‘Kingdom: Ashin of the North’ Cast Attends Online Press Conference + Jun Ji Hyun, Park Byung Eun and More Share Thoughts on Netflix Spinoff

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Kingdom: Ashin of the North Online Press Conference
Kingdom: Ashin of the North cast
Jun Ji Hyun
Park Byung Eun
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(Photo : Netflix Korea Official Instagram)

The powerhouse cast of the highly anticipated spinoff "Kingdom: Ashin of the North" was spotted at the online press conference just days before the premiere.

Lead stars Jun Ji Hyun, Park Byung Eun, and more looked dazzling in elegant ensembles as they welcomed the viewers for the "Kingdom's" special episode.

"Kingdom: Ashin of the North" Online Press Conference

Over Netflix Korea's official Instagram, the cast members, including Kim Roe Ha, Koo Kyo Hwan, and child star Kim Shi Ah attended the online press conference alongside director Kim Sung Hoon and screenwriter Kim Eun Hee.

Interestingly, the group shines with their white and blue-themed outfit.

Meanwhile, fans definitely swooned over the Hallyu queen's stunning cut-out drawstring dress from Alexander McQueen, which reportedly retails for a whopping $ 4,790.

On the other hand, the "Oh My Baby" actor looked dapper in his off-white suit and matchy trousers.

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(Photo : netflix Korea Official Instagram)
Kingdom: Ashin of the North
(Photo : Netflix Korea Official Instagram)
Kingdom: Ashin of the North
(Photo : netflix Korea Official Instagram)
Kingdom: Ashin of the North
(Photo : Netflix Korea Official Instagram)

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Jun Ji Hyun and Park Byung Eun "Grateful" for their Role in "Kingdom: Ashin of the North"

At the online press conference, the cast members, director, and scriptwriter share their thoughts on the much-awaited special episode.

Park Byung Eun, who plays the head of the Royal Commandery Min Chi Rok, shared that he was thrilled and at the same time "very grateful" to appear as one of the main characters in "Kingdom: Ashin of the North."

In addition, he gets honest and revealed that he did not expect that he would reprise his role as the royal commandery in the spinoff.

"I was thinking that it would be season 3 if I met Min Chi Rok again, and I was surprised when I said that it would appear in the special episode," he explained.

Interestingly, the 44-year-old South Korean star gave hints for his Role, saying that he portrays a person "with high loyalty and loyalty to the country."

Moreover, he also described Min Chi Rok as a soldier "who can sacrifice himself" for a good cause.

As for the titular role of Ashin, played by Jun Ji Hyun, she recalled the time when she was offered to play the female warrior.

She confessed to being a fan of the veteran screenwriter Kim Eun Hee, who also penned the two previous seasons.

In addition, she also shared that she wanted to appear in a small role but was stunned and felt honored for playing the Role of Ashin.

Meanwhile, the renowned screenwriter mentioned the preparation she did for the "Kingdom" spinoff, adding, "I did a lot of thinking and researching about life and death. I thought it would be interesting."

"Kingdom: Ashin of the North" Release Date and What to Expect

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(Photo : Netflix Korea Official Instagram)

Amid the stunning visuals through their captivating still cuts and trailers, "Kingdom: Ashin of the North" is set to debut on June 23, exclusively on Netflix.

Moreover, the 92-minute special episode will expose the origin of the purple flower known as the resurrection plant and uncover the mystery behind Ashin's character.

IN CASE YOU MISSED: Netflix Rumored to Create Another 'Kingdom' Spin-Off + To Focus on Crown Prince Lee Chang

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Written by Geca Wills

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