The Crowned Clown
|The Crowned Clown|
|Original title||왕이 된 남자|
|Developed by||Studio Dragon|
|Directed by||Kim Hee-won|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|Executive producer(s)||Kim Kyu-tae|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||January 7, 2019|
|Related shows||Masquerade (2012)|
The Crowned Clown (Hangul: 왕이 된 남자; RR: Wangyi Doen Namja; lit. The Man Who Became King) is an upcoming South Korean television series scheduled to air in the first half of 2019 on tvN. It is a remake of the 2012 film Masquerade.
The story takes place at a time in Joseon history, when upheaval and power struggles surrounding the throne had reached extreme levels. In order to escape those who plan to assassinate him, the king puts a clown, who looks exactly like him, on the throne.
- Kim Sang-kyung as Yi Kyu
- Kwon Hae-hyo as Shin Chi-soo
- Jang Gwang as Eunuch Jo
- Jung Hye-young as Woon-sim
- Jang Young-nam as Queen Dowager
- Lee Kyu-han as Joo Ho-geol
- Yoon Jong-suk as Jang Moo-young
- Oh Ha-nee as Ae-young
- Yoon Kyung-ho as Kap-soo
- Seo Yoon-ah as Seon Hwa-dang
- Park Si-eun as Choi Kye-hwan
- Shin Soo-yun as Dal-lae
The first script reading took place on October 8, 2018 in Sangamdong, Seoul, South Korea.
- THE CROWNED CLOWN [티저] 용상을 향해 휘몰아치는 광대의 춤사위! 190101 EP.0. YouTube (in Korean). tvN Drama. Retrieved December 2, 2018.
- "[공식] 여진구X이세영, '광해' 리메이크작 tvN '왕이 된 남자' 주연". Naver (in Korean). August 29, 2018.
- "여진구-이세영, 영화 '광해' 리메이크작 '왕이 된 남자' 출연! 대본리딩 현장 공개 | MBC 연예 스포츠". MBC (in Korean). October 31, 2018.
- "[단독]여진구, '광해' 드라마 리메이크 주인공". Naver (in Korean). August 8, 2018.
- "[단독] 이세영, '광해' 리메이크작 '왕후의 남자' 여주인공". Naver (in Korean). August 22, 2018.
- "여진구-이세영, 영화 '광해' 리메이크작 '왕이 된 남자' 출연! 대본리딩 현장 공개". MBC (in Korean). October 31, 2018.
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