K-Drama Review: ‘Defendant’ Is so Good, and Here Are 6 Reasons Why You Need to Watch It

4. Lots of Great People Behind Defendant!

The cast weren’t the only standouts involved with this show. Without the talented people who work behind the scenes, Defendant wouldn’t be so amazing! The most compliments must be thrown to Choi Soo-jin, who’s the scriptwriter. He was already known for his writing for the drama¬†City Hunter. Compliments must be also given to the director, Jo Young-Kwang, who had already directed a number of successful dramas, such as 49 Days, King of Ambition, etc

5. The ‘Cha Min-ho’ Character

Cha Min-ho was a primary antagonis in Defendant, and a very complicated character. Even though he did a lot of terrible things, viewers also got to see another side of his character. Most notably, Cha Min-ho was a great father to his son, Cha Eung-soo, who clearly saw him as a role model, although he obviously didn’t know his fathers secret.

6. SNSD’s Yuri’s Appearance!

Obviously, SNSD’s Yuri’s appearance must be one of the selling point of this drama. She played a lawyer, Seo Eun-hye, who helpted Park Jung-woo through his murder case. Even though Yuri’s received a lot of negative comments about her acting, her performance in Defendant won’t disappoint!

Meet the Cast!


Now that we’ve talked about the storyline for this drama, let’s take a look at the cast!

  • Ji Sung as Park Jung-woo
Ji Sung

Birth Name: Ji Sung

Date of Birth: February 27, 1977

Label: Namoo Actors

  • Uhm Ki-joon as Cha Sun-ho / Cha Min-ho
Uhm Ki-joon

Birth Name: Uhm Ki-joon

Date of Birth: March 23, 1976

Label: Sidus HQ

  • Kwon Yu-ri as Seo Eun-hye
Kwon Yu-ri

Birth Name: Kwon Yu-ri

Date of Birth: December 5, 1989

Label: SM Entertainment

  • Oh Chang-suk as Kang Jun-hyuk
Oh Chang-suk

Birth Name: Oh Chang-suk

Date of Birth: June 2, 1982

Label: PF Entertainment

  • Uhm Hyun-kyung as Na Yeon-hee
Uhm Hyun-kyung

Birth Name: Uhm Hyun-kyung

Date of Birth: November 4, 1986

Label: Signal Entertainment Group

  • Son Yeo-eun as Yoon Ji-soo
Son Yeo-eun

Birth Name: Son Yeo-eun

Date of Birth: August 4, 1983

Label: J,Wide-Company

  • Shin Rin-ah as Park Hae-yeon
Shin Rin-ah

Birth Name: Shin Rin-ah

Date of Birth: May 14, 2009

Label: IOK Company

  • Kang Sung-min as Yoon Tae-soo
Kim Min-suk

Birth Name: Kang Seong-min

Date of Birth: July 23, 1979

Label: Forest Entertainment

  • Sung Byung-sook as Oh Jeong-hee
Sung Byoung-sook

Birth Name: Sung Byoung-sook

Date of Birth: January 20, 1955

  • Park Ho-san as Choi Dae-hong
Park Ho-san

Birth Name: Park Ho-san

Date of Birth: October 18, 1972

Label: The Pro Actors

  • Lee Shin-sung as Go Dong-yoon
Lee Shin-sung

Birth Name: Lee Shin-sung

Date of Birth: October 18, 1980

Label: Namoo Actors

  • Han Ji-woo as Yeo Min-kyung
Han Ji-woo

Birth Name: Han Ji-woo

Date of Birth: March 26, 1987

Label: Tobis Media