Actor Kim Young Dae confirmed he will drop out of the cast of School 2021 due to a change in the casting conditions, but he has found a new K-Drama instead.
According to an exclusive report from JTBC, Kim Young Dae will be dropping out of the cast of School 2021 because his role that was initially agreed upon changed.
He shared his intention to drop out from the K-Drama because his role is different than what was discussed at the beginning when he accepted.
With the changes to the characters, Kim Young Dae would not be recognized as a lead role, but another actor would be instead. The candidates for the new lead actor have been narrowed down and will be decided soon. He initially accepted the role back in May, with confirmation of the lead cast being announced in June.
His agency Outer Korea has since confirmed he will be dropping out of School 2021.
Kim Young Dae has instead reportedly found a new K-Drama to be the lead of. According to Sports Chosun, Kim Young Dae will instead play the lead role in tvN‘s upcoming K-Drama Shooting Star.