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SHINee’s Onew In Talks To Cast In New Drama ‘Descendants of the Sun’
After the confirmation of SHINee’s Onew’s appearance on the web drama Dating Was the Easiest, it is likely that he will also join the line-up of the coming KBS drama, titled Descendants of the Sun.
According to SM Entertainment on April 13, the idol is currently in talks to cast in this new KBS drama. If he accepts the offer, he will take up the role of a junior doctor of Kang Mo Yeon (played by Song Hye Kyo).
Previously, the production company of Descendants of the Sun announced that Song Joong Ki, Song Hye Kyo, Jin Goo, and Kim Ji Won have been selected to star in the highly-anticipated drama.
Descendants of the Sun is a blockbuster melodrama that portrays the values of life through the dream of love and success of young soldiers from a UN Peacekeeping special security force, and doctors from a medical volunteer team, who live in extremely harsh environments. It is a co-written product of scriptwriters Kim Won Seok, and Kim Eun Sook, who is famous for penning The Heirs, Secret Garden, Lovers in Paris and more.
The drama is said to be 100 percent pre-produced before airing its first episode. It is scheduled to be filmed both at domestic and overseas, and will premiere in the latter half of this year through KBS.