K-Drama

Ji Sung Goals Another Hit Medical Drama With Lee Se Young Through “Doctor John”

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Almost 12 years ago, Ji Sung impressed the audience as a heart surgeon in high-rating series New Heart.

Challenging his new project, Ji Sung marks a new role in a medical drama to be broadcast on SBS.

Doctor John aims to explore the stories of pain medicine doctors. It will be based on the Japanese novel “The Hand of God” by Yo Kusakabe.

Ji Sung

(Namoo Actors)

The Korean drama adaptation focuses on the story of a genius anesthesiologist. To be portrayed by Ji Sung, the hero of the series is the youngest professor and a promising physician in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Dubbed as “10 seconds”, he can grasp the patient’s condition within ten seconds.

Known to have explored a variety of stellar roles, Ji Sung raises expectation on the new character he will bring to life. As one of the firmly established Korean actors, the audience can expect overwhelming acting prowess and impressive emotions from him.

Meanwhile, rising actress Lee Se Young (The Crowned Clown) takes on her first medical drama role. Her character as an anesthesiologist boasts a physician with excellent records and is emphatic to her patients. Additionally, the heroine also comes from a family of doctors. Evolving as an actress, Lee looks ahead to another impressive grasp of her latest character.

Lee Se Young

(TV Report)

Helming the series is Director Jo Soo Woon whose lauded dramas include I Hear Your Voice and Pinocchio. Moreover, it will be a reunion project with Ji Sung, whom he worked before in Swallow the Sun.

Scheduled for broadcast in July, Doctor John takes the spot to be vacated by Nokdu Flower.

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