Fatal Promise

Fatal Promise (Korean위험한 약속; Hanja危險한 約束; RRwiheomhan yagsog; lit. Dangerous Promise) is a 2020 South Korean television series starring Park Ha-na, Go Se-won, Kang Sung-min and Park Young-rin.[1][2] The Mega Monster-produced series, directed by Kim Shin-il and written by Ma Ju-hee, revolves around revenge of a girl who was unjustly sacrificed, by a man to save his family in exchange for injustice and compromise to reality.[3] The daily drama was premiered on KBS2 on March 30, 2020 and aired every weekday at 19:50 (KST) till August 28, 2020.[4][5]

Fatal Promise
Fatal Promise.jpg
Promotional poster
Hangul위험한 약속
Hanja危險한 約束
Genre
Created byKBS Drama Production
Written byMa Ju-hee
Directed byKim Shin-il
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes104[a]
Production
Executive producersKim Yong-jin (Mega Monster)
Sohn Jae-sung (Mega Monster)
Moon Jun-ha [ko] (KBS Drama Production)
ProducersBaek Sung-min
Lee Min-soo
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time40 minutes
Production companyMega Monster[1]
DistributorKBS
Release
Original networkKBS2
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseMarch 30 (2020-03-30) –
August 28, 2020 (2020-08-28)
External links
Website
Production website

SynopsisEdit

The drama is a fierce sensibility melodrama. Cha Eun-dong, an upright citizen who has stood up against injustice. Coming from humble beginnings, she has also practiced patience. Unfortunately one day her family is cast into turbulence after she is betrayed by the one person she confides in. Brutally deceived, she is reborn by the burning fire of vengeance as she swears retribution. In contrast, Kang Tae-in has always been a rational man of morals who has always kept his word. Starting as a lowly employee to now the chairman of F Sports Group, he has only depended on himself for a better life. The one promise he has broken was the one he made to Eun Dong, after having to choose between her and his chance for opulence. The two people meet again seven years later.

Cast and charactersEdit

The cast and characters of the series are:[6]

Main
  • Park Ha-na[7] as Cha Eun-dong
    • Yoo Chae-yeon as child Cha Eun-dong

She is the daughter of a security worker who was a former Catholic priest who lost everything in the face of injustice . It was a'trouble maker' that unintentionally caused a disturbance over the overflowing sense of justice from an early age.

  • Go Se-won as Kang Tae-in, F-Sports Group director who is cold-hearted / A man who compromised with reality for his family. Grown up as the son of an ordinary family, he rose from the F-Sports group's lower end staff to executive positions with only one skill. He has even received the credentials of the chairman with his cool reason and thorough judgment. However, Choi Joon-hyuk's strategy leads to being driven to the end of the cliff, and eventually, he abandons his promise with Cha Eun-dong and compromises with reality. Kang Tae-in, suffering from guilty, has never forgotten her. Seven years later, she appears in front of him in anger, and the sealed Pandora's box opens.
  • Kang Sung-min as Choi Jun-hyuk, F Sports Group Legal Affairs Team Leader. Son of Juran, Chairman of the Korean Hospital Medical Foundation, who shook everyone's lives with dangerous transactions . F Sports Group Chairman Kwang-Hoon-han is a family. However, his credibility is toward college classmate Kang Tae-in, and his case with him is on the brink of confrontation. Then, in the wake of an incident, he makes a dangerous proposal that cannot be resisted to Kang Tae-in's fiancée Oh Hye-won, which completely transforms the lives of three people Cha Eun-dong, Kang Tae-in, and Oh Hye-won.
  • Park Young-rin[8] as Oh Hye-won, Korea Hospital Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon and fiancée of Kang Tae-in, a person who is shaken in front of desire at every moment. She promised to marry Kang Tae-in, who had been a lover since college. Born in a poor family. She was about to take office as a thoracic surgeon, but she is in danger of losing everything she had accumulated unjustly. And at the end of the cliff, Choi Jun-hyuk proposes a risky deal, and there is a conflict between love and ambition.
  • Lee Chang-wook as Han Ji-hoon
    • Ki Eun-yoo as child Han Ji-hoon

Son of F Sports Group Chairman/ Son of Geum Soo-jeo, Chairman of F Sports Group, who has consistently pure love. He was born with a silver spoon and grew up without any shortcomings, but he was Han-Liang who caused all kinds of accidents when he was in school due to resentment and wounds toward his father. His life, which couldn't be found at all as serious, completely changes when he meets Cha Eun-dong. Whenever it was difficult, he became the only resting place for her, and he later confronts Kang Tae-in fiercely over Cha Eun-dong.

SupportingEdit

People around Cha Eun-dongEdit

  • Lee Dae-yeon as Cha Man-jong, Cha Eun-dong father, a former priest, he got a job as a security officer at the hospital where Hye-won works, and he faced a mysterious accident there. (Special appearance)
  • Yoo Jun-seo as Cha Eun-chan, Eun-dong's younger brother.
  • Yu Ji-yeon as Kong Young-sim, Eun-dong's close bloody sister, girlfriend of Bong Seok-gu
  • Hyun Cheol-ho as Bong Seok-gu, due to the former lawyer Lee Chang-wook, live as a family and calls Eun-dong his sister-in-law.

People around Kang Tae-inEdit

Actor Role Profile
Kang Shin-il Kang Il-seop Kang Tae-in's father always feels guilty for his son and his wife. He saw his son running around for the company, which made his life tired and lonely and felt sad.
Lee Kan-hee Yeon Doo-sim Kang Tae-in's mother, a kind wife dedicated to her family, a woman who has forgotten her first love. Feeling the trivial happy life one day, first love appeared in front of her again.
Kim Jung-woon Lee Chang-wook Kang Tae-in's friend, a lawyer

People around Han Ji-hoonEdit

Actor Role Profile
Gil Yong-woo Han Kwang-hoon Han Ji-hoon's father, chairman of F Sports Group as a model entrepreneur who knows how to give back to society. The only drinking friend who is open to him is not his son Ji-hoon or his wife, but Kang Tae-in, a trusted employee.
Kim Hye-ji Han Seo-joo Han Ji-hoon's sister, Choi Myung-hee's daughter, who brought her to Han after remarrying. From the moment she entered the house, she tried to be loved by Chairman Han, but for Chairman Han, his real son, Ji-hoon, was always first.
Kim Na-woon Choi Myung-hee Han Ji-hoon's mother, Chairman Choi's sister, 20 years ago, her brother Choi Young-guk helped her to rejoin with Chairman Han, who had both financial strength and ability.

Original soundtrackEdit

Fatal Promise
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
Released22 August 2020
GenreSoundtrack
Language
Label
  • Danal Entertainment

Part 1Edit

Released on April 3, 2020 (2020-04-03)[9]
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Confession" (이우)Kang Hyun-minKang Hyun-minLee Woo3:53
2."Confession (Inst.)"Kang Hyun-minKang Hyun-minLee Woo3:53
Total length:7:46

Part 2Edit

Released on April 11, 2020 (2020-04-11)[10]
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Three letters of your name" (숙희)winning unbeatenwinning unbeatenSookhee3:51
2."Three letters of your name (Inst.)"Kang Hyun-minKang Hyun-minSookhee3:51
Total length:7:42

Part 3Edit

Released on April 18, 2020 (2020-04-18)[11]
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."If we hadn't known, like this" (더 데이지)Kim Jin-wooKim Jin-wooThe Daisy3:22
2."If we hadn't known, like this (Inst.)"Kim Jin-wooKim Jin-wooThe Daisy3:22
Total length:6:44

Part 4Edit

Released on April 25, 2020 (2020-04-25)[12]
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."I regret it" (란)Victory and Undefeated, Jamie, Jinwoo KimUndefeated, Jamie, Kim Jin-wooRAN3:32
2."I regret it (Inst.)"Victory and Undefeated, Jamie, Jinwoo KimUndefeated, Jamie, Kim Jin-wooRAN3:32
Total length:7:04

RatingsEdit

Average TV viewership ratings °(Analysis criteria: 13 regions nationwide, households, unit:%) °°(Analysis criteria: metropolitan area, household, unit:%)
Ep. Original broadcast Average audience share
(AGB Nielsen)[13]
TNmS ratings[14][15]
°Nationwide °°Seoul Nationwide
1 2020/03/30 12.5% 10.5% 16.4%
2 2020/03/31 12.2% 10.2%
3 2020/04/01 12.4% 10.5% 16.6%
4 2020/04/02 11.7% 9.9% 16.1%
5 2020/04/03 12.3% 10.9% 16.4%
6 2020/04/06 12.2% 10.4% 16.7%
7 2020/04/07 13.1% 11.3% 17.6%
8 2020/04/08 13.0% 11.4% 17.8%
9 2020/04/09 13.2% 11.2% 16.0%
10 2020/04/10 12.5% 10.6% 16.2%
11 2020/04/13 12.2% 11.0% 16.8%
12 2020/04/14 13.8% 12.7% 16.9%
13 2020/04/15 12.2% 11.0%
14 2020/04/16 12.9% 10.9% 17.3%
15 2020/04/17 14.4% 13.3% 17.7%
16 2020/04/20 13.3% 12.0% 16.3%
17 2020/04/21 13.8% 11.8% 17.0%
18 2020/04/22 13.6% 11.9% 17.2%
19 2020/04/23 13.4% 12.1% 15.7%
20 2020/04/24 13.1% 11.7% 17.2%
21 2020/04/27 13.3% 11.9% 17.0%
22 2020/04/28 12.3% 17.8%
23 2020/04/29 12.7% 11.7% 17.0%
24 2020/04/30 12.6% 11.3% 15.5%
25 2020/05/01 12.2% 10.3% 15.8%
26 2020/05/04 12.4% 11.3% 15.1%
27 2020/05/05 13.0% 12.0% 16.6%
28 2020/05/06 12.8% 11.0% 16.2%
29 2020/05/07 13.0% 11.5% 15.9%
30 2020/05/08 11.4% 10.1% 15.0%
31 2020/05/11 13.0% 11.8% 16.2%
32 2020/05/12 12.2% 11.0% 16.6%
33 2020/05/13 12.7% 10.8% 16.4%
34 2020/05/14 12.8% 11.5% 16.3%
35 2020/05/18 13.8% 12.5% 17.2%
36 2020/05/19 13.2% 11.6% 16.5%
37 2020/05/20 12.1% 10.2% 16.7%
38 2020/05/21 12.3% 10.9% 15.6%
39 2020/05/22 12.4% 11.7% 16.1%
40 2020/05/25 14.3% 13.0% 16.5%
41 2020/05/26 14.0% 13.2% 18.0%
42 2020/05/27 13.2% 11.5% 16.0%
43 2020/05/28 12.8% 11.6% 16.2%
44 2020/06/01 12.7% 11.3% 15.5%
45 2020/06/02 14.0% 12.8% 16.7%
46 2020/06/03 12.8% 11.5% 15.7%
47 2020/06/04 13.3% 12.2% 16.3%
48 2020/06/08 12.4% 14.7%
49 2020/06/09 13.1% 11.5% 15.2%
50 2020/06/10 13.8% 12.6% 17.4%
51 2020/06/11 13.4% 12.5% 16.2%
52 2020/06/12 13.7% 12.8% 17.3%
53 2020/06/15 13.2% 12.3% 15.8%
54 2020/06/17 12.8% 11.3%
55 2020/06/18 14.2% 13.2% 17.2%
56 2020/06/19 12.2% 11.8% 14.9%
57 2020/06/22 12.9% 11.9% 16.2%
58 2020/06/23 13.6% 12.5% 16.1%
59 2020/06/24 15.2% 14.3% 18.2%
60 2020/06/25 14.9% 13.7% 18.0%
61 2020/06/26 12.9% 12.1% 15.3%
62 2020/06/29 15.2% 13.4% 18.8%
63 2020/06/30 15.1% 14.0% 18.3%
64 2020/07/01 13.8% 12.1% 15.8%
65 2020/07/02 13.9% 11.9% 17.1%
66 2020/07/03 14.2% 18.0%
67 2020/07/06 14.6% 13.3% 18.1%
68 2020/07/07 14.5% 13.4% 17.6%
69 2020/07/08 13.5% 11.8% 16.8%
70 2020/07/09 13.9% 12.6% 17.7%
71 2020/07/10 14.6% 12.9% 16.8%
72 2020/07/13 15.2% 13.4% 18.7%
73 2020/07/14 14.8% 12.3% 17.7%
74 2020/07/15 14.6% 12.9% 17.6%
75 2020/07/16 14.4% 13.2% 16.7%
76 2020/07/17 14.1% 12.5% 17.7%
77 2020/07/20 14.7% 13.0% 18.4%
78 2020/07/21 15.3% 13.7% 17.9%
79 2020/07/22 15.8% 13.2% 19.6%
80 2020/07/23 16.4% 15.1% 21.2%
81 2020/07/24 14.5% 12.1% 18.8%
82 2020/07/27 16.0% 13.9% 21.1%
83 2020/07/28 15.8% 13.7% 19.7%
84 2020/07/29 14.9% 13.4% 19.3%
85 2020/07/30 14.7% 12.9% 19.0%
86 2020/08/03 15.5% 14.5% 18.8%
87 2020/08/04 14.8% 13.6% 18.2%
88 2020/08/05 14.6% 13.0% 17.7%
89 2020/08/06 14.7% 12.7% 17.5%
90 2020/08/07 14.6% 12.0% 18.8%
91 2020/08/10 16.5% 14.8% 19.8%
92 2020/08/11 15.9% 13.8% 19.2%
93 2020/08/12 15.1% 13.6% 18.3%
94 2020/08/13 14.7% 13.4% 18.9%
95 2020/08/14 14.3% 12.9% 17.7%
96 2020/08/17 15.0% 13.9% 17.2%
97 2020/08/18 15.1% 13.5% 17.6%
98 2020/08/19 18.1%
99 2020/08/20 14.4% 17.8%
100 2020/08/24 15.6% 14.9% 19.2%
101 2020/08/25 14.9% 13.7% 18.7%
102 2020/08/26 5.4% 4.8% 19.3%
103 2020/08/27 15.3% 14.1% 18.2%
104 2020/08/28 15.6% 13.7% 17.7%
Average ratings 13.73% 12.26% 17.22%
  • The blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
  • N/A denotes that the rating is not known.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominee Result Ref.
2020 34th KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Daily Drama Park Ha-na Won [16]
Excellence Award, Actor in a Daily Drama Go Se-won Nominated
Excellence Award, Actor in a Daily Drama Kang Sung-min Nominated

NotesEdit

  1. ^ four-episode extension from the original 100

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Fatal Promise". HanCinema.
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  6. ^ "Fatal Promise Cast (Korean Drama – 2020) – 위험한 약속". HanCinema.
  7. ^ "KBS2 일일극 '위험한 약속' 고세연 박하나 출연 확정". 서울경제. February 4, 2020.
  8. ^ "Actress Park Young-rin in "A Dangerous Promise"". News Break.
  9. ^ "위험한 약속 OST Part.1" [Dangerous Promise OST Part.1]. Melon. Retrieved October 18, 2020.
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  11. ^ "위험한 약속 OST Part.3" [Dangerous Promise OST Part.3]. Melon. Retrieved November 2, 2020.
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  13. ^ "Nielsen Korea 일일시청률". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved October 18, 2020.
  14. ^ "TNmS 일일시청률" [TNMS Terrestrial viewership] (in Korean). (NAVER).
  15. ^ Park, Dong-je (December 14, 2020). "8월 28일 지상파 시청률, 일일극 박인환X강세정X신정윤 '기막힌 유산' 1위" [August 28th terrestrial audience rating, daily play Park In-hwan x Kang Se-jeong x Shin Jeong-yoon'A Wonderful Legacy' 1st place] (in Korean).
  16. ^ Priya Mendonca, Suman (January 1, 2021). "Check Out The Winners of KBS Drama Awards 2020: Cheon Ho Jin Wins Grand Prize". IBTimes. Retrieved January 17, 2021.

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