Kim Ji Won Captivates in Shades of Blue and White for Bazaar Korea June 2020 Edition

It’s been exactly a year since the biggest budget K-drama of all time arrived with Arthdal Chronicles, and I can still remember my family members snerking when they randomly walked by as I was watching episode 1 because they wondered why it was so bad even catching snippets of it. It was ambitious and nowhere near the worst drama ever made, but for the budget and the A-list cast it was inexplicably dull and dreary. Kim Ji Won was primed for her big break landing the female lead but I think it’s pushed pause on her career ambitions which accelerated after Descendants of the Sun. I would like to see her focus on roles that work to her strengths, a steely charm of a strong woman with a next door neighbor vibe. For the June 2020 edition of Bazaar Korea she’s the good girl grown up with so much soft classy elegance I’m sure she’s still in the running for name brand actress in her own right one of these days.

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Production Company Confirms Season 2 of Arthdal Chronicles to Start Filming September 2020

It’s too early to say whether this is a financial smart move but the production company behind the big budget fantasy sageuk Arthdal Chronicles has announced officially that season 2 of the series would indeed be made. Filming is scheduled … Continue reading

Penultimate Episode of Fantasy Sageuk Arthdal Chronicles Bring in 6.412% Ratings

It’s finale weekend over on tvN as the big budgeted and highly promoted fantasy sageuk Arthdal Chronicles wraps up its ambitious tale with the final two episodes. The penultimate episode brought in 6.412% ratings, so part 3 of this drama … Continue reading

Fantasy Sageuk Arthdal Chronicles Returns for Season 2 This Weekend Taking Over For Hotel Del Luna

tvN started off summer of 2019 with the highly anticipated fantasy sageuk Arthdal Chronicles but it was the next drama to come the fantasy drama Hotel Del Luna that garnered higher ratings an buzz. One will never know how Arthdal … Continue reading

Poster and Preview for Season 3 of Arthdal Chronicles Teases Direct Conflict and More Action Between All the Leads

Summer of 2019 is ending and will bring with it the return of tvN drama Arthdal Chronicles, which kicked of the summer when it first premiered at the beginning of June. The first two seasons didn’t reach the ratings height … Continue reading

Song Joong Ki and Kim Ji Won in New Photo Spread Promoting Third and Final Season of Arthdal Chronicles

I think the preliminary verdict is that tvN drama Arthdal Chronicles is a relative disappointment, vis-a-vis the largest budget in K-drama history and of 54 billion won even greater by far from the most recent biggest budget K-drama Mr. Sunshine … Continue reading

Arthdal Chronicles Wraps Up First Two Seasons With Disappointing Ratings and Break Before Third Season Airs in September

Watching the first two seasons (12 episodes) of tvN fantasy saguek Arthdal Chronicles is like sticking with a whole lotta meh hoping for something drastic to happen to make it suddenly better. I stuck with it thinking perhaps the dull … Continue reading