School 2017 Director Explains Why He Chose To Cast Kim Sejeong

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School 2017 Director Explains Why He Chose To Cast Kim Sejeong
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School 2017 Director Explains Why He Chose To Cast Kim Sejeong

On July 11, the press conference was held for upcoming KBS drama School 2017.

The dramas director Park Jin Seok was asked on how he made the decision to cast gugudans Kim Sejeong as the female lead, to which he responded, Even before the script was completed, I felt the need to meet lots of rookie actresses, so I met about 200 since March. I met Kim Sejeong towards the start of the process.

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He continued, I think I met almost all actresses in their late teens to early twenties, and I did not expect much for Kim Sejeongs acting as her main job is a singer. However, she did really well with the freestyle acting she prepared, and she expressed difficult acting well even without a script.

Gugudan Sejeong Reported to be Joining the Cast of School 2017
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Gugudan Sejeong Reported to be Joining the Cast of School 2017

Gugudan Sejeong is the next actress reported to be joining the new season of the highly popular School, drama series.

An insider leak confirmed with the Korean media that Gugudans Sejeong was in talks with KBS to join School 2017. Earlier reports along with her agency also confirmed that Kim Yoojung was thinking about joining as well.

If Sejeong decides to join the cast of School 2017, this will be her first major acting role. Even though she has acted before in other productions, this role would be her big major debut.

Kim Yoo Jung Reported to be Joining the Cast of School 2017
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Kim Yoo Jung Reported to be Joining the Cast of School 2017

Kim Yoo Jung is the first actress reported to be joining the next installment in the popular School drama series.

An insider exclusive initially reported that Kim Yoo Jung will be cast as the female lead in School 2017. School 2017 will be the sixth installment of the School drama series.

Both School 2013 and Who Are you: School 2015 were very popular locally and abroad.  Currently, School 2017s PD Park Jin Seok is overseeing auditions of young actors and actresses hoping to join the drama. The drama is confirmed to be airing in July.

gugudans Kim Sejeong To Potentially Make Debut As Actress In Upcoming Drama School 2017
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gugudans Kim Sejeong To Potentially Make Debut As Actress In Upcoming Drama School 2017

gugudans Kim Sejeong may be making her debut as an actress this summer!

On May 24, it was confirmed that Kim Sejeong received an offer for a role in KBS 2TVs upcoming drama School 2017. The singers management agency, Jellyfish Entertainment, stated, Kim Sejeong has met with the production staff of School 2017 but her role has not been confirmed as we are currently in the midst of discussions with them.

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If Kim Sejeong is cast in the drama, this will be her first ever official role in a drama. Although she has made appearances in dramas in the past, like KBS 2TVs The Sound of Heart from 2016, her cameos were too short to actually show off her acting capabilities. gugudans Kim Sejeong has received various offers for roles in the past but turned them down as she believed it wasnt the right time for it yet.

Kim Se Jung to join the cast of 'School 2017'?
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Kim Se Jung to join the cast of 'School 2017'?

Kim Se Jung might be joining the cast of new KBS 2TV drama 'School 2017'.

According to Jellyfish Entertainment on May 24, Kim Se Jung recently held a meeting with the producers of the upcoming drama. Her appearance and role on the new production are not yet confirmed, however, it's under discussion. 

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In the past, Kim Se Jung has shown her potential in acting through the sitcom 'Sound of Heart' and variety show 'SNL Korea 7'.