A new Korenovela is set to unfold on October 20 titled Empress Ki on GMA Network. A must-see for Korean history fans, the drama presents an epic tale of ancient figures during the 1300s involving the Emperor of the Yuan Dynasty, the King of Korea, and a woman disguised as man and will eventu- ally hold immense influence in the country.
Empress Ki won Golden Bird Prize for the Serial Drama Category in the 2014 Seoul International Drama Awards because of its poignant storyline, heroic battle scenes, dramatic visual effects, and brilliant cast performance.
The story revolves around the life of Seung Nyang (Ha Ji Won), a woman who was raised as a boy to avoid being taken as one of the tribute women to the Yuan Empire. She will later ascend to power and become an empress of the Yuan Dynasty despite the restrictions of the era’s class system after marrying the dashing Emperor Huizong (Ji Chang Wook).
Empress Ki premieres on Monday right after Hiram na Alaala.