Namgong Min in Talks for KSB Medical Prison Genre Drama Dr. Prisoner

K-actor Namgong Min‘s last drama The Undateables may have been neigh unwatchable but to err on the side of caution it’s promising that he’s leaving the rom-com genre behind for possibly donning prison scrubs. And that’s a double pun as he’s wearing prison outfit and medical scrubs as the titular Dr. Prisoner airing in early 2019 on KBS. Namgong Min has been offered the male lead, a top medical hospital surgeon doctor who is thwarted by an unreasonable hospital director and ends up losing his license after a medical mishap. Later he gets an internist license and asks for a transfer to a prison medical ward that houses the most high profile prisoners in South Korea. The drama is from the PD of Laurel Tree Tailors and sounds right up Namgong Min’s alley. Continue reading