'Descendants Of The Sun' Update: Here's Our First Look At Dingdong Dantes As 'Big Boss'

Here's a look at Dingdong as Capt. Lucas Manalo!
PHOTO: (LEFT) INSTAGRAM/DONGDANTES, (RIGHT) INSTAGRAM/GMANETWORK

GMA-7 began teasing images of the characters in the highly-anticipated military drama Descendants Of The Sun. The upcoming show will be directed by Dominic Zapata and is the Philippine adaptation of the Korean show of the same name which starred Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo.

On August 16, the Kapuso Network posted on Instagram a photo of Dingdong Dantes—in full costume as "Big Boss" Capt. Lucas Manalo.

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Apart from Dingdong, the network also shared a photo of Rocco Nacino, who is playing Sgt. Diego Ramos or “Wolf.”

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The cast also includes Prince Clemente as Piccolo, Jon Lucas as Harry Potter, Lucho Ayala as Snoopy, and Paul Salas as Marty.

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Jasmine Curtis-Smith, who was confirmed to be part of the cast along with Rocco, is playing the role of Lt. Moira Defensor.

To breathe life into their military roles, six male cast members had a special immersion with the members of the Philippine Army in June 2019. The actors’ immersion lasted 26 hours and Dingdong said, “Kailangan naming i-internalize at physically maramdaman, kahit papaano, yung pinagdadaanan nila.”

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