Kim Ji Won Doesn’t Renew Contract with Agency King Kong by Starship

Yet another star is making the agency move and coincidentally in the same week it’s the two costars from Arthdal Chronicles. Following the news of Song Joong Ki not renewing his contract with Blossom Entertainment, his Arthdal leading lady Kim Ji Won will also not renew her expiring contract with her own agency King Kong by Starship. A fresh start is never a bad thing and Kim Ji Won hasn’t had a big hit since Descendants of the Sun in 2016. Fight for My Way was a cult fave, her movie Detective K: Secret of the Living Dead was stupid beyond belief (can’t believe I watched it), and her latest Arthdal miscast her on top of just being a muddled slog. I hope her new agency gets her back on track. 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

Arthdal Chronicles Releases Four Character Previews Running Gamut from Cutesy to Coolly Dangerous

I’m getting this stark dichotomy after watching the just released four character teaser preview for tvN drama Arthdal Chronicles. It actually helps me make sense of the wildly varied previews so far. Leads Kim Ji Won and Song Joong Ki … Continue reading