Produce 101s Lee Yoo Jin Confirmed For Onews Spot On Youth Generation 2

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'Produce 101's Lee Yoo Jin confirmed for Onew's spot on 'Youth Generation 2'
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'Produce 101's Lee Yoo Jin confirmed for Onew's spot on 'Youth Generation 2'

SHINee Onew's replacement actor in JTBC's upcoming drama 'Youth Generation 2' has been confirmed.

SEE ALSO: 'Produce 101's Lee Yoo Jin in talks to take Onew's role on 'Youth Generation 2'

The role will be going to 'Produce 101' season 2's Lee Yoo Jin, under Namoo Actors. Lee Yoo Jin will be taking on Onew's character Kwon Ho Chang, an engineering student who knows nothing about dating. He will be a source of healing and growth for Jung Ye Eun (played by Seungyeon), who has a traumatic past from dating violence.

'Produce 101's Lee Yoo Jin in talks to take Onew's role on 'Youth Generation 2'
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'Produce 101's Lee Yoo Jin in talks to take Onew's role on 'Youth Generation 2'

Lee Yoo Jinof 'Produce 101' is in talks to take Onew's role in the drama 'Youth Generation 2'.

SEE ALSO: Victim's boyfriend revealed to have reported Onew to the police

On August 16, producers of JTBC's 'Youth Generation 2' confirmed they were indeed negotiating with Lee Yoo Jin after Onew stepped down due to his sexual harassment controversy. However, no one has been confirmed to play the role of Kwon Ho Chang as of yet.

Lee Yoo Jin has previously starred in the drama 'Goddes of Fire' and 'Twenty Again' as well as the movie 'Two Men'.

Lee Yoo Jin From “Produce 101 Season 2” Confirmed To Fill In For SHINee’s Onew On Age Of Youth 2
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Lee Yoo Jin From “Produce 101 Season 2” Confirmed To Fill In For SHINee’s Onew On Age Of Youth 2

Lee Yoo Jin has been confirmed to star in Age of Youth 2.

Although he was reported to be in talks a couple days ago, JTBC and the actors agency Namoo Actors confirmed on August 18 that he will be starring in the drama. He will begin filming next week.

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Lee Yoo Jin will be taking on the role of Kwon Ho Chang, a character who was bullied during his school days due to hints of autism. Han Seung Yeons character Jung Ye Eun has trauma from dating violence, and the two characters will help each other heal their pains. SHINees Onew was previously cast in the role, but he has stepped out in light of his recent controversy.

Produce 101s Kim Samuel Spotted Supporting a Homeless Man
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Produce 101s Kim Samuel Spotted Supporting a Homeless Man

Kim Samuel caught the attention of his fans after he was captured helping out a homeless person. 

The Brave Entertainment trainee and Produce 101 contestant was spotted by his fans in a public subway on May 30 when he stopped by a homeless person selling Big Issue magazines.

Big Issue is a popular culture magazine created in the United Kingdom in 1991. It was designed to help homelessness by allocating the profits of the publication to the homeless person selling it.

Produce 101 Season 2 Idol Group Management Agency Confirmed + Details About Contract
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Produce 101 Season 2 Idol Group Management Agency Confirmed + Details About Contract

On June 6, a representative from YMC Entertainment confirmed, We have signed an exclusive contract to be the management agency of the idol group that comes out of Mnets Produce 101 Season 2. We put together a contract that is similar to the contract we signed with I.O.I last year. We predict that the group [from Season 2] will promote together until December of this year.

Meanwhile, YMC Entertainment, which is home to artists like Jessi and Ailee, was in charge of the debut and follow up activities of girl group I.O.I from the first season of Mnets Produce 101. I.O.I wrapped up their promotions as a group with their final concert series this past January.