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 to commence September of 2020 which means the drama won’t even air until 2021. With season dramas there at least has maintain the momentum, much less one that aired to less that stellar ratings and didn’t come close to justifying its massive budget. Also announced was the return of all four main leads Song Joong Ki, Jang Dong Gun, Kim Ji Won, and Kim Ok Bin, since all are under contract, but PD Kim Won Seok (My Ahjusshi, Misaeng, Signal) is not returning to direct season 2. I hope the second season has a better cinematographer so everything doesn’t look bathed in murkiness. Continue reading

President Moon Jae In, BTS, Lee Min Ho, Song Hye Kyo, and PSY are Top 5 Vote Getters of the National Image Survey

The South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and its affiliate the Korean Culture and Information Service released the results of a recent 2019 South Korean National Image survey. It polled 8000 people from 16 countries including within South … Continue reading

K-ent Discusses High Profile 2020 Anticipated Projects From Four Top Stars Lee Min Ho, Kim Soo Hyun, Song Joong Ki, and Park Bo Gum

As TW-ent recently looked back on who it considers the reigning K-drama kings of the last decade, this week K-ent published an article looking forward at what it sees as the four highest profile Hallyu actor and projects in 2020. … Continue reading

TW-ent Lists Hyun Bin, Kim Soo Hyun, Gong Yoo, and Song Joong Ki as Top 4 K-drama Actors of the 2010-2020 Decade

Lists are fraught with disagreement but I don’t think I find anything objectionable about this list. TW-ent ranked the top Hallyu K-drama actors of the last decade (2010-2020) and selected four still very active and marketable male leads Hyun Bin, … 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