Working on a drama with the series’ director Lee Eung-bok, a treat for all Descendants of the Sun (2016) fans might be coming as Song Hye-kyo (Encounter) has been reported!
According to Korean media outlet Newsen, a broadcast official revealed, “[It is to my knowledge] that Song Hye-kyo has verbally agreed to appear in a new drama directed by Lee Eung-bok. The genre is mystery thriller, and it will bring out Lee Eung-bok’s directing power and Song Hye-kyo’s new charm.”
PD Lee is famous for many hit dramas such as Dream High (seasons 1 and 2/2011, 2012), Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016–2017), Mr. Sunshine (2018), and Sweet Home (2020). Currently, the director is working on the upcoming drama Cliffhanger (Jiri Mountain), which stars Jun Ji-hyun (The Legend of the Blue Sea) and Ju Ji-hoon (Kingdom 2).
Meanwhile, Song Hye-kyo is presently filming for Now, We Are Breaking Up, her new drama with Jang Ki-yong, Choi Hee-seo, and Kim Joo-hun. She has also been confirmed to star in the series The Glory with Descendants of the Sun screenwriter Kim Eun-sook.