’s business, he quits the sport and transfers to a different school.
OUI Entertainment responded to the report. An agency representative confirmed that there was an offer to play a role in the drama. However, the representative added that “his appearance is not yet confirmed”.
School 2020 is the eighth drama to come off the School series, which started back in 1999. Actors Jang Hyuk, Ha Ji Won, Kim Rae Won, Lee Dong Wook and Jo In Sung have all starred in the series. As well as Im Soo Jung, Gong Yoo, Lee Jong Suk, Kim Woo Bin, Kim So Hyun, Nam Joo Hyuk and Yook Sung Jae.
The seventh drama that aired, School 2017, has Kim Se Jeong, Kim Jung Hyun and Jang Dong Yoon as lead stars.
Kim Yo Han debuted as part of the boy group X1 after winning Produce X 101, the fourth season of Mnet’s Produce series. However, due to the controversies, respective agencies of the members decided to disband the group.
Kings Media and SR Pictures will co-produce School 2020 and filming will start in March. The drama is reportedly based on Lee Hyun’s novel Oh My Men published in 2011.
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