[Interview] Newsen – Ji Chang Wook reveals his thoughts about historical distortion in Empress Ki

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Ji Chang Wook revealed his frank thoughts about the controversy of historical distortion surrounding “Empress Ki”.

The Mon-Tues MBC drama “Empress Ki” which concluded last month, maintained its number 1 position in its timeslot throughout its airing with high viewership, and was also a hot topic of discussion. Before its airing, the controversy over historical distortion which sparked concerns from many people was quelled somewhat by emphasizing the show as a faction sageuk. The show then won over the hearts of many with its exciting story.

In a recent interview, Ji Chang Wook revealed the sense of responsibility he felt as an actor amid the controversy.

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[Award] Ji Chang Wook nominated for Top Excellence Award at 2014 Korea Drama Awards

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Congratulations! Ji Chang Wook has been nominated for the 2014 Korea Drama Awards.

Ji Chang Wook is nominated in the Top Excellence Award (Male) category for his role as Ta Hwan in ‘Empress Ki’, along with actors Lee Seung Gi (You’re All Surrounded), Lee Jong Seok (Doctor Stranger), Kim Jae Joong (Triangle) and Yoo Ah In (Secret Love Affair).  Continue reading

[Interview] Ji Chang Wook’s interview and photo shoot in Hong Kong (New pics updated)

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Set against the streets of Hong Kong, BNT International has released its exclusive interview and photoshoot with Ji Chang Wook in the city known as the Pearl of the Orient after revealing a very drool-worthy and satisfying teaser video. This translation is a combination of two separate articles. 

Within the short period of time spent working with an actor, the attitude you see may only be a very small part of his true self, but at the very least, it still paints a picture of his appearance in the future. With that in mind, in order to have a high quality photo shoot and interview, Ji Chang Wook is an actor who even possesses the ability to remove the need for any unnecessary descriptions.

Ji Chang Wook has been flooded with many love calls not just locally but also from the Greater China region.  But he is humble. Even as he wears thick autumn and winter clothing in the 33°C heat, his attitude towards the staff is unlike that of a star, and he is both sincere and earnest. Under the stifling hot weather in Hong Kong without even a small fan to keep cool, he still did everything that was required of him.

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