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Korean Drama “Kingdom” (Synopsis + Cast + Preview)

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“Kingdom” / “킹덤” series released on January 25, 2019 on Netflix.

Official Poster

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Synopsis

Kdrama “Kingdom” will tell a thriller story in which a monstrous epidemic spreads across the country in the Joseon period, resulting of which, people turn into zombies. The crowned prince Lee Chang (Ju Ji-hoon) goes on a suicide mission to investigate about the mysterious plague and save the kingdom.

Genre

Thriller, Historical, Fantasy

Main Cast

Ju Ji-hoon as Crown Prince Lee Chang
Bae Doona as Seo Bi
Ryu Seung-ryong as Jo Hak Jo
Kim Hye Jun as Queen

Kim Sang-ho as Moo Young
Kim Sung Kyu as Young Shin
Heo Joon-ho as Ahn Hyun
Jeon Seok-ho as Beom Pal

Chu Hun-yub

Episodes

The drama is will have a total of 6 episodes.

Screenshots

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Notes

  1. It is Netflix’s first original Korean drama series to stream. [2]
  2. The Korean drama holds a big budget with an estimation of production cost reaching 2 billion won (US$1.7 million) per episode, according to the producers. [2]
  3. Traditional Buddhist gosa ceremony took place October 16, 2017 to bring about good fortune for the project. [3]
  4. Filming began at the end of October, 2017 at a set in Andong, South Korea.
  5. Love Alarm was the first Korean series confirmed for pick-up by Netflix, but Kingdom will be streamed first on the service since Love Alarm is scheduled for 2019. [4]
  6. Actor Song Joong Ki was first offered the lead role but declined; the role was taken by Joo Ji Hoon. [1]
  7. It is based on a web comic series “신의 나라 / Land of the Gods”, written by Kim Eun Hee.
  8. It is directed by Kim Seong-hun, who also 2016 hit Korean movie “Tunnel”.
  9. It is Kim Eun Hee’s first web comic. [1]
  10. It is expected to have a total of 3 seasons.

Preview

Teaser~

Trailer 1~

Trailer 2~

References


[1] KoreanDrama.org

[2] INQUIRE.NET

[3] AsianWiki

[4] Wikipedia

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