The Resident is an American medical drama set in Chastain Park Memorial Hospital that is no short on suspense, love, anger, and everything else fitting for a drama. The show will return on January 14 after its winter break where they left off with the “love triangle” between Mina Okafor (Shaunette Renée Wilson), Dr. AJ Austin (Malcolm-Jamal Warner), and Micah Stevens (Patrick R. Walker).
Mina and Micha are currently involved with each other whereas AJ stands alone keeping his feelings for Mina to himself. Once the truth finally comes out, Mina will have some things to figure out as well as evaluating her priorities and expectations.
“It’s a tricky one for us because there’s always a great debate of whether [AJ] and Mina will cross a line at some point when Micah is in the picture,” executive producer Todd Harthan tells TVLine. “For now, what we are enjoying is this series of near-misses and bad timing [for Mina and AJ].”
AJ has a rule regarding romance with someone of a lower business position than him. He finds it to be more fitting for him and Mina to have a relationship once they are on the same level. This will be quite a tough task for AJ to take on as his feelings for Mina grow stronger with each passing day.
“He does not want to complicate such a meaningful and powerful professional relationship by crossing a personal line,” he says. “Until they are equals and he is not her superior, he is just not comfortable crossing that line. It’s something that we’re going to play with, and it’ll give us good drama in the back half [of Season 2].”
Watch the trailer below for a preview when the show returns with its 10th episode of season two.
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The Resident returns January 14 on Fox at 8/7c.