Smile, Dong Hae - Netflix

Posted on Wed 03 October 2018 in netflix

Dong Hae was raised in America by his beautiful but unmarried and mentally deficient mother, Anna Laker, who was adopted there. He goes to Korea for a short-track skating competition and brings his mother along in secret, arranging for her to be picked up at the airport by his girlfriend, Yoon Sae Wa, an ambitious TV announcer who harbours a secret disdain for Anna's disability. Dong Hae meets Bong Yi, a poor assistant chef, when Sae Wa prioritizes her job and sends her to meet Anna instead. After Sae Wa later betrays him, Dong Hae begins to search for his father, creating a new family and finding new romance along the way.

Smile, Dong Hae - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Korean

Status: Ended

Runtime: 35 minutes

Premier: 2010-10-04

Smile, Dong Hae - Ji Chang-wook - Netflix

Ji Chang-wook (born July 5, 1987) is a South Korean actor. He rose to fame playing the leading role of Dong-hae in daily drama series Smile Again (2010–2011), and has since had roles in Warrior Baek Dong-soo (2011) and Empress Ki (2013–2014). Ji has headlined the popular television series Healer (2014–2015), The K2 (2016) and Suspicious Partner (2017), as well as crime-action film Fabricated City (2017).

Smile, Dong Hae - 2013–present: Breakthrough and overseas ventures - Netflix

Ji's breakthrough came when he played Toghon Temür (also known as Ta Hwan), the 16th emperor of the Yuan Dynasty, in the historical drama Empress Ki. The drama drew solid viewership ratings nationwide throughout its run with an average rating of 35.12%. Ji's portrayal of the young king left a strong impression on both critics and the audience, earning him critical acclaim and increased recognition. Ji then starred as the title character in Song Ji-na-penned action thriller Healer from December 2014 to February 2015. He took martial arts lessons for his role as a mysterious errand guy in the series. After the drama aired, Ji became popular in China and other parts of Asia. He then took on roles in Mandarin-language dramas like The Whirlwind Girl 2 and Mr. Right. In 2016, Ji starred in tvN's action thriller The K2 as the title role, a bodyguard who gets betrayed by his fellow countrymen and falls in love with a girl with fear of people. The drama received favorable reviews, topping cable channel viewership ratings throughout its 8-week broadcast. In November 2016, he co-starred in the promotional web drama titled First Seven Kisses for Lotte Duty Free. In 2017, Ji starred in the action film Fabricated City, playing the role of a jobless game addict who becomes a framed murderer. He was next cast in SBS's romantic comedy/thriller Suspicious Partner, which premiered in May. Ji was also set to star as a reckless rookie constable alongside Sol Kyung-gu's apathetic veteran officer in the period-comedy film Two Constables, the fourth installment in the Two Cops franchise directed by Kang Woo-suk. However the project has been put on indefinite hold due to problems with scheduling and funding.

Smile, Dong Hae - References - Netflix