tvN is ready to premiere its new historical drama, Captivating the King. It is getting attention for its stellar cast and interesting story. In this post, you’ll get to know all the details about this drama.
After being duped by his brother and the Qing Dynasty, a prince takes the throne with a heavy heart. On his way to stay alive, he runs into a skilled con artist who wants payback. This sets off a dangerous game of love and lies in the dangerous court.
Cast and Characters
Jo Jung Suk as Lee In: The troubled King, burdened by the weight of betrayal and loneliness. Looking for trust and comfort, he finds himself pulled to a mysterious woman.
Shin Se Kyung as Kang Hee Soo: A con artist disguised as a baduk player, driven by a burning desire for revenge against the King. But as she infiltrates his inner circle, her resolve wavers amidst their undeniable connection.
Lee Shin Young as Nam Young: Bodyguard to the King, who is loyal and funny and acts as his friend and defender. He gets around the tricky court with a sharp mind and unshakable loyalty.
Fans are really excited about the combination of high-stakes deception, passionate romance, and political drama. The famous stars Jo Jung Suk and Shin Se Kyung will give captivating performances, which will be even better with the talented Lee Shin Young.
People are excited to find out what’s going on in the palace after seeing the teaser, which hints at a web of political schemes, hidden identities, and forbidden love. The story is based on Kim Sun Deok’s book “Spy, The Fascinated.”
Release and Streaming
Captivating the King premieres on January 21, 2024, with the first two episodes airing back-to-back. International viewers can catch the drama on Netflix in select regions.