Namkoong Min & Kim Ji-Eun are cast for lead roles in SBS drama series “One Thousand Won Lawyer” (literal title). Also cast in supporting roles are Choi Dae-Hoon, Lee Deok-Hwa, & Park Jin-Woo. The drama series will have Namkoong Min play quirky attorney Cheon Ji-Hun. He has permed hair and charges clients only 1,000 won (about $1 USD) for his service. Kim Ji-Eun will play Baek Ma-Ri. She works as a prosecutor’s assistant.
“One Thousand Won Lawyer” will air sometime later this year in South Korea.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Cheon Ji-Hun (Namkoong Min) is a lawyer with an unusual style. His hair has a stylish perm. He charges only 1,000 won (about $1 USD) for his service, but he is one of the most skilled lawyers around. He fights against the most expensive lawyers and their rich clients, who try to get away with breaking the law.
Baek Ma-Ri (Kim Ji-Eun) works as a prosecutor’s assistant after graduating from the Judicial Research and Training Institute. She is confident and posesses high self-esteem. Her grandfather is Baek Hyun-Mu (Lee Deok-Hwa), who founded the famous Baek Law Firm and works at his law firm as a lawyer. Baek Ma-Ri’s life goes smoothly, but her life changes after she meets Cheon Ji-Hun.