“The Last Empress” story is carried out in an alternative reality in today’s South Korea, where the country government is a constitutional monarchy. The story focuses in Oh Sunny a cheerful musical actress, with a brilliant personality, who becomes the nation’s Cinderella overnight after marrying Emperor Lee Hyuk. She has to face and fight against the overwhelming power of the Imperial Palace and with the help of Na Wang Sik, the bodyguard of the Imperial family will try to find the truth behind the assassination of the royal widowed empress, in order to overthrow imperial rule. In the course of this struggle, they will find true love.
“The Last Empress” is an SBS Drama, which will be released on November 21, after the end of “Heart Surgeons”, this drama is loaded with suspense and romance, bringing us the frame of a refreshing and innovative story. Where in a modern Korea dominated by a Constitutional Monarchy, conspiracies, desires for revenge, struggles and intense love are the order of the day.
“The Last Empress”, not only has a powerful and intriguing story to tell but also has an incredible cast of stars, headed by Jang Nara, Choi Jin Hyuk, Shin Sung Rok, Shin Eun Kyung, Yoon Joo Man, and Lee Elijah.
The drama is written by Kim Soon Ok, the writer behind “Sister Is Alive“, “Jang Bo Ri Is Here“, “Temptation of Wife“, among others, and is directed by the production director Joo Dong Min, who previously directed “Return“. Undoubtedly a great team, they are giving their best, to give us a great story, full of imposing scenes and much more.
“The Last Empress” is a drama that has already gained plenty of public interest and is expected to increase much more as the drama is broadcasted. This is not at all a surprise because, in the trailers that have been published, they show the intensity and powerful relationships that the different characters have in just a few seconds. In these we have been able to see portrayed Empress Oh Sunny (Jang Nara) who is involved in several incidents that include the appearance of bodyguard Na Wang Shik (Choi Jin Hyuk), who wants to avenge the death of his mother, the dark emperor Lee Hyuk (Shin Sung Rok), empress widow Kang (Shin Eun Kyung), and imperial family spokesman Min Yoo Ra (Lee Elijah).
One production source said, “The Last Empress” is a drama that anyone, regardless of age or sex, can immerse themselves in. It will take the lead in being the most addictive drama so far and will do everything possible to live up to the support and expectations of everyone during the trailers’ broadcast and make “The Last Empress” even more perfect. Choi Jin Hyuk and Jang Nara have already worked together in the 2014 drama “Fated To Love You” so we expect a wonderful chemistry from actors who have already worked well together.