Kim Hyun Joo (Boys Over Flowers, Cruel Palace) and Joo Sang Wook (Good Doctor, Birth of a Beauty) star in a romantic melodrama about the bittersweet reality of limitless love in the face of limited life. So Hye (Kim Hyun Joo) is a popular TV drama series writer with a natural talent for writing. Hae Sung (Joo Sang Wook) is a popular actor, although despite his reputation as the “Great Star of the Universe, Foot-Caprio,” he’s not very good at acting. When forced to work together, the two begin to butt heads, and after some time, they also start to care for each other. However, fate has something bitter in line for them, as So Hye learns she only has 6 months to live. Now, every plan they had for the future must be readjusted. But when time is so quickly running out, will there be any left for love? Adding to the drama are Baek Seol (Greatest Marriage alum Park Si Yeon), a hot-headed girl who now has to mellow down to embrace her role as a politician’s trophy wife, Hong Joon Ki (One More Happy Ending star Kim Tae Hoon), a cancer survivor who is treating So Hye and teaches her to live positively in the face of death, and Kim Sang Wook (Scarlet Heart: Ryeo actor Ji Soo), an innocent young lawyer who will not let a simple age difference dull his affection for So Hye.
Also known simply as “Fantastic Today,” Fantastic is the latest drama by director Jo Nam Kook, the man behind beloved dramas such as The Golden Empire and Last. Written by Lee Sung Eun, the drama’s first script reading took place on July 20, 2016 at the JTBC building in Sangam, Seoul. The series’ debut episode will air on JTBC on September 2, 2016, with subsequent episodes airing every Friday and Saturday at 8:30PM, overtaking the time slot vacated by the finale of Age of Youth. The drama is expected to conclude in October 2016 and will be followed by My Wife’s Having an Affair This Week
. The complete cast for Fantastic includes Kim Hyun Joo as So Hye, Joo Sang Wook as Hae Sung, Park Si Yeon as Baek Seol, Kim Tae Hoon as Hong Joon Ki, Ji Soo as Kim Sang Wook, Jo Jae Yun as Oh Chang Suk, Kim Jun Nan as Choi Jin Sook, Kim Young Min as Choi Jin Tae, Chae Gook Hee as Lee Mi Do, and supporting roles by Kim Ji Young, Yoon So Jung, Kim Jae Hwa, Kim Dong Gyun, Im Ji Kyu, and Yoon Ji Won.