Lee Min Ho & Kim Go Eun Exchange Expressive Gazes In Teaser Photos Of “The King: Eternal Monarch”

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SBS’ eagerly-awaited drama The King: Eternal Monarch unveiled the “first encounter” scene of its main protagonists

In the photos released by the network, Lee Min Ho suits up to his Emperor Lee Gon character while Kim Go Eun channels her role as Detective Jung Tae Eul.

The King Eternal Monarch

First Encounter

Locking eyes, the photo captured the emotions of the poignant meeting between two people living in different worlds. They peer at each other revealing stoic yet curious expressions. Evoking a fated meeting, the love pairing nailed the important scene with conviction.

The first meeting scene for Emperor Lee Gon and Jung Tae Eul was shot in the middle of Gwanghwamun square in Seoul. As a popular tourist spot, the filming was done early morning with Lee Min Ho and Kim Go Eun in high spirits.

Production company Hwa & Dam Pictures said, “Lee Min-ho and Kim Go-eun are masters of romance, who can create countless stories by looking at each other. Please check it through The King: The Eternal Monarch.

Previously, SBS has also unveiled video teasers of the series. Netflix has also announced its global release through its platform.

Taking a fantasy romance drama to a whole new level, The King: Eternal Monarch takes two settings following a parallel universe theme.

King Lee Gon (Lee Min Ho) seeks to seal the portal between the two dimensions. Meanwhile, police inspector Jung Tae Eul (Kim Go Eun) earnestly hopes to protect the people and her loved ones.

Bannered by a top-tier creative team, the series is penned by Kim Eun Sook of Goblin and Mr. Sunshine fame. It will be co-directed by Baek Sang-hoon (Secret, Who Are You: School 2015, Descendants of the Sun) and Jeong Jee-hyun (Search: WWW).

Expected to run 16-episodes, The King: Eternal Monarch will be broadcast on SBS in April taking the time slot of Hyena. It will be released globally on Netflix.

Source: Sports Chosun

Images Credit To: SBS

Video Credit: Netflix