Drama: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo (literal title)
Revised romanization: Yeokdoyojung Kimbokjoo
Hangul: 역도요정 김복주
Director: Oh Hyun-Jong
Writer: Yang Hee-Seung
Release Date: November 16, 2016 – January 5, 2017
Runtime: Wednesdays & Thursdays 22:00
Country: South Korea
20-year-old female weightlifter Bok-Joo falls in love for the first time.
Drama series will takeover the MBC Wednesdays & Thursdays 22:00 time slot previously occupied by “Shopping King Louis” and followed by “Missing Nine” January, 2017.
Screenplay is motivated by real life weightlifter Jang Mi-Ran.
First script reading took place August, 2016 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea.
Lee Jong-Suk filmed a cameo scene on October 15, 2016 at an outdoor set in Nowon, Seoul, South Korea.
Lee Sung-Kyung – Kim Bok-Joo
Nam Joo-Hyuk – Jung Joon-Hyung
Kyung Soo-Jin – Song Shi-Ho
Lee Jae-Yoon – Jung Jae-Yi
Lee Joo-Young – Lee Sun-Ok
Cho Hye-Jung – Jung Nan-Hee
Oh Eui-Sik – Bang Woon-Ki
Choi Moo-Sung – Yoon Duk-Man
Jang Young-Nam – Choi Sung-Eun
Ji Il-Joo – Jo Tae-Kwon
Choi Woong – Kim Ki-Suk
Ray Yang – Sung Yoo-Hee
Ahn Kil-Kang – Kim Chang-Gul
Kang Ki-Young – Kim Dae-Ho
Jung In-Gi – Joon-Hyung’s father
Lee Jung-Eun – Joon-Hyung’s mother
You Da-In – Ko A-Young
Jo Soo-Hyang – Soo-Bin
Kim Jae-Hyun – Kim Jae-Hyun
Lee Jong-Suk – chicken restaurant customer (cameo)