Dinning with British Actor Richard Armitage
After the appearance of Song Joong-ki in his new drama, Arthdal Chronicles, some time ago, on August 27th, 2019, a British actor, Richard Armitage, shared his latest photo via Instagram where he was in a restaurant and was seen having dinner accompanied by Song Joong-ki on his right wearing a white shirt and a green hat.
The two actors from England and South Korea are rumored to be playing opponents in their latest film, The Victory, which will air in 2020. In his uploaded photo, Richard Armitage is seen sitting next to Song Joong-ki. He holds chopsticks while the ex-husband of Song Hye-kyo is engrossed in looking at the menu book.
“Song Joong-ki introduced me to naengmyeon (Korean cold noodles). Naengmyeon is now my favorite dish,” Richard wrote in his post. He also uploaded a photo of a bowl of naengmyeon and wrote, “Turns out there is a Korean pop song about this bowl of noodles!”
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Final Goodbye of Arthdal Chronicles
As for the ending of the drama Arthdal Chronicles, the actor who starred in the film A Werewolf Boy with actress Park Bo-young talked about his experiences and feelings when filming the drama Arthdal Chronicles for 3 seasons.
“This is the first time for me to play two characters in one drama. Although there are many difficulties in playing multiple roles for the first time, this was very fun. I became more greedy than before because the profound story was very interesting,” said the actor who played the character of Saya and Eun-seom.
He also did not forget to thank the director, screenwriter, production crew for their hard work and also for fans who have been willing to watch the drama Arthdal Chronicles until the last season.
Upcoming Movie with Kim Tae-ri, Spaceship Victory
After officially divorcing his ex-wife, Song Hye-kyo in 2019, Song Joong-ki is rumored to be returning to star in a new widescreen movie with actress Kim Tae-ri, titled Spaceship Victory, or also known by another title, The Victory.
The last film starring Song Joong-ki was in 2017, The Battleship Island, and in 2020 the film Spaceship Victory will be shown. The 34-year-old actor will be involved in a film titled Spaceship Victory which will be directed by Jo Sung-hee, this will be the second time for Song Joong-ki to work with the director after they previously worked together in 2012 in a film titled A Werewolf Boy.
In this film, Song Joon-ki will play Tae-ho, a pilot from Spaceship Victory. Actor Jin Seon-kyu as Tiger Park and Yu Hae-jin as the voice of the robot will be the crew of the spaceship. They will all be led by a captain who will be played by actress Kim Tae-ri.
The film, which will have a Sci-Fi genre, is rumored to be involving an international actor named Richard Armitage. The British national actor has several times been involved in box office films such as Captain America: The First Avenger (2014), The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies (2014), Alice in Wonderland: The Looking Glass (2016), and many more.
Meanwhile, on May 27th, 2019, film investment distribution company Merry Christmas revealed, Huayi Tencent Entertainment has invested 5 billion won, equivalent to 4.2 million US dollars in the film Spaceship Victory, as quoted by My Daily.
In addition to investing in Spaceship Victory, Huayi Tencent will also expand the film distribution rights to the Chinese market. This action is expected to be a stepping stone for Korean films to get a re-evaluation in the Chinese market. The film Spaceship Victory has begun filming in July 2019 and is scheduled to be aired in 2020.
Aside from Spaceship Victory, Song Joong-ki was also targeted to star in a crime thriller titled Bogota, about a Korean man who immigrated to Colombia. On July 18th, 2019, Blossom Entertainment, Song Joong-ki’s agency revealed that the actor was still reviewing the film’s offer. “Song Joong-ki has accepted an offer to star in the film Bogota and he is reviewing it,” the Blossom Entertainment representative stated. The planning involves 90% of the filming to take place in Bogota, Colombia.
Filming will also take place in Colombia, taking place from December 2019 to January 2020. Kim Sung-jae is the director and screenwriter for the Bogota film. Kim Sung-jae has previously released his first commercial film through Minority Opinion in 2013.