"Kingdom" is a 2019 South Korean political period horror thriller web television series directed by Kim Seong-hun and Park In-je (Season 2).
The starring cast includes Ju Ji-hoon, Bae Doona, Ryu Seung-ryong, Kim Sung-kyu, Kim Sang-ho, Kim Hye-jun, Jeon Seok-ho, Jun Suk-ho, Jong-soo Kim, Heo Joon-ho and others.
Here are "Kingdom" TV series trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.
Netflix on Wednesday, March 04, 2020 released the trailer for "Kingdom" you can watch here:
Kingdom Season 2 | Main Trailer | Netflix.
Here is a short review of "Kingdom" TV series plot summary.
Set during Korea's Joseon period, three years after the Japanese invasions of Korea, the first season depicts the story of Crown Prince Lee Chang (Ji-Hoon Ju), who stumbles across a life-threatening political conspiracy while investigating the spread of a mysterious plague. Barred from seeing his ill father, the King of Joseon, by the powerful Chief State Councilor, Lord Cho Hak-ju (Ryu Seung-ryong) and Queen Consort (Kim Hye-jun), Lee Chang takes it upon himself to secretly investigate his father's illness. Shocked by what he finds, he heads to the Southern province of Gyeongsang with his loyal bodyguard Mu-yeong (Kim Sang-ho) to search for more answers. There he encounters the physician Seo-Bi (Bae Doona) and the enigmatic Yeong-Shin (Kim Sung-kyu) who are already struggling to deal with a plague that appears to bring the dead back to life as blood-thirsty monsters. Together they all face a life or death struggle to not only stop the spread of the plague but to also save the royal dynasty from being overthrown.
The second season continues to depict Lee Chang's struggle to save his people from the spread of the plague, which is found out to have adapted to winter, and his dynasty from the machinations of the powerful Haewon Cho clan. As Gyeongsang province is sealed off to trap Lee Chang and prevent the spread of the plague, a series of devastating revelations at the city of Sangju changes the balance of power and the onset of winter changes the behaviour of the undead hordes. While Lee-Chang rallies his allies to secure their position against the undead, the political intrigue in Hanyang continues to unfold as Queen Consort Cho (Hye-jun Kim) puts a deadly plan into action to secure a male heir that can usurp the Crown Prince. As tensions between the rival factions rise, with death and betrayal on all sides, it seems there are no lengths to which the Haewon Cho clan will not go in order to secure the throne, and so Lee Chang is forced into a risky plan to storm the capital Hanyang and take a final stand before it's too late.
Here is the full cast and characters of "Kingdom" TV series. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.
"Kingdom" series are produced by AStory.
The average duration of each episode is 36 - 56 minutes. Country of origin: South Korea. Original language: Korean.
"Kingdom" TV series got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 8.4/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 89/100.
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