Remarriage and Desires: Release Date, Cast, and Everything We Know

Remarriage and Desires is directed by Kim Jung-min and written by Lee Geun young, the series is a satire on ambitious people, who hope to upgrade their status by marrying into the ranks of the elite.

Writer Lee Geun young, who penned the dramas I’m the Mother, Too and My Mother is a Daughter-in-law, and Producer Kim Jung-min of Love Affair In The Afternoon and Bad Guys helm this razor-sharp representation of the hypergamy market where money and power reign supreme over love. Tiger Studio and Image9 Communications oversee production.

Remarriage and Desires Release Date

On June 9, 2022 the official Instagram account @theswoonnetflix announced that the broadcast schedule for Remarriage and Desires was July 15, 2022 and it would be streaming on Netflix.

Remarriage and Desires Details

TV SeriesRemarriage & Desires
Also known asThe Bride of Black
Hangul블랙의 신부
Hanja블랙의 新婦
Revised RomanizationBeullaeg-ui Sinbu
LiterallyBlack Bride
GenreDrama
CountrySouth Korea
LanguageKorean
No. of episodes8
Running time70 minutes
Original release2022
Created byLee Geun-young
Kim Jung-min
JTBC Studios
Directed byKim Jeong-min
Written byLee Geun-yeong
StarringKim Hee-sun
Lee Hyun-wook
Jung Yoo-jin
Park Hoon
Production companiesImage9 Communications
Tiger Studio
DistributorJTBC
Netflix
Original networkJTBC

Remarriage and Desires Cast: Who Will Be In It?

Remarriage and Desires
Remarriage and Desires © Netflix

Kim Hee-seon, who has been in dramas like Alice, The Lady in Dignity, and Angry Mom, reprises her role as Seo Hye-seung, a middle-class housewife from Gangnam who loses everything in an instant. She meets Jin Yoo-hui at Rex, who is responsible for turning Hye-seung’s life upside down. She enters a race motivated by a desire to meet someone from the Black tier.

Lee Hyun-wook, whose recent performance in Mine wowed audiences, plays Lee Hyung-ju, a self-made man and the chairman of a venture capital company. His personal assets are in the billions, putting him in the “Black” tier and making him a bachelor sought after by ambitious women. Hyung-ju intends to move on from the failure of his first marriage and find a new partner who will be a better match for him.

Jung Eugene, well known for his roles in the dramas Something in the Rain and Romance Is a Bonus Book, plays Jin Yoo-hui, a hotshot corporate lawyer who will go to any length to reach the upper echelons of society.

Park Hoon made his name as an actor in Descendants of the Sun as First Sergeant Choi Woo-geun, and he has since gone on to star in the drama Memories of Alhambra and the film Midnight. Park portrays Cha Seok-jin, Hye-seung’s first love. He is also at odds with Choi Yoo-sun over his father’s enormous fortune.

Cha Ji-yeon, who has performed in several musicals, dramas, and films, takes on the role of Choi Yoo-sun, an influential person who is the CEO of Rex. She has a pool of Korea’s most eligible, top-of-the-line bachelors.

Remarriage and Desires Plot Story

Remarriage and Desires
Remarriage and Desires © Netflix

Through an exclusive matchmaking agency, women strive to marry a desirable bachelor and into the highest echelon of society.

Remarriage and Desires is a satire of desire-driven Korean society. Set at the prestigious matchmaking firm Rex, which caters to society’s upper crust, ambitious souls strive to elevate their status by marrying or remarrying into the ranks of the elite. They want to meet someone from the “Black” tier, the highest category consisting of the top 0.001 percent of the population.

Remarriage and Desires exposes the actual colors of our society and human nature; it is an open look at how desire and ambition may run amok under the garb of love and lifetime commitment. 

Remarriage and Desires Trailer

Until today, Netflix has not released an official trailer for Remarriage and Desires, but don’t worry because we will update the Remarriage and Desires trailer soon when it airs.