Song Joong Ki is one of the top Korean actors who has had many ‘flying hours’ to various acting projects, ranging from drama series and feature films.
Not only that, he recently received an award Grand Prize (Daesang) at the APAN Star Awards 2022 which was held on Thursday, (29/9).
Song Joong Ki at the 2022 APAN Star Awards/ Photo: soompi.com
His extraordinary acting skills and no doubt, made him one of the Korean actors who often receive expensive payments, Beauties. However, shocking news also came from him not too long ago.
He is rumored to be starring in the latest Korean filmblack gender, without receiving any payment! So, what is the reason behind this?
Launch Soompion Friday (30/9), a representative from Song Joong Ki’s side revealed that the actor had been confirmed to star in the Korean film titled Hwaran with ‘no guarantee’, which means Song Joong Ki decided not to receive any payment for his involvement in the film project.
Song Joong Ki’s appearance as a cameo in Little Women (2022)/ Photo: Courtesy of tvN
Film Hwaran also produced by HISTORY D&C which is also the agency of Song Joong Ki. However, the agency explained that Song Joong Ki’s decision to join the project and his decision not to receive payment was completely without interference from the production side.
It also means that the actor decides based on his own wishes and without any ‘coercion’ from any party. Quoted from various sources, Song Joong Ki’s decision not to accept payment is one of his efforts to support acting projects with low budgets.
Meanwhile, Hwaran itself will tell the story of a man named Yeon Gyu (Hong Sa Bin) who wants to escape the bad reality like living in ‘hell’.
One day, he meets Chi Geon (Song Joong Ki), the man in charge of the management of an organization, the two of them work together to survive in a dangerous world.
There is no further explanation regarding when the film will be Hwaran it’s going to air, Beauties. Let’s wait for further news, shall we!
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