(From Vine Report)
“Descendants of the Sun” across Asia, rumors of a second season seem unyielding despite previous reports saying that a second installment is unlikely.
In an interview with local South Korean news outlet, Naver, as reported by Soompi, KBS Drama Department Head Jung Sung-ho said that they are in talks with the network with regard to production plans for a season 2 of the hit military-themed drama.
He said that creation of season 2 will be a way for them to thank the viewers and fans. He added, “KBS will strive to produce a second ‘Descendants of the Sun’ to meet expectations and repay viewers. We plan to launch a ‘Descendants of the Sun’ project for broadcast in 2017 through negotiations with the cast and production team.”
On the other hand, “Descendants of the Sun” co-writer Kim Won-suk previously said, in a separate interview with Naver as reported via Soompi, “I have no plans for a second season. I’ve already told the story I wanted to tell. I hope that Yoo Si-jin will lead a happy life in the future without any more trouble.” He further revealed that should there be a season 2, it will not be a sequel to the first installment but an entirely different show with an original story. He penned the script with Kim Eun-sook. Read More