Remember the Korean drama that made everyone go crazy? Yes, it’s back, according to a number of articles that is.
Descendants of the Sun
For those who do not know what this drama is about, it is about a two love stories set in a war-torn country. The drama gained fame for lead actor Song Joong-ki’s good looks and cheesy pick-up lines.
It basically revolved around the love story of the captain of a South Korean Special Forces unit, Yoo Shi-jin (Song Joong-Ki), and a cardiothoracic specialist, Dr Kang Mo-yeon (Song Hye Kyo).
At the same time, the show also told the story of Jin Goo’s character Sergeant Major Seo Dea-young and Kim Ji-won’s Yoon Myung-ju.
Bad news for fans of Cpt Yoo and Dr Kang
Fans are going to be disappointed because season 2 of DoTS might not have our beloved Cpt Yoo and Dr Kang, and their amazing chemistry on screen. Both Song Joong-ki and Song Hye Kyo may not return to the film due to clashes in their schedules.
At first, there’s no plan for season 2 of DoTS
Initially, the head of KBS’s drama department said a second season was unlikely, but the network decided to bring back the show with a new story due to the “public’s insistent demand”.
He said that he wanted to repay viewers with the next ‘Descendants of the Sun. He also mentioned that he was grateful to viewers, overseas fans, staff, and actors and that the drama was more than a domestic syndrome.
DoTS season 2 will be coming in 2017
In fact, it established the third wave of Hallyu. He then went on to say that KBS will strive to produce a second “Descendants of the Sun” and planned to launch a ‘Descendants of the Sun’ project for broadcast in 2017, and is currently going through negotiations with the cast and production team.
In addition, GamenGuide reported that DoTS Season 2 filming was speculated to begin after the show was awarded five big awards at prestigious 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards.
Awards for DoTS
The show bagged awards in various categories such as Grand Award and Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo won awards for Male Popularity Award, Male Global Star Award, and Female Popularity Award and Female Global Star Award, respectively.
Overview of DoTS season 2
The second season is said to be shifting its focus to dig deeper into the story of the other couple, Sergeant Major Seo Dae-young, and Lieutenant Yoon Myung-ju which received a lot of attention in the first season even though their screen time was a lot less.
So YongJoo fans, you can now jump for joy! The show is also expected to introduce some new characters.
The YongJoo romance we couldn’t get enough of
For all the fans of the lead couple, I understand how disappointed you guys are but I am sure that YongJoo’s love story is going to be just as heartwarming. I mean, they did spectacularly for the first season even though they’re supposed to be in the background, right?
The first season showed how Yoon disapproved of their budding relationship. When the top ranking general ordered Seo Dae Young to return to Korea, Yoon Myung Joo cried and asked him why he was considerate to other women but not to her.
The end, however, was very sweet and romantic with them ending it off with a lovely kiss in front of all their soldiers.
All in all, this is exciting news for all DoTS fans so keep your eyes peeled!
This article was first published on goodyfeed.com