Recently, photographs of the cast and crew’s first script reading for MBC drama “Empress Ki” were released. Ha Ji Won, Joo Jin Mo, Ji Chang Wook, Jung Woong In, and Kim Seo Hyeong, along with PDs Han Hee and Lee Seong Jun and writers Jang Yeong Cheol and Jeong Gyeong Sun, met to introduce themselves and start working on their chemistry at the MBC Dream Center located in Ilsan, South Korea. The script reading went on for about four hours, and the actors and actresses showed that they were completely absorbed in their characters and seriously focused on the rehearsal. Production staff were impressed by the casts’ commitment to their characters. Ha Ji Won used her break to further discuss her character with the PDs and writers, and commented that viewers should look forward to the new drama. MBC drama “Empress Ki” will premiere on October 21 and will air on Mondays and Tuesdays at 10pm (KST).