Lead roles cast for new SBS drama ‘Doctors’

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Lead roles cast for new SBS drama ‘Doctors’

Actor Kim Rae-won and actress Park Shin-hye have been cast in the new drama “Doctors” on SBS.

The company in charge of the drama’s production, Pan Entertainment, announced Friday that the drama will be starring the two in the lead roles.

Kim will play Hong Ji-hong, a high school teacher and neurosurgeon. Park will play the female lead, Yoo Hye-jung, a closed-off individual due to a childhood trauma.

The drama centers on the journey of Yoo, who gradually overcomes her trauma under the tutelage and affectionate care of her mentor, Hong, and eventually becomes a doctor.

Kim has built a strong career, starring in many films and dramas since his debut in 1997. The actor’s recent work includes the SBS drama series “Punch” (2014-15), for which he received a lot of praise for his acting prowess.

The new drama will start airing in June.

By Jeong Byung-ki
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