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The King of Pigs Everything You Need To Know About The Upcoming Thriller Drama

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The King of Pigs is one of the most awaited South Korean television series by TVING. The drama has caught the attention of many viewers even before it was released. The drama is based on a psychological-thriller animation with the same name “The King of Pigs” which was directed by Yeon Sang-Ho. The animated movie had a great response from the audience which led to the creation of a television series. However, the drama will be directed by  Kim Dae-Jin.  Kim Dae-Jin. is known for his works like Less Than Evil and Hotel King. The trailer of The King of Pigs is released, where we see a few individual stilts of the actors.

The trailer gives great insight into the drama and it helps the audience know the outline of the story. The plot revolves around the boy who was violently bullied every single day during his high school days. After 20 years, a case brings back all his bitter memories as the number of serial killings increases. A detective, who was also bullied at the school tries to create a link between the past and present. He decides to meet his former friends who were bullied at the school to find clues for the case. It is a story depicting the life of victims and how it could change people’s lives forever.

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The King of Pigs Drama Plot

The King of Pigs Drama Plot
The King of Pigs Drama Plot

 The King of Pigs is a South Korean mystery thriller directed by Kim Dae-Jin. Kim Dong-Wook, a versatile actor, plays the main role in the drama. He plays the role of Hwang Kyung Min, a victim who was bullied very violently in school every day. As he grew older, he suppressed his emotions and lived a normal life with his wife till one case knocked on his door. The traumatic case brings back his wounds as he recollects all the memories that he wanted to forget. In the meantime, detective Jung Jong Seok receives a message from one of his former friends.

Jong Seok recalls all the traumatic experiences they went through in their high school while he meets another school friend. The former friend who sent them the message was also bullied by them. Something suspicious occurs as soon as he receives the message. Jeong Seok receives many reports of suspicious killings. He wonders if there could be a connection between the two incidents. Jeong Seok and Kang Jin Ah begin to find clues for the case. Kang Jin Ah is a sharp and charismatic detective. The person who sent the message becomes a prime suspect. They decide to track down the number and find the person who sent them the message. The drama emphasizes the negative effect of bullying on society. 

The King of Pigs Cast

The King of Pigs Cast
The King of Pigs Cast

The King of Pigs is a psychological thriller television series. Kim Dong-Wook plays the main lead in the series. He is known for his dramas like Your Are My Spring and Finds Me In Your Memory. Kim Dong Wook will play the role of the serial killer Kyung Min. Kyung Min was a victim of bullying during his schooling. 20 years later, a case triggers his past sorrowful memories,  and he decides to take revenge.

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Kim Sung-Kyu appeared in some of the amazing South Korean television series like Kingdom and One Ordinary Day. He is seen as a Detective in the drama. Kim Sung-Kyu as Jung Jong-Suk receives a suspicious message from his former friend. The message followed an increasing number of serial killings.

Chae Jung-Ahn is a well-known actress for her realistic acting. She has acted in dramas like Monthly Magazine Home and Suits. She plays the role of Kang Jin-A who is is a sharp and charismatic detective.

The King of Pigs Trailer

‘The King of Pigs’ released its official trailer on 28th February 2022 by TV broadcast network. The King of Pigs is an original TVING thriller drama series that depicts the story of violent bullying and its adverse effects on the students. The trailer begins with  Hwang Kyung Min standing alone in a room where he sees his high school picture album. We see blood dripping down his face. After his 10th grade, he was happy as he would not see his classmate again. However, things do not get any better for him.

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During their school days, Kyung Min had only one friend whom he liked. Both of them were happy since they could study in the same classroom. Their life only got worse as they would get hit every day and were called pigs. After 20 years, a case brings back all his bitter memories as the number of serial killings increases. A detective, who was also bullied at the school tries to create a link between the past and present. He decides to meet his former friends who were bullied at the school to find clues for the case.

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Aahana Singh
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