Song Joong Ki Turns Down Kingdom Joo Ji Hoon Up For Main Role

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Song Joong-ki turns down "Kingdom", Joo Ji-hoon up for main role

The second original Netflix drama "Kingdom" is currently wooing Joo Ji-hoon after Song Joong-ki turned down the offer. Slated for next year, "Kingdom" is to be Kim Eun-hee-I's first foray in to sageuk, or historical drama, and she is known for her work on "Signal" and "Sign". She is paired with film director Kim Seong-hun of "Tunnel" and "A Hard Day" and tasked with writing an 8-episode drama about zombies in Joseon.

"Kingdom" aims to broadcast next year along with the first original Netflix drama "Love Alarm".

Song Joong Ki Turns Down Role In Netflix Original Drama By Signal Writer Kim Eun Hee
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Song Joong Ki Turns Down Role In Netflix Original Drama By Signal Writer Kim Eun Hee

On September 13, a news outlet reported that Song Joong Ki has turned down casting offers from various projects including Netflix original drama Kingdom and will be focusing on his upcoming wedding with Song Hye Kyo.

In response, the actors agency Blossom Entertainment commented, Song Joong Ki made a final decision to turn down Kingdom. Nothing has been confirmed yet for his next project.

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A source from the drama revealed, We will begin filming soon after casting is complete. Originally, filming was going to start in September, but in the process of increasing the quality, it will not begin in October.

Song Joong Ki ultimately turns down offer for 'Netflix' drama 'Kingdom'
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Song Joong Ki ultimately turns down offer for 'Netflix' drama 'Kingdom'

Song Joong Kihas ultimately turned down 'Kingdom'.

'Kingdom', written by drama 'Signal'sKim Eun Heeand directed by movie 'Tunnel'sKim Sung Hoon, will be an 8-episode series that will be on 'Netflix'starting from 2018.Erik Barmack, VP of International Original Content, said, "When I saw 'Kingdom's scenario for the first time, which combines a historical drama's visual beauty and a supernatural fantasy, it made my imagination fire up."

'Kingdom' will add a zombie aspect to the traditional Korean historical drama, where a prince of Joseon uncovers a secret that could threaten the entire country when he investigates an epidemic.

Song Joong Ki turns into a bank teller for his cameo appearance on 'Man to Man'
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Song Joong Ki turns into a bank teller for his cameo appearance on 'Man to Man'

Song Joong Ki made a cameo appearance on episode 9 of JTBC drama 'Man to Man'.

The actor turned into a bank teller who's very dedicated to getting his job done. He makes a short but impactful appearance next to the lead actor Park Hae Jin and Park Sung Woong. 

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Watch Song Joong Ki's transformation into a bank teller in the clip and also watch out for actor Nam Goong Min's cameo appearance on tomorrow's episode! 

Song Hye Kyo And Song Joong Ki's Possible Role In Korean 'Sex In The City'
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Song Hye Kyo And Song Joong Ki's Possible Role In Korean 'Sex In The City'

It has been a long time since Song Hye Kyo has been the icon of the South Korean entertainment industry throughout the world. It's because of this that she had gained enough fame to get the focus of big time producers.

It is reported that Song Hye Kyo might be getting the role of the Korean version of "Sex in the City." "Sex in the City" is a Hollywood drama series which chronicles the story of a number of young women in New York who are looking for love and at the same time romantic flings in the modern landscape of today.