K-Drama Sneak Peek: “Mr. Queen” Mixes Comedy & Joseon Politics With Shin Hye Sun & Kim Jung Hyun

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A queen housing a trapped spirit in her body; plus a two-faced King are sure going to lighten up Joseon and our small screens in upcoming fusion sageuk, Mr. Queen!

Accordingly, Mr. Queen secures the limited period dramas aired for the 2020 K-Drama season. Moreover, it will be the first historical drama starring role for Shin Hye Sun and the second for Kim Jung Hyun since MBC drama, The Rebel.

Plot Sketch

Mixing the usual romance, politics and royal family intrigue, Mr. Queen details Kim So Yong, a Joseon Queen hosting a soul of free-spirited Blue House chef from the modern times.

Main Characters

Presenting a comical transformation as Kim So-yong, Shin Hye Sun faces a quirky role of a Joseon queen whose body hosts a wandering spirit of a man not living in her time.

As a royal family member bound in living under strict rules, the maverick chef would sure create a cute chaos for the queen.

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Challenging the role of a Joseon king, Kim Jung Hyun will be the two-faced King Cheoljong of Joseon. Appearing relaxed and easy, his true character has a sharp and solid inner side.

He has a gentle smile, but his keen eyes see through the real scheme of a person. With his position bound to cause ill-intended conspiracies

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Rounding up the main cast are actors Sul In Ah, Bae Jong Ok and Kim Tae Woo.

Creative Team

Directed by Yoon Sung Shik, the series will be backed up by STUDIO PLEX and CRAVEWORKS. Director Yoon has worked on Hwarang, You’re The Best Lee Soon Shin and Bridal Mask. Penning the script are writers Park Gye Ok and Choi Ah Il.

Mr. Queen takes the slot to be vacated by Start-Up beginning December 12 on tvN!

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