A new webtoon based high-school drama “Study Group” has confirmed it’s cast line-up.
Hwang Minhyun (My Lovely Liar), Han Ji Eun (Stock Struck), Cha Woo Min (Weak Hero Class 1), Shin Soo Hyun (Duty After School) will take the main roles while Lee Jong Hyun, Yoon Sang Jung (A Time Called You), and Gong Do Yu will be joining the supporting cast.
Korean drama “Study Group” tells the story of a student studying at Yusung Technical High School, a school known for notorious students. Despite the school’s reputation, he aspires to excel academically but is more proficient in fighting.
Yoon Ga Min, who appears to be a model student but struggles academically. After being rejected from various study groups, he forms his own study group with the goal of succeeding in college entrance exams. But as his study group students starts getting bullied, he decides to use his fighting skills to protect his friends. Meanwhile, Lee Han Kyeong is Yoon Ga Min’s teacher with a vision to improve the school. She has a secret from her university days when she tutored Yoon Ga Min and now returns as a temporary teacher at his school.
According to the webtoon the story goes like this:
Nicknamed the “school for future criminals,” Yusung Technical High School isn’t exactly the ideal place to study. A rarity among his peers, Gamin is a student with just one goal: to get into university. At a school where it’s every man for himself, he is rejected from countless study groups before he decides to form his own. When Hankyeong, Gamin’s former tutor, joins his high school in hopes of earning her teacher certification, it seems like they’re both reaching for the impossible. Can they defeat the odds and achieve their dreams?
You can read the webtoon in English here…
Hwang Minhyun will play the role of Yoon Ga Min who forms his own study group. Han Ji Eun will play Yoon Ga Min’s teacher Lee Han Kyeong.
Meanwhile, Cha Woo Min is portraying Phi Han Wool, the son of the heads of the White Lead Gang.
Lee Jong Hyun takes on the role of Kim Se Hyun, the school’s second-ranking student and the initial member of the study group. Shin Soo Hyun portrays Lee Ji Woo, who is targeted by the school’s bullying group because of her rebellious twin sibling.
Yoon Sang Jung plays Choi Hee Won, a close friend of Lee Ji Woo, while Gong Do Yu assumes the role of Lee Jun, who considers himself the group’s second-in-command.
Kdrama “Study Group” is expected to release next year in 2024.