K-Drama Review: ‘Jealousy Incarnate’ An Intriguing Story Filled with Love, Hate, and Jealousy

The Cast

Jealousy Incarnate

Main Characters

  • Gong Hyo-jin as Pyo Na-ri, a weather broadcaster who dreams to be a news anchor and used to have a crush on Hwa-shin for 3 years
  • Jo Jung-suk as Lee Hwa-shin, a famous reporter and news anchor, has a proud, competitive and macho personality
  • Go Kyung-pyo as Go Jung-won, a boss of a publishing company who is also a chaebol of a large corporation
  • Lee Mi-sook as Gye Sung-sook, a reporter-turned-anchorwoman who is Jong-shin’s first wife and Ppal-gang’s biological mother
  • Park Ji-young as Bang Ja-young, a department head of SBC station and announcer who is Jong-shin’s second wife
  • Lee Sung-jae as Kim Rak, a chef, and owner of a restaurant, who is also the landlord of Na-ri and her family
  • Seo Ji-hye as Hong Hye-won, a news anchor for the 7 PM news, who is the daughter of the Senior Secretary to the President for Public Affairs

Supporting Characters

Jealousy Incarnate

Crazy 18

  • Moon Ga-young as Lee Ppal-gang, Hwa-shin’s niece and Mi-sook’s biological daughter
  • Kim Jung-hyun as Pyo Chi-yeol, Na-ri’s younger brother
  • Ahn Woo-yeon as Oh Dae-goo, Ppal-gang and Chi-yeol’s childhood friend

People around Hwa-shin

  • Park Jung-soo as Hwa-shin’s mother
  • Yoon Da-hoon as Lee Jong-shin, Hwa-shin’s older brother and Ppal-gang’s father

People around Jung-won

  • Choi Hwa-jung as Kim Tae-ra, Jung-won’s mother and Kim Rak’s older sister
  • Park Sung-hoon as Secretary Cha

People at SBC Broadcasting Company

  • Kwon Hae-hyo as Oh Jong-hwan
  • Jung Sang-hoon as Choi Dong-ki
  • Yoo Jae-myung as Uhm Ki-dae
  • Park Hwan-hee as Keum Soo-jung
  • Park Eun-ji as Park Jin
  • Seo Yoo-ri as Hong Ji-min
  • Kim Ye-won as Na Joo-hee
  • Jun Ji-an as Im Soo-mi
  • Yoo Jung-rae as Kan Mi-young
  • Lee Chae-won as Yang Sung-sook
  • Park Seo-young as Jang Hee-soo
  • Sung Chang-hoon as New agency staff
  • Lee Myung-haeng as 7 o’clock news anchor

People at Rock Villa

  • Seo Eun-soo as Ri Hong-dan, Na-ri and Chi-yeol’s stepmother
  • Sul Woo-hyung as Pyo Bum, Na-ri’s stepbrother
  • Suh Hyun-suk as Lee Seung-han

People at Sun Hospital

  • Bae Hae-sun as Geum Suk-ho, Gynecologist
  • Park Jin-joo as Nurse Oh Jin-joo

Extended Cast

  • Min Jung-sub
  • Song Ha-rim as School office clerk who attended the festival
  • Yeo Un-bok as surgeon
  • Choi Kyu-sik as Taxi driver
  • Lee Do-yeob
  • Jang Hae-min
  • Lee Yoon-sang as Executive Officer of Yonee Group’s hotel
  • Kwan Eun-soo

Special Appearances

  • GOT7’s BamBam as Guy in Thailand nightclub (Ep. 1)
  • Vivian Cha as Guy’s girlfriend (Ep. 1)
  • Yoo Jae-myung as news anchor
  • Lee Jung-eun as Breast cancer screening doctor
  • Oh Se-deuk as Chinese restaurant chef
  • Jung Kyung-sun as Pyo Na-ri’s mother
  • Han Ji-min as Han Ji-min, Hwa-shin’s blind date (Ep. 11)
  • Kim Kyung-ran as announcer open recruitment judge (Ep. 14)
  • Ahn Hye-kyung as announcer applicant (Ep. 14)
  • Jun Hyun-moo as announcer applicant (SBS announcer) (Ep. 14)
  • Oh Jung-yeon as announcer applicant (Ep. 14)
  • Kim Yoon-sang as announcer applicant (SBS announcer) (Ep. 14)
  • Lee Sun-kyun Na-ri’s blind date (Voice) (Ep. 15)
  • Ko Sung-hee as Hong Soo-young, Hwa-shin and Jung-won’s first love (Ep. 17)

The Soundtrack

Jealousy Incarnate

Jealousy Incarnate OST Part 1

  • Release Date: August 25th, 2016
  • Tracklist:
No. Song Title Artist
1. “Did You Ride UFO?” Heize and Go Young-bae
2. “Did You Ride UFO? (Inst.)” Heize and Go Young-bae

Jealousy Incarnate OST Part 2

  • Release Date: September 1st, 2016
  • Tracklist:
No. Song Title Artist
1. “Lovesome” Ra.D
2. “Lovesome (Inst.)” Ra.D

Jealousy Incarnate OST Part 3

  • Release Date: September 8th, 2016
  • Tracklist:
No. Song Title Artist
1. “Step Step” Suran
2. “Step Step (Inst.)” Suran

Jealousy Incarnate OST Part 4

  • Release Date: September 21st, 2016
  • Tracklist:
No. Song Title Artist
1. “Would You Come to Me” Brother Su
2. “Would You Come to Me (Inst.)” Brother Su

Jealousy Incarnate OST Part 5

  • Release Date: September 28th, 2016
  • Tracklist:
No. Song Title Artist
1. “Bye, Autumn” SALTNPAPER
2. “Bye, Autumn (Inst.)” SALTNPAPER

Jealousy Incarnate OST Part 6

  • Release Date: September 29th, 2016
  • Tracklist:
No. Song Title Artist
1. “Melted” April 2nd
2. “Melted (Inst.)” April 2nd