Drama: Empress Ki (literal title)
Revised romanization: Kihwanghoo
Director: Han Hee
Writer: Jang Young-Cheol, Jung Kyung-Soon
Release Date: October 21, 2013 --
Runtime: Mondays & Tuesdays 22:00
Country: South Korea
Depicts the loves and battles of Empress Ki who exercises her influence in the Yuan Dynasty. Empress Ki is from Goryeo.
"Hwatoo" takes over the MBC Mondays & Tuesdays 21:55 time slot previously occupied by "Jung-Yi, The Goddess of Fire".
Early Korean working title was "Hwatu" (literally "flower cards").
Ha Ji Won - Empress Ki
Joo Jin Mo - King Chunghye of Goryeo
Ji Chang-Wook - Emperor Huizong of Yuan
Kim Seo-Hyung - Empress Dowager
Jin Lee-Han - Tal-Tal
Jung Woong-In - Yeom Byung-Soo
Choi Moo-Sung - Park Bool-Hwa
Lee Won-Jong - Eunuch Dok Man Jil A
Yoon Ah-Jung - Princess Kyung-Hwa