The Empire (Korean: 디 엠파이어: 법의 제국) is an ongoing South Korean television series starring Kim Sun-a, Ahn Jae-wook, and Lee Mi-sook.
DIRECTOR – Yoo Hyeon-gi
WRITTEN BY – Oh Ga-gyu
GENRE – Drama, Crime
RELEASE DATE – September 24, 2022 –
COUNTRY – South Korea
LANGUAGE – Korean
NETWORK – JTBC
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Han Hye Ryul (Kim Sun-A) is the chief of the special division of the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office. Han Hye Ryul is from a family of judicial workers who has had wealth and power for three generations.
Her husband Na Geun-Woo (Ahn Jae-Wook) and her mother Ham Gwang-Jeon (Lee Mi-Sook) both work as law school professors. While her father Han Gun-Do (Song Young-Chang) works as a attorney for the biggest law firm in South Korea.
She is an ambitious figure who is not satisfied with her current position and aims to become a prosecutor general. With her sights set on becoming the next Prosecutor General, Hye Ryul hopes to break free from the family ties that bind her. But with a family like hers, breaking free comes at a very steep price.
- Kim Sun-a as Han Hye-ryul
Head of the Special Division of the Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office. First daughter of Han Gun-do and Ham Kwang-jeon.
- Ahn Jae-wook as Na Geun-woo
A law school professor, Han Gun-do’s and Ham Kwang-jeon’s son-in-law and Han Hye-ryul’s husband.
- Lee Mi-sook as Ham Kwang-jeon
Director of Minguk University Law School, daughter of Ham Min-heon, Han Gun-do’s Wife.
- Song Young-chang as Han Gun-do
Lawyer representing Ham & Lee’s law firm, Ham Kwang-jeon’s husband.
- Shin Goo as Ham Min-heon
Ham Kwang-jeon’s father, Lee Ae-heon’s husband.
- Oh Hyun-kyung as Lee Ae-heon
Ham Min-heon’s wife.
Han Hye-ryul’s family
- Kwon Ji-woo as Han Kang-baek
Han Hye-ryul’s son, Minguk University Law School’s student.
- Kim Jung-woon as Han Moo-ryul
The second daughter of Han Gun-do and Ham Kwang-jeon, a judge of the Central District Court.
- Choi Jung-woon as Han Kang-ye
Na Geun-woo and Han Hye-ryul’s daughter.
Minguk University Law School
- Joo Se-bin as Hong Nan-hee
Nan-hee, who dreams of saving the world and saving lives, is an engineer. After her father died, she attended Minguk University Law School.
- Jung Jae-oh as Jung Kyung-yoon
He is well thought out, smart and capable, therefore, his grade was always at the top. The teacher liked it because of his bright and friendly personality.
- Lee Ga-eun as Jang Ji-yi
Jang Il’s only daughter, has interacted with Hye-ryul’s family since childhood. Se never doubted that one day she would marry Han Kang-baek.
- Bang Joo-hwan as Yoo Hyun
He grew up in a single-mother family. He knew from the beginning that crying and being angry at what could not be helped was the opposite. Sometimes he felt that the judge was not suitable for his age.