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"The World Of The Married" Cast Members And Their Upcoming Projects

As the no. 1 drama in Korean cable TV history will be marking its first anniversary this month, we look back on some of its cast members and list down their new films and dramas

As we mark one year of life under quarantine, we also remember the K-dramas that made Filipinos' lives at home in the time of COVID a little bit more bearable.


In the first quarter of 2020, three titles stood out: Crash Landing on YouItaewon Class, and The World of the Married.  


As The World of the Married (or A World of Married Couple) will soon be celebrating its first anniversary on March 27, we're looking back on its cast members to see what they're currently up to and go through the projects they worked on after The World of the Married aired its final episode in May 16, 2020.


"The World of the Married" lead stars Kim Hee-ae and Park Hae-joon
"The World of the Married" lead stars Kim Hee-ae and Park Hae-joon | Photo from JTBC
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The World of the Married is based on BBC One's drama series Doctor Foster written by Mike Bartlett. Its plot revolves around a marriage that collapsed because the husband (Park Hae-joon's Lee Tae-oh) cheated on his wife (Kim Hee-ae's Ji Sun-woo) with a younger woman (Han So-hee's Yeo Da-kyung). The Korean adaptation was written by Joo Hyun and directed by Mo Wan-il and Kim Sung-jin.


This series that masterfully combines melodrama, romance, family, and thriller genres, with an extramarital affair at its core, was so well received it remains to be the highest-rated drama in Korean cable TV history, followed by Sky CastleCrash Landing on YouReply 1988, and Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (or Goblin) in the Top 5. 


The World of the Married also received many awards, including Best Actress (Kim Hee-ae) and Best Director (Mo Wan-il) at the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards; Actress of the Year - Rising Star (Han So-hee) at 2020 Brand of the Year Awards; and Best Actor in a Mini Series (Park Hae-joon) at the 7th APAN Star Awards. Metro.Style also named Kim Hee-ae as its Best Actress winner for her performance in this series at its Metro Best K-Drama Awards 2020. The K-drama was also shown on ABS-CBN's Kapamilya Channel.


Revisit top K-drama The World of the Married's cast members and read about their upcoming projects in the gallery below:



Lead photos from JTBC


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