Taiwan Defense Department Funding Idol Drama Remake of Descendants of the Sun

It’s a step too late on the trendy wagon for Taiwan to remake hit K-drama Descendants of the Sun, what with Goblin coming along as successor to the buzz. But this remake aims to actually combine entertainment with military recruitment which hits both stones that DotS promoted. The Taiwan Defense Department is funding the Taiwan drama remake of DotS, and has just cast as the male lead the incredibly good looking and talented Meng Ting, a ballet dancer by training turned face of the Taiwanese army and now actor. I think Meng Ting won’t be compared to Song Joong Ki as his whole aura is different and there’s been a substantial gap to the airing of the original. Continue reading