Descendants of the Sun has been confirmed to return with Season 2 after the phenomenal success of the Korean drama?s first run. However, there have been rumors that fans will not see the return of lead actors Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki in the second season because of their busy schedules. Instead, the upcoming instalment will focus on the story of Sergeant Major Seo Dae-young played by Jin goo and Lieutenant Yoon Myung-joo played by Kim Ji Won.
Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki?s love story may have won the world over, but due to their scheduling conflicts, fans will see another love story unfold, which makes it all the more exciting.
Jin Goo plays the character of Dae-young, a soldier who is very much devoted to protecting his family and serving his country. He has been tasked to serve in many disaster-ridden areas around the world. In one of his missions, he meets a fellow soldier, Myung-joo, and they fall in love.
However, Myung-joo?s father, who is also a soldier, wants another man for her. Dae-young then chooses to let go of her even though the pain was unbearable. At the end of the season, Dae-young finally got the permission from Myung-joo?s father for them to keep their relationship and get married.
In season 2, we will see the drama delve deeper into their stories?their life backgrounds, the struggles and obstacles that they had to endure in their relationship, and their marriage.
KBS Channel department head, Jung Song Ho said in an interview with Morning News USA, that they want to repay the viewers of DOTS for their support that made the first release a worldwide success. ?We are grateful to viewers, overseas fans, staff, and actors,? Jung continued. ?The drama was more than a domestic syndrome; it established a third wave of Hallyu. KBS will strive to produce a second ?Descendants of the Sun? to meet expectations and repay viewers.?
DOTS has reignited the Korean Wave across the globe and has received five big accolades in different categories for the first season, Morning Ledger writes.
The release date for Descendants of the Sun Season 2 is yet to be announced but it is expected to premiere some time in 2017.
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