Following news of Stray KidsHyunjin’s hiatus, it has been announced that the team will move forth with the filming for Mnet’s Kingdom without him.

With the first round of filming having been done on February 23, 2021, Hyunjin was present for the first episode’s filming. However, it has been decided that his parts will be edited out of broadcast.


Filming for the second episode took place on February 9, 2021, where Hyunjin was not present.

Hyunjin will continue to be on hiatus until further notice. The first episode of Kingdom will air in April 1, 2021.