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‘Goblin’ Doubles Earnings Of ‘Descendants Of The Sun’ On VOD, Becomes Most Watched Video On Demand Series

'Goblin' Doubles Earnings Of 'Descendants Of The Sun' On VOD

Gong Yoo’s “Goblin” has finally beat “Descendants of the Sun” as the most watched video on demand series. The tvN hit fantasy drama dethroned action drama topbilled by Song Song couple Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki which aired in early 2016 by nearly doubled revenues. According to a report by Soompi, figures reported by Cable TV-IPTV indicated that throughout December 2016 to February 2017 pegged the total income from video on demand subscription for the drama at 14 billion won which roughly translates to $12.5 million. While the drama has already ended in January this year, this revenue means that there are still 15-16 million viewers who are rewatching the drama. Before the feat was achieved by “Goblin”, the top sellers for VOD were “Reply 1988” which raked in a total of 300 million or approximately $6.2 million. The figures for “Descendants of the Sun” was not released officially but sources estimate the revenue to be roughly the same as “Reply 1988.” At the height of its success, “Descendants of the Sun” also enjoyed huge popularity on Baidu’s streaming platform iQiyi.com from China which brought streaming rights to the show and helped shoulder 40 percent of $11 million

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KBS Tired Of Delays In ‘Descendants Of The Sun 2’; Shifts Focus To ‘Moonlight Drawn By Clouds 2’

KBS Tired Of Delays In 'Descendants Of The Sun 2'; Shifts Focus To 'Moonlight Drawn By Clouds 2'

Is KBS going to shift its attention to developing “Moonlight Drawn By Clouds” Season 2? Pending delays in the production of its planned second season to its megahit drama “Descendants of the Sun”, there is a huge clamor online for a sequel to the Park Bo Gum and Kim You Jung starrer given the strong chemistry of the two lead stars in the historical romance drama. It can be recalled that KBS immediately considered the development of “Descendants of the Sun” Season 2 after the huge success of the drama not only in Korea but in other countries that have syndicated the drama. At one point, it was even reported that Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha was also a fan of the series, Kpopstarz reported. However, delays caused by different factors may compel KBS’ focus on potential hit sequels like “Moonlight Drawn By Clouds” 2. Like Descendants of the Sun, “Moonlight Drawn By Clouds” consistently topped ratings in its timeslot for its 18 episode run. Lead stars Park Bo Gum and Kim You Jung who played Crown Prince Lee Young and eunuch-in-disguise Hong Raon also rose to superstardom after the drama and are now being groomed to be next Song Song

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‘Descendants Of The Sun 2’ News: Lee Min Ho To Join Cast? Song Joong Ki’s Instagram Post Fan Hope For Sequel

'Descendants Of The Sun 2' News: Lee Min Ho To Join Cast? Song Joong Ki's Instagram Post Fan Hope For Sequel

After the massive success of his comeback drama “Legend of the Blue Sea,” is Lee Min Ho considering joining the potential sequel of another hit drama? Rumors have recently surfaced that Suzy Bae’s boyfriend is the latest star that is in talks to join the cast of “Descendants of the Sun 2”. According to a rumors , Lee Min Ho is a strong contender to join the show after he topped the survey of most popular Korean actors conducted on American drama fans. The strong performance of his recent comeback, which resulted in posting 20 percent ratings high, also made Lee Min Ho’s appearance in Descendants of the Sun 2 a much anticipated news among fans. Should the rumors prove to be true, Lee Min Ho will definitely not feel like a stranger to doing action drama like Descendants of the Sun. He has previously starred in the very successful City Hunter series, which is also being rumored to be developing a second season, reported Kpopstarz . Aside from City Hunter, Lee Min Ho has also starred in Faith, where he played the role of a captain in the Joseon era. He also starred in movies like Gangnam Blues. Meanwhile,

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