Main cast: Hwang Jung Min as Goo Dong Baek, Kim Ah Joong as Han Ji Soo, Joo Sang Wook as Kim Kang Mo (Son of the mayer, Ji Soos secret love), Lee Chung Ah as Goo Min Ji (Dong Baeks younger sister), Lee Soo Young as Jo Seung Eun (Min Jis best friend), Baek Sung Hyun as Han Sang Chul (Ji Soos younger brother), Jun Mi Sun as Cha Yun Kyung (Ji Soos manager). Director: Ki Min Soo Total Episodes: 16 Audio Tracks: Korean, Mandarin Subtitle: English, Chinese Rated: PG Studio: Release Date: Production Year: Running Time: Approx. 960 min (16 Episodes) No. of Disc: 4
Format: NTSC Dvd: Dvd 9 Dual Layer Video: Mpeg 2 Audio: Dolby Digital AC3 Audio Channels: 2 Aspect Ratio: 4:3 Resolution: 720×480 px Format: NTSC Region code: All Countries Special Features: Interactive Menus, Scene Selections
The KBS romantic comedy, The Accidental Couple, has received a lot of attention recently due to its’ two main stars. Firstly, Hwang Jeong-Min, a noted movie actor, has taken on his first television role in his 15 year career in this movie. His co-star is the lovely Kim Ah-Joong. She has returned to the TV screen 3 years after starring in the 2006 smash hit, 200 Pound Beauty.
This mini-series is about the unlikely love story between a humble postman (Goo Dong-Baek played by Hwang Jeong-Min) and a famous actress (Han Ji-Soo played by Kim Ah-Joong). During a six-month contract marriage, Dong-Baek falls in love with Ji-Soo. His warm and genuine affection for Ji-Soo struck a chord with many TV viewers.
“The Accidental Couple” (also known as That Fool) is a light-hearted romantic comedy about an ordinary postman, Goo Dong-Baek and Korea’s top celebrity, Han Ji-Soo. One day, Dong-Baek, who leads a boring and routine life, has an accidental encounter with Ji-Soo. However, this ordinary man gets little chance to show his feelings to this top actress who everyone loves. Six months with her passes like a dream. Will he ever be able to confess his feelings for her? Or is he just waiting in vain?
Goo Dong-Baek performed by Hwang Jeong-Min
Dong-Baek is an honest and good-hearted postman, who in his 33 years has never cheated anyone. During his seven-year career, he has gone about his daily routines with nothing special ever happening to him. One day, Han Ji-Soo, a top actress, asks him to take the driver’s seat instead of her secret boyfriend, who flees the scene. Dong-Baek helps her as he helps anyone in need. And so their bizarre relationship begins.
Han Ji-Soo performed by Kim Ah-Joong
Ji-Soo is Korea’s top celebrity and her angelic smile holds people entranced. She became an actress in order to make money for her mother, who ended up losing her sight because of medical complications. Ji-Soo has been in secret relationship with Kang-Mo since her college days. One day, Ji-su gets involved in a car crash with her secret boyfriend driving the car. Desperate to cover up their relationship, she asks for help from an innocent bystander, Dong-baek. Following the accident, things turn more bizarre when Ji-Soo and Dong-Baek draw up a marriage contract that is supposed to last for only six months. But living with Dong-Baek under the same roof soon leads to changes in Ji-Soo.
Kim Kang-Mo performed by Joo Sang-Wook
Kang-Mo is the son of a candidate for Seoul mayor and Ji-Soo’s secret boyfriend. He is lacking in determination and willpower. In the run up to the Seoul mayor election, his father forces him to marry a daughter of a conglomerate’s owner in an arranged marriage. He cannot disobey his father. He believes he can stay in an unhappy marriage for 6 months and then will return to Ji-Soo after divorcing.
Goo Min-Ji performed by Lee Cheong-Ah
Min-Ji is Dong-Baek’s younger sister. She firmly believes that her brother is the best man in the world even though he is so nave that he cannot succeed in his career. She is concerned about the fact that he has never dated girls. When she finds out that her brother is dating Han Ji-Soo, she gets very excited and happy for her brother. But this good-hearted sister is also worried about whether her brother can go along with the famous actress.
Han Sang-Cheol performed by Baek Sung-Hyun
Sang-Cheol is Ji-Soo’s younger brother. He went to Australia because he hated seeing his beloved sister heart-broken at being left by Kang-Mo. When the scandal that his sister is going out with a common mailman breaks, he comes back to Korea in astonishment. He thinks that Dong-Baek is even worse than Kang-Mo, who left Ji-Soo struggling alone with sadness. However, the more Sang-Cheol learns about Dong-Baek, the more support he gives to Dong-Baek’s love for Ji-Soo.