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HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED KOREAN DRAMA THE KING: ETERNAL MONARCH TO PREMIERE ON NETFLIX IN APRIL

HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED KOREAN DRAMA THE KING: ETERNAL MONARCH TO PREMIERE ON NETFLIX IN APRIL

Popular K-drama actors Lee Min-ho and Kim Go-eun to team up with renowned writer Kim Eun-suk 

SEOUL, March 23, 2020 - Netflix Inc., the world’s leading streaming entertainment service, confirms that The King: Eternal Monarch, written by renowned screenwriter Kim Eun-suk (Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, Descendants of the Sun, Mr. Sunshine), will premiere on Netflix in April.

The King: Eternal Monarch is a romantic fantasy drama that takes the genre to a whole new level. The series revolves around relationships of the people from two parallel universes. King Lee Gon, played by Lee Min-ho, seeks to seal the gateway between dimensions, while Jung Tae-eul, played by Kim Go-eun, is a police inspector who wholeheartedly wants to protect other’s lives and their loves.

The King: Eternal Monarch has already generated much excitement for its all-star cast that includes Lee Min-ho and Kim Go-eun as lead roles, along with a group of talented and unique supporting actors, namely Woo Do-hwan, Kim Kyung-nam, Jung Eun-chae, and Lee Jung-jin. For Lee Min-ho and Kim Go-eun, this is their second time working with writer Kim, after having starred in Inheritors and Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, respectively.

The King: Eternal Monarch is directed by Baek Sang-hoon (Secret, Who Are You: School 2015 and Descendants of the Sun) and Jeong Jee-hyun (Search: WWW), and will be available exclusively on Netflix, outside Korea.

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Minji Kang

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