JTBC’s new Saturday-Sunday drama ‘Doctor Slump’ (directed by Oh Hyun-jong, written by Baek Seon-woo, produced by SLL and Hijieum Studio), scheduled to be aired for the first time on Saturday, January 27, held a script reading on the 5th with actors who exuded more than perfect synergy from the start. was revealed.
‘Doctor Slump’ is a romantic comedy depicting the cardiopulmonary resuscitation of Yeo Jeong-woo (played by Park Hyeong-sik) and Nam Ha-neul (played by Park Shin-hye), whose lives were only on the upward curve but then hit the brakes. The process of two ‘disliked’ rivals who reunite in the darkest time of their lives becoming each other’s light provides laughter, excitement, and warm comfort.
Director Oh Hyeon-jong, who showed sensuous and detailed directing in MBC dramas such as ‘The Man in Memory’ and ‘Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo’, and writer Baek Seon-woo, who boasted witty writing skills through tvN dramas ‘Living Together’ and ‘What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim’, are expected to join forces. It stimulates the psychology even more.
At the script reading on this day, actors with solid acting skills and unique personalities gathered in one place, including director Oh Hyun-jong and writer Baek Sun-woo, as well as Park Hyeong-sik, Park Shin-hye, Yoon Park, Kong Seong-ha, Jang Hye-jin, Hyun Bong-sik, Yoon Sang-hyun, Oh Dong-min, Park Won-ho, Kang Sang-jun, and Jeong Ji-soon.
The chemistry between Park Hyung-sik and Park Shin-hye, who reunited 10 years after ‘The Heirs’, was perfect. First, Park Hyung-sik played the role of Yeo Yeong-woo, a star plastic surgeon who falls into the worst slump of his life, raising expectations for another acting transformation.
From his school days when he was the top student in the entire school, he has walked a flowery path to becoming a star doctor with both skills and personality, but due to a mysterious medical accident, he falls into a swamp in his life for a moment, showing his ever-changing side by freely moving between the wide-ranging emotional lines of Yeo Yeong-woo. .
Park Shin-hye announced the return of ‘Romantic Drama Queen’ by playing the role of Nam Ha-neul, an anesthesiologist suffering from burnout syndrome. With her brilliant mind and hard work, her passionate acting as Nam Ha-neul, who went from being crazy about her studies to becoming an adult who is crazy about work even after becoming a doctor, evoked real-life sympathy.
Yoon Park played the role of the pretentious plastic surgeon ‘Bin Dae-young’, revealing her irreplaceable presence. Although she has a sense of rivalry with her college classmate Yeo Jeong-woo, she understands him better than anyone else. Yoon Park aroused admiration by bringing out the charm of the character to the fullest with his colorful acting that alternated between seriousness and slyness.
Gong Seong-ha played the role of Nam Ha-neul’s best friend and anesthesiologist Lee Hong-ran, drawing attention to her. A person who is a classmate of Nam Ha-neul from college to his time as a major, and becomes strangely intertwined with Bin Dae-young (played by Yoon Park), who has many similarities despite being different. She gave a highly synchronized performance with the cool and courageous Lee Hong-ran character in a world under siege.
In addition, the performance of talented actors who were responsible for laughter and doubled the reality could not be left out. Jang Hye-jin, Hyun Bong-sik, and Yoon Sang-hyun, who are united as the Nam Ha-neul family in the play, brought laughter with their energetic chemistry. Jang Hye-jin, who played the role of Nam Ha-neul’s mother, Gong Wol-seon, added flavor to the play with her unrivaled acting, and Hyun Bong-sik, who played the role of Nam Ha-neul’s maternal uncle, Gong Tae-seon, showed off his ‘cold on the outside, but warm on the inside’ charm. Showed off.
Sang-Hyun Yoon took on the role of Nam Bada, Nam Ha-Neul’s younger brother, and created a character that is hateable but cannot be hated. In addition, Oh Dong-min as Min Kyeong-min, who has a close relationship with Yeo Jeong-woo and Nam Ha-neul, Park Won-ho as Kim Moo-geun, two friends who have been with Yeo Yeong-woo and Nam Ha-neul since their days at Yeongwon High School, Kang Sang-jun as Son Chan-young, and Jeong Ji-soon as the homeroom teacher add a lot of fun to the play. I put it in.
The production team of ‘Doctor Slump’ said, “The happy rebirth of Yeo Jeong-woo and Nam Ha-neul, who have been together through the brightest and shabbiest times, and the romance that blossoms within them will provide pleasant excitement and warm sympathy,” adding, “A unique reunion between Park Hyung-sik and Park Shin-hye. “Please look forward to the actors’ passionate performance
‘Doctor Slump’ will premiere on January 27th (Sat).