Top Hallyu actor Lee MinHo is back from his armies duties since Apr. 25. Many have been waiting for the announcement of his new drama and it is none other than fantasy sci-fi romance drama “The King: The Eternal Monarch”.
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). MINOZ are excited at the news of this new drama. Kim GoEun is confirmed as the lead actress. She previously acted in dramas such as “Cheese in the Trap” (2016) and “Goblin” (2016).
The cast is interesting many but that is not all. PD Baek SangHoon who worked in dramas such as “School 2015” and “Descendants of the Sun” and writer Kim EunSook who worked in popular dramas such as “Mr. Sunshine”, “Goblin”, “Secret Garden” and “The Heirs” are part of the drama. Kim EunSook and Lee MinHo already worked together in “The Heirs”.
The drama plans to air in the first half of 2020 and started to film in the second half of 2019.
Here is more information. We will keep on updating as more information, posters, and teaser are released, stay tuned.
The King: The Eternal Monarch (2020)
Title: The King: The Eternal Monarch/Deoking:yeongwonhan gunju/더킹:영원한 군주
Director: Baek SangHoon
Writer: Kim EunSook
Runtime: First half of 2020
# of Episodes: –
The drama is set in a parallel world. It depicts the cooperation between two worlds. A god released the dark forces on humans and these dark forces opened the door between these two worlds. In one, Emperor Lee Gon is trying to close the doors to the other dimension. In the other one, on earth, detective Jung TaeEul is trying to protect someone’s life, people and love.
Lee MinHo as Emperor Lee Gon
He is an emperor trying to close the doors to the other world.
Kim GoEun as Jung TaeEul
She is a detective on Earth trying to protect people.
Kim GoEun as Loona
Someone part of in the other word.