Netflix has revealed the first glimpse into Kingdom’s spinoff special entitled “Ashin of the North” which will center around the character played by Jun Ji Hyun. It can be recalled that the character was revealed in a cameo at the end of the second season.
The spinoff special will be a feature film that delves into the story of the warrior Ashin, who is expected to play an important role in the continuing war against the zombies in the much-anticipated third season of Kingdom.
It is also expected to explore the origins of the infection that plagued the Joseon dynasty.
In the stills, a silhouette of Jun Ji Hyun is seen atop a rooftop while another shows the actress’ side profile in what appears to be a desert background.
Apart from Jun Ji Hyun, Park ByungEun, who played Min Chi Rok in Season 2, joins the cast of the spinoff. His character is expected to connect Ashin’s story to that of Crown Prince Lee Chang in the most recent timeline of Kingdom.
Ashin of the North will be released on Netflix this year.
Check out the teaser below: