According to various sources, Lee Min Ho and Kim Go Eun’s upcoming drama ‘The King: Eternal Monarch‘ which consists of 16 episodes, will air every Friday and Saturday starting April 17th at 10 PM KST (9 PM PhT) following Hyena.
The King: Eternal Monarch is a romantic fantasy drama that revolves around relationships of people from two parallel universes. Lee Gon (Lee Min Ho), is a South Korean emperor 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 while detective Jung Tae-eul (Kim Go Eun), tries to protect the people and the one she loves. In the drama, Kim Go Eun also plays the role of the criminal Luna from the Korean empire world, who was forced to take part in various crimes such as theft, document forgery, and breaking/entering just to fend herself. Along with them are actors Woo Do Hwan, Kim Kyung Nam, Jung Eun Chae, and Lee Jung Jin.
The King: Eternal Monarch on Netflix
On March 23, worldwide streaming entertainment service Netflix confirmed that The King: Eternal Monarch will premiere on their platform in April. Netflix will exclusively and simultaneously air the drama on their platform for outside Korea viewers.
It is still unclear on whether the episodes will be available an hour after its South Korean broadcast, or on the following day.
The King: Eternal Monarch is written by renowned screenwriter Kim Eun Suk (Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, Descendants of the Sun, Mr. Sunshine), and directed by Baek Sang Hoon (Secret, Who Are You: School 2015 and Descendants of the Sun) and Jeong Jee Hyun (Search: WWW)
Watch the trailer with English subtitles: