Fates & Furies (TV series)
|Fates & Furies|
|Created by||Hong Chang-wook|
|Written by||Kang Cheol-woong|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||40|
|Executive producer(s)||Teddy Jung|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original network||SBS TV|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||December 1, 2018– present|
Fates & Furies (Hangul: 운명과 분노; RR: Woonmyunggwa Boonno; lit. Fate and Fury) is a South Korean television series starring Lee Min-jung, Joo Sang-wook, So Yi-hyun and Lee Ki-woo. The series premiered on December 1, 2018 and airs four consecutive episodes every Saturday on SBS TV.
Fates & Furies will be the final weekend special project drama series (주말 특별기획 드라마) of SBS.
Even though Goo Hae-Ra (Lee Min-jung) is smart and beautiful, she is in a miserable situation because of her family. Her older sister attempted suicide and her father passed away. The only way she can escape her situation is with money. She approaches Tae In-Joon (Joo Sang-wook). He is the second son of a shoe company owner. Tae In-Joon falls in love with Goo Hae-Ra.
- Lee Min-jung as Goo Hae-ra
- A woman who begins to love under false pretences in order to change her fate.
- Joo Sang-wook as Tae In-joon
- The second son of a Chaebol family who pursues Goo Hae-ra because he considers she is his fate. He also intends to become the owner of his family's company by getting his stepmother and older half-brother out of the way.
- So Yi-hyun as Cha Soo-hyun
- An ambitious and greedy woman who dislikes Goo Hae-ra because she is in the way of her marriage to Tae In-joon.
- Lee Ki-woo as Jin Tae-oh
- A man who was betrayed by Cha Soo-hyun and now seeks revenge.
- Cha Soo-yeon as Goo Hyun-joo
- Goo Hae-ra's sister who is in a coma
- Jung Kyoo-soo as Goo Dong-seok
- Goo Hae-ra's father, a shoemaker
- Jung Soo-young as Kang Sun-young
- Goo Hae-ra's friend
- Yoon Hak as Kang Ui-gun
- Kang Sun-young's younger brother
- Shim Yi-young as Ko A-jung
- Tae Jung-ho's wife, who is ignored by her mother-in-law
- Kong Jung-hwan as Tae Jung-ho
- Tae In-joon's older half-brother
- Song Ok-sook as Han Sung-sook
- Tae In-joon's stepmother
- Ko In-beom as Tae Pil-woon
- Tae In-joon's father and the head of the company
- Heo Joon-seok as Kim Chang-soo
- A loan shark who harasses Goo Hae-ra
- Jo Seung-yeon as Hyun Jung-soo
- Kwon Tae-won as Cha Dong-kyoo
- Im Ji-kyu as Assistant Kim
- Jo Wan-ki as Kim Seok-jin
- Lizzy as Tae Jung-min
- The first script reading took place on September 11, 2018 at SBS Studio in Tanhyun, Ilsan, South Korea.
- Lee Min-jung and Joo Sang-wook previously starred together in Cunning Single Lady (2014).
- In the table below, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
- NR denotes that the drama did not rank in the top 20 daily programs on that date.
- N/A denotes that the rating is not known.
|Ep.||Original broadcast date||Average audience share|
|1||December 1, 2018||4.8% (NR)||5.3% (NR)|
|2||6.1% (NR)||6.2% (NR)|
|3||7.2% (17th)||7.2% (15th)|
|4||6.9% (20th)||7.1% (17th)|
|5||December 8, 2018||6.9% (NR)||7.9% (19th)|
|6||9.0% (10th)||10.0% (5th)|
|7||8.6% (15th)||9.3% (8th)|
|8||9.3% (9th)||10.3% (4th)|
|9||December 22, 2018||5.2% (NR)||5.8% (NR)|
|10||5.7% (NR)||6.0% (NR)|
|11||5.8% (NR)||5.9% (NR)|
|12||6.8% (20th)||7.1% (20th)|
|13||December 29, 2018||5.6% (NR)||6.2% (NR)|
|14||6.9% (18th)||7.6% (16th)|
|15||7.4% (15th)||8.2% (15th)|
|16||8.6% (11th)||9.5% (7th)|
|17||January 5, 2019||5.3% (NR)|
|18||6.2% (NR)||6.5% (20th)|
|19||7.2% (18th)||7.6% (17th)|
|20||7.8% (15th)||8.1% (14th)|
|21||January 12, 2019||3.7% (NR)||N/A|
|25||January 19, 2019|
|29||January 26, 2019|
|23||February 2, 2019|
|37||February 9, 2018|
- Episodes 9-12 did not air on December 15 due to the broadcast of the 2018 AFF Championship Final opposing Vietnam to Malaysia.
- "'운명과 분노' 이민정X주상욱 메인포스터…'격정' '사랑' 2가지 테마 공개". Seoul Economic Daily (in Korean). November 15, 2018.
- "'운명과 분노' 이민정X주상욱X소이현X이기욱, 첫 대본리딩 현장 공개". Kyeonggi (in Korean). September 11, 2018.
- "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved October 11, 2017.
|SBS TV Saturday Drama|
|Previous program||Fates & Furies
(December 1, 2018 – present)
|Ms. Ma, Nemesis
(October 6 – November 24, 2018)