The King: Eternal Monarch

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The King: Eternal Monarch
Also known asThe King: Monarch of Eternity
Screenplay byKim Eun-sook
Directed byBaek Sang-hoon
StarringLee Min-ho
Kim Go-eun
Woo Do-hwan
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Executive producer(s)
  • Jinnie Choi
  • Yoon Ha-rim
Production company(s)
Original networkSBS TV[1]
Original release2020 (2020)

The King: Eternal Monarch (Korean더 킹: 영원의 군주; RRDeo King: Youngwonui Gunjoo) is an upcoming South Korean television series, starring Lee Min-ho, Kim Go-eun and Woo Do-hwan.[2][3][4] Produced by Hwa&Dam Pictures and its parent company Studio Dragon, it will air on SBS TV in 2020.[1]


Story about a Korean emperor Lee Gon (Lee Min-ho) who tries to close the doors to a parallel world which was opened by demons who were unleashed by a deity into the human world, and a detective Jung Tae-eul (Kim Go-eun) who tries to protect the people and the one she loves.[5]





  • Filming for the drama began on October 23, 2019 and is set to end in February 2020.[11]
  • First script reading took place on September 17, 2019.[12]


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  4. ^ "김고은·이민호, 김은숙 작가 '더 킹:영원의 군주' 캐스팅→설레는 '첫 만남'[종합] - 스타투데이". (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-06-24.
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  6. ^ "Lee Min-ho Poised for New Soap After Release from Military". Retrieved 2019-06-24.
  7. ^ "Kim Go-eun to Star in Upcoming TV Series". Retrieved 2019-06-24.
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  9. ^ NEWSIS (2019-06-17). "김경남, 새 김은숙 드라마 합류···'더 킹 : 영원의 군주'". newsis (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-06-24.
  10. ^ "정은채 '더 킹: 영원의 군주' 캐스팅…이민호·김고은 사이 긴장감 형성(공식)". Herald Pop (in Korean). June 21, 2019. Retrieved 2019-06-24.
  11. ^ "김은숙 작가 차기작 '더 킹', 이르면 10월에 촬영 돌입". (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-07-20.
  12. ^ "[단독] 이민호X김고은X김은숙 작가 '더킹', 오늘(17일) 대본 리딩 '대작의 서막'". September 17, 2019. Retrieved 2019-09-21.

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