'The King of Pigs': New hot trailer makes fans crave for premiere

Based on school violence and societal threats, the new thriller drama is all set to premiere on March 18


                            'The King of Pigs': New hot trailer makes fans crave for premiere
TVING's new drama 'The King of Pigs' trailer is now out (@tving.official/Instagram)
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TVING has dropped a thrilling trailer of the new series, ‘The King of Pigs’. Starring Kim Dong Wook, Kim Sung Gyu, Chae Jung An as the main leads, the mystery drama is all set to stun K-drama fans. With new posters, trailers and storyline out, fans are super excited for the show.

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'The King of Pigs' follows people who relive their experiences as victims of violence as a result of unexplained serial killings that begin when they receive a message from a buddy from 20 years ago. The drama explores the origins of school violence as well as the violence that pervades modern society through these tragic characters. Hwang Kyung Min, played by Kim Dong Wook, is still haunted by the horror of the school violence he witnessed 20 years ago. Detective Jung Jong Suk, played by Kim Sung Kyu, will track down a mystery. 'The King of Pigs' will be released on March 18.

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Awards and achievements

The drama is based on filmmaker Yeon Sang Ho's animated film of the same name; the movie previously received critical acclaim at film festivals for its cinematic brilliance. The Yeon Sang-featured movie, ‘The King of Pigs’(animation), was invited to the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, making it the first Korean animated film to do so. Additionally, ‘The King of Pigs’ earned three awards at BIFF, including the NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema) Award and the Movie Collage Award, before its official release in November 2011. Moreover, Yeon was also nominated for the festival's Camera d'Or 'Golden Camera' award, which goes to the best full-length first film in the Cannes selections. 

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What do the fans say?

Fans are eager for the series to come out. One fan wrote on Twitter, “Can they drop the king of pigs”. Yes, we need that too. Another fan wrote, “I will not apologize for the loud person I’ll become for him when the king of pigs airs”, while another said, “I just noticed The King of Pigs is starting next week. Another thriller I'm looking forward to, especially because I know I can always trust Kim Dongwook's acting. 🙌 #TheKingOfPigs”.

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