Netflix K-Drama ‘Black Knight’ Season 1: Coming to Netflix in May 2023

The k-drama 'Black Knight' is coming to Netflix in May 2023.

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Coming to Netflix in May 2023 is the dystopian future k-drama, Black Knight. With the potential to be another huge hit for Netflix, we’re extremely excited to see what Black Knight has in store for us. Here’s everything we know so far about Black Knight season 1.

Black Knight is an upcoming South Korean Netflix Original sci-fi series based on the webtoon Taekbaegisa by Lee Yoon Kyun. The series is directed by Cho Ui Seok known for his screenwriting and directorial work on Cold Eyes and Master.

When is the Black Knight Netflix release date?

Netflix has officially confirmed that Black Knight will be coming to Netflix on Friday, May 12th, 2023.


What is the plot of Black Knight?

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.

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Who are the cast members of Black Knight?

It’s a Netflix debut for actor Kim Woo Bin. The popular model and actor previously starred in the likes of The Heirs and School 2013. He’ll also be starring in the upcoming Netflix K-Drama Our Blues.

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Since making her acting debut in 2010, TV personality Esom has starred in only five dramas, making Black Knight her first for Netflix and sixth overall.

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So far only a small number of cast members have been revealed for Black Knight. We expect more to be revealed in the upcoming months.

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
5-8 Kim Woo Bin The Heirs | School 2013 | A Gentleman’s Dignity
Seol Ah Esom Taxi Driver | Save Me 2 | Because This Is My First Life
Ryu Seok Song Seung Heon The Great Show | Player | Dinner Mate
April Kang Yoo Seok I Have Not Done My Best Yet | Light On Me | Growing Season
TBA Kim Eui Sung Taxi Driver | Arthdal Chronicles | Mr. Sunshine

What is the production status of Black Knight?

Official Production Status: Completed (Last Updated: 05/09/2022)

Filming took place for Black Knight earlier in 2022, starting in March and ending by the Summer. Our sources are showing that post-production has also been completed.


Are you looking forward to the release of Black Knight on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.

 Poster Netflix Synopsis: "In a dystopian future devastated by air pollution, the survival of humanity depends on the Black Knights -- and they're far from your average deliverymen."

Rating: TV-MA
Language: Korean
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Cast: Kim Woo-bin, Song Seung-heon, Kang You-seok, Esom
Season Additions:
  • - Season 1 was added to Netflix on May 12th, 2023

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