The King: The Eternal Monarch

Kim Go-eun and Lee Min-ho main cast of Korean drama The King: The Eternal Monarch


A deity unleashes a demon into the human world that opens a portal to the parallel universe. In an effort to protect his loved ones from the danger brought about by the portal, a Korean emperor teams up with a modern-day detective to shut the bridge between the two worlds.





General Info

  • Drama Title: The King: The Eternal Monarch
  • Other Titles: The King: Forever Sovereign
  • Genre: Fantasy, Romance
  • Director: Baek Sang-hoon
  • Writer: Kim Eun-sook
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  • Broadcast Period: 1st Half, 2020
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  • Production Company(s): Hwa&Dam Pictures
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Cast & Characters


Lee Min-ho as Lee Gon, the emperor of the Korean empire who teams up with a detective from the parallel world to close the portal.

Kim Go Eun as Jung Tae-eul and Luna. Jung Tae-eul is a detective in the Republic of Korea while Luna is criminal in the Korean empire.

Woo Do-hwan as Jo Eun-seob, an ordinary public service worker who lives in modern-day Korea, and Jo Young, the bodyguard of Lee Gon in the Korean empire.

Jung Chae-eun as Koo Seo-ryeong, the youngest prime minister of the Korean Empire. She is an ambitious woman who goes to any length to succeed.



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