While Kingdom: Ashin of the North is gearing up to release on July 23rd, Netflix is dropping the second special episode of the show, Kingdom: The Crown Prince (working title).
According to the industry insider, on the 29th, the newly planned episode will tell the main character, crown prince Lee Chang’s story in-depth. Born as the son of a royal concubine, he has not been treated like a crown prince since. However, by confronting the zombies, he steadily gains his power as a monarch. Thus, this upcoming special episode focus on what happened in his past and what will happen next in his life.
Screenwriter Kim Eun Hee will be in charge of the scripts, and Ju Ji Hoon will continue to play the main character. When it will begin its production is still under discussion.
With this new unique project between the main seasons, Kingdom has broadened the drama’s universe. Recently, Kim Min Young, Netflix’s contents director of Korea and Asia-Pacific Region, revealed, “Ashin of the North will broaden the show’s universe. It will bring you exclusive entertainment as one of Kingdom’s brand”
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