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The Book of the Three Hans 

Jumong (original title)
An epic based on the myth of Jumong Taewang, founder of the kingdom of Goguryeo in 37 B.C., (one of the three kingdoms of Korea).
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Series cast summary:
Il-guk Song ...  Jumong 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Hye-jin Han ...  So-suh-no 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Seung-su Kim ...  Prince Tae-so 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Kwang-ryul Jun ...  Kum-wa 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Yeon-su Oh ...  Lady Yu-hwa 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Mi-ri Gyeon ...  Wan-hu 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Hee-kyung Jin ...  Yeo Mi-eul 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Jae-yong Lee ...  Bu Deuk-bul 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Ho-bin Jeong ...  Woo-tae 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Jung-hoon Ahn Jung-hoon Ahn ...  Ma-ri 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Gye-in Lee Gye-in Lee ...  Mo Pal-mo 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Ji-Hyo Song ...  Ye Soya 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Won-jae Lee Won-jae Lee ...  Do-chi 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Yong-woon Kwon Yong-woon Kwon ...  Moo-song 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Do-hwan Bae Do-hwan Bae 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Soo-bin Bae ...  Sa-yong 81 episodes, 2006-2007
So-yeong Dan So-yeong Dan ...  Yu-Seong 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Kyeong-seon Han Kyeong-seon Han 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Bo-yeong Kim Bo-yeong Kim 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Byeong-ki Kim Byeong-ki Kim ...  Ta-bal Yeon 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Kyeong-hwan Park Kyeong-hwan Park ...  Bu Boon-no 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Kwi-hyeon Song Kwi-hyeon Song 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Wok-suk Song 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Ki-Jun Won Ki-Jun Won ...  Min-woo 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Ho-min Yeo Ho-min Yeo ...  Oi 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Jun-ho Heo ...  Hae Mo-su 53 episodes, 2006
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An epic based on the myth of Jumong Taewang, founder of the kingdom of Goguryeo in 37 B.C., (one of the three kingdoms of Korea).

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Biography | Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

15 May 2006 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

The Book of the Three Hans See more »

Filming Locations:

China See more »

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Budget:

$31,000,000 (estimated)
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Olive Nine See more »
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Runtime:

(81 episodes)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Broadcast rights for Jumong had been sold to 9 countries by March 2006, including Japan, Mongolia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines. It also aired in Canada, North Korea, Tanzania, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Iran, the UK and the US. See more »

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Referenced in I-Witness: I Really Hallyu (2011) See more »

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The main actor is overshadowed by the rest of the cast
19 January 2014 | by martin-fennellSee all my reviews

As The title character, Song Il Goo is okay. but didn't make a great impression on me. Someone else compared him to Errol Flynn. I'm sorry I can't agree with that. I could'nt see any charisma in the actor at all. He was adequate, but that's really about it. But Luckily he is surrounded by a great cast. The best were probably Hu Joon Ho as Hae Mo Su,Oh Yun Soo as Lady Yoo Hwa, Jun Kwang Ryul as King Geum Wa (although I din't know what the laughing was about. and the guy who played the prime mininster. But most of the cast were fine. I liked Han Hye Jin as So Seo No, Kim Seung Soo as Prince Dae So,and others too. At first I liked Bae Soo Bin as Sayong, and even thought he might have better in the title role. But Now I think, it was a rather one note performance. I did like the gay relationship though. The costumes were magnificent. The battle scenes were the best I've seen in a korean costume drama. Although it was only from around ep 50 or so, that I thought that, or began to realise it.I'm not sure about the jumping around. If it's for a purpose fine. but some of the time, it seemed to be just for showing off. Some great horse riding scenes. Interesting to read from another review (same person)who mentioned Flynn, on that aspect of the series. The costumes were absolutely magnificent.That was probably where most of the budget went.


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