INTI International University & College has released a two-part parody called “Descendants of the Sun – #Macha vs #Taeyang” which rides on the popular Korean series which has made waves around the region.
The video centres around a love rivalry between two boys over a girl, with one constantly being sidelined by the other who resembles a Korean-pop star. It infused some of the most memorable moments of the original drama series and added a local touch.
The first episode was launched on 12 July 2016 and has garnered 24,000 views on Facebook to date, with 504 reactions and 114 shares. The second part of the parody video is set to be released this week.
The parody video was created by Grenos Film. The founders, Jack Chee and Christopher Ng are INTI Alumni.
Watch the first episode here:
“The Korean drama scene has always been a popular hit among young Malaysians – from the onset of series like Winter Sonata to more recent ones like My Love from the Star. With Descendants of the Sun having such a huge following, we got our imaginative wheels running and took memorable scenes from the drama series, recreated it with a local feel and set the tone for a comedic love story,” Timothy Johnson, senior vice president, marketing, products & partnerships of INTI International University & Colleges, said.