In the historical South Korean tv series, Ha Ji-won portrays herself in the Empress Ki TV series. On MBC, 51 episodes aired every Monday and Tuesday between October 28, 2013, and April 29, 2014. In addition to receiving the Golden Bird Prize for Serial Drama at the 9th Seoul International Drama Awards, the series was also a domestic and overseas success. In addition to winning an award at the MBC Drama Awards, Ha Ji-won also won the Grand Prize there.
During the Yuan Dynasty, Gi Seungnyang married Toghon Temür, in lieu of her first love, Wang Yu, and became an empress of the Yuan dynasty. Lady Ki’s life and political ambitions are depicted in the episode, which highlights the Emperor’s deep love for her.
The Empress Ki Season 2 Release Date
Empress Ki has not yet been approved by MBC or any of the companies involved with the production of the show is not yet set to release Season 2, in regards to its release date. We will update this article with the latest information when the news is confirmed. You can speculate about when Empress Ki will arrive in the meantime. The premiere date for the second season of Empress Ki is yet to confirm. It has been rumored that in 2022-23 it will be aired on Netflix.
The Empress Ki Season 1 Recap
A girl named Sung Nyang now assumes the role of a boy to avoid being a palace maidservant. While she is watching over the Yuan crown prince To Gon, who was exiled to Koryo, she becomes involved in a Yuan Dynasty conspiracy while concealing her true identity in order to get revenge on her enemies. Despite a series of twists and turns, she saves To Gon, but the secret of her gender is discovered, forcing her to become a royal maid. The throne of To Gon was stolen from him by his half-brother, who then exiled him to Koryo for his crimes. The man plays dumb to avoid being murdered, but deep within he is tormented and sad. A royal maidservant, Sung Nyang, helps him to fight threats against Yuan, and he returns to become Emperor.
The Empress Ki Season 2 Cast
This is the following the Empress Ki’s main cast
- Ha Ji-Won in the role of Ki Seung-Nyang / Empress Ki
- Joo Jin-Moo has been played, Wang Yoo
- Ji Chnag-Wook plays Ta Hwan / Emperor Huizong of Yuan
- Danashri is played by Baek Jin-Hee
- Kim Jung-Hyun in the role of Dang Ki-Se
- Cha Do-Jin as Top Ja Hae
- Kim Young Ho as Beak An
- Choi Mo Sung in the role of Park Bool-Hwa
When the show was aired, it ranked first in its time slot with a peak audience rating of 33.9 percent. The show ranked as the second-best foreign program of 2014, according to Taiwan’s drama channel ETTV, following Jewel in the Palace (2003). Additionally, strong acting, immersive backgrounds, and elaborate settings earned it positive reviews.
Though it was widely popular, the storyline and characters in the series were criticized as being fictional. The series was criticized for its portrayal of the title character, Empress Ki, as a brave warrior. It was feared that the audience would ignore the fact that Ki’s parents were the ones who attacked her native lands in real life.
The Empress Ki Nominations
Presented on May 27, 2014, the 2014 BaekSang Arts Awards (50th)
A New Actress Award (Baek Jin-Hee)
In December 2013, MBC held its “2013 Drama Awards”, and was awarded to this Tv series.
Prize for the best film (Ha Ji-Won)
(Joo Jin-Mo) Best Actor (Special Project)
Actor de excellence (special project) (Ji Chang-Wook)
A New Actress Award (Baek Jin-Hee)
Awards for popular actresses (Ha Ji-Won)
Director’s choice for best actor and actress (Ha Ji-Won)
Awarded Best Original Screenplay (Jang Young-Cheol & Jung Kyung-Soon)