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Song Joong Ki Joins Forces With So Ji Sub, Hwang Jung Min To Escape ‘Battleship Island’ This July

Song Joong Ki Joins Forces With So Ji Sub

Three of Korea’s most popular and talented leading men will join forces to helm “Battleship Island,” a film based on the massive prison break from Hashima Island, a forced labor camp. The film will be Song Joong Ki’s first major project after the success of KBS’ megahit “Descendants of the Sun” last year. According to a report by Drama Beans , Song Joong Ki will be joined by veteran actor So Ji Sub and Hwang Jung Min. The report indicated that for the movie, So Ji Sub plays the role of a common street fighter who becomes one of the key characters in the escape. Hwang Jung Min, for his part, plays the role of a musician and a dedicated father who, instead of heading for Japan, finds himself in Battleship Island instead. Song Joong Ki plays the role of a soldier who is sent to “Battleship Island” to protect a key figure in the rebellion and escape. The film is based on the experience of over 400 Koreans who have been forced into labor for a coal mine controlled by the Japanese. The film revolves around the Koreans’ attempt to escape the underground labor camp to freedom at the

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‘Goblin’ Doubles Earnings Of ‘Descendants Of The Sun’ On VOD, Becomes Most Watched Video On Demand Series

'Goblin' Doubles Earnings Of 'Descendants Of The Sun' On VOD

Gong Yoo’s “Goblin” has finally beat “Descendants of the Sun” as the most watched video on demand series. The tvN hit fantasy drama dethroned action drama topbilled by Song Song couple Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki which aired in early 2016 by nearly doubled revenues. According to a report by Soompi, figures reported by Cable TV-IPTV indicated that throughout December 2016 to February 2017 pegged the total income from video on demand subscription for the drama at 14 billion won which roughly translates to $12.5 million. While the drama has already ended in January this year, this revenue means that there are still 15-16 million viewers who are rewatching the drama. Before the feat was achieved by “Goblin”, the top sellers for VOD were “Reply 1988” which raked in a total of 300 million or approximately $6.2 million. The figures for “Descendants of the Sun” was not released officially but sources estimate the revenue to be roughly the same as “Reply 1988.” At the height of its success, “Descendants of the Sun” also enjoyed huge popularity on Baidu’s streaming platform iQiyi.com from China which brought streaming rights to the show and helped shoulder 40 percent of $11 million

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Song Joong Ki News: ‘Descendants Of The Sun’ Actor Moves Writers To Tears In Korean Producer Awards Speech

Song Joong Ki News: 'Descendants Of The Sun' Actor Moves Writers To Tears In Korean Producer Awards Speech

“Descendants of the Sun” actor Song Joong Ki recently moved the audience to tears with his touching speech at the 29 th Korea Producers Awards. The actor won the much coveted Best Performer award from the prestigious award giving body. According to a report from Soompi , CBS radio show writer Kim Mon Sook was also honored by the body for the writers’ category. Overwhelmed, the writer said in her speech that everyday, she writes scripts that go nowhere, which touched a lot of members in the audience. But the highlight of the event was when it came time for Song Joong Ki to receive his award for the acting category. The “Descendants of the Sun” actor took the time to address Kim Mon Sook’s words and humbly came up with his own vow. “I learned a lot from hearing the words of many veterans in their fields. I think it was a good thing to come tonight,” he said.  “Kim Moon Sook said that she writes scripts that go nowhere. I will become an actor who can work to bring those precious scripts to life.” At that segment, Kim Moon Sook became teary eyed again and the audience applauded Song Joong Ki’s

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‘Descendants Of The Sun 2’ News: Lee Min Ho To Join Cast? Song Joong Ki’s Instagram Post Fan Hope For Sequel

'Descendants Of The Sun 2' News: Lee Min Ho To Join Cast? Song Joong Ki's Instagram Post Fan Hope For Sequel

After the massive success of his comeback drama “Legend of the Blue Sea,” is Lee Min Ho considering joining the potential sequel of another hit drama? Rumors have recently surfaced that Suzy Bae’s boyfriend is the latest star that is in talks to join the cast of “Descendants of the Sun 2”. According to a rumors , Lee Min Ho is a strong contender to join the show after he topped the survey of most popular Korean actors conducted on American drama fans. The strong performance of his recent comeback, which resulted in posting 20 percent ratings high, also made Lee Min Ho’s appearance in Descendants of the Sun 2 a much anticipated news among fans. Should the rumors prove to be true, Lee Min Ho will definitely not feel like a stranger to doing action drama like Descendants of the Sun. He has previously starred in the very successful City Hunter series, which is also being rumored to be developing a second season, reported Kpopstarz . Aside from City Hunter, Lee Min Ho has also starred in Faith, where he played the role of a captain in the Joseon era. He also starred in movies like Gangnam Blues. Meanwhile,

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