Calling all fellow ‘Kingdom’ fans! If you love this Korean zombie series as much as I do and simply can’t get enough of it, you will be happy to hear that the production of ‘Kingdom: Ashin of the North’ has been confirmed. ‘Kingdom: Ashin of the North’ is a continuation of the story that captivated the world and introduced a mysterious new character.
‘Kingdom: Ashin of the North’ is a sidequel to ‘Kingdom’ Season 2 and a backstory about the mysterious character that Lee Chang encountered on their journey North to discover the origins of the infected. The surprising appearance of Jun Ji-hyun in the role of Ashin at the end of season 2 intrigued audiences.
In this eagerly anticipated bonus story, Ashin will unveil the mystery behind her identity. Park Byung-eun, who made a lasting impression as the Head of the Royal Commandery Min Chi-rok, is also confirmed to star. The new story will detail what had happened to Ashin in the past in the Northern region and how the two characters’ fates intertwined.
Director Kim Seong-hun will also team up with writer Kim Eun-hee to unravel the origins of the resurrection plant and the secrets behind the infected. Check out the teaser trailer here:
Baram Pictures, BA Entertainment and Studio Dragon will co-produce this special episode.
Expected to expand the web of intrigue presented in the ‘Kingdom series’ while adding more fuel to the K-zombie craze, ‘Kingdom: Ashin of the North’ will be released worldwide only on Netflix.
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