According to several media outlets on November 22nd, Kim Min Jae and Kim Hyang Gi have been selected to be the main leads of the upcoming drama “Joseon Psychiatrist” which will begin filming in January next year.
Kim Min Jae’s agency, YamYam Entertainment responded to the reports and shared that the actor is positively reviewing them. Same with Kim Hyang Gi’s agency, Jikim Entertainment, they also stated that their artist is currently reviewing the offer.
Set in the Joseon era, the drama will be based on the novel of the same name that won the award for excellence in the 2016 Korea Story Contest. It will showcase the story of a doctor who can make the patients and people around them feel comfortable in a crazy world.
Kim Min Jae got the offer to play the role of Yoo Se Poong, the best acupuncturist who’s favored by the royal family but for some reason, he’s suffering from a trauma every time he picks up a needle. Kim Hyang Gi received the offer to play as Seo Eun Woo. She was once a woman who’s burdened with everyday life and now became a psychiatrist.
“Joseon Psychiatrist” is set to premiere in tvN by the second half of 2022.