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Netflix Drops Thrilling Trailer for 'Kingdom: Ashin Of The North'

Covering the discovery of the mysterious “resurrection plant.”

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Netflix Drops Thrilling Trailer for 'Kingdom: Ashin Of The North'

Covering the discovery of the mysterious “resurrection plant.”

UPDATE (June 22, 2021): Ahead of the official release, Netflix has unveiled a new trailer for the special episode of its zombie K-drama, Kingdom. Titled Ashin Of The North, the new installment will show the story of Ashin (played by Kim Si-a and Gianna Jun) and the discovery of the “resurrection plant.” The latest teaser pictures a tiger attacking a group of men in the woods before eating the mysterious herb, which is known to bring back the dead.

Watch the teaser trailer down below and peep the official posters above. Kingdom: Ashin Of The North will hit Netflix on July 23.


UPDATE (June 15, 2021): After much anticipation, Netflix has confirmed the official premiere date for the special episode of its zombie K-drama Kingdom. The announcement arrives with five posters teasing the upcoming release.

Titled Kingdom: Ashin Of The North, the new installment will cover the story of Ashin (played by Gianna Jun, aka Jun Jihyun), who is left abandoned as the Joseon Dynasty gets taken over with a series of tragic events. The trailer captures young Ashin entering a dark cave with a torch to discover the “resurrection plant.” “To revive the dead, a price must be paid,” the screen reads alongside the eerie footage.

Peep the teaser posters above. Kingdom: Ashin Of The North will be landing on Netflix on July 23.


ORIGINAL STORY (November 2, 2020): While the second season of zombie K-drama Kingdom was left with a cliffhanger, Netflix has now confirmed that it will be releasing a special episode, titled Ashin of the North, to address a mysterious figure in the story. The role is played by Gianna Jun, otherwise known as Jun Jihyun.

Since its inception in early 2019, Kingdom has become a favorite amongst Netflix viewers. The series, set during the Joseon Dynasty, stars Ju Jihoon as Prince Lee Chang, who aims to investigate a mysterious plague that haunts the country. The second installment of the show saw a dramatic ending with Jun making a brief appearance in the final scene, hinting at her association with the “resurrection plant” that sparked the outbreak.

In addition to Jun, Netflix has confirmed that Park Byungeun, who plays Min Chi Rok, will also be featured in the spin-off episode. See the trailer above as we wait for the official release scheduled for 2021, and head over to the streaming platform’s YouTube channel for a spooky Kingdom-inspired VR museum tour.

In case you missed it, see the full list of shows and movies coming to Netflix in November.

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