“The King of Pigs” Kdrama 2022 | Cast | Synopsis | Preview & more

Overview: “The King of Pigs” Kdrama is a TVING original drama series that released on March 18, 2022. It is the remake of 2011 animated movie of the same name.  “The King of Pigs” stars Kim Dong Wook, Kim Sung Gyu and Chae Jung An in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform TVING*.

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Table of Contents

  • Synopsis
  • Genre
  • Cast
  • Air Time & Schedule
  • Episodes & Ratings
  • Still Cuts
  • Notes & Facts
  • Where To Watch Online?
  • Trailers & Clips


“The King of Pigs” tells the story of Hwang Kyung Min, Jung Jong Suk and Kang Jin A. Hwang Kyung Min is a victim of school violence that happened 20 years ago. Although today he pretends to be happy outside, but inside he is traumatized by that incident. Until one day a mysterious case causes his fears to resurface.

Meanwhile, detective Jung Jong Suk receives a mysterious message from his friend he knew 20 years ago. Using this message he attempts to stop murders with the help of a characteristic detective, Kang Jin A.


Thriller, Mystery, (18+)

Main Cast & Characters

  • Kim Dong Wook as Hwang Kyung Min
  • Kim Sung Gyu as Jung Jong Seok
  • Chae Jung An as Kang Jin Ah

Supporting Cast

  • Hwang Man Ik as Park Sung Jin
  • Han Soo Yeon as Park Min Joo
  • Lee Tae Geom as Jong Seok’s team 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 Choi Pil Do
  • Park Jin as Doo Man Jae
  • Kim Min Shik as Kim Min Seok
  • Yang So Min as Kim Hyeon Jung

Air Time & Schedule

New Episodes every Friday and Saturday at 8:30 PM

Episodes & Ratings

“The King of Pigs” Korean drama will have a total of 12 episodes.

Still Cuts

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Notes & Facts

  • “The King if Pigs” is the remake of 2011 Korean animation movie of the same name.
  • Kim Dong Wook earlier starred in Korean drama “You Are My Spring” (2021).
  • Kim Sung Gyu earlier appeared in Korean drama “One Ordinary Day” (2021).
  • Chae Jung An earlier appeared in Korean drama “Monthly Magzine Home” (2021).
  • Director: Kim Dae Jin
  • Scriptwriter: Yeon Sang Ho

Where To Watch Online?

You can watch “The King of Pigs” online on  TVING.

TVING is a South Korean online streaming service operated by TVING Corporation, a joint venture of CJ E&M, Naver and JTBC. It is a platform that streams dramas, entertainment shows, exclusive television films and specials. -Wikipedia

Trailers & Clips

*Drama is subject to regional availability.

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