PD of “Descendants of the Sun” Stocks Reasons for Casting Song Joong Kiboxclub April 1, 2016 0 The PD for the incredibly popular hit KBS drama “Descendants of the Sun” shared some new knowledge about his reasons for casting actor Song Joong Ki for the lead role.
In a up to date interview on March 31, PD Lee Eung Bok shared, “At first, when we were casting for the lead role, Song Joong Ki used to beno longer the ideal choice,” bringing up how his beautifulsymbol contrasted with the powerful and brawny picture they were to start withtaking a look for. He said, “We were thinking of perhapsa picture that turned intoother than what the writers had originally planned for when Song Joong Ki was released from the military. Now nothandiest is he sexyyet he trulybeloved the script as well. You'll tell now but what is engaging to the audienceisn't the brawny tricky guy taste justthe easy personality and his fast and nimble actions.”
According to the writers, sooner than Song Joong Ki got here out of the army, many other best actors wereadvised for the drama but many had expressed their discomfort at the role as a soldier in additionthe truth that it was utterly pre-produced prior to airing.
The PD added, “I had no concept that the drama would be so successful.” When asked about the identify of the drama, he said, “Just as how the sun providesgentle to other people, we determinedat the championshipfor the explanation that selfless personalities of the foremost characters is a source of heat for the individuals around them.”
He mentionedthe numerous difficulties they faced in generating the show, announcingthey had to prolong the filming for a month because of the MERS outbreak and postpone filming even additional in Greece as a result of the rainy season. Relating to Korea-China drama production collaborations, PD Lee expressed that “instead of a trifling sharing of resources, it's far necessary to supplementeach and every others strengths so as to create a win-win situation.”
Although it had discussedcomparable entertainment and advertisement media news, it was printed in the interview that this was the primary time that Chinas Xinhua News Firm had reported on a drama; evidence of the passion of Chinese viewers and news readers in Descendants of the Sun.
The news agency reported in the interview with PD Lee that the drama is “experiencing explosive status in either Korea and China, bringing forth a new Hallyu wave” and perseveredby way ofannouncing that, “the 10th episode scored a 31.6% rating; surpassing even My Love From the Star.
Another Chinese source published a column about the secrets to the recognition of Descendants of the Sun, saying that a combination of a creating Chinese Hallyu fanbase, an addicting plot, and fantastically filmed scenes are one of the reasons for the well-meritedacclaim for the drama.
Chinese newspaper, Huanqiu, also joined in praising the drama, bringing specific attention to the Korea Special Operations Command, saying that it was a style example for long termarmyvideos and dramas.
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