Fates & Furies (TV series)

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Fates & Furies
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Promotional poster
Hangul운명과 분노
Genre
Created byHong Chang-wook
Written byKang Cheol-woong
Directed by
  • Jung Dong-yoon
  • Cho Young-min
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes40
Production
Executive producer(s)Teddy Jung
Shin Byung-chul
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)
  • Hobak Dungkul (Pumpkin Vine)
  • iHQ
DistributorSBS
Release
Original networkSBS TV
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseDecember 1, 2018 (2018-12-01) – present (present)
External links
Website

Fates & Furies (Hangul운명과 분노; RRWoonmyunggwa 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.[1]

Fates & Furies will be the final weekend special project drama series (주말 특별기획 드라마) of SBS.

Synopsis[edit]

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.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

A woman who begins to love under false pretences in order to change her fate.
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.
An ambitious and greedy woman who dislikes Goo Hae-ra because she is in the way of her marriage to Tae In-joon.
A man who was betrayed by Cha Soo-hyun and now seeks revenge.

Recurring[edit]

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
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
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

Production[edit]

Ratings[edit]

  • 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
AGB Nielsen[3]
Nationwide Seoul
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
22 4.9% (NR)
23 5.7% (NR)
24 6.0% (NR)
25 January 19, 2019
26
27
28
29 January 26, 2019
30
31
32
23 February 2, 2019
34
35
36
37 February 9, 2018
38
39
40
Average % %

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'운명과 분노' 이민정X주상욱 메인포스터…'격정' '사랑' 2가지 테마 공개". Seoul Economic Daily (in Korean). November 15, 2018.
  2. ^ "'운명과 분노' 이민정X주상욱X소이현X이기욱, 첫 대본리딩 현장 공개". Kyeonggi (in Korean). September 11, 2018.
  3. ^ "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.

External links[edit]

SBS TV Saturday Drama
Previous program Fates & Furies
(December 1, 2018 – present)
Next program
Ms. Ma, Nemesis
(October 6 – November 24, 2018)
Slot discontinued