Title: 마이더스 / Midas
Genre: Business, romance
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2011-Feb-22 to TBA
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55
Midas Synopsis, Story, and Preview :
The background of the drama is about life in the mergers & acquisitions, stock market and financial world, as well as the lives of chaebols.
Midas Charachter :
Kim Do Hyun (32 years old)
A smart man without ambition. Graduated as the best of his class from Korea’s best university, he also the best when attended law school.
His father left home when he was a child, leaving him in poverty. His mother raised him in hardship and passed away when he was in law school.
He only feels warmth in his heart when he is with his long-time girlfriend Jung Yun and her family.
He wants to start a family and live happily with Jung Yun.
After graduate from law school, he joins the best law firm to make a living and maintains a stable and comfortable life.
However, his dream of peace life is shattered when he was chosen by someone and sells his soul for money.
Lee Jung Yun (27 years old)
Long time girlfriend of Do Hyun.
A quiet and unattractive student during middle and high school and was the same when she entered nursing school.
Until, she met Do Hyun and her life started to change. Her luck in life is started. She is dating Do Hyun and about to marry him but she still finds it hard to believe that she is his girlfriend.
After graduated from nursing school, she was employed by Korea’s best general hospital and not long after that she became a nurse for that hospital VIP’s wing.
However, Do Hyuk started to be a different person after he entered a law firm. Finally she finds out that Do yuk has another woman.
She plans a revenge by throws her soul away, becoming the woman of a son of chaebol named Yoo Myung Joon.
Yoo Myung Joon is the patient of the hospital VIP room where Jung Yun is assigned who suffered terminal stage of cancer.
Yoo In Hye (40 years old)
The eldest daughter of Yoo Pil Sang family.
Yoo Pil Sang seems like avarage rich family, but his real wealth is in the same size with Samsung and Hyundai.
Yoo In Hye has 2 older brothers, a younger brother (her biological brother) and a younger sister, which 5 of them came from several different mothers.
She grew up with her biological younger brother (Yoo Myung Joon) and her mother who was abandoned by her father.
In order to escape from the negative image of “the abandoned daughter of a chaebol”, Yoo In Hye left Korea to USA . During this period of time when she was away, her mother started suffering some mental disorder. Thus, the job of looking after her fell in the hands of Myung Joon.
She attended university and got MBA from USA, then gained experience as securities broker in Wall Street. Now she is the president of her own multi-billion dollar hedge fund.
Her grandfather’s loan business plus her father’s real estate business plus her hedge fund company can sway Korea’s economy.
She’s a powerful woman with no romantic experience and never been married.
She hates but also admires her father, makes her a strange monster.
Yoo Myung Joon (31 years old)
The younger brother of Yoo In Hye. Unlike his sister, he has a more softer and more delicate character.
He believes that money is the reason to the misfortune that he has suffered. Therefore, he finds that money is evil and despicable.
Due to the prejudice towards money and his own birth, Myung Joon seems cynical and waste his time by partying from dusk til dawn. He was like this till Jung Yun appeared in his life.
Myung Joon found himself down with terminal stage cancer and the nurse who was in-charge of him was Jung Yun.
As time goes by, there was some chemistry and love blossoming between the two.
Midas Cast and Starring :
Lee Duk Hwa as Kim Tae Sung
Jang Hyuk as Kim Do Hyun
Kim Sung Oh as Kim Do Chul (Do Hyun's half-brother)
Kim Sung Kyum as Yoo Pil Sang
Yoon Je Moon as Yoo Sung Joon (In Hye's oldest brother)
Choi Jung Woo as Yoo Ki Joon (In Hye's second brother)
Kim Hee Ae as Yoo In Hye
No Min Woo as Yoo Myung Joon (In Hye's little brother)
Han Yoo Yi (한유이) as Yoo Mi Ran (In Hye's little sister)
Lee Min Jung as Lee Jung Yeon
Chun Ho Jin as Choi Gook Hwan
Jung Suk Won as Jae Bum
Seo Joo Ae (서주애) as Soo Ji
Yeo Ho Min
Director: Kang Shin Hyo
Screenwriter: Choi Wan Kyu
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