“Descendants of the Sun” is the most popular drama on the scene, not only in Korea but also in China as well. Naturally, there have been reports of other companies aiming to make the most of the popularity of the show by turning it into a film.
On April 7, a representative of NEW, the production company behind “Descendants of the Sun,” told MBN Star, “We have been receiving a lot of questions regarding remakes and optional publication rights, so it is true that we have been negotiating with several companies.”
Meanwhile, when asked about a Chinese report that stated the drama would be made into a movie, the representative said, “We’re keeping all options open. It could be a movie, it could be a drama.”
Meanwhile, “Descendants of the Sun” has been enjoying soaring popularity in China, receiving more than 2.1 billion views on the Chinese video site iQiyi.
Watch “Descendants of the Sun” starting from episode one below!