3 Things To Look Forward On The Netflix Premiere Of “Kingdom Season 2”
Tension reaches new heights on Kingdom Season 2
Approaching the launch of Kingdom Season 2, its main cast: Ju Ji Hoon, Bae Doona, Ryu Seung Ryeong and Kim Sung Kyu divulge stories to anticipate for. Its creative team: director Kim Seong Hun and writer Kim Eun Hee also add notes on what to anticipate for in the coming season.
Previously, the series has released enthralling video teasers hyping fans’ expectations. This time, the featurette released by Netflix takes the viewers to a glimpse of packed scenes that will be tackled in Kingdom Season 2.
Making a firm stance, Crown Prince Lee Chang (Ju Ji Hoon) preps to fight the greedy Cho family. Risking everything in a bloody battle, the intensity hikes up for the characters as the premiere of Kingdom Season 2 looms in.
Prince Chang Returns To Hanyang
Kingdom Season 2 looks into the journey of Crown Prince Lee Chang and his group battling the deadly plague which refuses to dissipate. Inevitably, their return to Hanyang means the prince stakes his all in waging a war against the power-hungry Cho family.
Ju Ji-hoon, who plays Lee Chang says, “Season 2 is full of angst,” hinting that unspeakable desperation awaits. If season 1 was a story about a plague started by hunger, this season is a story greater in scope and depth. It delves on the various notion of ‘blood’; which is played out through bloodline, kinship, revenge, conflict, conspiracy, and the power struggle.
Smart & Brave Characterizations
Writer Kim Eun-hee says that she wanted to portray “people making choices and striving to overcome their difficulties within the confines of their social class and position.” In building anticipation for the characters, she notes that each of them made the wisest choice they could in the battle against the never-ending aggression of the infected as well as the rampant greed of the Haewon Cho family.
Amplified action scenes
Shocking fans with unprecedented fight scenes in the first season, Director Kim Seong Hun launches even more epic action scenes. Described as “an unexpected, tsunami-like onslaught of the undead”, viewers are in for an enthralling fast-paced treat. Additionally, the Battle of Unpo wetland opens the second season.
Viewers should also look forward to the battle scene at the royal palace in Hanyang which is said to be a spectacular visual representations of the hero Chang and his determination to fight for what’s right.
Director Park In-je, who joined the production to head episodes 2 through 6, explained his approach to continuing the work of Director Kim Seong-hun by clearly portraying Chang’s maturing process in becoming “a true king — a king by and for the people.”
Kingdom Season 2 officially launches on March 13, 2020 on Netflix.
PR Source: Netflix
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