The President (KBS2-2010 Korean Drama)
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- Drama: The President
- Revised romanization: Peurejidenteu
- Hangul: 프레지던트
- Director: Kim Hyung-Il
- Writer: Kaiji Kawaguchi (manga), Son Ji-Hye, Jung Hyun-Min, Son Young-Mok
- Network: KBS2
- Episodes: 20
- Release Date: December 15, 2010 - February 24, 2011
- Runtime: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
"President" follows Jang Il-Joon (Choi Soo-Jong) as he runs for the 18th presidential office in 2012 to actually winning the election.
Jang Il-Joon was born from an ordinary educator family, but graduated from a prestigious university as a law student. When the country was under military leadership, Jang Il-Joon was a student activist and became involved in a once-in-a-lifetime case. He dreamed to become the new dream for Korea.
Since then he has worked as a three term lawmaker and a human rights lawyer. Now, Jang Il-Joon throws his hat into the 2012 presidential election, dreaming to overcome conflicts between ideology, class, and regions with his leadership.
- "President" will take over the KBS2 Wednesday & Thursday 21:55 time slot previously occupied by "Fugitive" and will be followed by "The Thorn Birds" on March 2, 2011.
- Based on the Japanese manga "Eagle" by Kaiji Kawaguchi. The original "Eagle" manga depicted the life of an Asian-American senator as he runs for president of the United States.
|Choi Soo-Jong||Ha Hee-Ra||Jay||Wang Ji-Hye||Kang Shin-Il|
|Jang Il-Joon||Jo So-Hee||Yoo Min-Ki||Jang In-Young||Lee Chi-Soo|
|Im Ji-Eun||Lee Doo-Il||Kim Heung-Soo||Sung Min||Park Mi-Jin|
|Oh Jae-Hee||Hong Sung-Goo||Ki Soo-Chan||Jang Sung-Min||Jang Se-Bin|
|Shin Chung-Sik||Choi Dong-Joon||Kim Ye-Ryeong||Jung Han-Yong||Yang Hee-Kyeong|
|Jo Tae-Ho||Jo Sang-Jin||Yoo Jung-Hae||Lee Soo-Myung||Choi Jeong-Im|
|Byun Hee-Bong||Lee Ki-Yeol||Kim Jung-Nan||Hong Yo-Seop||Kim Kyu-Cheol|
|Ko Sang-Ryul||Park Eul-Sub||Shin Hee-Joo||Kim Kyung-Mo||Baek Chan-Ki|
Additional Cast Members:
|2010-12-29||5||7.8 (17th)||8.0 (16th)|
|2010-12-29||6||7.8 (17th)||8.0 (16th)|
Source: TNS Media Korea