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Title: 금 나와라, 뚝딱! / I Summon You, Gold!
Chinese Title: 金子輕鬆出來吧!
Also Known as: Gold, Appear!
Genre: Family, Romance
Episodes: 50 (To Be Confirmed)
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2013-April-06
Air time: Saturday & Sunday 20:40
A family drama that defines marriage&family and trick&truth about middle class people.
Jung Mong Hee (Han Ji Hye) is the woman who dreams of becoming a jewelry designer while operating a small accessories stand and She married into a family that owns a large jewelry company. His husband, Park Hyun Soo (Yun Jung Hoon) is the president of this large jewelry company who is the elder son in the family business.
Meanwhile, Sung Eun (Lee Soo Kyung) takes on the opponent role here as the antagonist to Jung Mong Hee. She is a successful jewelry designer and she is married to Park Hyun Joon (Lee Tae Sung) who is the second son in the family business.
Han Ji Hye as Jung Mong Hee / Yoo Na
Yun Jung Hoon as Park Hyun Soo
Lee Soo Kyung as Sung Eun
Lee Tae Sung as Park Hyun Joon
Mong Hee’s family
Choi Myung Gil as Yoon Sim Duk
Baek Jin Hee as Jung Mong Hyun
Kim Hyung Jun as Jung Mong Kyu (Jung Mong Hee’s brother)
Kil Yong Woo as Jung Byung Hoo
Ban Hyo Jung as Kim Pil Nyeo
Kim Ji Young
Choi Joo Bong
Kim Kwang Gyu
Hyun Soo’s family
Han Jin Hee as Park Soon Sang
Lee Hye Sook as Jang Duk Hee
Geum Bo Ra as Min Young Ae
Jo Eun Sook
Park Seo Joon as Park Hyun Tael
Lee Jong-hyuk considers new weekend drama
New dramas, new dramas everywhere! I’ll never keep them all straight, I tell you. Who has the time to stay on top of an addiction at this rate? At least this one has a good reason to stop and take notice: there’s a new MBC weekend drama called I Summon You, Gold! (It’s a terrible title, but the best approximation of an incantation for gold to come out — of where, who knows.) and it’s courting Lee Jong-hyuk (A Gentleman’s Dignity) to be its leading man. Rawr. Just look at those teasing eyebrows. Those eyebrows KNOW THINGS.
Lee Jia (Me Too, Flower!) was also considering (maybe, possibly, according to vague reports) but has since denied any official offers. I don’t know how Lee Jia gets mentioned in every early casting round for every drama ever, when all she does is turn stuff down. In any case, the offer’s out to Lee Jong-hyuk, who’s “considering favorably.”
It’s a family drama about the middle class, and more specifically about money — the bluffing and pretention in trying to appear more than middle-class, and the truth about middle class circumstances. I don’t think the middle class is something people need to learn about, per se, but it IS a vastly underrepresented portion of dramaland. You have to admit — most families in dramas are either filthy rich or dirt poor. It’s described as satirical, but I’m not expecting any real satire here, unless they’re using “family drama” loosely. It’s much more likely just a drama about a family and their money troubles, which is honestly what most dramas end up being about anyway.
Na Moon-hee (What Is a Mom?) and Choi Myung-gil (Man of Honor) are signed on to play the moms. Gold will replace current weekend family drama Rascal Sons, and will be helmed by PD Kang Dae-sun of I Do, I Do and My Princess, and writer Ha Chung-ok of Pure Pumpkin Flower.
I Summon You, Gold! premieres in March on MBC.
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