Most of the inspiration for Korean dramas comes from webtoons. There are also many dramas released annually based on webtoons. One of the dramas that will be airing soon is the romantic comedy drama, The Office Blind Date. There is not much information available about this drama as it is still being discussed. But, we have some information about casting and story line from webtoon. The name of the drama itself reveals its romantic place.
The casting has not been confirmed but producers have sent offers to several well-known actors and actresses. The Office Blind Date will be the next Korean drama to be adapted from the webtoon. Now, let’s take a look at all the information we have gathered so far from various websites about the upcoming webtoon-based Korean dramas.
Office Blind Date: Release Date
The Office Blind Date release date has not been officially confirmed. However, it was predictable from the previous schedule that this drama would arrive soon as it was under development. The Office Blind Date may be released in the second half of 2021. This drama will be a romantic comedy where an employee and a boss fall in love after meeting on a blind date. There are various other names for the drama such as In-House Confrontation, Sanae Matseon, Confrontation in the Company, In-House Match, Sanae Majseon, and A Business Proposal.
Office Blind Date: Production
The drama Office Blind Date is still in the planning stages. Development and production have not yet started. However, the Korean industry doesn’t take much time to develop a drama. Filming will begin after the drama’s cast is confirmed. They have submitted an offer for casting. But, there is no confirmation for the same and are talking. Park Seon Ho will direct the drama The Office Blind Date. However, the producer, production company, and screenwriter didn’t stick to the show. Thus there is also no timing of the show, the platform for release, and the episodes. The show may get sixteen episodes or thirty two episodes of release to guess from the schedule of other shows.
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The Office Blind Date: Cast
The Office Blind Date cast hasn’t been officially fixed or published yet. However, we do have some reports on bid submission for lead roles. The proposal for the male lead role has been sent to Ahn Hyo Seop. There were reports from OSEN on March 16 that Hyo Seop was reviewing an offer to star in the drama. The same was confirmed by his agency Starhaus Entertainment about him accepting an offer for The Office Blind Date.
Jo Bo Ah has received an offer for the female lead role as reported by Xportsnews. KeyEast, his agency stated on March 12 that Jo Bo-Ah is still considering work for the drama. If they both accept the offer, then Hyo Seop will play the CEO of a company while Jo Bo-Ah will act as an ordinary employee at the same company. Apart from that, additional players and other supporters are also left for selection.
Office Blind Date: Plotline
The Office Blind Date storyline can be summarized from web novels and webtoons. It has a web novel released in 2017 of the same name by Hae Hwa. In the following year, the same place was discovered as the webtoon. The webtoon became very popular and captured the hearts of many readers. Shin Ha-Ri is the main female protagonist for the series who is an ordinary employee at a company. However, one day his best friend asked him to go on a blind date and also pretended to be his best friend. Shin Ha-Ri accepted the offer for the money.
However, Shin Ha-Ri doesn’t know that the blind date is the CEO of her company, Kang Tae-Mu. Then, the revelation shocked and terrified him. The most surprising thing was that Kang Tae-Mu proposed to her at that moment. Another thing he hates the most is liars. Now, he doesn’t know Shin Ha-Ri’s real identity and thinks of him as a friend. He also proposed to her which he didn’t know how to accept because she wasn’t the one who mistook him.
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