7 Facts About Remarriage and Desires, Netflix’s New Korean Drama

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With the release of its most recent original series, Remarriage and Desires, Netflix is collaborating with South Korean filmmakers once more.

Netflix revealed that Remarriage and Desires started filming in July 2021. Remarriage and Desires, a satire drama about South Korean society, stars Kim Hee Sun and Park Hoon.

Here are seven fascinating details about the Netflix drama Remarriage and Desires, which is scheduled to premiere on July 15, 2022.

1. Presenting sentiments on the social life of South Korean society

7 Facts about Remarriage and Desires, Netflix's New Korean Drama
Remarriage and Desires © Netflix

The book Remarriage & Desires relates the tale of Rex, a specialized matchmaker who caters to the upper-class neighborhood.

By marrying the wealthy, these aspirational individuals aspire to elevate their standing. The individuals at Rex previously want to marry someone in the highest category, the black level, which makes up the top 0.001 percent of South Korea’s population.

This Remarriage & Desires will expose the genuine nature of human nature and civilization. The movie also depicts a truthful look at how aspirations and goals may morph into violent actions while masquerading as love and enduring partnerships.

2. Kim Hee Sun as Seo Hye Seung

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Kim Hee Sun

Kim Hee Sun has had a nearly three-decade-long career in the entertainment industry, appearing in a variety of movies and dramas like Sunflower (1998), My Fair Lady (2003), Faith (2012), The Lady in the Dignity (2018), and many others.

Kim Hee Sun ultimately decided to make a comeback with the drama Remarriage & Desires after appearing in the well-liked drama Alice in 2020.

In this drama, she will portray Seo Hye Seung as a middle-class housewife from the Gangnam district who loses everything in a single night.

He meets Jin Yoo Hui at the matchmaking service Rex, and she completely transforms his life. He enters the competition at the matchmaking service motivated by a great desire to meet a black level person.

3. Lee Hyun Wook as Lee Hyung Ju, the upper class of society who is in the Black level

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Lee Hyun Wook

The actor Lee Hyun Wook, who made a big impression in Mine as Han Ji Yong, will also appear in the drama Remarriage & Desires.

He will take on the role of Lee Hyung Ju in this drama, an independent guy who also serves as the chairman of a capital company.

He is classified as being in the black level in Rex’s matching business since he owns assets worth up to billions of won. Because of this, he attracts competitive women.

But Lee Hyung Ju only wants to move past the breakdown of his first union and find a new, better-fitting spouse.

4. Jung Eugene, Park Hoon, and Cha Ji Yeon officially join the drama lineup

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Jung Eugene, Park Hoon, and Cha Ji Yeon

The cast for the drama Remarriage & Desires, including Jung Eugene, Park Hoon, and Cha Ji Yeon, was revealed by Netflix on July 21, 2021.

Jin Yoo Hui will be portrayed by Jung Eugene, the star of Romance is a Bonus Book. Lawyer Jin Yoo Hui aspires to be at the top of society and is skilled.

As a result of his appearances in several well-liked dramas, including Descendants of the Sun and Memories of the Alhambra, Park Hoon’s name became more widely known.

He will play Seo Hye Seung’s first love, Cha Seok Jin, in the drama Remarriage & Desires. Due of his father’s vast fortune, he also has disagreements with Choi Yoo Sun (Cha Ji Yeon).

Cha Ji Yeon will portray Choi Yoo Sun, most recently seen in the drama Taxi Driver. The main character is the CEO of the matchmaking company Rex and a powerful individual.

Choi Yoo Sun, who is young, attractive, and has a brilliant career, is the most qualified woman in Rex and the object of desire for many men.

5. The collaboration of director Love Affairs in the Afternoon and writer I’m the Mother Too

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Kim Jung Min

The Netflix (The Vampire Diaries Season 9) original drama Remarriage & Desires was created by Lee Geun Young and Kim Jung Min. The popular dramas Bad Guys (2014), Hidden Identity (2015), and Squad 38 were all directed by Kim Jung Min (2016).

He also succeeded in 2019 by evoking solid feelings in viewers with the drama Love Affairs in the Afternoon.

The second drama from Remarriage & Desires author Lee Geun Young. The 2018 television drama I’m the Mother Too is the author’s debut work.

I’m the Mother Too is a daily drama that airs 124 episodes on the SBS network.

6. To be Kim Hee Sun’s second drama in 2021         

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Kim Hee Sun

After the drama Alice, Kim Hee Sun chose to work on two more dramas this year, which he publicly confirmed (2020).

On July 1, 2021, Kim Hee Sun’s management company announced that the actress had consented to play the lead role in the dramatization of the Tomorrow Webtoon.

He will portray the angel of death Goo Ryun in the fantasy drama.

The drama Remarriage & Desires would after that star Kim Hee Sun, according to a Netflix (You Don’t Know Me Season 2) announcement made on July 21, 2021. Both dramas will premiere in 2022 despite his attendance having been confirmed.

7. The production process for Remarriage & Desires was suspended after Cha Ji Yeon tested positive for COVID-19

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Cha Ji Yeon

Cha Ji Yeon ceased all entertainment-related activities on July 4, 2021, after testing positive for COVID-19. He was working on the musical Red Book, the drama Remarriage & Desires, and the musical Gwanghwamun Love Song at the time.

The agencies of Kim Hee Sun and Lee Hyun Wook promptly announced on July 5, 2021 that their artists had tested positive for COVID-19 and negative.

Filming on the drama Remarriage & Desires was briefly halted following government regulations.

Remarriage & Desires must be put on your watch list because it stars a cast of recognizable actors and presents storylines addressing social issues. On July 15, 2022, you can watch this strange satire drama on Netflix (Good Doctor Season 6).

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