Seo Ji-hye to lead new medical drama

Seo Ji-hye finally lands her first lead role!

Upcoming SBS medical drama Thoracic Surgery has found its female lead with Seo ji-hye (Black Night). The actress is set to take on the role of Yoon Soo-yeon, the daughter of a hospital director who was summoned back to to South Korea by her father while reflecting over a teaching position offer at the world’s top heart center. She is described as someone who is resolute and wants to transform her father’s hospital to be the best.

Seo Ji-hye will act alongside Go Soo (The Flower in Prison) , who will play the character of a thoracic fellow whose mother is in dire need of a heart transplant. Moreover, actor Uhm Ki-joon (I’m Not a Robot) is also casted in the said drama.

Thoracic Surgery will be helmed by director Jo Young-kwang and the script will be penned by Choi Soo-jin, both worked in Defendant. Thoracic Surgery will take over the Wednesday and Thursday 22:00 time slot of Dear Judge in September.

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