Descendants of the Sun star Song Joong-ki fans thronged the Changsha Huanghua International Airport and waited till late night to catch a close view of their heartthrob in vain, as the South Korean actor was led to the VIP exit.
Song Joong-ki is in China to film Hunan’s Happy Camp as a guest. The said program is one of the most popular shows in the region for it always features the biggest stars in China. Some of the Korean celebrities who have already appeared on the show are Park Hae-jin, Girls Generations’ Yoona and Hwang Chi Yeul.
Hundreds of Song Joong-ki fans had also gathered in front of the Hunan TV broadcasting station where the taping of Happy Camp took place.
Fans of Joong-ki and Hye-kyo will also terribly miss them at the Descendants of the Sun OST concert which is scheduled for May 14. According to Soompi, the agencies of the two top stars explained that their talents have prior work commitments on the day of the concert so it will be impossible to make an appearance. However, the organizers of the concert assured fans that other popular cast members like Jin Goo, Kim Ji-won, Lee Seung-joon and Seo Jeong-yeon will be there to interact with them. They will be backed up by idol groups and singers which include MC the Max, Mad Clown, Lyn, Kim Na Young and SG Wannabe. The evening concert will be held at the Kyung Hee University.
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Meanwhile, Parent Herald dropped another dampener that Descendants of the Sun Season 2 is coming very soon but without its main stars Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo that made DOTS a grand success.
Their fans were elated when it was announced that Descendants of the Sun Season 2 is on the anvil but it later turned out to be a major disappointment after it was rumoured that the stars will not be playing the main roles in the sequel. In fact, it was Jung So-ho, KBS Drama Department president and the creator of the super-hit Korean drama, who said that Descendants of the Sun Season 2 is coming and it would likely come in 2017.
However, fans cannot celebrate the confirmed return of Descendants of the Sun as rumor mills are spreading that the upcoming instalment will not be a sequel to the first. Descendants of the Sun writer Kim Won Suk divulged that there is a huge possibility that Season 2 will not be a sequel but a whole new show with an original story. He also said that he does not want to stretch the story of the Descendants of the Sun.
What was worse is when Song Joong-ki reportedly said that he might be quitting showbiz very soon.
Fan meetings start Sunday: Song will launch his first Chinese fan meeting tour on Sunday. It will begin in Beijing, followed by Wuhan on May 21, and Guangzhou and Shenzhen on May 27-28, according to Blossom Entertainment, the star’s agency. Song also will visit Shanghai on June 5, Hong Kong on June 11, Chengdu on June 17 and Taipei on June 25.