Entertainment22 July 2021
Ahead of the premiere of Kingdom: Ashin of the North, a press conference was held with the showrunners and cast in attendance. Director Kim Seong-hun, writer Kim Eun-hee, Gianna Jun, Park Byung-eun, Kim Si-a, Kim Roi-ha, and Koo Kyo-hwan discussed the special episode and answered various questions. This also marked the first-ever completely green screen media conference held by Netflix Korea, with the special backgrounds providing an opportunity to view some key locations within Kingdom: Ashin of the North. Check out the different backgrounds and how they tie into the story here.
This is the place where the Kingdom story begins. The abandoned cave within the forbidden land of Pyesa-gun has cave paintings that describe how the resurrection plant can bring people back to life. It also warns that there is a price to pay for resurrection.
2. Pyesa-gun Forest
This deep and still forest that is uninhabited by humans is called Pyesa-gun. It was an area originally used for military purposes to protect the frontier border, but became forbidden to enter for 100 years for reasons unknown. 3. Ashin’s Village
The final background is the village where Ashin was born and raised. Featuring vast plains and deep coniferous forests, the northern frontier tinged in shades of dark blue offers a different visual beauty from the sites previously seen in the Kingdom series.
In addition to these locations, other areas like the dense forest, the Amnok River, broad fields of reeds, and snow fields shine as they play an important role in portraying the story. There is no shortage of beautiful new sites in the special episode. See the background changes in action below!
Check out all the exquisite locations for yourself in Kingdom: Ashin of the North, only on Netflix!
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