The drama is scheduled to simultaneously air in the second half of the year in Korea and China.
|Song Hye-kyo in “That Winter, the Wind Blows.” (SBS)|
It is being produced by the state-run broadcaster KBS in Korea and follows the lives of doctors and soldiers on an overseas disaster relief mission.
The series will be written by Kim Eun-sook, whose previous work includes the hit dramas “The Heirs,” “A Gentleman’s Dignity” and “Secret Garden.”
In the drama, Song Hye-kyo will play Kang Mo-yeon, a medical doctor, while Song Joong-ki will play Yoo Si-jin, the team leader of the Special Warfare Command unit dispatched to the scene of the disaster.
Both Songs will be joined by actor Jin Goo and actress Kim Ji-won.
Song Joong-ki, who is currently in the final few weeks of his military service, will prepare for the role after his discharge on May 26.
By Choi He-suk (firstname.lastname@example.org)