While strange rumors about their ill King grip a kingdom, the crown prince becomes their only hope against a mysterious plague overtaking the land.
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Ju Ji-Hoon ...  Crown Prince Lee Chang 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Bae Doona ...  Seo Bi 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Kim Sungkyu ...  Young Shin 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Hye-jun Kim ...  Queen Consort Cho 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Jun Suk-ho ...  Cho Beom Pal 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Seung-ryong Ryu ...  Cho Hak Joo 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Kim Sang-Ho ...  Moo Young 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Jong-soo Kim Jong-soo Kim ...  Kim Soon 9 episodes, 2019-2020
Joon-ho Huh ...  Ahn Hyun 9 episodes, 2019-2020
Jin Seon-kyu ...  Deok Sung 7 episodes, 2019-2020
Byeong-eun Park Byeong-eun Park ...  Min Chi Rok 6 episodes, 2020
Kim Tae-hoon ...  Lee Kang Yoon 6 episodes, 2020
Seok-won Jeong Seok-won Jeong ...  Cho Beom Il 6 episodes, 2019-2020
Suk-Tae Joo Suk-Tae Joo ...  Lee Do Jin 6 episodes, 2019-2020
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Set in the Joseon period. The king falls ill to smallpox and rumors start to spread that he has actually died. Meanwhile, Crown Prince Lee Chang is labeled a traitor by the Haewon Cho Clan, the clan of the current pregnant Queen and her father, Cheif State Councilor Cho Hak Joo. While trying to uncover the mystery of what happened to his father, the Crown Prince goes with his guard, Moo Young, to Dongnae to look for Physician Lee Seung Hui who treated his father, only to be stuck with Assistant Physician Seo Bi and the mysterious man, Young Shin, in a village plagued with a mysterious disease. The second season centers on the advancement of the plague across several provinces. In the lead-up to halting the outbreak, a devastating revelation ensues at Sangju. Upon the arrival of the winter season, the undead hordes now roam freely due to a change in ambient temperature. Fearing the ramifications of an imminent invasion, Prince Lee Chang attempts to garner support from his allies to ...

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The series overspent the budget, with each episode costing more than $1.78 million. See more »

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13 March 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

Season1 A series that deserves much more success. A season 1 too short unfortunately, but six intense episodes. The cast plays very well (there is Bae Doona, an actress whom I like very much!), The characters are interesting, the concept of zombie apocalypse in a medieval era and very well found, and the political intrigues add to the tension all the way. The best zombie show I have seen, personally. A beautiful little South Korean masterpiece that has nothing to envy to big Hollywood productions. ....................... Season 2 Kingdom doesn't reinvent the wheel, but it does add new twists to the zombie mythology by introducing the quasi-vampiric nature of its flesh-eaters.


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South Korea

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25 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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Seoul, South Korea

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