Here, we will discuss all the details of K-drama Love Marriage and Divorce. It is a South Korean romantic drama series that premiered on 23 January 2021 and concluded its first season on 14 March 2021. The series has a total of 16 episodes. South Korean television cable network TV Chosun broadcasted the series every Saturday and Sunday at 9 pm KST. South Korean television screenwriter Im Sung-Han, also known as Phoebe wrote the screenplay for all the episodes. Moreover, Yoo Jung-Joon and Lee Seung-Hoon directed the episodes, while Jung Hee-Suk is the showrunner of the series. The series was tremendously popular in South Korea, with all the episodes having ranked from 1st to 4th in terms of viewership.
Additionally, Love Marriage and Divorce is the most popular and highest-rated drama on TV Chosun. The series ranks as the 24th highest-rated drama in Korean cable television history. This series was special to veteran screenwriter Phoebe’s fans as she came out of retirement after more than five years and signed the contract with the production. She is popular for her works, such as the popular dramas Miss Mermaid and Dear Heaven. Jidam Inc. and Chorokbeam Media are the production companies of the series.
What is the Show All About?
The series follows the lives of three married couples, who are in their 30s, 40s, and 50s. They all have successful careers and seemingly perfect lives. However, their “perfect” married lives get in turmoil as each of the women faces betrayal from their husbands. The youngest couple is Boo Hye-Ryung and Pan Sa-Hyun. Boo Hye-Ryung is a congenial host in a radio show. Her husband fell in love with her back when she was playing the drums for her show. Pan Sa-Hyeon is a famous lawyer. They have been married for three years and currently don’t have any children.
The couple in their 40s are Sa Pi-Young and Shin Yoo-Shin. Sa Pi-Young is the producing director of the same radio show where Boo Hye-Ryung works as the host. She always works hard to take care of her home, children, and husband, all the while maintaining her busy work schedule. Shin Yoo-Shin is the director of a hospital’s neuropsychiatric department.
The oldest couple, who are in their 50s, are Lee Shi-Eun and Park Hae-Ryoon. Lee Shi-Eun is the main writer of the radio show. During the initial years of her marriage, she supported her husband fully, which made him able to work as a professor. The couple has been married for thirty years, and Lee Shi-Eun is used to spending time taking care of her husband and children. You can stream the show on the official website of Netflix.
Sung Hoon plays the role of Pan Sa-Hyeon, and Lee Gar-Ryeong plays the role of his wife, Boo Hye-Ryung. Park Joo-Mi plays the role of Sa Pi-Young, and Lee Tae-gon plays the role of her husband, Shin Yoo-Shin. Other main actors are Jeon Soo-Kyeong, who plays the role of Lee Si-Eun, and Jeon No-Min as Park Hae-Ryun, her husband. Other than these six main characters, the show also stars Lee Min-Young, who plays the role of Song Won, Pan Sa-Hyeon’s mistress. Son Won works as a Chinese translator.
The supporting casts in the show are Kim Eung-Soo as Sa-Hyeon’s father Pan Mun-Ho, Kim Amelia as Yoo-Shin’s stepmother Kim Dong-Mi, Noh Joo-Hyun as Yoo-Shin’s father, Shin Gi-Rim. Other cast members are Lee Hyo-Chun as Pi-young’s mother Mo Seo-Hyang, Lee Jong-Nam Sa-Hyeon’s mother So Ye-Jeong, Song Ji-In as Yoo-Shin’s mistress A Mi. The show also has a few special appearances, including Oh Seung-ah as Lee Yeon-Hee, a colleague of the three women, Shin Joo-ah as the wife of Yoon-Hee’s boyfriend, Lee Soo-Jung.
Love Marriage and Divorce Season 2 Renewal Status
The series has been renewed for a second season during the first season’s running. The title of the sequel will be Marriage Lyrics for Divorce Music 2, or simple Love Marriage and Divorce 2. Pheobe will return as the screenwriter for the second season as well. Also, the production confirmed that Yoo Jung-Joon would again be the director of the series. However, the return of Lee Seung-Hoon is yet uncertain. The upcoming season will also air sixteen episodes. Love Marriage and Divorce Season 2 release date is still unannounced, but considering the show’s popularity, we may get to hear some news about it very soon. Also, Sung Hoon, Lee Ga-Ryeong, Lee Tae-Gon, Park Joo-Mi, Jeon Soo-Kyung, and Jeon Noh-Min will return to the show for the second season.