Rising actor, Hwang In Yeop, has been cast for the male lead in upcoming K-Drama, Why Is It Oh Soo Jae (working title). A representative from his agency, KeyEast, stated to media outlets that he has received the casting offer and is reviewing it currently.
Why Is It Oh Soo Jae is a student-teacher romance that takes place in a law school. The writer for Cheongdamdong Scandal will be working on it, while the director for Doctors, Dr. Romantic and While You Were Sleeping will be directing the show.
Previously, Seo Hyun Jin had already confirmed her role as the female lead. Hwang In Yeop will play Gong Chan, a first year student at the law school who also happens to own a tavern bar. Gong Chan had previously met Oh Soo Jae after being framed for something he did not do, and in order to right his feelings of injustice, he had applied for law school. He meets Oh Soo Jae again but this time, she is his professor.
Why Is It Oh Soo Jae will air through SBS, in early 2022.