The king of pigs is ready to haunt its viewers with thrilling scenes.
Based on Yeon Sang Ho’s 2011 debut film, The king of pigs reached TVING and would soon show more detailed scenes from March 18. The new adaptation will tell the story of people who revisit their experiences as victims of violence after mysterious serial murders. The horrific violence begins when they receive a message from a friend they met 20 years ago.
Kim Dong Wook has been cast as his first TV role, Hwang Kyung Min, who suffers from the trauma he suffered in school 20 years ago. The series will also feature Kim Sung Kyu, Chae Jung An, Lee Tae Geom, and Lee Ji Ha, among others.
Ahead of its scheduled release on Friday, The king of pigs shared her signature teaser that would stir people’s minds even more.
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The king of pigs’ Highlight Teaser Revealed
On TVING’s YouTube channel, the network shared a six-plus-minute teaser that introduced the actor.
The clip begins with a scene where Hwang Kyung Min shares a meal with his mother and wife. The monitor darkens when he sees something that puts him in deep shock. He asks his wife what she saw in the garage “that day”, but she refuses to answer him.
Kang Jin Ah then finds a mysterious message from Hwang Kyung Min which he sent to Detective Jung Jong Suk. She asks the detective if he knows someone named Hwang Kyung Min, to which he replies that he hasn’t seen him since middle school.
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The two detectives begin tracking down everyone from their middle school class. According to Jung Jong Suk, there were a total of 33 students in the middle school class under the name Hwang Kyung Min 20 years ago. A voice in the background asks if the man is going to kill someone else.
Elsewhere in the clip, Kang Jin Ah tells Jung Jong Suk that something happened to him and Hwang Kyung Min, adding that she and the man were both bullied at school.
“Do you know the difference between dogs and pigs? Most dogs are objects of affection. However, the pigs are shredded and only have value as food for humans. If you want to win against dogs, you just have to become more human,” says a bully.
The king of pigs Could Break Original Animation Record
By recreating the original animation, the 2022 The king of pigs could soon bring home rewards too.
For what it’s worth, the 2011 film won three awards at the 2011 Busan International Film Festival – Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema, Movie Collage and Directors Award. It became the first Korean animated film to reach the Cannes Film Festival in 2012.
New The king of pigs will be a 12-episode series, and it will air on TVING on March 18.
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