The cast worn by Yoo Shi Jin, the lead character in the KBS drama series “Descendants of the Sun” turned out to be actor Song Joong-ki’s real-life injury, according to local media outlets.
Song Joong Ki was injured during while filming for the drama on Nov. 23, 2015. The injury left him with a fracture on his right arm along with a cruciate ligament rupture which needed eight weeks of recovery.
In the 13th episode of the drama aired last Wednesday, Yoo Shi-jin was severely wounded from a gunshot and is hospitalized. Even after being discharged from the hospital, Yoo continued to wear a cast on his right arm.
The cast may have simply looked like a prop used to make the drama seem more realistic. However, it was actually a real-life cast of the actor.
Reportedly, Song returned to the filming scene in only two weeks, managing to complete the 15th and 16th episodes of the drama on time.