I Need Romance
|I Need Romance|
Promotional poster for I Need Romance
|Also known as||In Need of Romance|
|Genre||Romance, Comedy, Drama|
|Written by||Jung Hyun-jung|
|Directed by||Lee Chang-han|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||16|
|Production company(s)||JS Pictures|
|Original release||June 13 –|
August 2, 2011
|Related shows||I Need Romance 2012 |
I Need Romance 3
|Revised Romanization||Romaenseuga Pilyohae|
I Need Romance (Korean: 로맨스가 필요해; RR: Romaenseuga Pilyohae) is a 2011 South Korean romantic comedy series starring Jo Yeo-jeong, Kim Jeong-hoon, Choi Yeo-jin, Choi Song-hyun and Choi Jin-hyuk. It aired on tvN from June 13 to August 2, 2011 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 23:00 for 16 episodes.
The cable drama revolves around three thirty-something career women and their complicated love lives. It was popular with female viewers in their 20s and 30s for depicting contemporary women in a realistic way.
Funny, romantic, and just a little racy, I Need Romance follows the Sex and the City-like adventures of three thirty-something best friends looking for love in modern-day Seoul.
- Jo Yeo-jeong as Sunwoo In-young
- Kim Jeong-hoon as Kim Sung-soo
- Choi Yeo-jin as Park Seo-yeon
- Choi Song-hyun as Kang Hyun-joo
- Choi Jin-hyuk as Bae Sung-hyun
- Ha Yeon-joo as Yoon Kang-hee
- Kim Hyung-min as Kim Deok-soo
- Ricky Kim as Alex
- Lee Kwan-hoon as Seo Joon-yi
- Heo Tae-hee as Kim Tae-woo
- Jung Yoo-chan as Man at the airport (cameo, ep 4)
- Lee Da-hee as Lee Min-jung (cameo, ep 16)
- Park Woo-chun as Jung Hae-woon (cameo, ep 16)
- Kim So-yeon as young Sung-soo's girlfriend (cameo, ep 16)
- Lee, Ga-on (12 July 2011). "On the set of tvN series In Need of Romance". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Kim, Heidi (9 June 2011). "Cable drama In Need of Romance pre-sold to Japan". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Lee, Dong-hyun (9 February 2012). "I Need Romance Leads Cable Drama Wave in Japan". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-18.