Empress Ki | Profile | Drama


Promotional poster for Empress Ki
Genre Historical drama
Format Television series
Written by Jang Young-chul
Jung Kyung-soon
Directed by Han Hee
Lee Sung-joon
Starring Ha Ji-won
Joo Jin-mo
Ji Chang-wook
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 50
Executive producer(s) Joo Sung-woo
Location(s) Korea
Running time 75 minutes
Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 (KST)
Production company(s) Lee Kim Productions
Original channel Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation
Original run October 28, 2013 – May 13, 2014
Preceded by Goddess of Fire
Followed by Triangle



Title: 기황후 / Ki Hwanghoo
Also known as: Qi Empress
Previously known as: 화투 / Hwatu (Battle of Flowers)
Genre: Romance, historical, action, melodrama
Episodes: 50
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2013-Oct-28 to 2014-??
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 22:00


A romance historic drama depicting the love and battle of a woman from Goryeo who becomes a powerful Empress of the Yuan Empire.


Main Cast

  • Ha Ji Won as Ki Seung Nyang, later Empress Ki
  • Hyun Seung Min as young Seung Nyang
  • Joo Jin Mo as Wang Yoo, later King Wang Yoo of Goryeo
  • Ahn Do Gyu as young Wang Yoo
  • Ji Chang Wook as Ta Hwan, later Emperor Huizong of Yuan

Extended Cast

  • Baek Jin Hee as Danashiri
  • Lee Jae Yong as Wang Go
  • Jin Yi Han as Tal Tal
  • Kim Jung Hyun as Dangkise
  • Jun Gook Hwan as Yeon Chul
  • Kim Young Ho as Baek Ahn
  • Kim Suh Hyung as Empress Dowager
  • Cha Do Jin as Tap Ja Hae
  • Jung Woong In as Yeon Byung Soo
  • Kim Myung Gook as Jang Soon Yong
  • Lee Won Jong as Dok Man
  • Choi Moo Sung as Park Bool Hwa
  • Cha Kwang Soo as Go Yong Bo
  • Lee Moon Shik as Bang Shin Woo
  • Yoon Ah Jung as Yeon Hwa
  • Kwon Oh Joong as Choi Moo Song
  • Yoon Yong Hyun as Jeom Bak Yi
  • Yoo In Young as Yeon Bi Soo
  • Ryu Hyun Kyung as Princess Kyung Hwa
  • Shin Seung Hwan as Ggoi Bo
  • Kim Myung Soo as Ki Ja Oh
  • Han Hye Rin as Lady Park
  • Seo Yi Sook as Court Lady Seo
  • Lee Eung Kyung as Court Lady Noh
  • Song Kyung Chul as Mak Saeng
  • Kim Moo Young (김무영) as Na Moo
  • Oh Kwang Rok as Heuk Soo
  • Jo Jae Yoon as Gol Ta

Production Credits

  • Production Company: Lee Kim Production and Company (이김프로덕션)
  • Chief Producer: Joo Sung Woo (주성우)
  • Directors: Han Hee, Lee Sung Joon ( 이성준)
  • Screenwriters: Jang Young Chul, Jung Kyung Soon

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