The King of Pigs – Cast & Summary

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The King of Pigs - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

TVing released another drama from webtoon adaptation. The King of Pigs will be played by Kim Dong Wook, Kim Sung Kyu, and Chae Jung An.

Kim Dong Wook previously has played in the drama You are My Spring (2021) and Find Me in Your Memory (2020).

Meanwhile, Kim Sung Kyu has appeared in the drama One Ordinary Day (2021) and A Piece in Your Mind (2021).

On the other side, Chae Jung An has become a cast in the drama Monthly Magazine Home (2021) and Legal High (2019).

This web series is the remake from a film with the sama title in 2011.

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  • Title: The King of Pigs / 돼지의 왕
  • Also known as: Dwaejiui Wang
  • Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Drama
  • Country: South Korea
  • Director: Kim Dae Jin
  • Producer: Kim Sang Woo
  • Screen Writer: Tak Jaeyoung
  • Production Company: Studio Dragon
  • Network: TVING
  • Episodes: 12
  • Air Dates: March 18, 2022 – April 23, 2022
  • Air Times: Friday and Saturday, 22:00 KST
The King of Pigs - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Synopsis of The King of Pigs

This drama tells a story about an adult named Hwang Kyung Min (Kim Dong Wook) who has been a bullying victim twenty years ago, but tried to heal his wound by pretending to be happy in front of his family.

One day, he gets an anonymous message that reminds him about his trauma and triggers his emotions.

On the other side, a detective named Jo Jung Suk (Kim Sung Kyu) also gets a mysterious thread from someone that makes him remind of his old friend twenty years ago.

So, he tries to stop the murders by collaborating with his partner Detective Kang Jin-A (Chae Jung An) to catch the perpetrator.

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Main Cast

Kim Dong Wook as Hwang Kyung Min

He is an ordinary student in high school who unfortunately gets bullied by his school relative twenty years ago.

Kyung Min tries to live happily after graduation, but something changes his characteristic after getting an anonymous message.

Kim Sung Kyu as Jung Jong Suk

He is an excellent detective who gets sudden message from his old friend that brings his memories about a bullying twenty years ago. Now on, he tries to solve the murder case with his partners.

Chae Jung As as Kang Jin A

She helps Jong Suk to finish the murder case of a serial killer. She is also has enthusiastic about her career and has a strong charisma.

Supporting Cast

  • Han Soo Yeon as Park Min Joo
  • Hwang Man Ik as Park Sung Jin
  • Lee Tae Geom as Jong Seok team’s leader
  • Lee Ji Ha as Kyung Min’s mother
  • Jung Eui Jae as Jin Hae Soo
  • Oh Min Suk as Kang Min
  • Ji Chan as Cho Pil Doo
  • Park Jin as Doo Man Jae
  • Kim Min Shik as Kim Min Seok
  • Yang Song Min as Kim Hyeong Jung
  • Park Jae Woo as Eun Ye Jun
  • Park Chan Young as Kang Ji Seok
  • Kim Jae Ho as Kim Hyun Jun
  • Nam Deok Woo as Ahn Do Hoo

OST (Original Soundtrack)

Trailer of The King of Pigs