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SHINEe's Minho, Lee Yoo Bi To Star In JTBC Web Drama 'Somehow 18'

by Choi Ahn Jie / Jun 03, 2017 05:36 AM EDT
Minho and Lee Yoo Bi

SHINEe's Minho is one of the latest K-pop idols to star in JTBC's series of web dramas and the "To The Beautiful You" star has already got himself a co-star. Actress Lee Yoo Bi will be joining the Idol on the drama "Somehow 18."

According to a report by Soompi, lee Yoo Bi who has starred in adorable supporting roles in dramas like Song Joong Ki's "Innocent Man," Park Shin Hye and Lee Song Juk's "Pinnochio," Lee Joon Gi's "Scholar Who Walks The Night," and most recently, Kim Woo Bin and Suzy Bae's 'Uncontrollably Fond," will take on the lead role for the first time in the JTBC web series.  "Somehow 18" is the story of a man who goes back in time to his high school days to save his first love from dying.

Aside from "Somehow 18," JTBC has also lined up other web shows to showcase the talent of young and budding directors and writers. To boost interest in these shows, JTBC is also casting the hottest young artists to reach out to their target audience.

JTBC has already cast GOT7's Jinyoung and 2PM's Nichkhun to star in "Magic School" or "School of Magic" which tackles the struggles of young people as they search to find themselves in a fictional setting. Yoon Park will also be joining the cast of the drama, Korea Portal reported.

Girl's Generation's Sooyoung will also take the lead in the series "A Person You Could Know" which will revolve around a person who unlocks a former lover's phone and along with it, memories of their relationship. Girl's Day member Yura has also been confirmed to lead the cast of "Hip Hop Teacher" which will tell the story of a teacher who assigns her students to do a hip hop project and make a difference in their lives. 

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