Script Reading Stills For Answer Me PD’s Next Drama Wise Prison Life with Jung Kyung Ho, Park Hae Soo, and Krystal


There seems to be a mild surge in prison or prisoner K-dramas in the last two years, I recall Bad Guys and Defendant and now the Answer Me series PD Shin Won Ho is jumping into the fray with Wise Prison Life (Smart Prison Living). As the title suggests, the drama centers around the lives of the prisoners and the prison staff, a male character centric work with the female cast being supporting characters. PD Shin has selected solid actors Jung Kyung Ho and Park Hae Soo the headline, and the casting of idol-actress Krystal as the female lead garnered the understandable headlines this week. This will be PD Shin’s first K-drama outside of the Answer Me series so it remains to be seen if his humanistic touch translates over to the darker world of prison life, and also whether the viewers will tune in for a story not about the dated era daily lives of relatable South Koreans. Continue reading