Ahn Hyo-Seop is cast for the lead male role in SBS drama series “The Office Blind Date” (literal title). The drama series is based on web novel “Sanae Matsun” by Hae Hwa. Singer-actress Kim Se-Jeong from idol group Gugudan has received an offer to play the lead female role and she is still deciding on the offer. In the drama series, Ahn Hyo-Seop will play CEO Kang Tae-Mu. He decides to marry the next woman he meets on a blind date, setup by his chairman grandfather, so that he can focus on work.
Filming for “The Office Blind Date” will begin in the second half of this year and the drama series will air sometime in the first half of 2022 in South Korea.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Shin Ha-Ri is a single woman and works for a company. She has a male friend and she has held a crush on him for a long time, but she learns that her friend has a girlfriend. Shin Ha-Ri feels sad and decides to meet her friend Jin Young-Seo, who is a daughter of a chaebol family. Jin Young-Seo then asks Shin Ha-Ri to take her place in a blind date and even offers some money for her time. Shin Ha-Ri accepts her friend’s offer. She goes out on the blind date as Jin Young-Seo, while having the intention to get rejected by her date. When she sees her blind date, Shin Ha-Ri is dumbfounded. Her blind date is Kang Tae-Mu (Ahn Hyo-Seop). He is the CEO of the company where she works.
Kang Tae-Mu is the CEO of a company that his grandfather founded. One day, his grandfather informed him of an upcoming blind date that he set up for him. Kang Tae-Mu is a workaholic and he is annoyed that his grandfather sets up blind dates for him. He decides to marry the next woman whom he meets at a blind date, so he won’t be disturbed from his work anymore. That woman is Shin Ha-Ri, but pretending to be Jin Young-Seo.
On the following day, Shin Ha-Ri receives a phone call from Kang Tae-Mu. He asks her to marry him.