Song Joong Ki Goes From Country Boy to Intense Warrior in New Arthdal Chronicles Drama Stills

Now this looks wayyyyyyy better but sadly I’m mostly checked out now. Arthdal Chronicles released new drama stills for this weekend’s new episodes showing male lead Song Joong Ki looking like a warrior ninja ready to avenge his loved ones. For four episodes he’s looked like a harmless country bumpkin with that mop of round curly hair and now it’s tied back because he means business but there are artful loose tendrils on the sides to give him that requisite dash of dashing. I really love this look on Song Joong Ki, it’s kinda like when his Kang Maru in Nice Guy went from lovelorn crime patsy with stars in his eyes for his noona into a calculating male gigolo wanting to use women for revenge. Hope this Arthdal transformation means his character really gets into the thick of moving his Tanya-saving quest forward. 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

K- and C-news Covers Song Joong Ki Wearing Wedding Ring at Script Reading for Arthdal Chronicles, Confirms All is Well in Song-Song Couple Land

Earlier this year after Song Hye Kyo finished filming tvN romance Encounter, she deleted some Instagram pictures including ones with her and husband Song Joong Ki, and was also spotted at airports and events not wearing her wedding ring. Both … Continue reading

tvN Sageuk Arthdal Chronicles Releases Drama Poster and Confirms Airing in Season Segments

It’s a bold gamble for tvN to break from the continuous airing nature of K-dramas for an entire story line and announce that it will air upcoming early era fantasy sageuk Arthdal Chronicles in seasons. This follows the Netflix zombie … Continue reading

Song Joong Ki, Kim Ji Won, and Jang Dong Gun Radiate Different Charismas in New Drama Stills From Arthdal Chronicles

Those who haven’t watched K-dramas since the early Hallyu days (2000 onward) when it started the Pan-Asia spread probably don’t realize that sageuks are a HUGE part of the entire industry. Dae Jang Gum isn’t the most popular K-drama of … Continue reading

Song Joong Ki and Jang Dong Gun Duke it Out to Become Legend in New Preview for Arthdal Chronicles

tvN dropped a new teaser this weekend for epic warrior sageuk Arthdal Chronicles (Asadal Chronicles) and my guts me it’ll be a rollicking ride because of the budget and the fact that we haven’t had this type of epic sageuk … Continue reading

Korean Government Poll of Overseas Hallyu Viewers Puts Lee Min Ho, BTS, Mr. Sunshine, and Train to Busan Top of Respective Categories

Consider me surprised and impressed that a poll conducted recently landed an actor currently in military service on the top of the list. South Korean government recently polled 16 overseas country viewers interested in Hallyu on their favorites in the … Continue reading

Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo’s Agencies Deny Marital Strife Rumors After C-media Spreads Baseless Splitting Up Conjecture

These days stars not only use their social media to increase their reach to their fans and share updates, it’s also conversely has become source for potentially negative updates. Last week Song Hye Kyo cleaned out her social media account … Continue reading