Jeon Ji-hyun holds the key to resurrection in Kingdom: Ashin of the North
New still cuts of Kingdom: Ashin of the North, featuring Jeon Ji-hyun (Jirisan) and Park Byung-eun (Oh My Baby), have been released. In special episode Kingdom: Ashin of the North, the origin story of the tragedy that befell the Joseon dynasty in Kingdom and Kingdom 2 will be revealed.
Jeon Ji-hyun plays the role of Ashin, a frontierswoman who lives around the Northern fortress. As a child, she lost her family and a small seed of revenge began to grow in her heart. A still shows her younger counterpart, played by Kim Shi-ah (Perfume) standing alone at sunset. Another still shows her discovering the resurrection plant, after entering an abandoned soldiers’ barracks area.
Park Byung-eun reprises his role as the loyal, patriotic Investigator Min, who was critical in revealing the queen’s treacherous secrets in previous seasons of Kingdom. This time, he plays a younger version of himself, who had been assigned to the Northern frontier in his early days as a soldier. He becomes a key military officer in its defense against invaders and the new threat that develops within.
Special 92-minute episode Kingdom: Ashin of the North will air on Netflix on July 23.