When is Dystopian K-Drama Black Knight Coming Out on Netflix?

Kim Woo Bin as driver 5-8 in Black Knight
Credit: Netflix

Kim Woo Bin as driver 5-8 in Black Knight
Credit: Netflix

Netflix is releasing a new K-drama dystopian series real soon. The series, entitled Black Knight, looks pretty promising and will likely be the next big hit coming from South Korea. The show is based on a webtoon called Taekbaegisa by Lee Yoon Kyun and is directed by Cho Ui Seok. Here's everything we know about the K-drama Black Knight right now.

When Is the K-Drama Black Knight Coming Out?

The cast and crew behind Black Knight started filming in March 2022. By summer, they already wrapped up filming and moved the show's status to post-production. As revealed by reports, the show has finished post-production and is getting ready for its release on Netflix.

In fact, Netflix already released the official poster of the show on its social media accounts. This indicates that the K-drama is already being marketed and will likely make its way to the streaming platform soon. But we're still waiting for the official announcement. If we're lucky, the show could get released this month or in April.

Update: A release date for Black Knight has been revealed in the show's trailer. Netflix will be releasing the Korean dystopian show on May 12, 2023.

What Is Black Knight Story About?

In the teaser poster, Black Knight is described as "A world without air." The caption on the post also reads:

"A dystopian K-drama that will leave you gasping for air. Black Knight, starring Kim Woo-bin, is coming soon to Netflix."

What's On Netflix reveals the story behind Black Knight as:

"In the year 2071, only 1% of the world population has survived the toxic air pollution that has ravaged the planet. For those that remain, society has been restructured into a strict social class where people rarely leave their homes and are required to wear gas masks because of the pollution. Citizens rely upon the Knights, a group of specialized delivery drivers, to get their supplies and protect them from thieves."

Who Stars in the K-Drama Black Knight?

Kim Woo Bin as driver 5-8 in Black Knight
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Black Knight will be debuting Korean actor, named Kim Woo Bin, who is a famous model and actor who has starred in other titles like The Heirs and School 2013. In addition to Black Knight, Woo Bin will be starring in another Netflix K-drama called Our Blues.

The other actors in this K-drama include the following:

  • Kim Woo Bin (as 5-8)
  • Esom (as Seol Ah)
  • Song Seung Heon (as Ryu Seok)
  • Kang Yoo Seok (as April)
  • Kim Eui Sung

Is There a Trailer for Black Knight?

Kim Woo-bin as driver 5-8 in Black Knight
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Right now, there's no trailer available for Black Knight yet. The only thing we have related to this K-drama is the official poster.

We'll update this post once more information becomes available.

Netflix released the show's official teaser on April 11, 2023. You can watch it here:

You can watch the official trailer here:

Black Knight is coming out on May 12, 2023.

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