Kim Sun-a as Han Hye-ryool, a prosecutor and the eldest daughter in a family dynasty, in a still from K-drama The Empire.
Kim Sun-a as Han Hye-ryool, a prosecutor and the eldest daughter in a family dynasty, in a still from K-drama The Empire.

K-drama The Empire: Kim Sun-a plays prosecutor in dull, densely plotted legal drama that feels very old-fashioned

  • K-drama The Empire, starring Kim Sun-a, is a convoluted mash-up of high-society melodrama and legal drama with a story that is overwrought and uninspired
  • A wealthy family leverages the law to accrue and maintain its power. Dark secrets that would destroy them seem poised to come – but do we really care?

Kim Sun-a as Han Hye-ryool, a prosecutor and the eldest daughter in a family dynasty, in a still from K-drama The Empire.
Kim Sun-a as Han Hye-ryool, a prosecutor and the eldest daughter in a family dynasty, in a still from K-drama The Empire.
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