tvN Announces One Weekend Hiatus for Alchemy of Souls on August 13-14 to Prepare Better Quality Final Episodes

Hhhhmmmm, I wonder if reshoots are going on and changes are being made to the final arc of Alchemy of Souls. If I take tvN at its word then this is nothing more than just good production values at play as the network announced that the drama will not air next weekend on August 13-14 in order for the production to have more time to do post-production work and deliver a better product. This weekend’s episodes 15-16 will air as planned, then the one weekend hiatus, followed by the final four episodes aired over two weekends to conclude the drama’s first season. There has already been an announcement of a shorter 2nd season which is reportedly in production now. I just feel like this drama was doing so well to start, then lagged in the midpoint, and the ending to episode 14 really can shake things up but now comes this news and it just makes me nervous is all. I hope this turns out for the best.

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Netflix Drops Pictorial with Four Leads of Hit tvN Fantasy Sageuk Alchemy of Souls with Lee Jae Wook, Jung So Min, Minhyun, and Shin Seung Ho

Dang, not only is this drama doing well domestically it’s also rocking on Netflix which has streaming rights. For the week of June 26th Alchemy of Souls reached 10th worldwide which is quite a feat considering it’s a sageuk which … Continue reading

Jung So Min Gets More Curious About Minhyun with Their Childhood Connection as Background in New Stills for Episode 3 of Alchemy of Souls

I may be jinxing it by starting to cover tvN drama Alchemy of Souls more but it’s that rare beast which absolutely fascinates me on multiple levels and the only drama currently airing that I’m emotionally resonating with. The new … Continue reading

Alchemy of Souls Releases New Cast Drama Photos and After Two Episodes Reminds of a Fantasy Period Drama Version of the F4 Dynamic

Last weekend’s start to tvN new Sat-Sun drama Alchemy of Souls was probably as good as it gets. The drama is headlined by a younger cast with two idol-actors in the mix and looked like a hodge podge of elements … Continue reading

Alchemy of Souls Episode 2 Turns on the Crack Factor as Character and Emotional Beats Combine Beautifully to Propel the Narrative

Okay, summer is officially here for me because HOMG where have you been all my life Alchemy of Souls? The Hong Sisters magic is back and ready to inject drama crack into my koala veins and I’m scrambling to find … Continue reading

tvN Drama Alchemy of Souls Premieres to 5.205% First Episode Ratings with an Intriguing and Steady-handed Narrative Start

So the big question mark around tvN fantasy sageuk drama Alchemy of Souls (Returning Soul) is now answered, and it’s not a definitive yes or no. The first episode premiered this Saturday and got 5.205% ratings which is the lowest … Continue reading

Alchemy of Souls Releases Deluge of Character Posters and Poised for Premiere this Saturday June 18th

We’re two days away from learning whether ambitious new tvN fantasy fusion sageuk Alchemy of Souls will excite viewers with the different and hopefully innovative story or crash on takeoff for being too weird or unwieldy. It won’t fail for … Continue reading

Alchemy of Souls Release New OTP Poster with Jung So Min and Lee Jae Wook and Additional Stills of Veteran Supporting Cast

All those what the heck is this discussions will be laid to rest this coming Saturday as tvN fantasy sageuk Alchemy of Souls will finally meet viewers. Taking over the time slot from critically acclaimed and highly rated Our Blues, … Continue reading