WARNING: *Major* spoilers ahead for Episodes 16 of The King: Eternal Monarch! Don't read if you haven't seen the latest episode yet!
So The King: Eternal Monarch is finally over and we're left with this ~void~ that comes with a K-drama ending. Worry not, though, 'cause we still have a bunch of The King content to satisfy your fangirling hearts. Case in point: We have a new K-drama crush whom we only got to meet in The King's finale ep, Episode 16. His appearance was very brief (it was legit less than a minute) but his impact on the story was totally satisfying.
All throughout the drama, we've come to know the mysterious yoyo boy, an otherworldly and all-knowing figure who blended in both worlds in the guise of a young boy. But in Episode 16, it was revealed that the yoyo boy also has an older version who was present in key events in Lee Gon (Lee Min Ho) and Tae Eul's (Kim Go Eun) lives. After Lee Gon successfully killed Lee Lim (Lee Jung Jin), it was up to the yoyo boy to ~restore the order~ by changing everyone's fates BUT keeping Lee Gon, Tae Eul, and Jo Young's (Woo Do Hwan) memories intact. Awesome, no?
Anyway, let's zero in on the ~older~ yoyo boy who was played by 28-year-old actor Kim Wook!
Wook has been proudly teasing his The King appearances on Insta since April, and finally, he was able to share the big reveal:
He's played guest and supporting roles in several dramas in the last five years, with The King being the biggest title he's been part of. You can check him out in Melting Me Softly (2019), Miss Hammurabi (2018), and Because This Is My First Life (2017), to name a few.
And, of course, we can't end this piece without a few adorbs pics of this cutie!
The King: Eternal Monarch is available for streaming on Netflix.
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