Shin Sung Rok and So Ji Sub are starring in a drama together!
On October 29, Xportsnews reported that Shin Sung Rok will be starring in the new MBC drama “Dr. Lawyer” (working title). Later on the same day, the actor’s agency Sangyeong ENT confirmed that it’s true.
“Dr. Lawyer” is a heart-warming and cathartic drama about a genius surgeon who becomes a medical malpractice lawyer after losing everything from a fabricated surgery and a prosecutor from the Medical Crimes Department who loses their only family and lover through that surgery. Together, they punish those who believe that the importance of a person’s life can be ranked based on their wealth and power and comfort the victims who have been wronged.
So Ji Sub has been confirmed to play Han Yi Han, a medical malpractice lawyer who used to be a genius double-board certified doctor with specialties in both general surgery and thoracic surgery.
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 has the power to control everything with his words and actions, and he does whatever he can to achieve success. In particular, Jayden Lee is a veiled character who is unreadable, and he is expected to be an important variable in the drama.
The 16-episode drama is set to air via MBC in the first half of 2022.