Filipino Adaptation of ‘Descendants of the Sun’ is Coming to Netflix! Here’s When

Great news to fans who’ve been meaning to watch the local adaptation of beloved Korean Drama series, Descendants of the Sun! The Filipino remake is officially coming to Netflix and we’re so excited to finally get to binge it from start to finish!

The show, directed by Dominic Zapata, first premiered in February 2020 with Dingdong Dantes starring as Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Special Forces Captain Lucas Manalo a.k.a. “Big Boss” and Jennylyn Mercado portraying the role of his love interest, cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Maxine Dela Cruz.

The story follows them both trying to distance themselves from one another due to their demanding and dangerous jobs while finding their way back to one another anyway under the hands of fate, overcoming all the disasters that come their way.

Descendants of the Sun also stars Rocco Nacino as Technical Sergeant Diego Ramos and Jasmine Curtis-Smith as Captain Moira Defensor.

The news of its premiere on Netflix comes after the series earned distinctions from the Seoul International Drama Awards, namely Most Popular Foreign Drama Award of the Year and the Asian Star Prize for Dingdong.

Descendants of the Sun will start streaming on November 13 on eight consecutive Fridays.

(ALSO READ: Dingdong Dantes Recognized at the Seoul International Drama Awards)

Are you excited to watch it? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!


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