The immensely popular South Korean television series, Descendants of the Sun, has fans across Asia waiting for a second season. But lately, the news of the show director quitting the KBS have put into question the future of the series.
Following in footsteps of show?s writer, Kim Eun Sok, director Lee Eung Bok lately submitted his resignation to KBS. Management reportedly accepted his resignation and Eung Bok will instead be joining a new network tvN and work on a new show called Goblin.
The departure of two of the major crew members of the show has fans worried that Descendants of the Sun Season 2 may not happen as planned. Earlier this year, the show received quite negative opinions and the cast of the show was not even the first choice at that moment.
It is perceived that KBS isn?t likely to renew the show as they are likely to face even more negativity after key members of the crew seems gone.
Descendants of the Sun to plan entirely new sequel?
Instead, it is rumored that the show would entirely be renewed and the older cast let go. The first season lead duo of Song Joong Ki (Captain Yoo Shi Jin) and Song Hye Kyo (Dr. Kang Mo Yeon) are likely to be written off and instead, the show will focus on secondary leads.
It is reported that sequel will follow the love line of Sergeant Seo Dae Yong, played by Jin Goo and Lieutenant Yoon Myung Joo, played by Kim Ji Won. KBS did announce their plans for Season 2 last April saying that the sequel may come out next year. However, the network didn?t clarify anything regarding the plotline. So it is better to take the news with a pinch of salt as nothing stands confirmed as of now.
Song Joong-Ki Secretly Married?
Lately in an shocking news to fans, rumors emerged that Descendants of the Sun star Song Joong Ki was secretly married to a 20-year old Beijing University student. IBTimes reported that Joong-ki is married to a Chinese resident Mai Wei, who also is big fan of the star and even has made several appearances on television dramas.
However, the rumors of Joong-ki and Mai Wei? marriage have been proven false. The rumors apparently originated from a contest held in Beijing to find a ?wife? for the actor. The event saw participation of female fans who competed as to how well they knew the actor.
The top three contestants of the talent hunt show were signed up by modeling agency and won free tickets to the actor?s fan meet. Mai Wei was announced as the winner in the contest who won a total of 6000 yuan as dowry. This in turn fueled the rumors of Joong-ki?s secret marriage to the Chinese student.
Joong-Ki and Song Hye-kyo romance?
Meanwhile, latest Inquisitr report says that Joong-ki is likely to marry his Descendants of the Sun co-star Hye-kyo after all. The article cited the couple?s recent appearance in New York together, which was far from eyes of the paparazzi. The actor?s admission to date in secret is because the couple was planning to announce something soon.
Moreover, Song Hye-kyo has been lately showering her co-star with gifts, giving rise to speculations that something is surely going on between the two. She sent an entire coffee truck, loaded with snacks and drinks and other stuff to Joong-ki and the cast and crew of Battleship Island as the actor was busy shooting for the historical movie. The banner on the truck reportedly read, ?Cheers to Song Joong-ki and the rest of the Battleship Island crew.?
Both the actors are expected to reunite at the 11th Seoul International Drama Awards on September 8 and fans expect the couple to likely dish out more details about their lovelife then.