|Developed by||KBS Drama Production|
|Written by||Park Kye-ok|
|Directed by||Hwang In-hyuk|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||40|
|Executive producer(s)||Ahn Hyung-jo|
|Production company(s)||Jidam Inc.|
|Distributor||Korean Broadcasting System|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||March 20, 2019|
Doctor Prisoner (Hangul: 닥터 프리즈너; RR: Dakteo Peurijeuneo) is an upcoming South Korean television series starring Namkoong Min, Kwon Nara and Kim Byung-chul. It is set to premiere on March 20, 2019 and air on KBS2's Wednesdays and Thursdays at 22:00 (KST).
A skilled doctor is forced to quit the hospital after being accused of medical malpractice. He starts working in a prison with the goal of acquiring enough connections to take his revenge.
- A talented doctor who always cares about his patients but has to quit the hospital after an incident happens.
- A psychiatrist who works at Taegang Hospital and volunteers in prison.
- A medical director who works at the prison.
Taegang Group's family
- A former actress who becomes the second wife of Lee Duk-sung.
- Primary successor to major conglomerate Taegang Group.
- Youngest daughter of the Taegang family who has both looks and brains. In order to protect her family, she enters law school to becoming a lawyer.
- Park Eun-sak as Lee Jae-hwan
- Second son of the Taegang family. His insecurity as the son of the second wife makes him a troublemaker.
People at West Seoul Prison
- A medical pharmacist.
- Lee Jun-hyeok as Go Young-cheol
- A funny medical doctor.
- Jang Hyun-sung as Jung Wi-sik
- Lee Jong-nam
- Park Seong-geun
- Kim Jung-nan
- Song A-rim
- Kim Seung-wook
- Park Soo-young
The first script reading took place in January 2019 at KBS Broadcasting Station in Yeouido, South Korea.
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