It looks like things are getting heavily underway for director Park Sang-jun and his latest cinematic gangster crime flick, For The Emperor. Stills of the film have already gone viral with recent airing of a photoshoot BTS video and the official first teaser for the film featuring actors Lee Min-Ki and Park Sung-Woong, and actress Lee Tae-Im, in a story about a down-and-out former pro-baseballer and game fixer who gets taken under the wing of an organized crimeboss.
Hwan (LEE Min-ki), former professional baseball player. He was involved in fixing games and left the mound after losing everything. Natural born athlete gets recruited by the private loan ring, and the young naïve man gets fascinated by their money and power. He has nothing on him but expands his territory with confidence and malice.
Sang-ha (PARK Sung-woong) is the cold-blooded illegal organization's boss who leads his members with loyalty and trust. He takes Hwan under his wing when is struggling and weak by bringing him into his circle of crime. And with Sang-ha's trust he climbs up the ladder in an illegal private loan ring, Hwang-jae Capital.
Meanwhile, he falls in love with Yun-su (LEE Tae-im) who is only worth as a business tool. Suddenly Yun-su disappears, and Hwan thinks that Sang-ha is deeply involved with her leaving. Hwan is going to start rebel against his boss Sang-ha to win his love and authority.