The PD of MBC hit drama The Moon Embracing the Sun who participated in the strike has been revealed to return to the filming set on the evening of March 6th, 2012.
An official involved in the filming of The Moon Embracing the Sun said, “After the filming on the 6th was canceled as director joined the strike, he contacted late at night to start shooting at dawn on the 7th.”
In this regard, an official of production company Pan Entertainment also told Donga Sports through a photo call on March 7th, 2012, “PD Kim Do Hoon returned to join the filming set on the night of March 6th, 2012.”
Since the night of March 6th, 2012, PD Kim Doh has started to shoot main scenes of episode 20 with Kim Soo Hyun, Han Ga In and other lead actors in Yangju film set. On the morning of March 7th, 2012, the PD Kim was also confirmed to direct the filming of The Moon Embracing the Sun at Yongin film set.
PD Kim Doh Hoon returned to the filming set not even one day after announcing his intention to participate in the strike was due to big problem with the scheduling of the actors.
Most of the main actors in The Moon that Embraces the Sun have scheduled to participate in CF or next project after the end of the series. Thus, if the scheduled activities been pushed behind due to the delay of the filming caused by the strike, will inevitable cause great loss.
It’s learned that the actors complained to the production company and TV station about the possible loss under the situation where shooting was stopped and the resume of broadcast was unknown due to strike, and requested them to come up with a solution.
An official of TV station said, “It’s reported that PD Kim Do Hon decided to return to the shooting scene for the actors after some puzzling over the matter.
In this regard, an official of MBC union said, “It does not mean not joining the strike. There is only 2 episodes remaining for The Moon Embracing the Sun, the postponement of a week is enough to show the message of the union. PD Kim Do Hoon will rejoin the strike after ending the shooting.”
With the PD Kim Doh Hoon returned to shooting, the likelihood for the normal broadcast of last 2 episodes of The Moon Embracing that Sun that was canceled this week on next week (March 14 and 15th) increased.
The senior official of MBC TV series department said, “There is only 2 episodes left to the end. Depending on situation, the decision will be made about the broadcast next week.”
via Sports Donga