With Jennylyn Mercado finally on board to play Dr. Maxine dela Cruz in the Philippine remake of “Descendants of the Sun,” she and Dingdong Dantes have begun shooting their scenes for the series!
GMA Network shared a few behind-the-scenes shots from their taping on its Instagram account.
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It was on October 3 when GMA made the official announcement that Jennylyn will take on the role of the hospital surgeon in the series, which was originally portrayed in the Korean telenovela by Song Hye-kyo. As Dr. Maxine, Jennylyn will also be the main love interest of Dingdong’s character, Captain Lucas aka Big Boss.
It was also reported that Jennylyn underwent medical training to prepare for her role.
Other confirmed cast members for the “Descendants of the Sun” adaptation include Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Rocco Nacino, Jon Lucas, Paul Salas, Lucho Ayala, Prince Clemente, Chariz Solomon, and Renz Fernandez.
There is no word yet on when this series will air.
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