K-drama Kingdom Filming Halted as Crew Member Unexpectedly Passes Away

The bad news keeps on coming from K-drama production sets in the last month. There was the critical ladder fall accident in December of a crew member for Hwayugi who was hospitalized and suffered paralysis of the lower half. Now there is news that a 33 year old crew member on the set of pre-produced zombie sageuk drama Kingdom has unexpectedly passed away. It was an art department crew member who went home from work and was plagued by a splitting headache. After being taken to the hospital to was determined to be a cerebral aneurysm and the crew member passed away shortly thereafter. The drama is from the screenwriter Kim Eun Hee who wrote Signal and 3 Days and starred Joo Ji Hoon, Ryu Seung Ryong, and Bae Doo Na. Filming has been halted for the time being after this tragic passing. Continue reading