Kim Yoo Jung To Star As The Female Lead In School 2017

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Kim Yoo Jung to star as the female lead in 'School 2017'?
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Kim Yoo Jung to star as the female lead in 'School 2017'?

Will Kim Yoo Jung be starring as the female lead in the latest 'School' drama series, 'School 2017'?

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On May 19, the actress's label Sidus HQ addressed reports which claimed Kim Yoo Jung would be taking on 'School 2017' as her next project. The label simply stated, "She is not confirmed. She is currently looking over the script."

Meanwhile, 'School 2017' is currently in its casting stages, aiming for a July broadcasting date. The series is one of the most representative youth drama series in the K-drama scenes, with the first of the series having aired back in 1999.

Kim Yoo Jung Considering Lead Role In Upcoming Drama School 2017
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Kim Yoo Jung Considering Lead Role In Upcoming Drama School 2017

Actress Kim Yoo Jung is in talks to play the female lead of School 2017!

On May 19, Kim Yoo Jungs agency Sidus HQ released a statement that she is considering a role in the next release of the School series, School 2017. The representative said, We are optimistic about this role and are currently looking into it.

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The widely loved School series began back when there wasnt any type of entertainment showing what students were going through during their adolescent years. School 1 first aired in 1999, and most recently, Who Are You: School 2015 aired, with the series gathering a long list of famous actors such as Ha Ji Won, Lee Jong Suk, Kim Woo Bin, Yook Sungjae, and more.

Gugudan's Kim Se Jung cast as lead of 'School 2017'
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Gugudan's Kim Se Jung cast as lead of 'School 2017'

Kim Se Junghas been cast in 'School 2017'.

Originally, Kim Yoo Junghad been considered for the lead role. However, negotiations fell through, and Gugudan'sKim Se Jung will be taking the lead role instead.

She'll be playing Ra Eun Ho, a student with bad grades who dreams of going to a good school as a webtoon artist. 'School 2017' said, "Kim Se Jung's unique leadership and bright personality match well with Ra Eun Ho's character. The more we met her, the more we felt like we were seeing Ra Eun Ho in real life. We're looking forward to her energy and acting potential coming out on 'School 2017'."

Kim Yoo Jung Rejects Lead Role In School 2017
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Kim Yoo Jung Rejects Lead Role In School 2017

Previously, it was announced that actress Kim Yoo Jung was considering a role in the upcoming drama, School 2017, which is a continuation of the School series running since 1999.

On June 5, Kim Yoo Jungs agency, Sidus HQ, came out with an official statement delivering some unfortunate news for fans of the actress and the series. They said Kim Yoo Jung will not be taking the role.

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Meanwhile, gugudans Kim Sejong and actor Kim Jung Hyun are still considering taking roles in the upcoming drama, and KBS is also looking at other potential castings.

Gugudan Sejeong Confirmed As Female Lead For School 2017
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Gugudan Sejeong Confirmed As Female Lead For School 2017

School 2017 has confirmed that GugudanSejeong will play one of the female leads in the drama.

Earlier, it was reported that Sejeong would be joining the cast of School 2017 and now KBS has confirmed that she will indeed be joining.

Sejeong will play the role of Ra Eun Ho, a bright and cheerful girl who has a dream of being in a campus couple. Even though her class rank is terribly low, she gets admitted to a prestigious university thanks to her talent in creating webtoons. She intentionally acts as a bad student so she can travel between schools to find material for her webtoons.