Black Knight (South Korean TV series)

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Black Knight
Promotional poster
Literal meaningDelivery Driver
Revised RomanizationTaekbaegisa
Based onBlack Knight
by Lee Yun-kyun
Developed byNetflix
Written byCho Ui-seok
Directed byCho Ui-seok
Music byPrimary
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes6
Production companyProject 318
Budget₩25 billion[4]
Original release
ReleaseMay 12, 2023 (2023-05-12)

Black Knight (Korean택배기사) is a 2023 South Korean streaming television series written and directed by Cho Ui-seok, and starring Kim Woo-bin, Song Seung-heon, Kang Yoo-seok and Esom.[5] Based on the webtoon of the same title by Lee Yun-kyun, it depicts a dystopian future where extensive air pollution has become a huge problem after a comet destroyed most of the world and forced survivors to depend on oxygen tanks and masks dropped off by a Cadre of elite delivery drivers. It was released on Netflix on May 12, 2023.[6][7]



A legendary delivery driver with the number 5-8.
The wealthy heir to the Cheonmyeong Group who has become wealthy and powerful by controlling oxygen sales.
  • Kang You-seok as Yoon Sa-wol[10]
    • Choi Seung-hun as young Sa-wol
A refugee boy who admires '5-8' and dreams of following in his footsteps as one of the Knights.
A military intelligence officer of the Defense Intelligence Command and Sa-wol's older adoptive sister.


An all-around mechanic who can fix almost anything and Sa-wol's longtime guardian.
The President of South Korea.
  • Nam Kyung-eup as Ryu Jae-jin[14]
The Chairman of the Cheonmyeong Group and Ryu Seok's father.
  • Lee Sung-wook as Director Oh
The assistant of Ryu Seok.
Seol-ah's younger sister who lives together with Sa-wol.
Sa-wol's refugee friend.
  • Jung Eun-seong as Dummy
Sa-wol's refugee friend.
  • Lee Sang-jin as Dumb-Dumb
Sa-wol's refugee friend.
  • Kim Min as Joo Kyung-nam
One of the competitors for the new Knight selection.
  • Cho Ji-seung as Hyun Soo
One of the competitors for the new Knight selection.

Cheonmyeong Group Knights[edit]

  • Lee E-dam as '4-1'
  • Bae Yoo-ram as '5-7'
  • Lee Soon-won as '3-3'
  • Heo Hyung-kyu as '1-3'
  • Bae Myung-jin as '2-4'
  • Yoo In-hyuk as '4-2'
  • Jang Mi-kwan as '5-2'
  • Yoo Hyuk-jae as '8-9'
  • Yang Jung-doo as '8-2'
  • Han Sang-gil as '7-3'
  • Zo Zee-an as '6-3'



No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [16]
1"Episode 1"UnknownUnknownMay 12, 2023 (2023-05-12)
2"Episode 2"UnknownUnknownMay 12, 2023 (2023-05-12)
3"Episode 3"UnknownUnknownMay 12, 2023 (2023-05-12)
4"Episode 4"UnknownUnknownMay 12, 2023 (2023-05-12)
5"Episode 5"UnknownUnknownMay 12, 2023 (2023-05-12)
6"Episode 6"UnknownUnknownMay 12, 2023 (2023-05-12)


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  2. ^ "Black Knight". Webtoon. May 7, 2023. Retrieved May 9, 2023.
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  11. ^ Kim Jin-seok (August 5, 2021). "[단독]이솜, 김우빈과 넷플릭스 '택배기사' 주인공" [[Exclusive] Esom, Kim Woo-bin and Netflix's 'Delivery Driver' protagonists] (in Korean). JTBC. Retrieved March 25, 2022 – via Naver.
  12. ^ Kang Hyo-jin (January 21, 2022). "[단독]김의성, 넷플릭스 '택배기사' 출연…'특송' 이어 배송행보ing" [[Exclusive] Kim Eui-seong to appear in Netflix's 'Delivery Driver'... Delivery following 'special delivery'] (in Korean). Spotify News. Retrieved March 25, 2022 – via Naver.
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  14. ^ Park Soo-in (May 3, 2023). "뚝딱할배 김의성→대통령 진경 '택배기사' 신스틸러 보니" [Grandpa Kim Eui-sung → President Jin-kyung's "Delivery Knight" scene stealer] (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved May 3, 2023 – via Naver.
  15. ^ Lee Yoo-min (May 3, 2023). "'택배기사' 송승헌→이솜, NEW 캐릭터 공개" ['Courier Driver' Song Seung-heon → Esom, new character revealed] (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Retrieved May 3, 2023 – via Naver.
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