GMA Network has released some behind-the-scenes photos from the first taping day of their upcoming flagship program “Descendants of the Sun.”
The Philippine adaptation of the hit Korean drama stars Dingdong Dantes as Captain Lucas Manalo (aka Big Boss), the role played by Asian heartthrob and Korean superstar Song Joong-ki. Other stars include Rocco Nacino as Technical Sgt. Diego Ramos (aka Wolf), Paul Salas as Marty, Renz Fernandez as Earl Jimeno, Lucho Ayala as Alen Eugenio (aka Snoopy), Prince Clemente as Randy Katipunan (aka Picollo), Hailey Mendes as Judith Manalo, and Jon Lucas.
Also starring in the primetime series are Jasmine Curtis-Smith as Lieutenant Moira Defensor and Jennylyn Mercado as Doctor Maxine.
Directed by Dominic Zapata, “Descendants of the Sun” is set to premiere soon, replacing “Sahaya.”
Check out more BTS photos below:
Check out the training video below wherein 6 cast members underwent 26 hours of Special Forces Training in preparation for their roles: