In a high-stakes game of money, status, power and greed, a woman who marries into one of the richest corporate families in Korea is marginalized by her in-laws for years. Kim In Sook (Yeom Jeong Ah), who comes from a modest background, marries an heir to the JK conglomerate and is immediately regarded as an unwelcome social climber by her husband’s family. So when her husband is killed in a helicopter accident, her mother-in-law, Kong Soon Ho (Kim Young Ae), is determined to push her out of the family altogether and takes her son away from her. Tired of being treated as a doormat, In Sook decides to launch a counterattack and fight her in-laws for control over the family corporation. In Sook’s unlikely ally is the new corporate attorney, Han Ji Hoon (Ji Sung), who happens to be a childhood friend. Can In Sook’s bold plan help her get her son and her dignity back? “Royal Family” is a 2011 South Korean drama series directed by Kim Do Hoon.