Netflix has officially announced the production of “Severe Trauma Center: Golden Hour,” based on a popular web novel written by a current medical doctor.
“Severe Trauma Center” tells the story of Baek Kang-hyuk, a brilliant trauma surgeon, who takes charge of a struggling trauma team at a university hospital where each life saved adds to their financial burden. This Netflix series depicts Baek Kang-hyuk’s remarkable journey of transforming the once infamous trauma team into an actual life-saving Severe Trauma Center. The original web novel gained immense popularity and was also serialized as a Naver webtoon, receiving overwhelming love from fans. The show promises to offer viewers a captivating experience with Baek Kang-hyuk’s unwavering determination and his team’s growth, along with the thrilling exploits of the Severe Trauma team, who spare no effort when facing critical situations.
Ju Ji-hoon, who made a mark with the Netflix series “Kingdom,” introducing K-content to the world, will take on the role of Baek Kang-hyuk, a gifted doctor who radiates confidence. He will bring to life the character of an audacious and unstoppable “loose cannon,” unafraid to challenge the status quo. Yang Jae-won, recognized for his roles in “School 2021” and “Oasis,” has been cast as Fellow Yang Jae-won, Baek Kang-hyuk’s first apprentice, embarking on a tumultuous journey in the field of trauma surgery.
Yoon Kyung-ho, known for his performances in “The Honest Candidate” and “Itaewon Class,” will portray Han Yoo-rim, a professor of proctology, whose apprentice is snatched away by Baek Kang-hyuk, leading him to closely observe Baek Kang-hyuk’s every move. Ha Young, actively engaged in projects like “Now, We Are Breaking Up” and “Mouse,” will play the role of Nurse Cheon Jang-mi, a compassionate member of the Severe Trauma team. Jeong Jae-gwang, who left a lasting impression with his powerful portrayal of a junior detective in “The Outlaws 2” after winning the Best New Actor award at the 42nd Blue Dragon Film Awards in 2021, will embody Resident Park Kyung-won, who faces the impending specialist examination and handles a myriad of challenging surgeries alongside the anesthesiology department.
The series will be helmed by director Lee Do-yoon, who previously collaborated with Ju Ji-hoon in “The Treacherous Friends,” while the screenplay will involve the participation of writer Choi Tae-kang from “Adamas.”
“Severe Trauma Center” is set to be released on Netflix, promising an enthralling viewing experience for audiences worldwide.