May 7 2019

Lee Min-Ho cast in drama series “The King: Monarch of Eternity”

Lee Min-Ho is cast in new fantasy-romance drama series “The King: Monarch of Eternity” (literal title). This is Lee Min-Ho’s first acting role since he was discharged from the South Korean military on April 25, 2019 (he enlisted May 12, 2017). The drama series will also reunite Lee Min-Ho with screenwriter Kim Eun-Sook. They previously worked together on 2013 SBS drama series “The Heirs.” Kim Eun-Sook also wrote the screenplays for popular drama series like “Descendants of the Sun,” “Goblin” and “Mr. Sunshine.” Story for “The King: Monarch of Eternity” will have Lee Min-Ho playing two characters in parallel worlds. He will play Korean Emperor Lee Gon and Detective Jung Tae-Eul. Filming for “The King: Monarch of Eternity” begins the second half of this year.

“The King: Monarch of Eternity” will first air sometime during the first half of 2020 in South Korea. Exact network which the drama series will air on has yet to be decided.

One Response to “Lee Min-Ho cast in drama series “The King: Monarch of Eternity””

  1. LunoX

    Am I only who noticed this part Lee Min-Ho playing two characters in parallel worlds this story is a little familiar with Legend of the Blue Sea the only difference with his character is his past self is General in Legend in this drama he is the Emperor also he used to be a con artist who became a detective but in this drama he is a legit detective see the connection am trying to point out?

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