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"The King: Eternal Monarch" is one of the most expected dramas of 2020.

Top Hallyu actor Lee MinHo is back from his armies duties and chose the fantasy sci-fi romance drama "The King: Eternal Monarch" as his first project.

The drama is already catching attention for his main cast. Lee MinHo acted in popular dramas such as “Boys Over Flowers” (2009), “City Hunter” (2011), “The Heirs” (2013), and “The Legend of the Blue Sea” (2016). Kim GoEun is confirmed as the lead actress. She previously acted in dramas such as "Cheese in the Trap" (2016) and "Goblin" (2016). Woo DoHwan ("Tempted" (2018), "My Country" (2019)) also joined the lead cast.

The cast is interesting many but that is not all. PD Baek SangHoon who worked in dramas such as "School 2015" and writer Kim EunSook who worked in popular dramas such as "Mr. Sunshine", “Descendants of the Sun”, "Goblin", "Secret Garden" and "The Heirs" are part of the drama. Kim EunSook and Lee MinHo already worked together in "The Heirs".

The drama was filmed from the second half of 2019.

Here is more information.

 

The King: Eternal Monarch (2020)

"The King: Eternal Monarch" (2020 Drama): Cast & Summary

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Information

Title: The King: Eternal Monarch/Deoking:yeongwonhan gunju/더킹:영원한 군주

Director: Baek SangHoon

Writer: Kim EunSook

Network: SBS and Netflix

Runtime: From April 17

# of Episodes: 16

Language: Korean

 

Summary

It is the fantasy romance drama in which Lee Gon, the Emperor of Corea and Jung TaeEul a detective from the Republic of Korea try to protect's lives and love through cooperation between the two parallel worlds.

 

Cast

"The King: Eternal Monarch" (2020 Drama): Cast & Summary

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Lee MinHo as Emperor Lee Gon

He is the 3rd emperor of the Korean Empire. He is 33 years old.

His people see him as a perfect monarch with a graceful appearance, an elegant figure, and a quiet personality.

For him, the palace is the safest home and the most dangerous battlefield. He could die like his father that he witnessed at the age of 9 years old. One day, he is standing in from of a familiar face. Jung TaeEul from the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency, it was what was written on the ID dropped on the day of his father's murder.

 

"The King: Eternal Monarch" (2020 Drama): Cast & Summary

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Kim GoEun as Jung TaeEul

She is a detective on Earth of 30-year-old. She first meets Prince Lee Gon because he broke the laws by appearing out of nowhere at Gwanghwamun square riding a white horse.

 

"The King: Eternal Monarch" (2020 Drama): Cast & Summary

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Woo DoHwan as Jo EunSeob

On Earth, he is a public service worker for the police of 29-year-old. He is taking a leave of absence from school.

He is forced to take a break from university to take care of his family. He is about to be discharged from his military service when he met Lee Gon.

 

"The King: Eternal Monarch" (2020 Drama): Cast & Summary

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Woo DoHwan as JoYoung

Emperor Lee Gon's bodyguard and close ally. He is the chief of the Imperial Guard of 29-year-old.

 

"The King: Eternal Monarch" (2020 Drama): Cast & Summary

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Kim GoEun as Loona

A criminal without family of 30-year-old. She only has 3 months left to live because of cancer. She starts to believe in the god named Lee Rim.

 

Interesting Facts

Here is the first teaser.

Here are the official posters.

"The King: Eternal Monarch" (2020 Drama): Cast & Summary

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"The King: Eternal Monarch" (2020 Drama): Cast & Summary

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"The King: Eternal Monarch" (2020 Drama): Cast & Summary

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Ying
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Ying
Oct 8, 2020 07:29 pm

My Cuttie Lee Min Ho

Gabby
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Gabby
Aug 25, 2020 07:16 pm

LMH the kim eternal monarch ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Chis
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Chis
Jun 29, 2020 09:30 pm

Which website can one download korean movie please??

Cris
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Cris
Jun 21, 2020 06:34 pm

The king eternal monarche is the best kdrama

Zana
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Zana
Jun 20, 2020 06:43 pm

TKEMis the best

Susan Gulfo
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Susan Gulfo
Jun 20, 2020 07:49 am

TKEM is the best

Liza. Lee
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Liza. Lee
Jun 19, 2020 05:07 pm

TKEM is the best serie and Lee min ho is the best actor of korea and Asia for ever

Angelica Aguilar
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Angelica Aguilar
Feb 12, 2020 10:04 am

I can't wait to this drama, im so excited!!!

Elisa González
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Elisa González
Jan 7, 2020 09:47 am

Cuándo comienza la serie.¿Cuál es la fecha?

Angelica Aguilar
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Angelica Aguilar
Feb 12, 2020 10:05 am
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Ok ,kamsahamnida

Kyla
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Kyla
Jan 27, 2020 10:27 pm
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how about in the phillipines?

suriya(booma)
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suriya(booma)
Dec 31, 2019 03:02 am

i m eagerly waiting for eternal monarch and excellent actor .
i like lee min ho

MX3
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MX3
Dec 6, 2019 07:47 am

Omg she was amazing in Cheese in the trap and I love Lee Min Ho ???

Guest
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Sep 14, 2019 04:45 pm

excited

Jonah Beniero
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Jonah Beniero
Jul 29, 2019 11:31 pm

Sooo excited for d upcoming drama...lmh♥️♥️

Guest
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Jul 25, 2019 04:57 am

a lot of actors and actresses have been pulling double duty lately

Guest
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Guest
Jul 11, 2019 02:02 pm

im so exicted to see him in kdrama again ☺️☺️☺️☺️

Guest
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Guest
May 29, 2019 02:44 pm

Am so excited about this upcoming drama and the lead actress Kim Go Eun is perfect for this series as well as Lee Min Ho

Guest
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May 27, 2019 08:23 am

Kim Goeun is such a GODDESS! Her acting is a whole new league on the its own. Now put her plus Lee minGORGEOUSho in a drama together... yep.. can you smell it?.. it's the scent of the Best drama of the year!!

Newra Lyabiz Zapal
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Newra Lyabiz Zapal
May 25, 2019 02:20 pm

his my favorite actor , I love you lee min ho

Guest
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Guest
May 20, 2019 11:39 am

Kim Goeun, Suzy, Song Hye Kyo or Jun Ji Hyun are better to be his partners than Park Shin Hye. Park Shin Hye follwers called Minshin always makes war on youtube, Instagram and Lee Min Ho avoided it.

Guest
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Guest
May 19, 2019 10:35 pm

She looks like Junji hyun and Suzy

Guest
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Guest
May 19, 2019 10:27 pm

Kim GoEun looks like Suzy ?

Guest
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Guest
May 19, 2019 06:55 am

Kim go eun is the perfect choice. She is one great actor!

Laku
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Laku
May 20, 2020 05:18 pm
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Yess?❤️

Guest
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May 16, 2019 12:30 am

we all know Song Hye kyo is you ideal girl and hoping by this time it will granted to you.

Guest
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Guest
May 12, 2019 11:26 pm

Park shen hye for female lead pls pls

Guest
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Guest
May 12, 2019 01:08 pm

Song Hye Kyo for female lead please.

Guest
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Guest
May 10, 2019 02:58 am

His is my favorite actor, I love to watch all his films and dramas

Guest
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Guest
May 9, 2019 01:40 pm

And am so happy his comeback

Guest
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Guest
May 9, 2019 01:39 pm

I like all dreams for Lee min hoo I like him and his acting excellent