Medical dramas like Hospital Playlist, Doctor Crush, and Doctor Strange, to name a few, have been audiences’ favorites for a long time now. Legal K-dramas like Lawless Lawyer, Law School, and the Witch’s Court have not only been fan favorites but are also critically acclaimed. Now imagine if we get the best of both worlds at the same place.
This is what Doctor Lawyer is all about. Written by Jan Hang Chul, Doctor Lawyer is about a doctor and a prosecutor who help victims who have been wronged by the rich due to their wealth, power, and comfort. They will comfort the victims who have been wronged as part of their vengeance.
Here’s everything we know so far about Doctor Lawyer.
Doctor Lawyer Plot
Han Yi Han was a surgeon of the finest quality. He received his medical degree from South Korea’s leading medical school and specialized in two areas: general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. His life was forever changed by surgery. Han Yi Han believes he performed well during the operation, but the patient died. His medical license was then revoked.
Four years later, Han Yi Han works as a lawyer, specializing in medical litigation. He also seeks to learn the truth about his former patient’s death. Han Yi Han protects victims and seeks to punish those who commit medical malpractice and neglect in his trials. He works with a prosecutor who has lost a family member and a lover as a result of the surgery conducted by Han Yi Han.
Doctor Lawyer Release Date
Doctor Lawyer’s first episode is set to premiere on March 4, 2022, on MBC. The 16-episode drama will be releasing two episodes weekly, every Friday and Saturday, until its final episode on April 23, 2022.
Doctor Lawyer Cast
So Ji Sub will be returning to the small screen after almost 2 years as Han Yi Han, the elite surgeon. Sub began his career as a jeans model. He became known for his leading roles in the television series What Happened in Bali (2004), I’m Sorry, I Love You (2004), Cain and Abel (2009), Phantom (2012), Master’s Sun (2013), and Oh My Venus (2015–16) as well as the film Rough Cut (2008).
Im Soo Hyang will take over as prosecutor Geum Seok Young of the Medical Crimes Department of the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office. She is a firm believer in criminals being rehabilitated through punishment rather than forgiveness and tolerance. She is more ready to pronounce genuinely innocent defendants, innocent than even their own lawyers.
Im Soo Hyang is a South Korean actress under FN Entertainment. She made her acting debut in the 2009 film 4th Period Mystery in a minor role. But it was her role in the 2011 television drama New Tales of Gisaeng that launched her to popularity, earning her the Best New Actress award at the 4th Korea Drama Awards and the New Star Award at the 2011 SBS Drama Awards. Since then, she has starred in I Do, I Do (2012), IRIS II (2013), Inspiring Generation (2014), Five Children (2016), and My ID is Gangnam Beauty (2018), and smash-hit Graceful Family (2019).
Shin Sung Rok will be playing CEO Jayden Lee. Shin Sung Rok is a South Korean actor managed by Sangyoung Entertainment. He was previously signed to HB Entertainment until his contract was terminated in September 2021. He has appeared in a number of films and television series but is most known for his work in musical theatre. He is regarded as one of Korea’s most popular musical theatre performers, attracting fans from all around Asia.
Lee Joo Bin will be seen as Im Yu Na. Lee Joo-bin is a model and actress from South Korea. She attended Dongduk Women’s University in Seoul and had her acting debut in the drama series and movie Whisper and The Chosun Farmers’ Dictionary in 2017 respectively, followed up with Mr. Sunshine in 2018. She has most recently appeared in the drama series Be Melodramatic (2019) and Find Me in Your Memory (2020).
No trailer or photos of the drama is out yet. Since the release date is quite close we are hoping for more updates soon.