'Descendants of the Sun' to be adapted for big screen
Updated: 2016-06-30 10:57
Famous Chinese director Zhang Yibai speaks at a press conference held in Beijing by Zhejiang Huace Film and TV Co., Ltd on June 28. [Photo/CRIENGLISH.com]
Famous Chinese director Zhang Yibai is appointed to supervise the production of the upcoming film.
"I feel big pressure since the TV drama series Descendants of the Sun is already a big hit with very charming male and female protagonists. I think the production of a film should not only take advantage of the powerful popularity of the television series but also see some improvement."
Zhang made the statement at a press conference in Beijing on Tuesday afternoon. However the cast of the film hasn't been decided yet.
In KBS2's 16-episode drama series, main characters are played by Song Joong-Ki and Song Hye-Kyo, and filming took place in Greece for about a month in September, 2015.
At the press conference, Zhejiang Huace Film and TV Co., Ltd, one of China's largest production studios, has announced a long list of new film projects to be made between the year 2016 and 2017.
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