Upcoming MBC Drama “Dr. Lawyer” has finally released photos of its first script reading session.
The drama tells the story of a genius medical surgeon named Han Yi Han who loses everything after an unknown manipulation to his surgery. He returns as a medical lawyer. It also tells the story of a prosecutor from the medical crimes department who loses their family and lover through that surgery.
The first script reading session brought together director Jang Hong Chul, scriptwriter Lee Yong Suk, actors So Ji Sub, Im Soo Hyang, Shin Sung Rok, Lee Kyung Young, Lee Joo Bin, Choi Jae Woong, Kim Ho Jong, and more.
So Ji Sub is taking on the leading role of Han Yi Han in the drama. He’s a medical malpractice lawyer who used to be a genius double-board certified doctor. Prior to that incident, he was a popular surgeon of Bansuk University Hospital. After becoming a lawyer, he chases down the truth of the mysterious incident that ruined his career as a doctor. This will notably mark So Ji Sub’s first drama since 2018.
Shin Sung Rok will take the role of Jayden Lee, the head of the Asian branch of Honors Hand, a company specializing in lobby and investment. He can control everything with his words and actions, he does whatever it takes to achieve success. He is a hidden character that is out of reach and is expected to be a key character in the drama.
Im Soo Hyang is taking on the role of prosecutor Geum Seok Young of the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office’s Medical Crimes Department. She’s a firm believer that criminals are not rehabilitated through forgiveness and leniency but through harsh punishment. As for those who are innocent, she’s more than willing to declare their innocence than even their own lawyers.
“Doctor Lawyer” will be directed by Lee Yong Suk of “Haechi,” “The Village Achiara’s Secret,” and “Iljimae,” and is written by Jang Hong Chul of “Mr. Temporary.”
“Dr. Lawyer” will premiere on May 27 at 9:50 p.m. KST.