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Can't Lose / Can't Live Without Losing - Korean Drama 2011

Updated on September 29, 2014

MBC Drama about two divorced lawyers

I'm so excited for the new romantic-comedy MBC Drama, Can't Lose staring Hallyu Star Choi Ji Woo who is well known for her beauty and her leading role in many famous Korean Drama such as Winter Sonata and Stairway to Heaven. Her main co-star is Yoon Sang Hyun who played Hallyu Star Singer Oska in Secret Garden.

Choi Ji Woo is a really great actress, but I love her even more after I saw her appearance in Korean Popular TV Reality Show, 1Night 2Days Actresses Special Episodes. She is totally adorable and cute in real life!

And I also love Yoon Sang Hyun, they're perfect together!

Aww the first episode was funny and cute; lots of romantic scenes between Choi Ji Woo and Yoon Sang Hyun. On the 2nd episode, the couple celebrate their first wedding anniversary which ends in disaster and the start of their "fighting and bickering" which leads to them filing for a divorce. Sad that the rating is only a single digit though.

Are you going to watch Can't Lose?

Can't Lose Details, Synopsis and Casts

Can't Lose
Can't Lose

Can't Lose Details

Title: Can't Lose / Can't Live Without Losing

Adapted from Japanese Drama: Sasaki Fusai no Jingi Naki Tatakai

Number of Episodes: 18 [Originally 16]

Original run: August 24, 2011 - TBA on MBC; Every Wednesday & Thursday 21.55KST

Casts:

- Choi Ji Woo as Lee Eun Jae

- Yoon Sang Hyun as Yeon Hyung Woo (Eun Jae's husband)

- Kim Jung Tae as Go Gi Chan

- Jo Mi Ryung as Kim Young Joo (Go Gi Chan's wife)

- Kim Ja Ok

- Park Won Sook

- Sung Dong Il as Judge

- Kim Jin Woo

- Joo Jin Mo

Director: Lee Jae Dong

Writers: Lee Sook Jin

Official Website: Can't Lose

Can't Lose Synopsis

Can't Lose starts with Eun Jae and her husband's (Hyung Woo) happy wedding day (as can be seen from all the still pictures released by MBC). They married 1 month after they first met so they didn't really know each other's true characters and personalities. They are both successful lawyers but they begin fighting and after one year, decided to file for a divorce.

I think this romantic comedy drama will be interesting as Choi Ji Woo is famous for playing a cold-character role (which is quite the opposite of her aegyo / cute approachable funny real life personality as we saw in her guest appearance on 1night 2days). Two lawyers in the middle of a divorce process with each other will definitely produce a great funny storyline. Hyung Woo is a perfectionist who always follows the rule so I can imagine him dictating his wife / his soon-to-be ex-wife with many doctrines about their divorce procedures and process. On the other hand, Eun Jae is a messy person and a perfectionist Hyung Woo can't handle his wife's messiness :D

I don't know what the ending will be like, but hopefully they will get back together! Ha...

I'm also excited with the supporting characters of Go Gi Chan and his wife, Kim Young Joo. Go Gi Chan is a close friend of Hyung Woo since college (they both took law course). Unfortunately, Gi Chan never take his studies seriously and fails so many times on his bar exams. Contrary to Gi Chan, his wife is an amazing woman who becomes breadwinner for their family. From the photoshoot it seems like Go Gi Chan is a husband who's scared and afraid of his wife!

Teasers

Can't Lose Casts

Can't Lose has got amazing list of actors and actresses. I'm actually surprised that three of them were recently the guests in 1night 2days special actresses & actors trip

1. Choi Ji Woo joined the 1n2d cast on their actresses special trip

2. Kim Jung Tae who shot to stardom after his appearance on 1n2d actors special trip. Still remember his funny scene singing Bang-ga Bang-ga (a scene from his He's on Duty Movie) and his 2 hours dedication of making noodles from scratch. Happy to hear him getting so many different offers afterwards. People may also remember him playing Hiramaya from his recent drama, Miss Ripley.

3. Song Dong II also made his appearance on 1n2d actors special trip. I mostly remember him as Director Ban on My Girlfriend is a Gumiho.

Can't Lose Pictures

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Choi Ji Wo playing a successful lawyer, Lee Eun JaeYoon Sang Hyun is a perfectionist lawyer "Yeon Hyung Woo" who graduated from law degree with perfect scoreThe Go Family, a husband who cannot be a breadwinner for his family letting his wife who's the breadwinner takes control of the family and himself5 Main Characters in Can't Lose
Choi Ji Wo playing a successful lawyer, Lee Eun Jae
Choi Ji Wo playing a successful lawyer, Lee Eun Jae
Yoon Sang Hyun is a perfectionist lawyer "Yeon Hyung Woo" who graduated from law degree with perfect score
Yoon Sang Hyun is a perfectionist lawyer "Yeon Hyung Woo" who graduated from law degree with perfect score
The Go Family, a husband who cannot be a breadwinner for his family letting his wife who's the breadwinner takes control of the family and himself
The Go Family, a husband who cannot be a breadwinner for his family letting his wife who's the breadwinner takes control of the family and himself
5 Main Characters in Can't Lose
5 Main Characters in Can't Lose

=== More Can't Lose Wallpapers and Posters on MBC Can't Lose Website ===

Can't Lose PhotoShoot Session

Can't Lose Press Conference, BTS and OST

Can't Lose BTS Videos

Can't Lose Press Conference

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Image Credit

Can't Lose Press Conference was held on August 17, 2011 at Lotte Hotel, Seoul. Choi Ji Woo and Yoon Sang Hyun, both the leading actor for this romantic comedy drama were present as well as PD Lee Jae Dong.

From the press conference, it looks like that they both have the perfect chemistry, they also had a lot of fun together and Choi Ji Wo even mentioned that she really loves filming this drama and wants to move on to be a Queen of Romantic Comedy. =)

Can't Lose OST
Can't Lose OST

Can't Lose OST

OST Part 1 - Released Date August 24, 2011

1. And I Love You by Zia

2. And I Love You [Instrumental]

OST Part 2 - Released Date August 31, 2011

1. Can't Lose by Monday Kitz

2. Can't Lose [Instrumental]

OST Part 3 - Released Date September 7, 2011

1. Did You Know All of this information by Yoon Sang Hyun

2. Did You Know all of this information [Instrumental]

OST Part 4 - Released Date September 14, 2011

1. How Far Have You Come? by Kim Geu Rim

2. How Far Have You Come? [Instrumental]

OST Part 5 - Released Date September 28, 2011

1. Let Me Come Back by Byeon Jin Seop

2. Let Me Come Back [Instrumental]

Have you seen Choi Ji Woo in any Korean Drama?

Winter Sonata (Special Edition)
Winter Sonata (Special Edition)

If you haven't seen her in any Korean Drama, I highly recommend Winter Sonata. This 2002 Drama portrays a story of a first love of a beautiful couple, Kang Jun San and Jeong Yu Jin. Yu Jin's cheerful personality helped Jun San to believe in love as for years he believed nobody loved him. Unfortunately, their love cut short after Jun San lost his memory from a fatal accident. Living as different person with new identity created by his mother, Lee Min Hyung, starts his new life in the United States. But one day, he meets with Yu Jin again.

So what will happen with Yu Jin and Jun San / Min Hyung's love story? Will they finally be together? Watch this beautiful romantic drama from the comfort of your home.

 
Stairway to Heaven
Stairway to Heaven

If you love melo-drama, don't miss Choi Ji Woo's Stairway to Heaven. The storyline is quite similar with Winter Sonata - the painful and hard long way to be together with her first childhood love, Cha Song Joo.

In this drama, Choi Ji Woo plays a character "Han Jung Suh" who lost her mother due to cancer. Her father marries another woman and this woman's daughter (plays by Kim Tae Hee) does everything she can to ruin Jung Suh's life. One day she purposely got Jung Suh into an accident resulting Jung Suh to lost her memory and live as different person with new identity "Kim Ji Soo". When she regains her memory, she tries to find her first love again but unfortunately, she's diagnosed with eye cancer!

So, will Song Joo and Jung Suh / Ji Soo be together at the end? Will love conquer all? Watch Stairway in Heaven from the comfort of your home.

 

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