On August 2nd Jung Kyung-ho's management company made an official statement saying that the actor is still in the process of considering an offer for "A Wise Doctor's Life". This confirms earlier reports that Jung Kyung-ho has been contacted about appearing in the drama.
Additionally, tvN confirmed that the prospect of Jung Kyung-ho appearing in the drama had been discussed with them as well. However, no one appears interested in making long term decisions at the moment, as the preference is for Jung Kyung-ho to focus on his current drama, "When the Devil Calls Your Name", which only just premiered on July 31st.
"A Wise Doctor's Life" has already secured the involvement of Jo Jung-suk in the lead role. With the success of "Exit - Movie" the drama's profile is likely to increase. "A Wise Doctor's Life" will be directed by Sin Won-ho and written by Lee Woo-jeong-I, the team behind "Answer Me 1997", "Answer Me 1994", "Answer Me 1988", and "Prison Playbook".
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"A Wise Doctor's Life" is directed by Sin Won-ho, written by Lee Woo-jeong-I, and features Jo Jung-suk, Yoo Yeon-seok, Kim Dae-myung. Broadcasting information in Korea: 2019~Upcoming, on tvN.
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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