The King of Pigs (2022) – Dramacool

Two friends meet up and recall their experiences as victims of school bullying when they receive a message from a friend from 20 years ago and mysterious serial killings begin to occur.

Kyung Min lives with the trauma of the school violence he experienced twenty years ago and an unexpected case causes his suppressed emotions to reappear. Meanwhile, Detective Jong Suk receives a mysterious message sent from a friend from 20 years ago which reminds him of the school violence that took place back then. Chasing the mysterious message, he tries to put a stop to the murders.

Through these characters with tragic fates, the drama touches on the origin of school violence and the bullying that pervades modern society.

(Source: AsianWiki)

~~ Adapted from the animated film “The King of Pigs” (돼지의 왕) by Yeon Sang Ho (연상호), based on a true story.

  • Native Title: 돼지의 왕
  • Also Known As: Dwaejiui Wang
  • Director: Kim Dae Jin
  • Screenwriter: Tak Jae Young
  • Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Drama
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    Statistics

    • Score: 8.4 (scored by 280 users)
    • Ranked: #32303
    • Popularity: #2879
    • Watchers: 2,867

    Details

    • Drama: The King of Pigs
    • Country: South Korea
    • Episodes: 12
    • Aired: Mar 18, 2022 – Apr 22, 2022
    • Aired On: Friday
    • Original Network: tvN
    • Duration: 55 min.
    • Content Rating: 18+ Restricted (violence & profanity)

    • Kim Dong Wook in The King of Pigs Korean Drama (2022)
      Kim Dong Wook

      Hwang Kyung Min / Nam Gi Cheol

      Main Role

    • Kim Sung Gyu in The King of Pigs Korean Drama (2022)
      Kim Sung Gyu

      Jung Jong Suk

      Main Role

    • Chae Jung An in The King of Pigs Korean Drama (2022)
      Chae Jung An

      Kang Jin Ah

      Main Role

    • Choi Hyun Jin in The King of Pigs Korean Drama (2022)
      Choi Hyun Jin

      Kim Chul

      Support Role

    • Sim Hyun Seo in The King of Pigs Korean Drama (2022)
      Sim Hyun Seo

      Jung Jong Suk [Young]

      Support Role

    • Lee Chan Yoo in The King of Pigs Korean Drama (2022)
      Lee Chan Yoo

      Hwang Kyung Min [Young]

      Support Role

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