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Kim Woo Bin And Bae Suzy Reunite After 7 Years For A Supernatural Rom-Com: Revisiting Their Last Collaboration 'Uncontrollably Fond'

Kim Woo Bin and Bae Suzy reunite after seven years in 'All the Love You Wish For,' bringing back their electrifying chemistry from 'Uncontrollably Fond.'

South Korean superstars, who captivated K-drama fans with their sizzling chemistry seven years ago, are returning to the screen together in a new show titled ‘All the Love You Wish For.’ The Korean media has described the show as a ‘zero-stress, life-or-death romantic comedy about a millennia-old genie.’ This exciting project features the collaboration of writer Kim Eun Sook and director Lee Byung Hun. The cast lineup has been announced, marking the actors' reunion after seven years since their memorable performance in ‘Uncontrollably Fond.’ Let's explore this further.

About ‘Uncontrollably Fond’

Setting the bar high for K-dramas in 2016, Kim Woo Bin and Suzy's on-screen romance took viewers by storm. Since then, fans have eagerly awaited either a sequel or a new collaboration. ‘Uncontrollably Fond,’ a 2016 South Korean television series, stars Kim Woo Bin as Shin Joon-young and Bae Suzy as Noh Eu in the lead.

‘Uncontrollably Fond’ is a gem one might discover while seeking a drama set in winter or fall, rich in romance and guaranteed to bring tears. This melodrama follows the journey of popular star Shin Joon-young and documentary producer Noh Eul, who share a poignant history from their teenage years. Separated by circumstances, they are fatefully reunited as adults, with past secrets unravelling along the way. Shin Joon-young has risen to become a top actor-singer, while Noh Eul has made her mark as a documentary producer. Their paths cross again when Noh Eul is assigned to film a documentary on Joon-young. Despite initial resistance, Joon-young agrees to participate, giving Noh Eul a hard time at first but eventually striving to repair their relationship and win her heart back.

The early episodes start on a light-hearted note but gradually delve into more angst and drama. Fans appreciated the intricate character backstories and how individual stories were seamlessly woven into the main plot. The characters' lives are intricately linked, with each secret and revelation propelling the story in new directions. Moreover, ‘Uncontrollably Fond’ boasts beautiful cinematography, capturing stunning winter and fall settings that invite viewers to cosy up with a hot cup of chocolate while immersing themselves in the drama.

About ‘All the Love You Wish For’

Directed by Lee Byeong-heon, celebrated for the blockbuster film ‘Extreme Job,’ ‘All The Love You Wish For’ is a fantasy rom-com series that delves into the forbidden love story between a mortal and a powerful genie. As one of the most anticipated Netflix K-dramas of 2024, it is written by Kim Eun-sook, the renowned scriptwriter behind cult hits like ‘The Glory,’ ‘Goblin,’ and ‘The Heirs.’ The series stars acclaimed Korean actors Bae Suzy and Kim Woo-bin as the main protagonists. The stellar cast also includes Ahn Eun-jin as Mi Joo, Noh Sang-hyun as Soo Hyun, Go Kyu-pil as Sayyid, and Lee Joo-young as Min Ji. ‘All the Love You Wish For’ seamlessly blends fantasy, romance, and comedy to narrate the story of a genie (played by Kim) who awakens after a thousand years to fulfil the three wishes of his new, cold-hearted master Ga-young (played by Bae).